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THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, March 14, 1792 Page 2 has much reporting from the: "Congress of the United States". The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a stagecoach line (see).
Four pages, several quite small worm holes, otherwise good.
Content includes a nearly full page: "Meteorological Observations" chart for April; "... See More
THE DUBLIN CHRONICLE, Ireland, May 5, 1792 Ornate lettering int he masthead of this uncommon title. Filled with news items from Europe, and discussion in the "House of Commons" on the: "Quebec Bill".
Eight pages, 9 1/4 by 12 inches, pgs. 3 & 4 close-trimmed at the bottom affects some words, otherwise good condition.
NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 17, 1792
* President George Washington
* Designing District of Columbia
* Federal buildings - Capitol
Most of the bkpg. is taken up with: "An Act for Raising a Farther Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, and for Other Purposes therein mentioned." which is signed in type by the President: G. Washington. Also a great ad headed... See More
THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, June 2, 1792
* President George Washington
* Act of Congress signed
* Fort Lafayette - Pittsburgh
Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Law Of The Union - An Act...for Making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type: Geo. Washington, President of the United States. Pg. 2 also has an item headed &q... See More
THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, June 16, 1792
* Franklin D. Roosevelt
* Great-great grandfather
Most of page 2 is taken up with various depositions concerning an election controversy in Otsego County, New York. Page 3 has a notice mentioning Isaac Roosevelt as "...the President of the Board of Board of Managers for the City Dispensary for the Relief for... See More
THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 20, 1792 The front page of this issue features an article entitled: "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest. "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".
This is a complete issue of four pages. A part... See More
THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 23, 1792 The front page of this issue features an article entitled: "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest. "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".
This is a complete issue in four pages and is ... See More
THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, June 27, 1792 The front page is filled with ads, and inside has reports from Boston, Philadelphia, Salem, New York, Charleston & elsewhere.
Four pages, a few tiny worm holes, very nice condition.
* John Paul Jones death - pirate ?
* Revolutionary War naval commander
* "Father of the American Navy"
By far, the most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: &quo... See More
Near the back is the "American Intelligence" with various news reports, including datelines of Quebec, Kingston, Jamaica; Philadelphia, Albany, New York, Boston, and Niagara, the latter having a descriptive article on Niagara Falls.
A scarce periodical which lasted but 39 ... See More
THE AMERICAN APOLLO, Boston, a group of 3 early issues of this magazine: July 27, September 14 & 28, 1792.
* Rare 18th century Massachusetts magazines
All being riddled with worm holes which render the issues damaged. Otherwise complete and never bound nor trimmed with a decorative engraving on the outer wrapper (see photos).
Near the back is news headed: "America" which is mostly concerning Canada, inc... See More
Near the back is news headed: "America" which is mostly concerning Cana... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 22, 1792
* King Louis XVI of France
* General John Burgoyne death
Front page has: "Proclamation, By The King Of The Frenchmen, Upon The Dangers Of The Country", signed in type: Louis. Page 2 has a Proclamation signed in type: Louis. Listed among the deaths on pg. 3 is: "In London, Lieut.-Gen. Burgoyne". Page three has a nice ... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 24, 1792 The front page features 19 illustrated ship advertisements. Page 3 has a curious article from Pittsburgh concerning a man captured by Indians near Grave Creek in Ohio County.
Four pages, very nice condition.
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 17, 1792 The front page features 21 illustrated ship ad making this a decorative issue. The ftpg. also has a small notice for the "Cincinnati of Pennsylvania" [The Society of Cincinnati] calling for a meeting of the standing committee (see image). The back page has an ad by Stephen Girard, for the sale of merchandise (inclu... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 5, 1792 Page 3 has a report from "Congress of the United States" concerning discussion of: "The bill for determining the northern boundary of the territory ceded to the United States by North Carolina...". Much other news of the day and a wealth of ads, including a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway appren... See More
CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, December 6, 1792 Page 2 has an address from the Senate to the President, signed in type: John Landon, President pro tempore, and a reply signed in type: Geo. Washington. Page 2 also has an "Address of M. de la Fayette, to the army lately commanded by him", signed in type: La Fayette.
Other news of the day including various advertisements. Issue has f... See More
THE FEDERAL GAZETTE & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 19, 1792 Page 3 has several correspondences concerning the Northwest Indian War, more specifically the raid on Camp St. Clair.
