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Item #120436THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dates ranging from 1726 to 1730. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still being published today. Reporting is almost entirely concerned with Parliamentary items and European news with some advertisements near the back of the issue.
The photo below is "generic" however the issue you will receive, datin... See More
Item #121100THE CONNOISSEUR, London, 1755. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. An uncommon and early title "By Mr. Town, Critic & Censor General" as noted in the masthead. Done in editorial format. Six pages, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures... See More
Item #120029LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1762 We will select a nice issue from this early year. This genuine newspaper has 8 pages and measures about 8 by 11 inches. It is filled with various news of the day, mostly European, with various ads as well. A few years earlier it was one of the best sources for reporting the French & Indian War, and in another dozen years it would provide extensive co... See More
Item #120512THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1763 A pre-Revolutionary War newspaper from England, which is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today! Various news from around the world plus Parliamentary and legal notices and various advertisements as well. Measures about 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.
Item #121059THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE; OR, THE BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1767. Nice engraving in the masthead makes this a displayable issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, from not long before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date
January 30, 1770
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 30, 1770 Page 2 has an item: "...letter from Boston, New England, mentions that the late detection of several merchants in clandestinely importing goods for their own private advantage, contrary to the general resolution, had determined great numbers to abide no longer by those agreements..." which concerns the non-importation agreement (see... See More
August 16, 1770
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 16, 1770 Inside has an advertisement headed: "American Lands" for the sale of 35,000 acres in Albany County, New York (see photos). A full page is taken up with: "A Description of the Chief Cities, Curiosities & Arts in Arabia, with a History of that Country & an Account of the Prophet Mahomet".
Also an: "Extract o... See More
July 25, 1772
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 25, 1772 Page 2 has a letter from Newport, Rhode Island concerning the taking over of a ship (see), followed by a letter from Boston with various information (see). Four pages, folio size, close-trimmed at the left edge of pg. 3 does not affect any mentioned text, red tax stamp on the ftpg., generally nice.
August 5, 1772
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 5, 1772
* Rare title
Page 2 includes: "Jacob Blackwell, Collector of the Customs in West Florida, is removed from Pensacola to Manchack on the Mississippi which is considered as a preparatory step to the removal of the government...The Ohio settlements is said to be postponed..." (see photos).
Four pages, folio si... See More
August 15, 1772
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 15, 1772 Page 2 has reports from America including an item on the removal of the Houses of Assembly in Massachusetts to Boston. Also a report beginning: "...the project of establishing a new colony in the back parts of North America has proved a bone of contention among the ministry, they have long been growling at one another & were ver... See More
August 19, 1772
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1772 Page 2 has a piece headed: "America" from Albany with a story of a brave rescue of a child from falling overboard from a ship (see).
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
September 12, 1772
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, \Scotland, Sept. 12, 1772
* Early Mississippi River mention
One-third of page 2 is taken up with various reports under the heading: "America" with datelines from Boston, Philadelphia, Providence & Albany, one report concerning relations with Indians and trouble with settling along the western banks of the Mississippi River.
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February 22, 1773
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 22, 1773
* re. Gaspee Affair
* Admiral John Montagu
Page 3 has an item noting: "...from Boston we are told that Admiral Montague was preparing to sail with all his force to Rhode Island to execute a commission he had received from hence for the punishment of the persons who burnt the Gaspee schooner; but the Rhode Islanders were takin... See More
March 31, 1773
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 31, 1773 Page 2 has a section headed: "America" with a New York dateline, concerning a naval encounter with Indians (see).
Four pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., folio size, nice condition.
October 19, 1773
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Oct. 19, 1773 Page 2 has a report headed "America" from the South Carolina Gazette with items from Charleston (see). Other European news and ads. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.
Item #584838THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780 A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as there is very little American content in this issue. Just one report in the "Historical Chronicle" with two items: "There have been no material advices from America that can be rely'd on. A vague report...that two French sh... See More
Item #121058THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE OR, BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1782 A handsome issue from the closing period of the Revolutionary War, although I don't find any such reporting in this issue. Folio-size, four pages, front page has a partial red-inked tax stamp, binding holes at the spine and a postsing hole at the top. A wealth of ads plus news of the day as well.
Never trimmed, some... See More
Item #208447THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1785 A nice 18th century Scottish newspaper with the entire front page taken up with ads, with various news of the day on the inside pages. Some of the ads have illustrations as well. Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition. The photo shown below is "... See More
August 12, 1791
THE ORACLE, London, Aug. 12, 1791
* Uncommon title
* Nice masthead
* 18th century original
A typical newspaper of the day formatted much like the famous "Times". Four pages, various wear at margins and partially loose at the spine, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg.
Item #207653THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1792 A very nice full folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with the entire front page taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 have various news of the day with the back page having mostly ads. The front page includes a nice, partial red-inked tax stamp. Very nice condition.
Item #208968THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, 1792 A nice "typical" folio-size newspaper of 4 pages 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. Some wear at the margins, various light browning & mild wear, generally good. The photo below is "generic" however the issue you receive will h... See More
January 11, 1792
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 11, 1792 Page 2 has: "Treaty of Westphalia". The content within is almost entirely European. A red tax stamp on page 3, very nice condition.
