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177336

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870049835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 4, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has a short yet notable bit: "On Monday, & not before, his Excellency Sir Guy Carleton set out from his apartment in Duke Street, Grosvenor square, for Portsmouth, to embark immediately on his expedition to New York to take upon him the chief command of his Majesty's forces in America...". The top of the bkpg. has an item: "...from a friend at Boston which says, 'Every day increases our hopes that we shall soon enter into a negociation for a reconciliation with our mother country. the Congress is heartily tired of the arbitrary proceedings of the French, and are much displeased with the conduct of General Washing... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$54.00
177335

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578885336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 12, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe A terrific issue, particularly for display, as the entire front page is taken up with the report of the Battle of Long Island as reported in "The London Gazette Extraordinary" of October 10, 1776. "Extraordinary" issues were published at irregular intervals to report significant news reports which came to the printing office between regularly scheduled publications. This lengthy report is signed in type by: W. Howe, commander of the British forces which inflicted a crushing defeat on Washington's army led by General Israel Putnam & others. During the night Washington withdrew the colonial forces from B... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$280.00
177334

ENDING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Peace Terms Talks 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870046860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1782 * Ending the Revolutionary War ? peace ? All of the ftpg. & part of pg. 2 are taken up with: "Letters From an American Farmer Describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customers not General Known..." which offers some interesting thoughts on the culture of the Americans at that time. Pg. 3 includes: "The difference of political opinion between Earl Shelburne & Mr. Fox was simply this: the latter wanted to declare...the immediate & unqualified independence of America & then meanly to throw ourselves on American gratitude for a subsequent peace. On the other hand, the noble Earl conceived that if the declaration of such independence was unavoidable it should at le... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:13

$68.00
177333

LONDON CHRONICLE American Colonies & England TENSION Pre Rev. War 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578883991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * American colonies & England Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The True Constitutional Means for Putting an End to the Disputes Between Great Britain and the American Colonists" which is a review of a pamphlet by this title. It begins: "One of the principal causes of the discontents of the Americans, on account of taxes imposed on them by the British Legislature, being an apprehension of oppression from the parent state..." with much more on defending the taxing of the American colonies. Most of page 2 is taken up with a great letter from Selectmen of Boston (including John Hancock) to the governor, with the governor's response, and t... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:12

$57.00
177329

ARTICLES OF PEACE TREATY Revolutionary War Ratification Announced 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870042697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 15, 1783 * Articles of Peace ratification announcement * Ending the American Revolutionary War The back page has half a column with news from America including: "...Sir Guy Carleton received the dispatches from government containing an account of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace...and he instantly sent Captain Renuet...containing official copies of the preliminary articles, and also of the proclamation declaring the cessation of hostilities...The official accounts of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace were received in Philadelphia on the 10th of April...in consequence of which the Congress published a proclamation declaring the cessation of arm... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:10

$46.00
177344

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580137946

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The back page has an inconspicuous report noting: "We hear from Winchester that the coronation day was celebrated there with great military pomp, and all other demonstrations of joy. At noon the regiments in the camp were drawn out & went through various sorts of firing under a discharge of 21 pieces of cannon..." with more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:39

$24.99
176761

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536448401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778 (see). One-third o... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$57.00
176760

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176726

Post Revolutionary War TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 22, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Several items concerning the reestablishment of trade between America and England including: "We hope & trust that the stipulations of the treaty are such as will revive our injured trade & restore our commercial intercourse with our American Brethren...declare it to be our firm persuasion that the great commercial interests of this country, & of North America, are inseparably united." Then there are over 3 pages of reports from the "House of Commons" concerning; "American Trade" as well as "Motions Concerning The Peace". Simply a wealth of interest background on how the treaty of peace was tweaked before... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$37.00
176725

LOYALISTS STAYING IN AMERICAN Colonies Post Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 2, 1783 * Loyalists staying in America ? Page 2 includes: "...contain no account of the evacuation of New York, nor related any fixed period for the actual accomplishment of that event...cause of this uncertainty is stated to be the difficulty off disposing of the Loyalists, and the peremptory perseverance on the part of the Congress in decline all interference for the protection of that unfortunate description of people..." and more. Relating to this is a bkpg. letter fro the Bay of Fundy (near Nova Scotia & New Brunswick) detailing how nice the area is for settlement for Loyalists. Then a report from New York concerning the departure of Loyalists. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$33.00
176682

