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166747

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441899838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 th... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:26

$44.00
166636

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING American Independence Agreed 1783 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 4, 1783 * End of the Revolutionary War * American independence agreed The back page has a notable update on the big news of the ear which was the signing of the treaty ending the Revolutionary War: "Extract of a Letter from Paris" notes: "Since my last, Preliminary Articles for a general peace are absolutely agreed on between the different powers, and positively will be signed the beginning of January; or the moment the courier dispatched to Holland returns. Matters were all finally settled and adjusted between England, France, and America, on the evening of the 10th inst..." and following this are some terms concerning who gets what portions of land, etc... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:22

$47.00
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
166634

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON American Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439876791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 5, 1783 * General George Washington to retire ? * American Revolutionary War ending The ftpg. has some American news including: "...letters were received from Sir Guy Carleton at New York...left Philadelphia the 20th of April. She brings the assent of Congress to the Provisional Articles of Peace & some new instructions to the American commissioners at Paris for forming a Commercial Treaty with England...General Washington was with the American army at Head Quarters near New York...but by his own request he had obtained permission of Congress to retire to his former private station in life immediately after the evacuation of New York; at which tie also t... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:20

$73.00
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
166592

Rare 18th Century 1765 EDINBURGH Scotland Newspaper w/ Early Charleston Jamaica


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124181597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1765 * Rare 18th century title Page 6 has over half a column with reports headed "America" from Jamaica and Charleston, none relating to the Stamp Act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a bit irregular at the right margins, generally good.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:52

$27.00
166584

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Charleston SC South Carolina 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 6, 1782 * Charleston, South Carolina * American Revolutionary War Page 6 has a full column headed: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette" which has various reports from the South, including an item from Charleston: "...fell in with a patrol of Lee's horse near that village. A bridge separate the two parties & some shot were exchanged over it. Our cavalry then charged the Rebels, who immediately gave way & were pursued up Gaillard's Road which leads towards Monk's Corner. In the flight three or four of the Rebels were killed...None of our party were either killed or wounded." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$36.00
166593

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372439443571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 26, 1782 * General Benedict Arnold * Benjamin Franklin & more Page 4 has: "...General Arnold lately arrived in town from New York, was at Court...was introduced to his Majesty & graciously received...Earl Cornwallis had a conference upwards of 3 hours with Lord G. Germaine & yesterday General Arnold with upwards of 2 hours...". Further on includes: "...we are assured that Dr. Franklin...laid before the French Ministry the outlines of a new treaty of alliance between France and Congress & that it had been revised, altered, and signed on the part of the French King...it is said the Americans, provided they are assisted by their allies to dispossess Grea... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2018 07:47

$57.00
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
165822

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098416203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 a... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:05

$57.00
165800

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Critical Letter from a Englishman 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395739376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 14, 1782 Over one-third of page 6 is a letter signed: A British and also A Real American Patriot, which is very critical of plans to offer peace with America and to acknowledge its independence, noting: "...Shall our hasty peace-makers then sever those Colonies from the British empire by declaring them independent?...the proposition of granting independence to the Colonies is analogous to such a scheme & can redound no more to their interest than to our own. To bring about a reconciliation on a permanent basis is our mutual advantage..." with much more Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:47

$39.00
165799

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395739158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 30, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 4 has over a full column headed: "American News - From the New York Gazette". Some bits include: "...from Virginia we learn that the French troops have left the garrisons of York and Hampden & marched from South Carolina...The Congress have demanded 12,000 men from Virginia...", plus there is: "An Authentic Account of the Expedition Against the Rebel Post on Tom's River, New Jersey, under the Order of the Honourable Board of Directors of Associated Loyalists" with some great content (see). Page 6 is mostly taken up with: "A Call To the Jews, Letter II, signed in type: A Friend to th... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:47

