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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
175888

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


eBay Auction Item # 392479977577

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 October 21, 2019 08:54

$154.99
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
175295

Benedict Arnold & Peace ? REVOLUTIONARY WAR Original Enemy 1782 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431507418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 21, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * General Benedict Arnold The back page has a report from London which notes in part: "General Arnold was in the gallery of the House of Commons...a noble Lord...to move the House to clear the gallery for the purpose of removing the officer, whose presence at Court when the Commons addressed the King, he had before complained of as particularly obnoxious to him and every friend to peace with America..." and a bit more. All of pg. 4 is a terrific letter from an officer who served under the command of Lord Cornwallis, with some criticisms as to his efforts in America. One bit notes: "His first charge against Lord Cornwallis is neglecting the loy... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$45.00
175294

CHARLESTON SC South Carolina French and Indian War Naval 1760 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 16, 1760 * Charleston, South Carolina * French and Indian War The front page begins with a half-column article under the heading: "America" which has an "Extract of a Letter from Charles-Town, in South Carolina" reporting on the French & Indian War (see). The back page contains an: "Extract of a Letter from South Carolina" which has a naval report. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$32.00
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
173700

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy LONDON Chronicle GREAT YEAR Staten Island 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317723951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 22, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy The entire front page and a portion of page 2 are taken up with: "...Doctor Shebbeare's thoughts on Civil Liberty...his Sentiments on the Question, 'Whether the War with America be Justified by the Principles of the Constitution?' " (see for the beginning). Page 2 has an item "from an officer at Staten Island" noting: "We arrived here safe & are very agreeably situated. The number we have is about 8000 men...some other transports of Fraser's have been taken by the rebels; and we are sorry to learn the men were sent through their towns as a show, amidst the insults of the populace." This is follow... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:35

$89.00
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
173697

PRELIMINARY PEACE TREATY Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317723215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 3, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Preliminary peace treaty * Battle of the Black River The bkpg. begins with a very notable "Postscript" announcing the latest: "...that a messenger is this moment arrived from Paris with an account of a provisional article having been signed the 30th of November by his Majesty's commissioners and the commissioners of the United States of America to be inserted in & constitute a Treaty of Peace which is to be concluded when terms of peace should be agreed upon between Great Britain and France...". This proved true, as Nov. 30 was the historic date when a preliminary peace treaty was signed in Paris. All of pages 1 and 2 are taken up with surren... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:33

$76.00
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
173623

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
173573

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
173061

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
172953

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
172331

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653725102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 23, 1783 * Loyalists escaping America Inside has: "A letter from New York...says that many of the Loyalists, on a supposition that the city is to be evacuated by the King's troops, had packed up all their best effects that they might embark with their goods when the troops did & sail under their convey till they could procure a passage to England...". The back page has a similar report: "...from South Carolina the beginning of last month, about which period it was evacuated by his Majesty's troops...In these ships most of the inhabitants who had shewn particular attachment to his Majesty's cause, embarked--some few of them proceeded to New York; many more to St. Augustine & the Britis... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:21

$29.00
172239

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
171661

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
170969

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
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 February 01, 2019 14:38

$258.00
168588

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING EVENTS w/ John Dickinson December 30, 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176986965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1783 Page 2 has several reports headed: "America" including a report that John Dickinson was elected President of the Pennsylvania Assembly, & more. Also: "...Before she sailed all the King's troops and refugees had evacuated New York & the Americans had taken possession of the same...what with the number of people brought there by curiosity to see the place evacuated, and others to behold the celebration of the peace, the city appeared as full of inhabitants as when the troops were there...The remainder of theirs troops have been dismissed, almost naked, and without their arrears being paid to enable them to provide for their families..." and more. Further on: "...from Wilmington, in No... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:41

$56.00
168314

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
167967

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486790951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our masters..." with more. Then some talk on the situation at Charleston, then: "...that Mr. Washington's next attempt is to be directed against New York, & with a view of collecting the largest force he can..." with more. Page 7 has most of a column with news from: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:32

$46.00
167779

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
167167

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456724849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE: or, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, September 29, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page begins the report on the coronation of King George III. "This day his Majesty King George the Third, and Queen Charlotte, were crowned in the abbey church of Westminster, with the ceremonies accustomed upon that great and glorious solemnity...". The article continues with in-depth details of the coronation, taking the entire second page and nearly half of the third page as well. The back page has an extract of a letter which describes the celebration of the coronation that occurred in Liverpool. Nice to have in a newspaper from London, England. This is complete i... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:40

$385.00
166635

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783 * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to al... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:21

$740.00
166628

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439872574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 15, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing and a little wear at the folds on the front page, otherwise generally good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:15

$22.00
165824

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396768987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has nice post-surrender reports including: "...that after the capitulation, drew lots which should come home because a number of them were to stay with their men. Those who were fortunate embarked at York Town for New York...that General Arnold is also coming to England...is to prefer a charge against Sir Henry Clinton that he (Arnold) made an offer to Gen. Clinton to prevent Washington going to the Southward but Gen. Clinton refused...". Of significance is the full pg. 6 content concerning the fate of Colonel Isaac Haynes (see hyperlink for much on him) who was hanged by the Brit... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:06

$59.00
165237

JOHN BYRON Royal Navy Global World Ship Voyage HMS DOLPHIN 1767 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372107533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1767 * Commodore John Byron * HMS Dolphin * World voyage Inside has half of a page taken up with: "Further Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Ship the Dolphin, Commanded by the Hon. Commodore Byron".399.99 Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:38

$44.00
165031

Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Irish Settlers Pre Rev. War 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363668238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1767 * Early America report * Pre-Revolutionary War Inside has a report headed: "America" which includes an item datelined Charleston, S.C. which notes: "Yesterday a vessel arrived here from Ireland with 230 Protestants settlers, encouraged by the large bounty given by this province, and the success their countrymen have met with in their several settlements here." Another report has a letter from Charleston concerning creating a boundary line between North Carolina and the lands claimed by the Cherokee Indians. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:18

$43.00
161572

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont Wanting Statehood w/ Ira Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231064299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1782 All of page 4 is taken up with some great letters and documents concerning the Haldimand Affair (see the web for more), two of the documents signed by Ira Allen, a leading figure in the declaration of the Vermont Republic in 1777. He and his brother Ethan were involved in the Haldimand Affair suggesting Vermont might join the British. An alternate explanation is that they used the Haldimand negotiations to both stave off a British invasion of Vermont from Canada and to prod the Continental Congress into recognizing Vermont as an entity separate from New York and New Hampshire and admitting it to the United States. Page 5 has a letter from New York be... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:11

$59.00
161024

1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper - America Colonies - JEWISH Jews - re. Jew Bill


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214609278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 18, 1777 * Revloutionary War from the enemy * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 2 has a nice letter on board a British ship to a friend, datelined from New York, Jan. 4, 1777, which is mostly about shipping issues and includes: "...the 14th took a french snow loaded with wine, sugar & field pieces for the Rebels; she sailed from Hispaniola for Philadelphia...a brig from Hispaniola to Philadelphia loaded with gunpowder, molasses & dry goods for the use of the Rebel army..." (see photos). A Jewish-related item as well reads: "The Annuity Bill has already obtained the appellation of the Jew Bill & with good reason, as it is to restrain the extortio... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:01

$85.00
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