Very Early 18th Century ALASKA Description - Kamchatka Peninsula 1761 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839884661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1761 * Very early Alaska description Over two pages are consumed with an excellent and very detailed account of that part of "America" which would be Alaska today, and the surrounding area. It is headed: "An Account of That Part of America, which is Nearest to the Land of Kamtchatca." which is an extract of a book titled "Description of Kamtchatca" which was read before the Royal Society. The photos show only portions. This is one of the earliest descriptive accounts of Alaska we have offered. Eight pages, red tax stamp on page 2, 8 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$74.00
176681

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 22-24, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The ftpg. begins with the earliest report of the coronation of King George III of England we have found. In fact it was not until two issues later that this newspaper provided details of the ceremony. It begins with a London dateline of Sept. 22 and notes: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed n the Abbey church at Westminster." This is followed by a letter of congratulations from the mayor & other politicians of the city of York. Also, one-third of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston. The back page has a poem: "On the Coronation". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$74.00
176617

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Oct. 15, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe * Rare Benedict Arnold mention Included is a noted that: "This Day were Published" various maps of the American colonies as noted. "London" on page 6 reports that: "…on the 8th New York was attacked by our men of war, etc." and that: "…Gen. Howe had gone to the King's Bridge to cut off the retreat of the rebels…" It also mentions an: "…evacuation of New York by the Rebels…" and that "…Gen. Washington was gone to Philadelphia to consult with the Congress what further steps were…to be taken for the security of the colony, and Putnam was to have the command in his abs... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:22

$215.00
176616

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530508858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress & what terms the colonies they represented, were to be offered..." with more, and further on: "...that Gen. Carleton had assured the Loyalists that when the business he was upon was happily brought to a conclusion, they would be safe in their persons & their property; that letters are daily passing to & from him to General Washington & express... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:21

$49.00
176255

LOYALISTS STAYING IN AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505006319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 13, 1783 * Loyalists staying in America ? Page 5 has: "Letters received from Philadelphia, by the way of France say, that the Loyalists are likely to receive a much more favourable treatment from the new government than was generally expected; it being determined by the Pennsylvanians to prevent emigration as much as possible by lenient measures, which will likewise tend to bring others over to them from Europe." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:16

$32.00
176095

1790 President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812141771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 20, 1791 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of the front page is taken up with Washington's second state-of-the-union address to Congress, headed: "Congress, Wednesday, December 8, 1790. The Speech of George Washington, Esq. President of Congress on Opening the Session..." followed by the complete text of Washington's address--only the 2nd annual state-of-the-union address to be given. Washington talks about a wide range of issues of importance to the newly-formed government. The address is signed in type: George Washington. Near the back is a letter from Philadelphia beginning: "Ever since the election of General Washington to be President of the Unit... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:30

$170.00
175771

18th Century PLIGHT OF JEWS Jewish Judaica from Warsaw Poland 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470168989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 2, 1782 * Early Jews - Jewish - Judaica The back page has a notable Jewish item from Warsaw concerning the situation of the Jews in Poland and their application for relief to the Crown. It begins: "Upwards of 10,000 Jewish families settled in this kingdom have received from our Kings some considerable concessions, diminished & altered at different periods of time; being totally excluded from the culture of lands, they are reduced to trade in the most trifling articles & to the keeping of public houses in country places..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:27

$63.00
175770

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470164212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 21, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has the latest news concerning the controversial Huddy/Asgill Affair: "...Capt. Lippencot, who caused the execution of Capt. Huddy, had been sent on te 4th of June from the British lines...to the American army; and it was supposed that he would be executed on the 21st..." with more on this. Page 5 has a letter from a "gentleman of character well versed in American Politicks" from New York noting in part: "Nothing is doing on either side of the lines in a military way...there is...a full suspension of hostilities. The Congress & their adherents wish to continue toe war & assist the French until a grand pacifi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:24

$48.00
175767

Announcing TREATY OF PARIS American Revolutionary War ENDS Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 9-11, 1783 * Treaty of Paris (peace) announcement * End of the Revolutionary War An extremely historic issue, as the front page begins with a report taken from the London Gazette of the day prior announcing the signing of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, formally ending the Revolutionary War. It reads in part: "On Saturday night last, capt. Warner arrived with the Preliminary Articles between his Majesty and the States General, signed at Paris on the 2d instant; as also the Definitive Treaties of Peace between his Majesty and the Most Christian and Catholic Kings, signed at Versailles on the 3d instant...The Definitive Treaty with the United States of America was also signed a... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:41