$55.00
165797

Rare DON'T TREAD ON ME Gadsden Flag Description Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097737055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1776 * "Don't tread on me" naval flag * Post Declaration of Independence * Revolutionary War original from enemy A terrific item on the back page has a rare description of one of the American flags used during the Revolutionary War by the colonists, the text reading: "...the colours of the American fleet were striped under the Union with 13 strokes, called the Thirteen United Colonies, and their standard a Rattle-Snake. Motto, 'Don't Tread upon me.' " I don't believe I've ever seen this description in a period newspaper before. This flag is described as the first Navy Jack, or first "Continental Navy Jack", first used in January, 1776. Page 2 has ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:46

$195.00
165796

EARLY EVENTS of the American Revolutionary War 1775 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395737504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 31, 1775 * Early in the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy Page 2 has a report from New York mentioning: "We have made a beginning of casting of brass cannon in this city. Yesterday a brass six pounder, cast by James Byers...city is formed into four battalions...properly uniformed and make a fine appearance." And another item notes: "...sailed from hence for America having on board a detachment of Marines...same day a new ship of 50 guns was launched...she is put into commission bound for America...". Another page has an advertisement for: "A Concise, Historical Account of all the British Colonies in North America...Massachusetts ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:44

$125.00
165795

Early NATIVE AMERICANS 18th Century Indians re. Detroit Attack? 1763 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097736111

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 27, 1763 * Early Native Americans - Indians The top of page 5 has: "America" with a report: "By particular accounts of the Indian attempts on Detroit & our other remote posts, it evidently appears that some Canadians & other French...were the secret instigators of the Savages in their most villainous and bloody attempts & had persuaded them that all their former possessions might be easily retaken from us." Also a bit regarding Indian troubles in Halifax (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:44

$33.00
165308

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Spain Recognition Revolutionary War 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374437037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 17, 1782 * American independence * Spain recognizes The bkpg. has a report noting: "...a letter from a correspondent at Madrid...that the Grand Council of Spain had just published a manifesto in which they had solemnly protested against the independence of the American Colonies...The protest against the British Colonies being acknowledged an independent state, is said to be worded in the most direct & positive terms the language is capable of admitting...deprived of their possessions in the southern part of the American continent, should they admit the Thirteen Provinces to erect a government of their own...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:48

$36.00
165239

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372108959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 23, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Inside has over two-thirds of a page headed: "America" with datelines from Charleston, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Louisbourg, Niagara & Newport. Included is an account of Colonel Montgomery with the Cherokees; mention that: "From Pittsburg we have advices...that Major Gladwin, with 400 men was arrived at Presque Isle...& that our forces from Fort Pitt..." also: "...have advice that our army at Crown Point is very healthy, in fine order & ready to march at a minute's notice...Indians were at Oswego...". Many more reports concerning the French & Indian War. Elsewhere is a ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:39

$38.00
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
165232

Early WEST FLORDIA Apalachicola River Land re. Creek Indians 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084825969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1769 * Early West Florida * Apalachicola River Page 6 has reports datelines from Charleston and Boston with one report noting a conflict of ownership of the Keys off Florida. Another item begins: "They write from West Florida that the Spaniards have certainly been in treaty with the Creek Indians & making them offers for a quantity of land on the Apalachicola...". The Boston report notes a reward to discover: "...any of the rioters who on the evening of the 14th carried about certain figures or effigies & burnt the same..." (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:33

$43.00
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
164661

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340303481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy * George Washington Page 4 has a letter from New York noting: "Washington has endeavoured to recruit his army but in vain, for there is no encouragement from the Congress for young men to enter & they get neither clothing nor pay. They look upon Washington with a jealous eye, they think him too closely connected with the French & therefore as his army is not so strong as he wanted it..." and a bit further on: "....The Congress seem to grow more tyrannical so that we should all be glad to change our Masters..." with more concerning hopes for peace with England (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, ver... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:36

