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153224

MLB Pitcher WALTER JOHNSON Rappahanock River Silver Dollar THROW 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906253210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1936 * Retired baseball Pitcher Walter Johnson * Silver dollar throw - Rappahannock River * President George Washington legend The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Johnson Twice Throws a Dollar Across the Turbid Rappahannock" with subhead. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On George Washington's 204th birthday, retired baseball legend Walter Johnson replicated a feat attributed to Washington by throwing a silver dollar across the Rappahannock River. Though it remained in dispute whe... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 15:29

$35.00
152930

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Southern Tour State of Georgia 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729779099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 27, 1791 * President George Washington * Southern tour - Georgia visit Page 3 has an extract of a letter from Charleston, which says Washington spent several days there and was about to leave for Georgia, mentioning in part that: "Never did man meet with a more cordial reception than he has in this place...his speedy... departure, spreads a gloom...that (as a city) this is the last time we shall have an opportunity of seeing...the great Defender of the Rights of Man." (see). Other news of the day and several interesting ads as well. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:22

$47.00
152921

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729758421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 * President George Washington * First inauguration (historic) Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon. Here is a nice report of this significant event found on page 2, datelined: "Extract of a Letter from New York, dated May 1" with the text giving more details on the inauguration than is found in many American newspapers. See the photos below for the complete report, with portions reading: "Yesterday took place...a ceremony of the i... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:02

$965.00
152894

Kentucky & the ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS President John Adams 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729225704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London Feb. 10, 1799 * re. Alien & Sedition Acts * Kentucky opposes Page 2 contains a report headed: "America" with a "Legislature of Kentucky" dateline, noting: "The Governor of Kentucky...profess a strong attachment to the Federal Constitution, have nevertheless assumed the posture of opposition to the government & declared several laws...unconstitutional. These laws are what are called the Alien and Sedition Acts, and an Act to punish frauds committed on the Bank of the United States..." and a bit more (see). Also a report from the "Legislature of Virginia". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:08

$28.00
152822

SIEGE OF FORT ST. JEAN St. John's Quebec Canada Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889088201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Nov. 22, 1775 * Siege of Fort St. Jean - St. Johns * American Revolutionary War * John Hancock Over one-third of the ftpg. is taken up with a: "Letter from an Offer of the New York Forces dated at St. John's..." which begins: "I have the pleasure to inform you that I had the honour of marching into, & taking possession of this fortress at the head of my company..." with much detail. This is followed by the: "Articles of Capitulation Proposed by Major Charles Preston for his Majesty's Fort of St. John's..." and the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with a day-by-day account of the siege of St. John's. A terrific full front page of this notable event which ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:38

$545.00
153244

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER NEARS & George Washington Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391741810397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 8, 1781 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * Revolutionary War ending is near Inside has an item noting: "...sailed from Newport, in Rhode Island...that when he was leaving America the French army was in motion; the first division having marched the 16th...The 2nd of July both divisions were at Providence & ready to march for Fishkill & Niewpoint which was within 67 miles of New York. It was reported...that Gen. Washington's advanced posts had obtained some advantages in a few light skirmishes, the object of which was to drive the English in from some of their outposts..." with more (see). The back page has more war-related news including: "...letters from Si... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:06

$59.99
152703

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON John Armstrong Jr. Document War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722649024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 22, 1814 The front page has various "Documents" including item signed in type by John Armstrong and William. H. Harrison, all relating to the war. They carry over to take most of pg. 2 as well. Other content within includes four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison (see). Also: "Ogdensburgh" "Summary" "From Canada", a letter from the captain of the Constellation, "President & Plantagenet" and other items. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). Whe... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:01

$38.00
152702

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885888667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:59

$610.00
152644

JOHN HANCOCK American Revolution Patriot Statesman Governor DEATH 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721736276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793 * John Hancock death (1st report) * American revolution patriot * Declaration of Independence fame Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that the death of this notable person, who had been such a thorn in the side of England during the years immediately preceding and during the Revolutionary War would be given such trivial notice in this magazine. The report comes under the heading: "Deaths" and reads, amongst many others, "At Boston, in New England,... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:35

