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BATTLES OF SARATOGA w/ John Burgoyne Surrender 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga- New York * John Burgoyne's surrender The front page has an interesting article which includes: "Those worthy friends of this country, the Patriots, were, I find, quite cock-a-hoop upon the news of the surrender of Burgoyne's army. Nothing but public misfortunes can give them a chance of feeding upon the spoils of the nation, and therefore, like Cornish wreck-watchers, they look out with eagerness for a storm..." and near the end: "...who have prostituted themselves by espousing the cause of New England. If they want places, let them sue to the Congress, and implore the influence of Benedict Arnold in their favour." ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

$140.00
141234

CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
140837

Rare BIRMINGHAM West Midlands England Uncommon w/ Red Tax Stamp 1743 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374366991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE OR THE GENERAL CORRESPONDENT, England, Feb. 7, 1743 * Uncommon title * 18th century original A wealth of European news with datelines from Italy, Russia, Germany, London, Scotland, Holland, Spain, France & elsewhere. Nice full red tax stamp on the front page. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:46

$41.00
140736

KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION in 1761 Great Britain Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page has: "America" with reports from Boston concerning whaling, and North Carolina concerning flooding (see). The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet very historic announcement: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed in the Abbey church at Westminster." Much of the balance of page 2 has various accounts concerning the coronation of King George III and the related celebrations. He would be king of England during the Revolutionary War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
140392

LOCH NESS MONSTER Surgeon's Photo Nessie Scotland Lake 1ST REPORT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367772139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1934 * The Loch Ness monster * The Surgeon's photo (famous) discussed * First report Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The Surgeon's photo is surely the most famous piece of folklore regarding the Loch Ness monster. Although the photo does not appear in this issue, the description of the photo and details surrounding the taking of it - are very noteworthy. I have found the first report of this photo being taken by British surgeon, Colonel Robert Wilson in this venerable newspaper title. Page 9 has a two column headline that reads: "Surgeon Phot... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:37

$62.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
139751

LOU GEHRIG 1,500th MLB Game Played Yankees & RMS QUEEN MARY 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352248587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig 1,500th straight game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * RMS Queen Mary launching * Cunard Line ocean liner The sport's section (page 27) has one column headings: "GEHRIG HITS 48TH AS YANKS WIN, 5-0" "Surpasses His Best Home-Run Mark in 1,500th Consecutive Game--Mates Top Athletics" with box scores. (see) Page 9 has one column headings: "LINER 534 POISED FOR PLUNGE TODAY" "Giant Ship Creaks on Ways in Scotland as the Shoring Is Removed for Launching" "SAFETY DEVICES PREPARED" and more. (see) Coverage on the impending launch of the RMS Cunard Line Queen Mary. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World f... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:40

$39.00
138443

LOCH NESS MONSTER Nessie Monster Scotland & Notre Dame Football 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323619944

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1933 * Loch Ness Monster becomes World known * Nessie mystery widens * Elmer Layden named Notre Dame head coach * The Four Horsemen fame - NCAA college football Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The very first mention of the Lock Ness Monster in this venerable newspaper was in this issue, with a page 6 article with one column headings: "Scots Will Protect Their Sea Serpent" "Orders Are Issued Not to Shoot or Trap Monster in Whisky Region" with the report beginning: "Official recognition has been given to a strange monster that is supposed to inhabi... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:14

$46.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
138202

BOBBY JONES Wins British Amateur Title GRAND SLAM of Golf 1930 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485998803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 1, 1930. * Golfer Bobby Jones * Wins British amateur championship (1st report) * Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland * This was the 2nd win of his famous grand slam The front page of this sport's section only has one column headings: "BOBBY JONES BEATS WETHERED, 7 AND 6; WINS BRITISH TITLE" "Captures Amateur Gold Crown, the Only Major Honor That Has Eluded Him" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sport's news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:34

$56.00
137938

CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA & Loyalty to King of England ? 1780 UK Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371481457759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 18, 1780 * Citizens of Virginia * Loyalty to the king ? * Benjamin Franklin The front page has a letter from Paris with some American news: "Tis reported at Versailles that the Virginians have renounced Congressional authority, set up the English royal standard, confided several of the principal gentlemen attached to Congress, & petitioned to be under the King's protection. Another account says the loyalists of Virginia have seized the governor...taken up arms in defence of King George, & wrote to General Clinton for pardon, assistance, & protection....Letters from Paris advise that Dr. Franklin was moving heaven & earth to prevent Spain from offering... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 08:19

$40.00
137568

1st WALKER CUP MATCH Amateur Golfers Won by Great Britain Ireland 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391304861030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 5, 1938 * Walker Cup Match - amateur golfers * 1st ever Great Britain victory * Old Course at St Andrews - Scotland The front page of this sport's section only has a banner headline: "BRITISH WIN WALKER CUP FROM U. S. FOR 1ST TIME, 7-4" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Great Britain winning their very first Walker Cup Match. Other sporting news throughout. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:45

$28.00
137139

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391293767352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Extracts from a Pamphlet...the History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which includes much concerning the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that the most formidable foes of Great Britain were nursed in her own bosom. These, under the masque of patriotism, fomented rebellion her Colonies & by exposing her pretended weakness, have created a combination of powerful states not only against her interest, but her very existence as a great & independent kingdom..." and further on: "...that when the American Congress avowed independence, &... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:04

$46.00
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