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182920

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 10, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has one-third of a column headed: "America" which includes news items from Newport, Boston, and Virginia. One item notes in part: "that the pension granted to his Honour the L.G. to be paid out of the revenue now raising in America but virtue of the Acts of Parliament so much complained of in every colony...". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:10

$37.00
182919

Boston MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE Beacon Hill Cornerstone Laid 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109880964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1795 * Massachusetts State House's cornerstone laid Page 2 contains a nice editorial headed: "The Treaty" referring to the controversial Jay Treaty, which had recently been approved by the Senate. It begins: "The ratification of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and his Britannic Majesty...must be a source of pleasing sensations...to all sincere lovers of their country. The seeds of dissension which had been so plentifully sown are now removed & instead of irritations, feuds and divisions, there appears a prospect of harmony..." with much more. Also another item headed: "On The Treaty--Authentic" which offers further details. Page 3 has, under "... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:09

$72.00
182918

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867669959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796 * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:09

$84.00
182917

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109880073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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" 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 the issue of the 19th taking all of the front... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:08

$248.00
182916

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Carriage Travel Tax 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109879948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1796 * President George Washington Taking half the front page & concluding on pg. 2 is the: "Act Laying Duties on Carriages for the Conveyance of Persons..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. The front page begins with a detailed ad for: "Josiah Flagg, Surgeon Dentist". Flagg was the first native-born dentist in the United States. Page 2 has a report on the 20th: "Anniversary of Independence". Four pages, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:08

$79.00
182905

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams ACTS of Congress Signed1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867661048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 5, 1792 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are four "Acts" each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Each act is also signed in type: Jonathan Trumbull, John Adams & TH: Jefferson. One of the acts was for erecting "...a Light-House on Montauk Point in the State of New York..." & another established "...the Compensations of the Doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress...". Page 2 has a report concerning a statue of Ben Franklin. Four pages, much staining but no loss of readability, some wear at folds, dirtiness to the top quadrant, untrimmed margins.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:58

$76.00
182826

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address w/ Text Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 14, 1796 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address * Full text & signed in script Most of page 2 is taken up with the historic last state-of-the-union address of President George Washington, headed: "SPEECH of The President of the United States" and ending with his signature in script type: Geo. Washington. In this address to Congress Washington reflects both upon the accomplishments of the year and of his pending retirement. Four pages, there is minor burn loss to the right margin affecting no text on the front page and a few letters on page 2, however the Washington Address is on columns 2, 3 & 4 so no affect to it. Otherwise some foxing & damp staining.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:35

$345.00
182825

Rare COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS Boston w/ Nice Masthead Engraving 1772 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865536714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, March 19, 1772 * Rare colonial title w/ nice masthead The front page has tw lengthy letters which question the independence of Massachusetts from England. One item notes: "...guarded against tend in my opinion to the destruction of the town, and must greatly affect the glorious cause of Liberty, which you as well as myself have been struggling hard to maintain...". The lengthier letter begins: "I fully agree with you as to the very great importance of the question, 'Whether the Massachusetts government hath been an independent state from the beginning...". It also includes a oblique reference to the Boston Massacre (see). Page 2 has a report from New Bern, ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:34

$266.00
182824

Twelve (12) Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1795-1797 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107410126

Offered are 12 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston A lot of twelve issues dating from 1795-1797, each has some minor damage causing them to be in "2nd rate" condition. Several have some burn loss to the right margin. There are no portions removed.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$92.00
182823

MASONIC Masons Grand Lodge Celebration Toast to George Washington 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1795 * Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry * Toast to President George Washington * St. John the Baptist celebration Page 2 has a report of a: "Fraternal Feast", a Masonic celebration, beginning: "The Feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated by the Grand Lodge of this Commonwealth..." with details of the event. Among the toasts given: "Our worthy & beloved brother, the illustrious George Washington. May his virtues, like the rays of the celestial light, shine from the east..." with more. Page 2 also has a letter: "By the Governor" signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$49.00
182817

ALBANY EXECUTION James Hamiton Murder Benjamin Birdsall HANGING 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818 The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for the murder of Major Birdsall last summer...his fate excited much sympathy, and his execution was witnessed by more than 1000 people...". Shortly before his execution Hamilton wrote his final words of thanks to many for how he was treated, printed here (see). It is signed in type: James Hamilton. The first attempt at the hanging failed, so he had to ascend the scaffold and submit himself to a second hanging. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$29.00
182816

Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts 1795 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865534816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 3, 1795 * 18th century American title Page 2 includes: "Naval Action in the Mediterranean" between the English & the French; also: "Republic of France - National Convention" "Annihilation of the Emigrants Lately landed in France" & other items. Page 3 includes 7 illustrated ship ads, with 6 on the back page. Four pages, a few ink stains, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$39.00
182806

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865530046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. It is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This is a significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, various foxing, and some minor chipping at the right margin which does not affect any text.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:21

$158.00
182795

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare publication As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "trumpeting" the n... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$2,935.00
182788

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107090182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston. Nov. 12. 1795 * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has: "Indian Intelligence - Of the Creeks" which is most of a column with details on relations with them & other tribes. The report is datelined from Savannah. Page 3 has a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington, concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, one bit noting; "...It is now well known that my assent to the Treaty has been given--and the principles which governed my determination have also been made public...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:44

$79.00
182780

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes Commander in Chief Revolutionary War 1775 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107087817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 5, 1775 * George Washington becomes commander-in-chief * Continental Army - American Revolutionary War Page 2 has an: "Extract of a Letter dated Philadelphia, June 20" which notes that Congress intends to make two proposals: "First, that they will submit to an absolute restriction of their trade for the benefit of Great Britain upon condition that nothing further shall be required of them...Or, Second that it shall be agreed between Great Britain & the colonies that the latter shall raise her full, equal, and just proportion of revenue for the support of the whole empire in a similar manner as the assessment is upon Scotland...On this system the Colonies cannot be taxed one farthing... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:41

$167.00
182758

18th Century LONDON Pre Revolutionary War Era Colonial America Rpt1757 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865261028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 3, 1757 Page 6 has a report headed America" which includes datelines from Charleston and Boston. The former reports a meeting of Indian chiefs with the governor of South Carolina. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:26

$29.00
182755

JOHNNY VANDER-MEER 2nd No Hitter in Row Cincinnati Reds Baseball 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107079743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 16, 1938. * Johnny Vander-Meer two no hit games in row * Cincinnati Reds MLB baseball * Baseball history is made - 1st report The sport's section (page 10) has a six column headline: "Second Not-Hit, No-Run Game for Cincinnati Left-Hander" with subhead and photo of Vander-Meer. (see) Complete with all 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:24

$62.00
182707

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Secretary of State Signed Document 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863980020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 7, 1793 * Early Thomas Jefferson document * United States Secretary of State Page 2 has a "Circular" concerning "...the unjustifiable vexation and spoliation committed on our merchant vessels by the privateers of the powers at war..." and stating that due attention will be given to the matter, signed in type: TH: Jefferson. Uncommon to have a document from Jefferson when he was Sec. of State. Other items include: "Proceedings relative to The President's Proclamation of Neutrality" "Needless Exposition" and from the National Convention of France the: "Declaration of the Rights of Many and of the Citizens". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few archival mends at edges & an old r... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:01

$44.99
182698

ILLINOIS TERRITORY James Madison Signs STATEHOOD Joins the Union 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105949773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 12, 1818 * Illinois statehood The front page has a rather inconspicuous report headed: Journal of 15th Congress" noting in part: "...Messrs. Hunter of R.I. and Edwards and Thomas took their seats this day. The two latter represent the new State of Illinois, the law to admit which into the Union has been signed by the President...The Union is now composed of Twenty-one States...". Edwards and Thomas were the first two Senators from the new state of Illinois. The ftpg. also has a lengthy: "Letter of Mr. Jefferson" datelined from Monticello & signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:56

$57.00
182696

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Signed Letter to United States Congress 1798 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105949127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 14, 1798 Page 2 has a letter to Congress, signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning our relations with France. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:54

$43.00
182691

JOHN ADAMS Minting Coins in United States Notice Proclamation (7) 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863975513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 21, 1797 * President John Adams proclamation 7 * Notice of Commencement of Minting U.S. Coins Page 2 has a very historic "Proclamation" signed in script type by the President in which he proclaims that now that the United States Mint is fully operating all foreign coins (Spanish milled dollars excepted): "...will cease to pass current as money within the United States...". The United States now has its own functioning coinage system. This is followed by a very brief yet notable sentence: "Between the hours of twelve and one, wind and weather permitting, a third attempt will be made to launch the CONSTITUTION Frigate." Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:50

$96.00
182629

BOSTON POLICE STRIKE w/ City Riots Rioting Lawlessness - Looting 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101149239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1919 * Boston Police Strike & riots * Trade union & wage improvements * Lawlessness infiltrates the city The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "TROOPS USE MACHINE GUN ON BOSTON MOB; 5,000 GUARDING CITY AS RIOTS CONTINUE; CITY ACCLAIMS PARADE OF FIGHTING FIRST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the Boston Police Strike which caused several nights of lawlessness in the city. Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, a printing flaw slightly affects mentioned headline (see), generally very nice.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:39

