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182621

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858457734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." with much more (see for portion... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$172.00
182600

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON New York to Philadelphia Capital Move 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100835236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Sept. 6, 1790 * President George Washington * New York to Philadelphia On page 3 under "New-York" is a report headed "Departure of the President" that begins: "Yesterday morning the President of the United States, with his family set off from this city for his seat at Mt. Vernon, in Virginia, where...he will reside, till his presence is necessary at Philadelphia." More about the "parting scene" described as "solemn and affecting". Some small loss in the upper left corner, archival mends to two spine tears, large area of heavy of damp staining.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:53

$47.00
182330

ISRAEL PUTNAM DEATH George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092715134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, N.Y., June 12, 1790 * First 3 presidents of the United States * Israel Putnam "Old Put" death * Battle of Bunker Hill fame A page 2 report announces the death of: " ...that justly celebrated hero, Patriot and Philanthropist, ISRAEL PUTNAM...", plus some details about the funeral. The top of page 3 has a Congressional Resolve headed with ornate letter and an engraving of a heraldic eagle, signed in type by: George Washington, President, John Adams, Vice President, and Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State. Page 3 has a report on the return of the President: "....from Sandy Hook and the fishing banks, where he has been for the benefit of the sea air, and to amuse himself in the...recrea... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$136.00
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
182328

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Message re. Embargo to Congress 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 3, 1794 * President George Washington * Message to Congress re. Embargo Page 2 contains a message from the President to the Congress concerning the Embargo, signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:48

$70.00
182305

WASHINGTON D.C. Land Sale Early American Government 1791 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092706260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 23, 1791 * Washington D.C. land lots for sale * Early United States government era The front page is filled with ads, and certainly the most intriguing is the one with a dateline of "George-Town, Sept. 9, 1791" with the text including: "The sales of the lots in the Federal City will commence on Monday the 17th...commissioners finding they may engage materials & workmen for the Public Buildings to any desirable extent..." with a bit more. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$45.00
182294

FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849551227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne's official report * Gen. George Washington The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners. One letter is signed: G. Washington, and 3 are signed by: W. Howe. This fascinating text if followed by a: "Proclamation, by John Burgoyne" dated June 29, 1777, taking a full page and includes: "...The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown..." with much more. Near the back is more American news including a report begi... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:11

$132.00
182648

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


eBay Auction Item # 392859399547

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 July 09, 2020 07:51

$74.99
182647

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


eBay Auction Item # 373101894418

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 July 09, 2020 07:47

$229.99
182646

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859395292

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 July 09, 2020 07:43

$79.99
182580

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letters to General George McClellan 1864 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100772309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 30, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln letters As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" reporting news from the various theaters of the war, and includes: "...Unimportant skirmishing is of almost daily occurrence northeast of Knoxville; and it is rumored that John Morgan, at the head of 5,000 cavalry, is about to make a movement to cut the communications between that city & Chattanooga, or for a raid in Kentucky..." with much more. Among the articles on the inside pages are: "Jack Tar & His Grog" "The Pay of Seamen" "Staff Officers &... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:43

$26.99
182574

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


eBay Auction Item # 392858296674

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 July 08, 2020 07:35

$69.99
182571

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373099770585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 14, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 3 has a report from Albany noting: "...that Major Yates...has abandoned Fort George...Part of the enemy still remain at Skeensborough...General Nixon with about 1000 men, lies at & about Fort Ann...Gen. Schuyler continues his head quarters at Fort Edward..." and much more. Then reports from Congress giving praise for the actions of Lt. Col. Meigs, and Lt. Col. Barton. Another item has: "Mr. Washington, with his army, we hear is encamped on the Heights between New Germantown and the river Schuylkill...". Other reports note the action near Staten Island. Other war-related items shown in the photos. Four ... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2020 15:03

$44.99
182566

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857513681

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 July 07, 2020 13:57

$149.99
182548

MASONIC Masons Grand Lodge Celebration Toast to George Washington 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373099485767

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 July 07, 2020 08:48

$44.99
182545

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


eBay Auction Item # 392857286872

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 July 07, 2020 08:20

$329.99
182541

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373099303990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 16, 1786 * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Page 2 has an item from Virginia: "An ACT to Amend the Act entitled, 'An Act for Vesting in George Washington, Esquire, a Certain interest in the Companies Established for Opening and Extending the Navigation of James and Potowmack Rivers", taking most of a column. Nearly half of page 3 is taken up with: "Extracts from the Journal of the United States in Congress, Assembled". The front page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic t... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2020 07:29