$58.00
152643

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884297644

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...".... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:33

$57.00
153205

PAUL REVERE Masonic Masons Grand Lodge Master & Samuel Adams 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391740396326

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 3, 1796 * Paul Revere & Samuel Adams * Masonic - Masons Over a column on the ftpg. is taken up with a Mass. law concerning the creation of Congressional districts in Mass. for the purpose of electing representatives for Congress, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. The top of page 3 has a nice advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, signed in type: "Most Worshipful PAUL REVERE, G, Master", a position he held with the Masons at that time. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 07:56

$69.99
153204

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Samuel Adams Documents 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391740393247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1796 * President George Washington * Samuel Adams The front page begins with a document: "Official By the President of the United States" concerning building codes for houses in the new city of Washington, D.C. IT is signed in script type: Go. Washington. Taking half of the ftpg. is: "An Act for Establishing a Turnpike Gate on such Roads..." signed by the governor of Massachusetts: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has a letter of "thanks" from the mayor of Fredericksburg, Va. to the President, followed by his replay signed in type: Geo. Washington (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 07:52

$89.99
153182

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN America Founding Father Inventor Polymath DEATH 1790 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391739815409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 5, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin death (1ST REPORT) The back page has a first report of the death of the venerable Benjamin Franklin, headed: "Death Of Dr. Franklin" The full report takes over a full column & is shown in the photos, with the text beginning: "On the 17th of April the great and good Dr. Franklin finished his useful life at Philadelphia..." with more. Also included is: "...Three days before he died, he begged that his bed might be made, that he might die in a decent manner. His daughter told him she hoped he would recover, & live many years longer. He replied, 'he hoped not'..." and much more. This event has always been among the most desired d... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2017 13:00

$399.99
153179

JOHN DICKINSON Pennsylvania Farmer Plea & John Hancock Troubles 1769 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391739800030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769 * John Dickinson * John Hancock Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 pages; "...Letter from General Paoli to an English Gentleman" "Account of the late Abdication in Sweden" Noteworthy is: "An Address to the Americans by the Author of the Farmer's Letters", being John Dickinson. This takes 1 1/2 pages and includes: "In the great & important question now before us, my countrymen, a question on wh... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2017 12:34

$54.99
152601

ANDREW JACKSON Farewell Address & King George IV Coronation ADAMS 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718942339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1821 * Farewell address of Andrew Jackson * England's King George IV is coronated An inside page has a report headed: "Gen. Jackson's Address to the Army" datelined from his headquarters, Montpelier, & signed in type: Andrew Jackson, Major General, commanding the division of the South. This report takes close to a full column and is his official farewell address to his soldiers, the text beginning: "This day, officers and soldiers, closes my military functions, and consequently, dissolves the military connection which has hitherto existed between you and myself..." with much more (see). Also of interest is over six pages taken up with: "Corona... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:12

$27.00
152546

WAR OF 1812 Peace Discussions James Madison USS Wasp v. Reindeer 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718045172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Oct. 28, 1814 * Discussing peace terms * USS Wasp vs. HMS Reindeer The entire front page is taken up with: "THE INSTRUCTIONS" from the President to the foreign ministers on negotiating a peace with England to end the War of 1812. This lengthy text carries over to pages 2 and 4 where are included 7 documents each signed in type: James Monroe. Other war content includes: "Capture of The Reindeer" being the "Official Account" by Capt. J. Blakely of the U.S.S. Wasp. Also: "Late from New Orleans" "Latest from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some ink smudges, good condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:59

$47.00
152517

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879600400

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1795 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The ftpg. features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the president: George Washington. One of the Acts is for trading with the Indians. The ftpg. also has a detailed ad: "30 Dollars Reward" for deserters from the military. Four pages, various scattered foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:43

$118.00
152443

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876274258

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 21, 1789 * 18th century America Over half of page 2 is taken up with some great discussion in the New York General Assembly concerning a call for another convention to debate the Constitution, and choosing delegates to represent New York in the new federal congress, etc. Fine reading from this very early period in the creation of the federal government, which would not sit for the first time for another five weeks. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:15