$48.00
182511

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099133894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$177.00
182329

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795 * 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 all of the front page and a bit of page 2 in the July 9, concluding in the issue of the 13th taking all of the ftpg. and a bit of pg. 2 where it is signed in type by Grenville and John Jay. Of significance also is page 2 of the July 13 issue also contains the report of the: "Conditional Ratification, on the Part of the United States", datelined from the Senate, June 24, 1795. Although the Treaty of Paris ended the Americ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$425.00
182318

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850288597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 3, 1743,4 (double-dated year depending on which calendar was used at the time) * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion more Particularly...", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, measures 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an Ame... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:41

$110.00
182314

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, May 10, 1798 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, a little various light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:38

$42.00
182256

YEAR OF THE STAMP ACT British America Colonies Duty 1765 Old London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1765 * Year of the Stamp Act Page 2 has half a column headed: "America" with a report from Boston noting in part: "Our trade is in a most deplorable situation...Our cash almost gone before the Stamp and Post Office acts are to operate..."and other items. Page 6 has more news headed "America" with content concerning relations with the Spaniards, as well as news from New York concerning the Indians. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:16

$30.00
182876

Washington REDSKINS 1st Used at Boston in a NFL Football Game 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867369619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1933 * (Washington) Boston Redskins * 1st time nickname was used in franchise history * First game of the 1933 NFL football season The sport's section (page 26) has one column headings: "GREEN BAY ELEVEN HELD TO 7-7 TIE" "Boston Rallies in the Closing Minutes of Contest to Deadlock Score" with lineups. Text begins with: "The Boston Redskins came from behind in the closing minutes...." This was the very 1st time that the franchise used the name "Redskins" when they were playing in Boston. And 87 years later it looks like that will be coming to an end. Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 09:31

$49.99
182874

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Very 1st Ever NFL Football Game Played 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867347047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 17, 1937 * Washington Redskins 1st NFL football game * Formerly the Boston Redskins The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "RILEY SMITH AND REDSKINS BEAT GIANTS, 13 TO 3" with subhead and lineups. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st Washington Redskins NFL football game played after their move from Boston. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends July 16, 2020 08:59

$49.99
182097

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison EMANCIPATION ? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Hunter's emancipation order This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation" controversy, in which he issued an emancipation proclamation for selected states without authority. The proclamation is printed here & signed in type: David Hunter, Major General Commanding. This issue includes the document signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, negating Hunter's proclamation. There is also a lengthy editorial on this s... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:22

$150.00
182064

(4) SAMUEL ADAMS ACTS Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084249531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 6, 1795 * Nice 18th century masthead Over half of the front page is taken up with four Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, archivally rejoined at the spine, various foxing throughout

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:57

$50.00
182063

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Barnstorming Tour RETURN 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084198360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1935 * Babe Ruth & all stars return home * World barnstorming tour - Japan Page 25 has a banner headline: "Return From World Tour Fins Babe Ruth Hopeful of Remaining in Baseball" with subhead and nice photo with wife and daughter. (see) Text includes interview excerpts from Ruth and his wife as well. Ruth would join the Boston Braves about a week later. Probably only found in a NYC publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:56

$44.00
182049

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084193666

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 12, 1798 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, some various light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:45

$42.00
182047

Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts 1793 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084193253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 10, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 include 7 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:44

$39.00
182843

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866234185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike (eve?) Near the top of the front page is a report of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad: "Central Pacific Railroad" "The Last Rail to be Laid To-Morrow--A Spike of Solid Gold to Finish the Work--Celebrations in Sacramento, Chicago, and other Cities" with some details. Actually the ceremonial last spike would be delayed by 3 days. Also on the ftpg: "The Rejected Colored Nominee--Return of the Southern Excurionists--Ex-President Johnson in Tennessee--Southern Feelings--Equal Rights in Washington". The article begins: "Senator Sumner induced the Postmaster General to recommend for the Postmastership at ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:17

$34.99
182834

TAXATION Non-Importation Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 British Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 373108048872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1774 * Pre-Revolutionary War tensions Inside has most of a page taken up with a letter beginning: "Of all sciences that of politics is the most intricate, and there is no political subject of greater importance to Great Britain and the colonies than that of taxation...". And then the letter turns to non-importation: "...Between the mother country & her colonies the following rule ought to be sacred, that with respect to commodities wanted, each of them should prefer the other before all other nations...". At the back over half a page is taken up with: "American Affairs" with a letter from New York. It reports the non-importation agreement agreed to at Boston with encouragement t... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:31