$670.00
175723

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797126418

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

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:34

$965.00
169655

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain London Chron. DEATH 1760 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206331705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1760 * George II of Great Britain death * Early, same day report (rare) Only to be had in a London newspaper is this very rare, same-day report of the death of the king. At the top of the back page is a heading: "Postscript" with news recently received, the text noting: "This morning about seven o'clock, departed this life, at his palace at Kensington, his Sacred Majesty our most gracious Sovereign; a Prince endowed with all royal virtues. The grief and consternation which this unexpected event has occasioned, is legible in every countenance, and will be deeply felt by all his subjects, who regarded him as their common father." (see) This was the report of the death of King Georg... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2019 15:38

$168.00
175337

CAUSES AND NESCISSITY OF TAKING UP ARMS Revolutionary War Start 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1775 * Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms * Second Continental Congress resolution * re. American Revolutionary War An inside page has a letter which makes reference to Ben Franklin and the American situation, including: "...but whether Mr.Burke may deserve chastisement or not should Dr. Franklin & the Americans be scourged on Mr. Burke's back with so much severity?...I shall at present only mention the four following: 1st, That men are by nature all free, equal and independent & no man can be put out of this estate without his own consent..." with more (see for portions). There is more American content further on including reports from Charleston with: "...the Governor h... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$345.00
175296

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles ASGILL AFFAIR Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War The back page has a nice report on the famous case of Capt. Joshua Huddy, a captured American patriot who was hanged by Loyalists. Huddy's death became a motive force behind one of the first international incidents of the fledgling United States when the Continental army planned to execute a young British officer in retaliation in what became known as the "Asgill Affair". The report mentions: "...then taken on shore under pretence of being exchanged, but was in fact forced to the first tree that could be found on which he was hung till he was dead, without any trial, or charge made against him. Upon this being related to General Washington, he imm... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$83.00
175143

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764748222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 29, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the ftpg. is taken up with an essay which explores this history of England's relationship with the American colonies, and what led to war. One bit mentions: "...The Rubicon was already passed; and the Colonies had dared to commit their cause to the events of war. Perhaps there is room to hope that a sense of common interest may still prevail...". Pg. 2 has a letter from Phila. mentioning the capture of flags taken from Cornwallis's army, & presented at the State House. Also a letter to the People of Exeter, England, from Cornwallis noting: "...The severe blow which the British arms have sustained in America,... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:57

$56.00
175135

Early America & Greenland 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418474207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 21, 1767 * Early America Most of an inside page is part of a continuing article on: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & Its Inhabitants...". Another page has weather-related reports from New York & Williamsburgh headed "America" (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:52

$26.00
175115

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Political Aphorisms Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418467349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, good condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text certainly has the flavor of his whit and wisdom.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:41

$127.00
175099

MAKING PEACE W/ AMERICA ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764729594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 16, 1782 * Making peace with America ? Most of a column on pg. 4 is taken up with: "PEACE WITH AMERICA - A BILL Presented to the House of Commons...to enable His Majesty to conclude a PEACE, or TRUCE, with the Revolted Colonies in North America." (see for full text). This was the first step towards ending the Revolutionary War. Page 5 has very lengthy discussions from the House of Commons which includes much reflection on the Revolutionary War, its cause, and what was done wrong. One bit notes: "...it remained only to enquire into the causes of our failure of success. In his opinion, one great cause was the countenance that had been given in that House to the American rebellion. Ge... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:29

$78.00
174664

IMPORTATION OF SLAVES & Goods to American re. Revenue Acts Repeal 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737133988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 16, 1769 * Importation of Slaves to America * re. Revenue Acts Page 2 has over a full column headed: "America" with reports from Charleston beginning: "The form of a general association effectually to discontinue the importation of European & East India goods and [Blacks] into this Province until the late Acts for raising a Revenue in America...shall be repealed, was framed the beginning of last week..." with more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:36

$52.00
174663

STAMP ACT OF 1765 Crisis Sir Francis Bernard Speech re. Riots 1765 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737133004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1765 * The Stamp Act crisis - riots * Sir Francis Bernard speech The front page has a report from Boston appointing a committee to be comprised of James Otis & Sam Adams, among others, to offer thanks for "...his Majesty's...noble, generous & truly patriotic speeches...in favour of the Colonies, their rights & privileges...". But certainly the prime feature of this issue is the historic speech of Governor Bernard to the Massachusetts Assembly warning them of the consequences if the Stamp Act is ignored. The address begins: "I have called you together at this unusual time in pursuance of the unanimous advice of a very full council that you may take into consideration the present... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$360.00
174658