$49.99
182506

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes Commander in Chief Revolutionary War 1775 UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392856349568

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 July 06, 2020 12:13

$149.99
182497

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373098085352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 22, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement * Thomas Burling, furniture & cabinet maker * Slavery - slaves - Negroes advertisements 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 cons... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2020 10:36

$59.99
182494

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON & Charleston SC Revolutionary War 1779 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392856248722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1779 * General George Washington * American Revolutionary War Near the back is a full page headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from Vice Admiral Peter Parker on events at Jamaica. Also a report noting: "...The American fort commanded by General McDougal was so strong, being situated in a mountainous & almost inaccessible country...it was doubted if General Clinton would attack it. Washington had taken posts in very strong ground from which he could not be dislodged without great loss & difficulty...General Prevost's retiring to John's Island was that the Polish Count Pulaski had thrown himself with a considerable force into Charles Town [Charleston], which General ... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2020 10:03

$44.99
182492

Histor1791 Magazine 1st FIRST BANK of the UNITED STATES Creation Founding


eBay Auction Item # 392856241289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, March, 1791 * First Bank of the United States creation The issue begins with textual: "Sketches of the President Of the United States" which is nearly a 4 1/2 page biography of George Washington (the plate called for is lacking). Also inside is the conclusion of: "Description of Cape Cod & the County of Barnstable" which takes 2 1/2 pages; "The Remarkable Duel" "Female Patriotism & Fortitude" "The Origin of Tobacco, by the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin" & more. Near the back are over 3 pages of: "Abstracts of the Proceedings of Congress" which provides interesting insights into the early workings of Congress. But the most significant content in this issue would be this early printing o... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2020 09:49

$374.99
182489

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


eBay Auction Item # 373098040026

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 July 06, 2020 09:30

$74.99
181907

MARTHA WASHINGTON President George Wife Mount Vernon DEATH 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373073382631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington." Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:13

$80.00
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
181404

CAPITULATION TREATY Lord Cornwallis & George Washington 1782 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805026231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 8, 1781 * Treaty of Peace * Lord Cornwallis capitulation * General George Washington * Revolutionary War closing events The front page has an: "Account of the number of British & German troops, and of ships of war, surrendered at Yorktown...". But then the great document is on page 2 which prints the: "ARTICLES of CAPITULATION entered into between his Excellency Gen. Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Armies of America and France....and the Right Hon. Earl Cornwallis, Lt.-General of the Forces of his Britannic Majesty...in York River, in Virginia...". What follows are all 14 Articles of the treaty by which Cornwallis surrendered his entire army to the French & Amer... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:23

$560.00
181242

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Closing Moments George Washington 1782 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050979211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 12, 1782 * American Revolutionary War closing events * George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The inside pages have various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, including: "...nothing but the utter destruction of the Carolinas was talked of by the ministry & their creatures; but since the French have blocked up the Chesapeake & landed 8000 troops, they can condescend to think it very well if Lord Cornwallis should be lucky enough to effect his escape back to New York." Further on: "The important dispatches that are hourly expected to arrive from Lord Cornwallis will, no doubt, enable government to form a decisive opinion as to the probability or improb... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$465.00
181162

1ST DAY OF THANKSGIVING President George Washington Proclamation 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795433245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, October, 1789 * President George Washington * 1st Day of Thanksgiving proclamation The issue begins with a continuation of the "History of the American War" which takes 8 pages & continues in a future issue. Other articles include: "Memoirs of the Bastille" "A short Description of the country between North River and Morristown, near New Windsor, New Jersey" lacking the noted plate. Near the back is the "Chronicle" with the latest news reports including much on the French Revolution. News from the "United States" includes a letter from the "Western Territory" from the "Rapids of the Ohio" which begins: "Our affairs in this quarter bear...a very gloomy aspect. The Indians are da... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:38

$133.00
180978

GOLD & SILVER FOR COINS Early United States Congress Treasury 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039017161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, Aug. 31, 1786 (year in Roman numerals) * Early United States Congress * Gold and Silver for coins * General George Washington One page has "American Intelligence" which praises the attributes of Alexandria, and another page notes: "...Our Academy flourishes: about 100 scholars, twenty of which are educated on the Bounty of General WASHINGTON, are already received into it, although it has not been opened more than six months..." followed by a report from Pittsburgh concerning trouble with Indians. But certainly the prime content would be the back page "Resolve" from Congress dated August 8, 1786, establishing the standard of money to be created by the United States, ... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:46

