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158921

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923371376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, May 29, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) The entire front page is taken up with considerable detail on the court martial trial of Col. Roger Enos. In the summer of 1775 Enos took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill and other activities around Boston and then joined Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec as commander of the rear guard. In October of 1775 Enos and the soldiers under his command left the struggling expedition because of a shortage of food and supplies. After marching his troops through the Maine wilderness and home to Connecticut, Enos was called a traitor and a coward, and court-martialed for "quitting without lea... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:52

$615.00
158734

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128473360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, August 17, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain The front page contains a naval report from Philadelphia, carrying over to page 2, plus a report from General Howe noting: "…the rebels had more than 100 pieces of cannon for the defense of New York…it is no wonder he has not been more successful…" and more. There is reference to Bunker Hill in another brief report. Yet another page has a letter from Staten Island which has much detail, including: "Mr. Washington's headquarters were lately removed to the City Hall…" plus other tidbits as well. But certainly the overriding significanc... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 10:31

$12,500.00
158217

Historic BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL American Revolutionary War 1775 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909899352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Watertown, Massachusetts, Oct. 16, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Revolutionary War * In a Boston title The woodcut in the masthead was engraved by the famed Paul Revere, showing the Liberty figure setting the bird of peace free from its cage with the Boston skyline in the background--a strong political statement. Also noteworthy is that this "Boston" newspaper was printed in "Watertown" at the time (see masthead). Due to the stresses of the Revolutionary War the publisher, Benjamin Edes, removed the newspaper from Boston & went to Watertown with the issue of June 5, 1775. He then returned the newspaper to Boston in early November, 1776, ending a 17 m... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:18

$3,975.00
157293

USS BUNKER HILL Okinawa KAMIKAZE Airplanes Attacks 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888649628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1945 * USS Bunker Hill - Essex-class aircraft carrier * Invasion of Okinawa - Kamikazes attack The front page has a four column headline: "LOSS OF 392 ON U.S. CARRIER REVEALED" with subheads that include: "Big Flat-Top Saved In Suicide Attacks" and more with related photo. (see) Reporting continues on page 5 with more photos. First report coverage on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS Bunker Hill during the invasion of Okinawa. Reporting on many disasters such as this were kept from the public, sometimes for many months, until the family members of the killed were all notified, giving the reason for this late report. Still a first report here. Other news... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 14:43

$56.00
155642

Battle of BUNKER HILL MONUMENT Charlestown MA Obelisk w/ Prints 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843415814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1828 * Battle of Bunker Hill anniversary * Charlestown, Massachusetts * Monument - obelisk construction A nice issue on the "Bunker Hill Monument" from during its construction, with very descriptive text taking over a full column, and a print of it at that time and also one as it should look when completed. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:38

$29.00
146592

REVOLUTIONARY WAR re. Battle of Bunker Hill & Patrick Henry 1775 USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697064565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Dec. 6, 1775 * re. Battle of Bunker Hill * American Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry The front page has a report from Cambridge noting in part: "...a detachment of the American army, now investing the town of Boston, broke ground on Cobble (or rather Miller's) hill....most exposed to the enemy of any we are possessed of...not a shot has been fired from Bunker's hill, or which it is within point blank shot...Our troops are now well secured in this advanced posts..." and more carrying over to pg. 2 where is also another letter from Cambridge (see). One bit begins: "Colonel Henry received an express yesterday morning with the following intelligence that Lo... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:29

$560.00
146220

RULES FOR THE MILITARY Established American Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371687868600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1775 A terrific issue on the creation of the rules which govern those in the military, as nearly half of the front page and over a column on pg. 4 are taken up with: "Articles of Association, in Pennsylvania. We the officers and soldiers engaged in the present Association for the defence of American liberty...do voluntarily & freely...adopt...the rules by which we agree & resolve to be governed in all our military concerns & operations..." followed by a list of the 32 rules, each detailed (see for portions). Pages 2 and 3 have various war-related content including a letter from Ticonderoga which notes: "...that Col. Allen, with 400 men, had cut off t... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:39

$680.00
145717

CALLING CITIZENS TO VOTE Massachusetts District Elections 1802 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495701066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 14, 1802 * Call to vote in Massachusetts * District elections Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the coming election headed: "Electioneering" in which they make the time-honored appeal to the citizens to get out and vote, particularly for those supported by this newspaper: "...On Monday, the first of November, you are called on to exercise your constitutional rights. Let the hammer be silent and the plough at rest on that day--attend to that business on which all your labor eventually depend--support an Administration which lessens your taxes..." and more. The back page has a poem: "Description of Charlestown, Written the Day Before the Battle of B... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 13:55

$28.00
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