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(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1820 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332105606

Offered are 20 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1820 A lot of 20 issues of this newspapers with much news of the day and a wealth of ads, including many illustrated ship ads. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, some foxing, clear tape on most (to flatten creases), generally good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:20

$52.00
173936

Siege of NEWPORT RI Battle of Rhode Island 1778 Revolutionary War UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702255914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1778 * Newport RI Rhode Island A full page is devoted to a: "Description Of The Colony of Rhode Island and The Adjacent Counties", of interest at that time due to the actions of war occurring there (the map called for is lacking). Also a review of a book: "Considerations on the Mode and Terms of a Treaty of Peace With America". Of special significance is a very lengthy & detailed letter from Major-General Pigot to General Clinton reporting on the historic Battle of Rhode Island, in addition to the actions just preceding it (see). There are additional reports from the Revolutionary War including some items concerning events near Martha's Vineyard. Complete in 48 pages, full ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:09

$75.00
173690

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Portsmouth NH New Hampshire 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693766691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Portsmouth, April 27, 1782 * Rare title during Revolutionary War The front page includes an address: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" from the planters & merchants of England which includes: "...the unhappy disunion which happened between Great Britain and the colonies of North America had no sooner broken out...When the colonies of North America entered into an alliance with the ancient enemies of this kingdom, the fears of your petitioners considerably increased..." and more concerning the troubles in the West Indies islands. Page 2 has an item from Philadelphia which includes: "The cruelties & depredations of the British army in the late travels of Lord Cornwall... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$420.00
172835

ETHAN ALLEN American Patriot CAPTURED Revolutionary War 1775 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294602681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, Cambridge, Nov. 24, 1775 * Ethan Allen captured * American Revolutionary War The front page has a bit noting: "...letter from General Burgoyne at Boston wherein he says that 20,000 men would be a feeble reinforcement to the army there, in their present situation." Page 2 has various tidbits relating to the war, a few including: "...that should the American war continue but for 3 years the very expense of the naval & military force necessary to complete the reduction of that continent will amount to at least ten millions sterling..." and: "...The plan proposed...with respect to America...the King's forces are to take Rhode Island..." with more on this very curious plan (see); also... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:20

$580.00
172625

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392287735752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & a... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:02

$485.00
172533

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Southern Events 1779 Providence RI Rhode Island Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284185884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Nov. 6, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * Southern events - Georgia & more Most of the first column is taken up with the details of a non-exportation act by the state of Rhode Island, similar to that enacted by Massachusetts & Connecticut. Included are the penalties for those found guilty. Also an act for: "...the Preservation of the Public Buildings in this State erected or improved for the Use of the Army...". More acts on page 2. Page 2 has a letter from Charleston noting: "...we hear that almost every man in that place & all the troops that could be collected, had gone to Georgia to co-operate with count d'Estaing in the reduction of that state; that a num... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$615.00
171743

(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1829 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263660022

Offered are 20 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: PROVIDENCE PATRIOT & COLUMBIAN PHOENIX, Rhode Island, 1829 A lot of 20 issues each with fine reporting of news of the day, plus ads, some having a nice engraving of a phoenix rising from the fire. All cleanly cut at the spine, a few clear tape mends throughout, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:23

$48.00
171694

TEXTILE WORKERS STRIKE w/ Woonsocket RI Rhode Island RIOT & More 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632424261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 13, 1934 * Woonsocket, Rhode Island mill riot * General Textile Strike of 1934 The top of the front page has a four column headline: "ARBITRATION EFFORT FAILS IN TEXTILE STRIKE; TROOPS SHOOT MORE RIOTERS IN R. I." with subheads. (see) Coverage on the riots in other parts of the East. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins but no text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:09

$40.00
171522

(2) TY COBB Detroit Tigers Game Heckler Claude Lucker ASSAULT 1912 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258652246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TIMES, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, a pair of issues dated May 21 and 22, 1912. * Ty Cobb's assault of Claude Lucker * Highlander's Hilltop Park heckler Both have content on the Ty Cobb controversy, where he was suspended for beating a spectator. May 21 has on pg. 2: "Baseball Strike Ends; Tigers Agree To Go Back Into Game Without Cob" with 3 photos including Ty Cobb and Ban Johnson. May 22 has on page 13: "Detroit Players Fined $100 Apiece" "Club Owners Decide in Future to Protest Diamond Artists From Insults". Both issues are complete & in nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:51