$48.00
152439

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876268155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, conside... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:04

$18,500.00
152165

JOHN HANCOCK Elected President to Congress of the Confederation 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868228010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1785 * John Hancock elected president * Congress of the Confederation Page 3 has a brief but notable item: "The new Congress met to day, and made choice of Mr. Hancock for president. This repeated mark of federal approbation is highly honorary; it is more so, as the choice was unanimous." In fact Hancock never attended due to poor health & a lack of interest in the position. He formally resigned in 1786. There is also a brief item from Charleston concerning a motion to prohibit the importation of slaves, but it was defeated. The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (th... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:25

$53.00
152046

Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701563219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:30

$1,250.00
152036

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701541224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 17, 1835 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address Taking almost the entire front page, all of page 2, and nearly half of pg. 3 is the "President's Message" signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This was the annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun with Washington & continues to this day. This is one of the lengthiest addresses to appear in a newspaper. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, four pg. 2 tape mends (to flatten creases) do not deter readability.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:12

$29.00
151901

Great BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Letter in a RAGE - Revolutionary War 1779 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697042313

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1779 * Benjamin Franklin letter The first article is a: "Summary of Debates in Parliament.." which has some commentary on the Revolutionary War, mentioning in part: "...He did not...recruit our armies for the purpose of carrying on a ruinous war in America; a war...ought for every reason of policy & humanity to be abandoned..." (see) & other war-related items. Also included is an excellent letter from Ben Franklin which is in response to a letter from Lamballe, also printed here (see). Franklin's letter begins: "I cannot contain my rage till my secretary comes home...I have been affronted--I, the Ambassador Plenipotentiary of the United Free State... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:37

$64.00
151807

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856255816

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 25, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with any of them. Sam... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:44

$58.00
151718

BATTLE OF WYOMING Valley Pennsylvania Massacre 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691180427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW MERCURY, Scotland, Nov. 19, 1778 * Battle of Wyoming massacre - Pennsylvania * Revolutionary War Page 2 contains some interesting content concerning one o the "food riots" in Boston in September, including: "A Proclamation" which offers a reward for discovering those concerned: "...in these riotous & unlawful proceedings...". As a bit of background, on Sept. 8 a tense environment exploded in a violent confrontation. The French navy had established a bakery in Boston in order to make bread to feed their sailors and soldiers. Suddenly, heated exchanges between the French soldier-bakers and certain Bostonians turned into a riot. Learning of the disturbance, two French officers, ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:39

$89.00
151516

GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Signed & 1st Jewish Bookseller 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685261162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, New York, May 19, 1792 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress signed * 1st Jewish bookseller in U.S. Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type: Geo. Washington, President of the United States. One is for an "Act to provide for Calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions." Page 3 has a note that: "...the Governor of the state of Pennsylvania laid the corner stone of the PRESIDENT'S HOUSE in Ninth St..." with more (see images). The back page has an ad for "Benjamin Gomez" who was the first Jewish bookseller in the country (see). Four pa... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:01

$94.00
151376

PAUL REVERE Masonic Masons Grand Lodge Master Advertisement 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391679732704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 67, 1796 * Grand master Paul Revere * Masonic - Masons The top of page 3 has a nice advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, signed in type: "Most Worshipful PAUL REVERE, G, Master", a position he held with the Masons at that time. Much other news items of the day including a brief letter signed in type: Buonaparte. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:23

$49.00
151372

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Congress Session Call PROCLAMATION 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391679728683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1803 Page 3 has: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" calling for a special session of Congress, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:17

$26.00
151326

JAMES WILSON Declaration of Independence Signer College LECTURES 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841176816

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, February 4, 1791 * James Wilson college lectures * Declaration of Independence signer The front page has a notice headed "Law Lectures", that reads, in part: "By the Honorable James Wilson, L.L.D. Professor of Laws in the College and Academy of Philadelphia, will be delivered on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday...at the College..." plus details about ticket information. Wilson was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, representing Pennsylvania. About Wilson & these lectures, Wikipedia notes that: "The University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia officially traces its foundation to Wilson's lectures." A nice item about a ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:56