$42.00
164629

PATNA MASSACRE Indian & Johnson Hall Native Americans Indians 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 16, 1764 An inside page has a letter: "...from Ispamahad" in India, which mentions the Patna Massacre. The same page has: "...a letter from Johnson Hall, America..." which concerns trouble with Indians, including: "I have now upon service 400 friendly Indians who will be able to free your province from the incursions of the Delawares. The Senecas have been so greatly alarmed at the bodies of Indians sent out...". Also another letter datelined "New York" concerning a skirmish with Indians (see). There is also a report from the New York Mercury containing a letter which references the Treaty of Peace of Feb. 10, 1764 (see). Another page has: "Letters from New Yor... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$43.00
163980

ATTAKULLAKULLA Little Carpenter Cherokees French and Indian War 1758 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309730116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 8, 1758 * Attakullakulla - Cherokee leader * French and Indian War Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from New Hork, Charleston, and Winchester, Virginia. Bits include: "...The Little Carpenter is come to town & had his first audience this day; he has brought both scalps and prisoners, & seems well disposed...Several Considerable parties of Catawaba & Cherokee Indians set out...for the northward to join the English in their operations against the French & their Indians." Eight pages, 8 13 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:07

$39.00
163817

ADAM SMITH The Theory of Moral Sentiments BOOK on Slavery 1764 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044430748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1764 Inside has half a page review of a book: "An Essay in Vindication of the Continental Colonies of America, from a Censure of Mr. Adam Smith in his 'Theory of Moral Sentiments' With some Reflections on Slavery in General". It begins: "The passage in Mr. Smith's book, which has given offence to this American, is as follows: There is not a negroe from the coast of Africa who does not...possess a degree of magnanimity which the soul of his sordid master is scarce capable of conceiving..." with more thoughts on slavery. Also an interesting item: "...In that part of America which we speak of the bisons (an animal resembling our ox) are perhaps more numerous ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:28

$34.00
163812

Early NATIVE AMERICANS 18th Century Indians PEACE Friendship ? 1763 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392043982999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1763 * Early Native Americans - Indians Page 4 has reports headed: "America" with: "The governors of South & North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and the southern district, have received orders from his Majesty to hold a congress with the headmen of the Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, and Catawba Indians & their confederates at Augusta, in the province of Georgia..." with more (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:54

$36.00
163802

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305825883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, nice 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 June 13, 2018 15:43

$127.00
163454

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033129145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 May 31, 2018 15:30

$40.00
163433

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292314821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 8, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Almost all of page 4 is taken up with: "Letter VII To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "I am called on...to answer a number of queries, respecting the propriety & necessity o carrying on the American war..." which sets the tone for this lengthy letter. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2018 14:10

$34.00
163348

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Begins w/ Creating Army & King Accepts 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287835717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * Creating the Continental Army * King George III recognizes start The front page has "Advices From America" with a dateline of "Philadelphia, July 26, 1775, In Congress, July 18, 1775" which begins with a call to arms and nothing less than the creation of the colonial army: "Resolved, That it be recommended to the inhabitants of all the united English colonies in North America, that all able-bodied effective men, between 16 and 50 years of age in each colony, immediately form themselves into regular companies of militia...That each soldier be furnished with a good musket that will carry an ounce ball; with a bayonet... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:25

$290.00
161980

(5) 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1773 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242992062

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 19, 1757, July 7, 1763, June 30, 1767, June 29, 1769, & Dec. 23 1773. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends April 07, 2018 08:34

$43.00
161792

Pre CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Clsoing Events & Isaac Hayne 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991780966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1782 * re. Isaac Hayne's execution * Closing events of Rev. War The entire ftpg. is a terrific letter: "To the People of Great Britain" concerning the closing moments of the Revolutionary War, beginning: "You have already seen the flighty & wretched policy of our Southern General...I shall freely examine his subsequent conduct to the disagreeable surrender of his brave army at York and Gloucester..." with a great account of the final two months near Yorktown, with mention of Washington & others (see for portions). Inside has a report that: "Yesterday Gen. Arnold, with his Lady, arrived in town from America." plus a report concerning Cornwallis' ret... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 16:09