$49.99
182007

Early 19th Century w/ THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Signed 1803 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084127770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, June 13, 1803 * Early 19th century * Thomas Jefferson The entire front page is taken up with a huge chart of: "Wholesale Prices Current at Boston" with prices to hundreds of staples, etc. Page 2 has: "Mr. Jefferson's Paper Money Tender to Mr. Gabriel Jones" concerning money Jefferson owed. Included is a letter from him datelined: "Monticello, 29th April 1799" signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:28

$28.00
182833

THE BOSTON MASSACRE Incident on King Street British Troops Attack 1770 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392866177918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1770 * The Boston Massacre * Historic reporting Of great significance is that this magazine prints the exact text reporting the Boston Massacre as found in the Boston Gazette of March 12. The article is datelined: "Boston, March 12" and begins: "Our readers will doubtless expect a circumstantial account of the tragical affair on Monday Night last..." and a bit further on the report is introduced with: "On the evening of Monday, being the 5th current, several soldiers of the 29th Regiment were seen parading the streets with their drawn cutlasses and bayonets, abusing and wounding numbers of the inhabitants..." followed by a a wealth of detailed text on the Boston Massacre. The full t... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:26

$399.99
181993

BABE RUTH 1st Career Grand Slam Home Run BOSTON RED SOX Baseball 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084124891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, May 21, 1919 * Babe Ruth's very 1st grand slam HR * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball Page 8 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with small heading: "The Babe Makes Another Start" First report coverage on Babe Ruth hitting his very 1st MLB grand slam home run while playing for the Boston Red Sox. He also pitched in this game as well. Complete with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:18

$42.00
181988

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839175484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "DARING EXPRESS ROBBERY" "Train Held Up at Adair, I.T., and $50,000 Taken" "The Highwaymen Have a Hard Fight for Their Booty" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during w... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$105.00
182723

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392864071535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2020 09:38

$149.99
181895

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373073381125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Nov. 12, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front page has prints of: "Madam Novello, the Celebrated English Singer" and a: "View In Calcutta, East Indies" with related articles. The back page has a: "Curious Chinese Drawing of An English War Steamer". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:09

$26.00
181794

SAN JOSE CALIFORNIA LYNCHINGS Mob - Brooke Hart Kidnapping Murder 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821891745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, November 27, 1933 * Famous San Jose, California lynchings * Thomas Harold Thurmond & John M. Holmes * Brooke Hart kidnapping and murder The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Kidnapers Lynched; Gov. Rolph Approves" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the lynchings of Thomas Thurmond and John M. Holmes for the murder of Brooke Hart in San Jose, California. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:29

$45.00
181784

1793 Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373070919267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 include 15 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:24

$39.00
181767

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373068300789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 8, 1796 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2020 13:42

$42.00
181710

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. U.S. Military 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815365251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 22, 1795 * President George Washington * U.S. Military act signed in script Taking over half of the front page is: "An Act for Continuing & Regulating the Military Establishment of the United States..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$98.00
181700

BLACK SOX SCANDAL Chicago White Sox Baseball Players Indictments 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal * Indictments against White Sox players One of the sports pages inside has an article near the bottom with one column heads: "Baseball Scandal Up Again" "Eighteen Men Indicted by Chicago Grand Jury, Including Five Not Previously Mentioned". A very notable report. The article names all men indicted, and includes: "...Other men reindicted were: Eddie Cicotte, pitcher, who confessed to receiving $10,000 to 'throw' games; Claude Williams, pitcher, who confessed to receiving $5000; Joe Jackson, outfielder, who confessed to receiving $5000..." and more. The complete issue in 60 pages, leaves are loose at the spine, and irregular at the s... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:03

$45.00
181694

DENMARK VESEY Charleston SC Slaves Blacks Revolt EXECUTIONS 1822 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815359185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1822 * Denmark Vesey slave revolt * Executions of slaves - blacks * Charleston, South Carolina Page 2 has a report about the execution of some of the individuals involved in the famous plot for a massive slave insurrection organized by Denmark Vesey. States in part that: "...twenty-two culprits, were executed here for attempts to excite the late insurrection in this city and State. Six other Slaves were found guilty...and sentenced to be hung on the 30th inst...". A notable report relating to what might be considered the second most famous slave insurrection other than Nat Turners Rebellion, despite the fact that the Vesey insurrection never came to pass. Four pag... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:00

$145.00
181497

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807470164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 4, 1933. * Prohibition ends (eve) * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Senate Passes Liquor Report 24-15; Bill a Law Tonight" with subheads. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:42

$78.00
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