The front page is filled with ads including 5 illustrated ship ads. Also on the ftpg. is an ad headed: "City of Washington" concerning the early building of the future capital, beginning: "... See More
THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, December 25, 1792 A nice "typical" folio-size newspaper from the 18th century. There is a wealth of news of the day on the front page and inside pages with some ads scattered throughout as well.
Complete in four pages in very nice condition. Partial red tax stamp is on page three.
NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, Jan. 9, 1793 Page 3 has reports from France concerning the military actions there, including a report headed: "Ghent Taken by the French". Various other news of the day & a wealth of ads including two front page stagecoach advertisements (see).
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, few minor worm holes mostly at margins, nice condition.... See More
Monthly Register, London, February 1793. (print only)
The is a single-page print of Louis XVI. The print size is approximately 4.5 x 5.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 10 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.
THE STAR, London, February 12, 1793 This features a decorative masthead. On page two under the heading of "British Parliament" is a heading "Declaration of War Against France" in which Lord Grenville brought the message from the King "...directed acts of hostility to be committed against the persons and property of his Majesty's subjects, in breach of the law of ... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793
* President George Washington
* Historic 2nd election victory
Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President.
History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of
THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 21, 1793 The front page has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox.
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, minor rubbing at a front page fold, good condition.
THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 22, 1793 Page 3 has a letter from Fort St. Clair concerning the recent raid on that fort, part of the Northwest Indian War.
The back page has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox.
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed ma... See More
MASSACHUSETTS MERCURY, Boston, April 13, 1793 Most of the ftpg is a recollection of the: "Ceremony of Consecrating & Crowning the Late King of France" in 1775, given that he was beheaded recently. The prefacing note begins: "The transition from the throne to the scaffold has been short..." with some details in the following issue.
Four pages, 8 3/4 by 10 12 inches, a... See More
Near the back is: "Domestick Occurrences" with the latest news including such headings as: "Counter... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 12, 1793 Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Address of the Merchants & Traders of Baltimore, to George Washington, President of the United States, which is followed by: "The President's Answer" which is signed in type by him: George Washington (see).
Four pages, close-trimmed at the top of pg. 3 affects part of a line in the letter to Washi... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 21, 1793 Page 2 has a curious & lengthy letter which begins: "The prevailing opinion in the minds of many, that so great a length of time has elapsed since the creation, that every discovery & improvement which the human intellects are capable of, has been made, and that 'there is no new thing under the sun', has... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 27, 1793 Page 3 has: "A Bill" titled: "An Act more Effectually to Prevent, during the Present War Between Great Britain & France, all Traitorous Correspondence with, or Aid or Assistance being Given to, His Majesty's Enemies."
The ftpg. is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, ver... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 29, 1793 Pg. 2 has a brief mention of federal troops on the march to Pittsburgh. The bkpg. has reports concerning actions with the Indians in the Southeast (see).
Included is the single sheet "Supplement" as well which contains many reward ads. The ftpg. features 13 illustrated ship ads.
GAZETTE DES PAYS-BAS, Brussels, Belgium, July 14, 1793
* Rare 18th century title
* Nice masthead
Title translates to "Netherlands Gazette", then: "With Privilege of His Majesty the Emperor and King." The coat-of-arms is of Leopold II of Austria. Totally in French as France occupied Belgium prior to this date, and then again from 1794 to 1814.
A four pages issue pl... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 17, 1793 Page 2 has: "British Official Account Of The Battle At Maulde" which is a lengthy letter from Col. James Murray to Secretary Dundas. This battle is better known as the Battle of Condé or St. Amand.
Four pages, never-trimmed margin, scattered foxing, very nice condition.
THE NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, July 23, 1793 Page 2 has a report from Fort St. Clair: "...that every preparation for a campaign was making there: That several tracts of Indians had been seen round the fort...". An article mentions that Congress had resolved the setting of accounts between the United States and the individual states (see).
Four pages, never bound nor trimme... See More
COURIER DU BAS-RHIN, July 24, 1793 This translates to "Courier From the Lower Rhine". Totally in French, this is the first of this title we have offered. Eight pages, 6 1/2 by 7 3/4 inches, very nice condition.
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 10, 1793 Page 2 has a report noting: "The new city of Washington in America was planned by Mr. L'Enfant, the celebrated engineer. the situation is fine, and in a great degree central; the river Potomack washes three parts of it, and flows by the President's house, at which place it is 35 feet in depth; the length of the city is seven miles..." wi... See More