$39.00
151280

RARE 18th Century Title from Kingston upon HULL England 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676337128

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HULL ADVERTISER & EXCHANGE GAZETTE, England, July 18, 1795 * Rare title... 18th century original... Page 2 has a report from the French "National Convention" which begins: "The following objections to the new Constitution were read from the memorial presented by Thomas Paine..." with more. Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:27

$29.00
150996

ANDREW JACKSON State of the Union Address re. Indian Removal Act 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669302159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 11, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address * Indian Removal Act All of page 2 & some of pg. 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being his annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would be spelled out in the Indian Removal Act of 1830: "...I suggest...the propriety of setting apart an ample district west of the Mississippi, & without the limits of any state...to be guaranteed to the Indian tribes as long as they shall occupy it...This emigration should be vol... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 06:53

$48.00
150827

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663952544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address. Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:25

$38.00
150763

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1796 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391662683259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1796 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original The front page has a full column taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by its governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:21

$45.00
150713

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659176048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796 * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States (see). Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, and in excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:39

$110.00
150707

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Antebellum w/ Daniel Webster Signature1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659169400

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY KENTUCKIAN, Louisville, Kentucky, June 5, 1843 * Rare antebellum title * Daniel Webster ? A volume 1 issue of this uncommon & early title. A four page issue with various news of the day and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Of note is "D. Webster" penned at the top, typically reserved for the subscriber's name. I believe this issue came from the Library of Congress collection so it is likely this is "the" Daniel Webster who was Secretary of State for President Tyler at the time. Archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:32

$67.00
150518

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS & USS Constitution Navy Midshipmen Search 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816026246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 2, 1798 * President John Adams * USS Constitution The front page has an Address from the city officials & citizens of Philadelphia to the President expressing their concerns about the unprovoked aggressions of France and noting that: "...nothing has been wanting on your part, to preserve us the blessings of peace and safety...", with his related comments in a gracious reply that concludes on pg. 2, signed in type: John Adams. Another similar response to the inhabitants of York, Pa., signed in type: John Adams. Page 3 has a nice advertisement headed: "Constitution Frigate" in which they seek applicants to serve on this historic ship, specifically looking f... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:18

$75.00
150450

JAMES MADISON on the Current EMBARGO & Andrew Jackson War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371814397558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1814 * Embargo Act * War of 1812 The first 3 pages are taken up with a lengthy: "Report On The Fisheries" including a full front page chart, with notation that it is "By Thomas Jefferson". Inside has 6 1/2 pages of "Events of the War" concerning the on-going War of 1812. Among the subheads and reports are: "The Army" which begins: "The greater part of our army in the north is at or near Plattsburg under major general Isard..."; "A Proclamation" by the President concerning the Embargo, signed in type: James Madison; two letters each signed in type by: Andrew Jackson dated from Nashville; a lengthy letter from Comm. Chauncey to the Secretary of the ... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:31

$33.00
149957

INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Baltimore MD Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 9, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Certainly the best content in this issue is the inside page account of: "The Inauguration" which is followed by the: "Inaugural Address Of The President Of the United States, Fourth of March, 1833" which takes over half a page This was the inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson. Other items of interest in this issue include: "The Indians" "Letter From General Mercer" "The Tariff Bill" and over 8 pages of reporting from Congress. Great to have this inaugural coverage from a newspaper so close to Washington, D.C. Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, in very nice... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:53

$42.00
149952

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON Inauguration Inaugural Address1789 Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), May, 1789 * President George Washington * Inauguration - inaugural address Rarely are we able to offer an American imprint with a period report of Washington's inauguration and inaugural address. The reporting of this signal event in American history is terrific. Before the printing of the inaugural address are several addresses of congratulations to Washington, including one from the citizens of Alexandria, Virginia, with his response signed in type: George Washington; another from the citizens of Baltimore with his response signed in type: George Washington; one from the Society of the Cincinnati with his response, also signed in type: George Washin... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:48