$555.00
180871

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA w/ GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373035792080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1797 * Rare 18th century American publication * President George Washington letter A scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. The front page has a letter to George Washington offering congratulations for his public service (concluded in a future issue). Page 3 has a letter signed in type by: Go. Washington, concerning relations with France. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:10

$140.00
180784

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Signed Acts of Congress 1794 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775132440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 31, 1794 * U.S. presidents sign acts of Congress Page 2 begins with two Acts of the U.S. Congress, each signed in type by the President: Go. Washington, and the Vice President: John Adams. The back page has a notice headed: "War Department" concerning applying for pension for those injured from the Revolutionary War, signed in type by the Secretary of War: H. Knox. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:02

$105.00
180708

1801 Reuben Etting First Jewish American Appointed #2 in Jewish-American History


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029575910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801 * Extremely Historic! * First Jewish American Appointment to a federal position * A significant report for any Judaica collection It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable. It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the recognition of Jewish Americans when President Thomas Jefferson appointed the very first Jew to a federal position by naming Reuben Etting of Baltimore as United States Marshall for Maryland. This report--likely not found in many newspapers of the time--notes this appointment under the heading: "Appointments by the President of the United States". The website JewishPost.com has a list of 20 si... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:17

$1,235.00
180706

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Salaries SET Early Government 1789 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392773064834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 22, 1789 * Salaries for the President, Vice President & others Over half of the front page is taken up with an address "To the President of the United States" by the corporation of visitors & governours & faculty of Washington College in Maryland, to which: "The President's Answer" follows, signed by him in type: George Washington. Also on the ftpg. & carrying over to pg. 2 are: "Proceedings In The Legislature of the Union" from the early weeks of the new federal government. Of very special interesting is a report from New York, found on page 3, with: "Congress, this day, agreed upon the compensations viz. to: THE PRESIDENT, 25,000 dollars per ann.; The Vice President, 50... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:17

$165.00
180642

Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 Congress George Washington Signs 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770668181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 7, 1790 * United States Funding Act of 1790 * President George Washington signs * Also John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Taking about a full page of text, including almost all of page 2 is: "An Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington. This was the very historic Funding Act of 1790 which was passed on August 4, 1790 by the United States Congress to address the issue of funding of the domestic debt incurred by the individual colonies during the Revolutionary War and when they were in confederation before the organization of the federal government. By the Act the new federal government a... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:16

$3,250.00
180552

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765604535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 21, 1795 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page begins with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature. Four pages, an archival mend across the back page, a small piece from the back leaf margin, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:23

$88.00
180527

Pre CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Revolutionary War w/ Benedict Arnold 1781 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023178502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Sept. 11, 1781 The ftpg. has letter signed by: George Germain, followed by a response to the: "Commissioners for Restoring Peace" which begins: "All propositions from Great Britain for a restitution of peace, from Lord North's conciliatory plan to the above extraordinary declaration, have been a series of treacherous arts & designed ambiguity...". Page 2 has some news received from: "Major Andrew Brown, having in a surprizing manner made his escape from prison in New York...." including: "That the troop & inhabitants of New York expect every moment to be attacked by General Washington---That the inhabitants of Long Island, Staten Island, etc. are every man obliged... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:17

$495.00
180480

NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY General George Washington & Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021160362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1783 * Newburgh Conspiracy re. military payment * General George Washington letter Over half of the front page is taken up with a notable letter from George Washington to Congress, dated at his Newburgh, New York, headquarters, dated March 18. This letter is concerning the Newburgh Conspiracy, in which the military officers were to meet concerning actions relating to the anger that Congress had not provided back pay promised, and other issues. Washington had what was described as an emotional meeting with the officers on March 15 appealing to their faith in Congress, and in this letter to the Continental Congress dated March 18, Washington wrote to assure the body that the unrest ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:30

$377.00
180470

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021158034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 17, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication The front page has several letters from British Lt. Col. Balfour, most dealing with discussion for an exchange of prisoners with General Greene. This discussion carries over to page 2 where is found a letter datelined: "Torbay prison ship, Charlestown harbour, May 19, 1781" concerning men on the prison ship. Then yet another letter from on board the prison ship. Page 2 also has a nice: "Proclamation - By His Excellency George Washington, Esq. General and Commander in Chief of the Allied Army" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Page 3 has more on the war including a letter from General Greene... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:26