$64.00
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
161289

BRITISH Military Presence in Boston Annoys the Americans Citizens 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 15, 1769 * British troops in Boston * Americans bothered Page 6 has a report from Philadelphia concerning an Act, followed by a lengthy report from Massachusetts Assembly complaining of actions by England, including: "...that an armament by sea & land investing this metropolis [Boston], and a military guard with cannon pointed at the very door of the State House where this Assembly is held, is inconsistent with that dignity as well as that freedom with which we have a right to deliberate, consult and determine...that the military power is ever dangerous & subversive to a free constitution..." with more. This is followed by two letters of response by the governor, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:40

$45.00
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
160942

BATTLE & CAPTURE OF QUEBEC Canada James Wolfe French & Indian War 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211121801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 20, 1759 * Battle & capture of Quebec, Canada * French and Indian War * General James Wolfe Page 6 has the: "Abridgment of the Placart Published by Gen. Wolfe...on His Arrival in the River St. Lawrence, 1759" containing in part: "The King justly exasperated against France, has set on foot a considerable armament by land and sea, to bring down the naughtiness of that Crown... The Canadians cannot be ignorant of their situation... The utmost exertion of their valour will be entirely useless, and will only serve to deprive them of their advantages that they might enjoy by their neutrality... they will only have their own selves to blame when they shall groa... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:25

$270.00
160845

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hostilities Coming to an End 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208758635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 4, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Hostilities coming to an end ? Page 3 has: "American News" which includes: "...Lt. Col. Lee, from the Southern Army...& informs that General Greene, with the main body of the army, continued in a position North of Pon Pon River within four miles of Jacksonburgh...that the British army remained in their fortified camp...hat Brig. General Marian...was on the North side of Cooper River...that the operating force of the two armies were nearly equal...that General Wayne had confined the British forces in the state of Georgia to the town of Savannah..." and more (see). ]The bkpg. has an item: "...that soon after the acc... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:32

$52.00
160753

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969037528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1767 * Early America Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & its Inhabitants...", continued in future issues. Page 2 has half column of news items headed "America", as well as: "An Extract from Obilby's Account of America" which is about South America. Another page has nearly a full column of news from America (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:31

$26.00
160491

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197410214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1767 * Early America Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia and New York (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:05

$26.00
160049

Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Pre Revolutionary War 1767 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951152380

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1767 * Early America report * Pre-Revolutionary War The back page has one paragraph with news from Charleston, South Carolina, noting: "...upwards of 40 Cherokee families having been cut off & their homes burnt by a sudden irruption of the Creeks and Choctaws..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:20

$27.00
159956

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159786

NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENT People of Boston Hoping it Works 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165807599

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 2, 1769 * Non-Importation agreement Page 2 has a brief item headed: "America" from New York (see), and the back page has a letter from Connecticut to a gentleman in Boston noting: "The public spirited & generous union & conduct of the merchants respecting non-importation are, & deserve to be greatly applauded, & will be had in honorable remembrance to late posterity whether they effect the noble end propos'd or not; though I have no doubt but persisted in a little longer, they will be happy means of procuring America the redress of grievances & freeing her & the Mother Country from the fatal effects of oppressive & arbitrary measures." (see) Eight page... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:07

$38.00
158868

(2) SAMUEL CHIFNEY Prince of Wales ESCAPE Horse Racing Scandal 1791 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131087099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791 Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the scandal happened, providing much detail of the event (see hyperlink for much more). The Nov. 15 issue has follow-up information concerning the scandal (see). As a result of this controversy he would die in debtors' prison in London. Each issue is 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:45