$2,875.00
149867

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631652093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767 * Rare Colonial title * American taxation Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to the very bottom & the real causes of our present situation out to be explored...To this G--v--le replied that he having endeavoured to make our Colonies in America contribute to the support of government, they had bribed them to be quiet by a total repeal of that law, and that it was very strange they would not do tha... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:27

$188.00
149835

THOMAS PAINE at French National Convention August 1, 1794 Gentleman's Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1794 * 18th century vindication of Free-Masonry * Thomas Paine kicked out of the French National Convention * Great 18th century print of Arundel Castle The most noteworthy content is a lengthy article on: "Proceedings of the National Convention in France" includes: "...Thomas Paine, with all the other foreigners, was expelled from the Convention by a Decree...". Also included are: "Vindication of the Principles of Free-Masonry", "Remarks on Free Thinking", "General Paoli's Speech at Furiani", "Sir Gilbert Elliot's Speech in the General Assembly of Corsica", and more. Included are the 3 full page plates called for including one showin... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:56

$40.00
149714

5 Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1829 Newspapers


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Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1829 A lot of five issues, each containing on the back page 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. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 17, 2016 08:19

$30.00
149598

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:24

$42.00
149557

GEORGE WASHINGTON Death FUNERAL President John Adams Proclamation 1800 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 4, 1800 * George Washington funeral * President John Adams All four pages have wide black mourning rules for the death of George Washington. Page 2 has: "Further Respectful Testimonials, Sacred to George Washington, Deceased" "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" signed in type: John Adams, concerning: "...the people...to wear crape on the left arm, as mourning, for 30 days..." and a bit more (see). Also: "Funeral Honors at Philadelphia" "Funeral Honors at Salem" "Funeral Obsequies at Charlestown" "Masonic Funeral Honors" "Funeral Honors at Fort Independence" with even more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, several tape m... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:38

$265.00
149518

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Annual Address 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786856777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 21, 1796 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of the front page & carrying over slightly to page 2 is the: "Speech" of the President to Congress, being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President. The added significance is that this was Washington's last annual address, signed by him in type: George Washington. Page 2 also has the: "Answer to the President's Speech" which takes over a column, and is then followed by: "The following is the Reply of the President" which is signed in type: George Washington. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition. A handsome masthead and nice to have most of this spe... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:34

$385.00
149512

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. \Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" (see photos) providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in t... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:22

$288.00
149509

WASHINGTON D.C. Created Seat of Government - District of Columbia 1791 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government * President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The entire first column on page 2 is taken up with a very historic document: "A Proclamation" in which Maryland & Virginia both offered to cede to the United States land upon which the capital would be created. The text includes in part: "...the State of Maryland...cede(d) to Congress a district of ten miles square in this State for the seat of the Government of the United States..." and also: "...General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia...An Act for the cession of ten miles square within this State to the United States in ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:16

$545.00
149508

TREATY OF GHENT Belgium - War of 1812 Officially ENDS Peace 1815 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, March 1, 1815 * Treaty of Ghent * End of War of 1812 The front page of this issue has the: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America." The treaty contains a preface that begins: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous of termination the war...between the countries, and of restoring, peace...have, for that purpose, appointed their respective plenipotentiaries...", plus details about the representatives appointed by the King, and those by the President of the United States, all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powe... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:13

$215.00
149501

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams PRESIDENT & VP Salary Congress Act 1789 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 24, 1789 * Salary for president & VP set * George Washington & John Adams 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 significance is the back page Act of Congress ti... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 13:53

$320.00
149467

Great DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CREATED President George Washington 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620789758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, August 19, 1789 * Creation of the Department of Defense * Beginnings stages of the federal government * President George Washington Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. A very significant issue, as the back page contains the official Act of Congress creating the Department of Defense, then known as the Department of War. This was the "Sixth Act of the Legislature of the Union" and is titled:... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 12:04

$665.00
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