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375824941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 19, 1782 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy One-third of page 6 is taken up with: "America--From the New York Gazette". One of the reports notes: "...a select body of rebels consisting of about 200 form the Jersey brigade of light infantry...under the command of Major Bauman, attacked the post of the loyal refugees at Bergen..." with more on this. Also: "...we hear that the French troops at York Town, Virginia, bury about 20 of their number every day." The bkpg. has a letter signed by Sir: H. Clinton to Lt. Col. Stewart, thanking him for his victory at the Battle of Eutaw Springs, a victory over the Americans under General Greene. Eight pages, 8 1/... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:57

$37.00
174657

NEW YORK CITY British Captured Revolutionary War GENERAL HOWE 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372735128094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * New York City captured * General William Howe This is a very significant issue, as the entire front page is taken up with reports on the historic capture of New York City by the British, beginning with the report from the noted: "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of Nov. 4 which includes the lengthy & detailed report from General William Howe on his success in the capture of the city. His report is datelined "Head Quarters York Island, Sept. 21, 1776" and begins: "I have the satisfaction to inform your lordship of his majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels abandoning their lines at Brooklyn..." followe... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:56

$310.00
174525

BOTANY BAY Settlement Arthur Philip 1st Fleet Arrives in Australia 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731856921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 * Commodore Philip arrives at Botany Bay * Early report on settling Australia By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of the first arrival in the bay, the first aboriginal contact, war with the aboriginals during which 3 settlers are killed, La Perieux (La Perouse) arriving, first courts, women convicts trying to get away with the French, etc. The report is found near the back under: "Domestic Occurrences" and begins: "An authentic account has been received th... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:11

$288.00
174341

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Moving to England ? Post Rev. War 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392356984826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 * General George Washington * To move his residence to England ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the rights of citizenship ; & the Senate have published their reasons in opposition to the Assembly, who formed a bill to preclude them from those rights..." (see). Page 3 has a brief item: "A report prevails, that General Washington, late Commander in Chief of the American army, has actually hired a house at Walworth in Surrey for the purpose of his residence." Ei... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:36

$48.00
174208

Preliminary ARTICLES OF PEACE American Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720250314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 10, 1782 * Preliminary Articles of Peace * Ending the Revolutionary War Page 5 has a report: "We all wish ardently for peace, nor do the people at large wish to impose harsh terms on England; they think she is sufficiently humbled and weakened by the loss of America; they remember their own dejected state at the conclusion of the last war, and adopt the expression of Dido to the distressed Trojans." Another pg. 5 report has: "The negociations between England and America are closed, a treaty having been completed between the United States and the Court of St. James's by which the great contest between England and America is finally determined by a full and irrevocable recognition of th... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:14

$88.00
174203

Tobacco TRADE WITH AMERICA ? Post Revolutionary War 1783 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720249586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 20, 1783 * Post Revolutionary War * Trade with America Page 6 has a report from the South Carolina Gazette has a note that Sweden has lessened the duties of items from America in order to encourage commerce. Then a letter from France beginning: "Since the Preliminaries of Peace have been signed & ratified, the Farmers-general have lost all their former privileges in the tobacco trade; that branch of commerce is become free & they will in future become purchasers like any other merchants..." with a bit more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:11

$29.00
173800

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319924191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Page 3 has a full column which includes: "Mendoza's Letter in Vindication of his Behaviour at the late Contest Between Him and Humphries" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. This letter is followed by a report from a doctor as to Mendoza's injuries, and then by: "Humphries' Answer", signed by him: Rich. Humphries. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:27

$49.00
173769

PLIGHT OF THE LOYALISTS in Post Revolutionary War America 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696148632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 8, 1783 Beginning on page 1 & concluding on page 2 is a nice report concerning the plight of the Loyalists in America: "The American Loyalists, resident in the metropolis, held a meeting...to consult upon a proper measure for obtaining redress...was at last agreed that delegates should be selected to represent the several provinces that felt themselves particularly aggrieved..." and then more on the various lands where they might settle. (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:31

$38.00
173698

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317723475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." ... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:34