$55.00
171410

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622280897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PROVIDENCE EVENING PRESS, Rhode Island, July 10, 1876 * Outlaws - Jesse James gang * Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri train robbery Page 3 has half a column taken up with reports of the Otterville train robbery done by the James-Younger Gang, headed: "Daring Robbery" "A Railroad Train Sacked in Missouri" "Armed Men Scouring The Country In Pursuit Of The Robbers". Four pages, large folio size, various margin chipping & margin tears, loose at the irregular spine, is somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:41

$76.00
171089

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372613835013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title The front page has two notable reports from Rhode Island, one noting in part: "That they would not...until the act imposing duties upon glass, paper, etc. shall be repealed, give any orders for importing ...into this colony...any of the articles enumerated in an agreement entered into...on the 2nd day of December, 1767, similar to one entered into about the same time by the town of Boston, & that they would strictly adhere to the measures thereby adopted..." with much more concerning an endorsement of the non-importation agreement. This is followed by another report noting: "... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2019 16:00

$170.00
170966

18th Century American 1788 PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372608006075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Aug. 2, 1788 * 18th century America Page 2 has an items concerning the frustration of Rhode Island concerning the Constitution, beginning: "...cannot help lamenting the neglect which the virtuous & oppressed minority of Rhode Island now experience from the federalists of the other states...". An interesting article: "Anticipation" reports presumed news from the "future" with a dateline of January 6, 1790 (see). Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, minor loss at the top margin of the back leaf.

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$43.00
168963

Large 1873 NEWPORT RI Rhode Island Aquidneck Island Harper's Wkly FOLDOUT PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187826254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY (Newport, RI Supplement), New York, August 30, 1873 * Huge print of Newport, Rhode Island * Much on the history of Newport Offered is a huge foldout (actually the Supplement of the Harper's Weekly for this date) with a terrific view of "Newport, Rhode Island," showing how the skyline looked in 1873, and which includes many sail boats & ships in the harbor (see photos). Newport was one of the most popular summer tourist locations on the East Coast during the latter half of the 19th century. Several buildings & other landmarks are noted above & below the print, and there is descriptive text on the town as well. Among the landmarks noted are "Jewish Synagogue", "Opera House" "City Hall" "... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:27

$98.00
168302

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172072684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documents from R.I. governor Samuel W. King, as well as two letters signed in type by Thomas W. Dorr himself. Else where is a fine letter signed by: Charles Dickens concerning the need for enforcement of an international copyright law, endorsed by other British writers. Included is a response to Mr. Dickens signed by: Thomas Carlyle. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 1... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:26

$47.00
167088

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2 & 3 contain a fine content on the Dorr Rebellion, beginning with a statement: "Governor Dorr issued his proclamation of war against the United States, and having proceeded to the house of Burlington Anthony, a guard of soldiers was stationed there to protect him from arrest, with a cannon at the side of the house..." and what follows is a detailed account, by hours and day, or the actions of the Dorr Rebellion including mention of Dorr's flight from town (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:28

$58.00
166384

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372428238256

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Page 5 has news headed: "Rhode Island" which is consumed for information on the Dorr Rebellion, including an address by the rival governor Thomas Dorr, prefaced with: "The revolutionary legislature passed an act for the registration of votes throughout the state; an act repealing resolutions passed by the (charter) general assembly..." and more (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:47

$36.00
166214

USS S-51 United States Navy SUBMARINE Block Island Disaster 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112456598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., September 26, 1925 * USS S-51 class submarine (1st report) * United States Navy * 'City of Rome' collision disaster The front page has a very nice banner headline: "SUBMARINE RAMMED AND SUNK NEAR BLOCK ISLAND" with subheads. (see) Very nice for display. First report coverage on the sinking the USS S-51 (SS-162) submarine near Block Island off of Rhode Island. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:50

$52.00
164887

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
164827

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
164386

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326988242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 4, 5 & 6 have much on the follow-up to the Dorr Rebellion, including talk calling for a convention correct the problem with voting restrictions in Rhode Is. (cause of the Dorr Rebellion). Also reports on the whereabouts of Thomas Dorr including: "...The enemy to the number of 700 are entrenching themselves on Alcot's Hill...They have about 10 cannon and plenty of arms & ammunition. Mr. Dorr is expected to reach the encampment this day...". Also a Proclamation establishing martial law in Rhode Is, and including: "...And I do warn all persons against any intercourse of connexion with the TRAI... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:24

$47.00
163345

Rare DORR REBELLION Middle Class Residents of Rhode Island 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287832822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1842 Page 3 has a message from the governor of Rhode Island given at a special session of the legislature which relates to the on-going Dorr Rebellion in that state (see hyperlink for details). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:23

$33.00
162299

Historic Revolutionary War ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION 1778 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252892737

