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143555

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Philadelphia Statue & Richard Henry Lee 1792 Concord Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606893082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, May 16, 1792 * Benjamin Franklin as Noble Roman (Statue) Page 3 has a report about the inscription to be engraved on the statue of Benjamin Franklin. A brief item says that the Vice President obtained a leave of absence from the Senate due to a "bad state of health". Another item notes: "The Hon. Richard Henry Lee, Esq. is appointed President, pro tempore, of the Senate...". Two small engravings within the masthead as well. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:40

$47.00
143029

AMERICAN LIBERTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Stephen Arnold 1774 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427756993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Mention of Thomas Jefferson's Summary View... * Stephen Arnold... William Draper... The ftpg. has an item from Providence, Rhode Island, which mentioned in part: "...advice that a mob was raised consisting of some hundreds of people who threatened, & were hourly expected to come to destroy said town of East Greenwich, in order to shew their resentment of the injury which they said had been offered to Stephen Arnold... one of the Justices of the Inferior Court of Common Please...who had been charged with industriously propagating principles unfriendly to American liberty, & had been hung in effigy by some of the... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:15

$98.00
142755

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Documents Signed in Type 1798 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587361413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1798 * John Adams signed documents * 18th century American original The first column has a brief document signed by the President: John Adams, as an introduction to a lengthy document regarding France. Page 2 has yet another related document signed by: John Adams. Page 3 has a black-bordered announcement of the death of Esther Russell, wife of the newspaper's publisher. Four pages, irregular at the spine margin, bit close-trimmed near the bottom of pg. 1 but not affecting text.

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:20

$46.00
141902

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson (2) Acts of Congress & Letters 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565046554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 16, 1798 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * (2) Acts of Congress Most of the last column on the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. One is for erecting light houses and the other is for purchasing ships. The front page also notes that John Adams was elected president of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. Page 2 has two letters signed in type by John Adams, in response to letters to him from the towns of Wells and Concord, Mass. Four pages, some light staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:15

$58.00
141837

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Act re. Gunpowder Transport 1792 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395808152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 14, 1792 * 18th century American original * John Hancock act Page 3 includes from the state of Massachusetts "An Act" concerning the transporting of gunpowder through the streets of town, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock (see). Other news of the day & many ads, several illustrated. Four pages, wide, untrimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:13

$50.00
139801

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Austrian Classical Music Composer Vienna DEATH 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520110288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809 * Franz Joseph Haydn death * Classical music composer * Vienna, Austria Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see) Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams" Four pages, scattered foxing, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:11

$58.00
139764

Rare 18th Century BOLD TYPE John Hancock Signed Letter 1792 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352257687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 10, 1792 * 18th century America See the photos for the page three letter from John Hancock which is signed by him in large, bold type: JOHN HANCOCK. Page 3 also has the "Federal Register". Various other news of the day and a wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated. Very uncommon to find a period newspaper with a bold (block type) signature of Hancock. Complete in four pages and in excellent condition.

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:59

$58.00
138373

JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. Military & more 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488845491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 23, 1798 The back page has most of a column taken up with two Acts of Congress, headed by a engraving of a heraldic eagle, one to: "enable the President...to Procure Cannon, Arms and Ammunition..." and the other: "To Authorize the President...to procure to be purchased or built, a number of small vessels to be equipped as gallies or otherwise." each signed in type by the President: John Adams, & by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:38

$57.00
137615

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474410971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 28, 1797 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century making it very nice for display. Among the ftpg. items are: "Peace Negociation" "Bank of England" "Suppression of the Fleet Mutiny" and "Yellow Fever". Pg. 2 has a very lengthy letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Four pages, various foxing throughout, a bit heavier at the folds, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:41

$47.00
137592

THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Groundbreaking Ceremony TOTO the Clown 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305091548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938 * Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking) * President Thomas Jefferson honored * Toto the clown death Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Also a one column headline on page reads: "JEFFERSON'S MEMORIAL" 1st report coverage on the ground breaking ceremony for the initial beginning of the construction of the Jefferson Memorial. Page 2 has a two column heading: "Toto, Famous Clown, Dies at 50; Fails to Recover From Operation" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:22

$39.00
137200

United States PROVISIONAL ARMY President John Adams Approval ? 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294798866

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 30, 1798 * President John Adams * Provisional Army ? The front page is taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France". Page 2 has reports from Congress concerning: "...into a committee of the whole on the bill...authorising the President to raise a provisional army...proposing to authorise the calling out of 20,000 of the militia...". Four pages, some foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:03

$42.00
136884

Benjamin FRANKLIN PROPHECY Forgery Antisemitic Speech Expose JEWS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371457694008

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1937 * Benjamin Franklin "Prophecy" "Forgery" * Antisemitic speech - Jewish - Jews * Charles A. Beard expose Page 9 has one column headings that include: "FRANKLIN FORGERY EXPOSED BY BEARD" "Anti-Semitic 'Prophecy' Cited in Germany Was Discredited by Historian 2 Years Ago" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little margin wear, a few margin tape mends within, generally good.

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:18

$37.00
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