$43.00
173696

Break NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENT People of New York Import Goods 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693768087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1769 * Breaking the Non-Importation agreement Page 2 has a report from New York concerning some people who imported goods contrary to the non-importation agreement, and the four points on how such situations are going to be dealt with. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:33

$48.00
173628

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS in Moravia 18th Century 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692155490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 3, 1774 * Early 18th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews An inside page has a report from Moravia which notes: "...some days before Easter, a Jew persuaded a woman to come into his house under pretense of selling her a quantity of clothes; a few moments after she went in the neighbours were alarmed by her cries, which brought them to the Jew's house, who opened the door & let in every body that chose it, but he made his escape...woman found with 10 stabs of a knife in her body...citizens & peasants assembled & pillaged the houses of all the Jews...example was followed by the country people who have likewise pillaged the houses of all the Jews there..." (see photos for the complete ... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:36

$74.00
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692152470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force.... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$43.00
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. See for more. The piece on m... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:52

$210.00
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DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Inside has a nearly column-long article headed: "Humphries Reply to Mendoza" which is one of several letters between these two boxing rivals, which did much to hype the 3 notable boxing matches between them. The letter is signed in type: Rich. Humphries. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:26

$45.00
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Very Early CALIFORNIA Monterey Bay Voyage 18th Century LETTER 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297363824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 19, 1787 Inside has a very rare, early account of a visit to California as part of a voyage to explore the Bering Sea (off Alaska) by Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse. It notes in part: "...following melancholy intelligence imparted by one of the companions of Mons. de la Peyrouse during the latter's voyage round the world; it is dated Montelery [Monterey], in new California, Sept. 19, 1786: We were fondly congratulating each other on having traveled from one end of the world to the other; visited whole generations of men hitherto unknown & unjustly by set down as barbarians and reached the distant spot, without the loss of a single man..." and then goes on to report a disa... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:47

$85.00
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ANGLO-CHEROKEE WAR Creek Indians Rebellion South Carolina PEACE ? 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650303638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 25, 1760 * Anglo-Cherokee War - peace ? * Creek Nation - Indians Inside has half a column headed: "America" with news from Charleston concerning relations with the Cherokee & Creek Indians (see). Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:48

$30.00
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Early NATIVE AMERICANS Oneida Indians & Blacks Insurrection 1773 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631672366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 16, 1773 * Early American Indians * U.S. Slaves insurrection * Pre Revolutionary War An inside page has most of a column taken up with news from the New York Gazette, one beginning: "A scouting party of the Oneida Indians...returned from an attack \of some of their enemies to the Southward, either Choctaws or Cherokees..." with more. Another report gives some details of an attempted slave insurrection, including: "...about twenty of the most desperate of the [blacks] still in arms; that five who were taken were executed in the following manner..." (see) with additional details. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, good condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:17

$36.00
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Early UNJTED STATES TRADE American Vessels to Protect Overseas ? 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372608007007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1787 * Early American trade * U.S. vessels to protect ? Inside has a "Letter from New York" which mentions in part: "The Congress have it in contemplation to send some vessels of force into the European seas, particularly into the Mediterranean, to protect the trade of the United States..." with more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:47

$34.00
169658

KING GEORGE III Assassination Attempt by Woman Margaret Nicholson 1786 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206332888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 10, 1786 * King George III murder attempt * Margaret Nicholson Beginning on the front page & taking over a column on pg. 2 is a nice account of the attempted assassination of King George III by Margaret Nicholson, an event which received much attention at the time, in fact Wikipedia has a nice account on her. Part of the report notes: "...The knife that was struck at his Majesty's breast was a desert knife, worn very plain...much sharpened...It struck against his Majesty's waistcoat & made a little cut...Had not his Majesty shrunk in his side the blow must have been fatal!..." with more (see ). See also our item 550221 which includes a contemporary print of the assassination attempt... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:40

$78.00
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GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Farewell Circular Letter to the Army 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500195551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 12, 1783 * General George Washington * Announces his resignation (circular letter) * Commander-in-chief - Continental Army Under the heading: "American News" on page 6 and concluding on page 8 is the complete printing of "A Circular Letter from his Excellency GEORGE WASHINGTON, Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America, dated June 18, 1783." (The actual document is dated June 8th, however the British reports note the 18th.) The letter is datelined from his headquarters at Newburgh, New York, and begins: "The great object for which I had the honour to hold an appointment in the service of my country being accomplished, I am now preparing to resign it into t... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:36

$565.00
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WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155082453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there we... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$73.00
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