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 11, 1778 * The Articles of Confederation (historic) * American Revolutionary War This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. There are only a handful of documents in American history which can be considered cornerstones in the creation of our national government, which would include the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution among a few others as well. This issue contains on the front page and page 2 the complete printing of one of these, headed at the top of the middle column on the front ... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:49

$12,500.00
160294

SEABISCUIT Narragansett Thoroughbred HORSE RACING 2nd Victory 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958065359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1935 * Seabiscuit wins Watch Hill Claiming * Narragansett - Pawtucket, Rhode Island * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Races to New Mark In Taking Narragansett Sprint" with subhead and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Watch Hill Claiming at the Narragansett racetrack. An early report here as this was Seabiscuit's 2nd career victory. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:33

$62.00
159013

5 Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1829 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135348444

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1829 A lot of five issues, each containing on the back page a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:30

$30.00
158613

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 2, 1780 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, a few items including: "...that Monsieur de Ternay sailed from France with 6000 troops but that so many died on their passage that when he came to effect a landing on Rhode Island he did not disembark more than 4000. That Washington was making a show of forming magazines & had collected as large a body of forces as possible, but that his army was made up of men of all ages & conditions & was but little to be depended upon. That Gen. Clinton had taken with him 10,000 men & after having embarked them and proceeded...to the extreme point of Long Island..." ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:11

$57.00
153303

RHODE ISLAND Considers United States Constitution 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745812213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA MERCURY & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 8, 1788 * United States Constitution * Rhode Island considers Page 3 has a report from Boston noting in part: "...the subscription for building three SHIPS is so far completed, as that the subscribers have chosen a committee to conduct the building; and that reparations for carrying them on with vigour are not making at the ship yards of Messrs. Clark, Rhodes, and Hart where they are to be built..." with a bit more (see images). Further on: "...the people of Rhode Island met...to discuss the federal Constitution...We have not heard the result of these meetings--nor are we anxious about it, for, as the 7th article of the Co... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:15

$53.00
151374

JOHN RODGERS United States Navy INFRASTRUCTURE Letter Document 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842085668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829 Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well. Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:20

$37.00
143604

NORTHWEST INDIAN WAR Ohio River & John Armstrong Attacked 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391440232097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWPORT HERALD, Rhode Island, May 28, 1791 * Northwest Indian War * John Armstrong This is a title we very rarely have the opportunity to offer. Page 3 has a report from Danville, Kentucky, noting: "...Capt. Armstrong & about 30 men were going up the river Ohio & were attacked by a body of Indians...about 20 of Armstrong's men were killed...the Indians have done more mischief latterly than they have for many years past; they seem very much disposed for war...". Another report from Pittsburgh reports an encounter with Indians (see). Four pages, some damp staining, minimal spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:32

$147.00
143029

AMERICAN LIBERTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Stephen Arnold 1774 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427756993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Mention of Thomas Jefferson's Summary View... * Stephen Arnold... William Draper... The ftpg. has an item from Providence, Rhode Island, which mentioned in part: "...advice that a mob was raised consisting of some hundreds of people who threatened, & were hourly expected to come to destroy said town of East Greenwich, in order to shew their resentment of the injury which they said had been offered to Stephen Arnold... one of the Justices of the Inferior Court of Common Please...who had been charged with industriously propagating principles unfriendly to American liberty, & had been hung in effigy by some of the... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:15

$98.00
142433

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Chaffin's Farm 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408931027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, October 3, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, minor wear near dateline, very nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2016 14:53

$32.00
141568

STEAMER MACKINAC Bolier Explosion Newport Rhode Island Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391388904803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, August 19, 1925 * Steamer Mackinac * Boiler explosion disaster * Newport RI Rhode Island The front page has a two column heading: "Panic Aboard Ship Follows explosion; Four Dead, 74 Hurt" First report coverage on the boiler explosion of the Steamer Mackinac near Newport, Rhode Island. An early report here as the number of dead would rise significantly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends March 20, 2016 11:21

$33.00
140002

TOURO SYNAGOGUE Jewish Jews Newport RI is National Historic Site 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1946 * Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island * Declared a National Historic Site Page 15 has one column headings that include: "NATION SETS APART TOURO SYNAGOGUE" "Shrine of Judaism at Newport, Oldest in Country, Designated as a Historic Site" "Relic Of Colonial Beauty" "Clergy of Other Faiths Join in Extolling Memorial to Early Patriots of America" with smaller subheads. Also on the same page is a three column photo with caption: "Newport Synagogue Designated a National Historic Site" (see). First report coverage on declaring the Touro Synagogue the oldest such building still standing in the United States, a National Historic Site. I suspect this is one of th... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:03

$77.00
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