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Revolutionary War - American NewspapersThe following are Revolutionary War Era issues published in America. The "Most Recent" listings are shown first so as to enable those who check often to view newly listed items first; however, controls are available to list by date or price.
Revolutionary War - American Newspapers
The following are Revolutionary War Era issues published in America. The "Most Recent" listings are shown first so as to enable those who check often to view newly listed items first; however, controls are available to list by date or price.
November 17, 1779
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, New-Haven, Nov. 17, 1779
* Rare Revolutionary War American title
* re. General Benedict Arnold
Page 3 has a very interesting notice that reads: "TO BE SOLD, very reasonably for Cash on Credit; A Large and elegant HOUSE and LOT; with good Stables, thereon, situate in New Haven, near the Harbeur, the Property of General ARNOLD..." & a bit mor... See More
April 6, 1776
PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 1776
* Rare Revolutionary War era title
* Tory issue from Pennsylvania
* General George Washington
* Great year to have (1776)
This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city.
Half of the front page is a letter signed by: ... See More
September 23, 1775
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...ado... See More
September 2, 1775
PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775
* The New England Restraining Act
* Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England
* John Hancock gets married
Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott Briti... See More
March 18, 1778
PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 18, 1778 This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The first column of the front page has a "Proclamation" issued by General Howe that includes in part: "It being necessary, that a plentiful supply of...fresh provisions...be... See More
February 4, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Feb. 4, 1778 This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Rarely found today.
Over a full column on the ftpg. is taken up with a response to the prejudice against Americans, prefaced with the comments: "As it appears that some of our fello... See More
Item #561531THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get ten (now eleven) original/authentic newspapers, one each for:
French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and now, a key issue from Gulf War.
The earliest two are Britis... See More
Item #561452FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated in 1781 and is approx. 4 by 6 inches.
Minimal wear but generally very nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated during this very significant year in the war when Cornwallis surrendered.
The photo is... See More
January 3, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, January 3, 1778
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engravin... See More
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