$59.00
158308

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912401385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1780 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Most of an inside page is taken up with an interesting letter "To the Printer" which concerns the situation in America, with talk of what independence might mean to the colonies. Portions include: "The more the subject of American affairs is considered, the more necessary & important will the representation of the Colonies in Parliament appear...each colony would, their independence supposed, have a separate interest which must continually produce continual wars between them..." and so much more (see for the beginning). A back page report talks about tobacco having arrived i... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:53

$45.00
158053

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908020097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 10, 1778 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy A brief item on page 2 notes: "Gen. Campbell who is sailed for Georgia with 2000 men, has the fullest assurances of being supported by a powerful body of loyalists both in that province & Carolina upon his arrival." Other items include: "Advice is said...that Admiral Byron's fleet had fallen in with the French squadron off Boston, that a general engagement ensured in which the French were totally defeated..." and "Sir Henry Clinton has sent home a...requisition...to reinforce his army with 12,000 men...". And a back page item notes: "Gov. Johnstone...declared that he firmly believed two-th... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:42

$44.00
157835

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S WILL General Israel Putnam Death - Jews 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1790 * General Israel Putnam death * re. Benjamin Franklin's will * Jews - Jewish - Judaica Pg. 2 has a brief item: "On the 29th of May last died, at Brooklyn in America, in the 73rd year of his age, Israel Putnam, Esq., Major General of the late continental army." Half of page 4 has news headed: "America" which includes a report from Boston: "The Select Men, having received from the executors of Dr. Franklin's will...The extracts are lengthy & contain many of those judicious & elegant maxims & observations for which the Doctor is so justly celebrated. They contain many legacies to the town..." with more. Page 6 has a Judaica report noting: "...r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:09

$46.00
157413

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081622023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:09

$98.00
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle Rhode Island Siege 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883104531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1778 Inside has a report from Philadelphia noting: "...account of the Trident being safe in the Delaware on the 5th of June...the part of the army which was to go by land from Philadelphia to New York were on their march in the Jersies...ready to proceed to New York with the rest of the forces, & a number of the inhabitants who had quitted that city being unwilling to remain there when it should be in the hands of the Provincials...an attack had been made on Gen. Pigot's forces on Rhode Island in which the Provincial forces were repulsed and several officers taken prisoners." Another page has a letter concerning Spain in relation to America, including: ".... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:31

$48.00
156720

Calling for the ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION Pre Federal Constitution 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877945270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 25, 1786 * Annapolis Convention called for * Pre Constitutional Convention The front page contains a very historic report, headed: "America - From the Virginia Gazette" with a Richmond, Januaryh 26 dateline. It provides the details of what would become known as the Annapolis Convention, beginning: "In the House of Delegatee, Jan. 21, 1786, resolved, that Edmund Randolph, James Madison, Water Jones...and George Mason, Esqrs. be appointed Commissioners who...shall meet such commissioners...by the other States in union...to take into consideration the trade of the United States..." with much more (see). History tells us that it was on this date of Januar... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:22

$165.00
155855

1789 Rules of Cricket Establsihed - British Publication - Gambling on Game Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026085637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789 * A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This game, at present so fashionable, and at all times so creditable and manly, will, it is feared, receive a check from the variable state of the weather. While the frequent showers, however, are preventing cricket from being played so often as it otherwise would, it may not be amiss to compensate to inexperienced batsmen and bowlers for the loss t... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 08:53

$2,600.00
155581

Historic TREATY OF PARIS American Revolutionary War ENDS w/ Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842489484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 30, 1783 * Historic Treaty of Paris (peace) * End of the Revolutionary War Taking all of the front page & most of page two is perhaps the most significant document of the Revolutionary War era, being the complete text of the Treaty of Paris ending the war, formally headed at the top of the first column: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3d Day of September, 1783". This document formally ended the Revolutionary War & is inclusive of all ten Articles with the signatures in type of John Adams, B. Franklin, David Hartley and John Jay (see). Following this historic document are two additional do... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:18

$1,950.00
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