$485.00
179988

King LOUIS XVI OF FRANCE & Masonic Masons George Washington 1791 U.S. Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001434016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 25, 1791 * Louis XVI of France * Masonic - Masons Page 3 has a lengthy report of a Masonic celebration headed: "Festival of St. John" with much detail, including a list of 14 toasts, the first of which is: "Our brother George Washington--With the honours of Masonry." Page 2 has a report from France: "The King of the French, and Mob!" concerning a near riot when it was thought the King was leaving, followed by the: "King's Speech", then a response to the King, than another: "King's Answer" Also the: "Resignation of Gen. LaFayette". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famou... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:30

$57.00
179717

Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON & Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729059937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. Simply a terrific issue, containing reports on the historic Battle of Bunker Hill, Washington being named commander--in-chief of the Continental Army, and much more. The notable reports are on page 2, one datelined "Norwich, J... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:56

$10,000.00
179566

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a letter signed in type by: W. H... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$465.00
179479

Creating WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government GEORGE Proclamation 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1791 * re. Creating Washington D.C. * President George Washington Page 2 has "A Proclamation" issued by the President of the United States designating the exact location of the "permanent seat of Government". The Proclamation, which takes a full column, states in part: "...And I do hereby declare...That all that part within said four lines...which shall be in the State of Maryland and above the eastern branch, and all that part within the same four lines...which shall be in the Commonwealth of Virginia...now fixed upon ...be...accepted...for the permanent seat of Government...", signed in type: George Washington. Four pages, an archival and non-archival me... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:46

$435.00
179352

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Crosses Crossing the DELWARE Rev. War 1777 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972453068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1777 * General George Washington * Crosses - crossing the Delaware The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed against a detachment of the enemy lying in Trenton, and was executed yesterday morning. The evening of the 25th I ordered the troops intended for this purpose to parade to the back of McKenky's Ferry that they might begin to pass as soon as it grew dark...but the quantity of ice made that night, impeded the passage of the boats s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:51

$470.00
179257

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967714505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 22, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty Page 3 has a letter from the county of Westmoreland to the President complaining about the terms of the Jay Treaty, followed by his response in which he notes: "...my deliberate opinion that in ratifying the treaty I had consulted the true interests of my country...". It is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:03

$72.00
179124

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696267968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 11, 1795 * President George Washington * 3 Acts of Congress signed in script The front page features 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, & in block type by the V.P.: John Adams. A displayable issue as such. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:46

$127.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
179010

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957702337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 25, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page is taken up with the conclusion of the "Constitution of South Carolina". A page 2 article begins: "George Merchant, a private...rifleman from Virginia, who went to Canada with Col. Arnold last fall, was taken prisoner with 2 Indians and a New England soldier...". Another items begins: "Lord Howe is appointed commander in chief of the fleet...Lord Cornwallis is now ready to sail from Cork with 3... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:37

$577.00
178655

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941379681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1783 * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congress concerning the mutinous soldiers in Washington's army, along with Washington's reply. This is followed by "A Proclamation" from Congress which begins in part: "Whereas a body of armed soldiers in the service of the United States...having mutinously renounced their obedience to their officers..." with more (see for portions). This is followed by the first portion of G... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:15

$230.00
178654

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941378885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December 3, 1793, is of too Much Importance in the Annals of Politicks to be Omitted in our Repository of Memorable Events", so it is printed in this issue in full, taking over 2 pages and signed in type at its conclusion: George Washington. (see photos for portions) Of curious interest is wha... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:14

$76.00
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Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON 1st President & General DEATH 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649317152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, Dec. 30, 1799 * George Washington death (1st report) * Historic & Highly sought item Reports on the death of Washington remain among the more desired, and scarce, newspapers of the post-Revolutionary War era. Rarely have we been able to offer a first report: this is one. Page 3 has a report taking over half a column with a black border at the top which begins: "On Wednesday last, we received the melancholy intelligence of the sudden death of our much beloved, and universally lamented fellow citizen, General George Washington. The circumstances of a similar report being current during the last year which proved unfounded, kept the spark, of hope that t... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:32

$1,150.00
178363

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921424481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * General George Washington * Captain James Cook Inside includes: "...letter from Sir Henry Clinton...very full...& explicit on our affairs in America...account of Sir Henry's several times reconnoitering Washington's lines & he has given it as his opinion they are so strong & judiciously formed that unless he alters his position it would be hazardous to attack them. He has tried several manoeuvres to draw Washington out but all without effect...the grand American army has never made an attempt to act in any other than on the defensive." Another page has nearly a column of news from America, including a bit noting: "...that the rebels in ... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:40

$57.00
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