June 16, 1792
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
Item #120677THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1793. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665. This issue is nearly 220 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition.
Item #121053THE PHILANTHROPIST, London, England, 1795. A little magazine of 8 pages, with editorial items, literature and a few tidbits. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Tiny binding holes in left margin. Measures about 8"x5", light browning.
September 5, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 5, 1795
* Early Northwest Territory
All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with the: "Plan of a Constitution for the French Republic, continued". Pg. 3 has a report that the governor of Penna. has prohibited all trade with New York and Norfolk due to a contagion. Also that "An enumeration of the inhabitants in the We... See More
Item #207649LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, 1796 A fine, 18th century British newspaper very popular in its day, with not only the front page but most inside pages entirely taken up with current news. There are some advertisements scattered throughout as well. Complete in 8 pages, minimal edge wear, generally nice. Measures about 9 by 11 1/2 inches.
Item #208504THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, 1797 A nice folio size newspaper of four pages, and one of the more popular & successful newspapers in London from the 18th century. Various news of the day, primarily British but European items as well, with many ads also. The back page has a partial red-inked tax stamp. Nice condition.
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December 2, 1797
Here is an 18th century print from the GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from 1797. See photo. This is the plate only, not the magazine.
Item #153071THE LONDON PACKET OR NEW LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, 1800. A rather handsome issue with a nice engraving in the middle of the masthead (see photo). Various news from Parliament, plus other contendt as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Partial red ink stamp on first of four pages. Measures... See More
June 28, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 28, 1800 Contents include: "Fate of the Queen Charlotte Frigate" "Representatives of the People" includes a list of the duly elected representatives (see) "Gleanings From History" "New Mode of Traveling For Ladies" & other literary items. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
July 26, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 26, 1800 Although primarily a literary publication, page 3 does have two columns on the: "Latest News", which includes reports concerning Napoleon in Italy. Another reports has some talk concerning the Creek Indian Nation (see).
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
August 2, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 2, 1800 Inside has: "The Celebrated Hogarth", being the British painter; "Military Anecdote" "A Destructive Hail Storm" and news from Paris, among other items.
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
August 16, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 16, 1800 Page 3 has; "Summary of the Late News" which includes a letter from Richmond concerning the "scourge" which has afflicted the city.
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
September 13, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Sept. 13, 1800 Although there are some news tidbits, there is much literary content. Four pages, loss to a lower corner affects 2 words on the ftpg., minor upper corner loss, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches.
April 28, 1801
THE MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, April 28, 1801 Page 2 report: "Castor Oil made in New York" describes the success of expressing oil from the seeds of the castor bean, mentioning that "...it is cold drawn and always fresher." Nice engraving of mercury in the masthead. Subscribers name in the blank area of the masthead, otherwise good.
September 2, 1801
THE SPECTATOR, N.Y., Sept. 2, 1801 On the front page under "New York Prices Current" is a list of prices for various goods. Takes the entire first column. Lite stain in the lower margin, occasional foxing.
September 23, 1801
CENTINEL ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT, Boston, Massachusetts, September 23, 1801 A single-sheet being comprised all of advertisements.
Rough edges along with foxing (see images).
Item #151335NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A general "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring Mercury in the masthead (see). Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.
Item #153079THE MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, 1802. A handsome issue from the early 19th century, with a nice engraving of "Mercury" holding a scroll (see photo). Various news of the day plus many ads as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 22x13 inches and contains four pages. Generally ni... See More
Item #153098THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, 1802 "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq." Contains literary content, but some political editorials and comments as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown, and will generally be in better condition. Measures 13x10 inches and contains 8 pages.... See More
February 23, 1802
MERCURY AND NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Feb. 23, 1802.
* DeWitt Clinton
* DeWitt Clinton
A page 3 item says: "DeWitt Clinton, is appointed a member of the Senate...for the State of New York. A report states that the Chemical Society of Philadelphia has offered a medal for the best specimen of clay in the U.S. to be ...fit for the manufacture of potters ware....superior to...queens w... See More
Item #610254THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May 1, 1802 The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a brief report on the possible cure for yellow fever by eating regular ketchup. A strange thou... See More
May 22, 1802
THE PORT FOLIO ENLARGED, Philadelphia, May 22, 1802 Basically a literary newspaper done "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq.", with one of the articles reflecting back on actions during the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.
Item #206983THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London England. This magazine is dated: July 1, 1802 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a lengthy article on the life of G... See More
July 9, 1802
MERCURY AND NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, July 9, 1802 On the front page under Native Poetry is an Ode For The Anniversary Of American Independence--1802. News of the day includes: "An act to Incorporate the plantations" "Guadaloupe" and much more. Subscribers name written above the masthead. 4 pages in good condition.
Item #153607GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Phila., 1803 Taking most of the ftpg. is a chart: "Philadelphia Current Prices". Also on the ftpg. are "Prices Of Stocks" "Bills of Exchange" "Premiums Of Insurance" the "Weekly Almanac" "Discount Days" for banks and a post office schedule. Stray writing in the upper margin, other wise good.
January 1, 1803
NEW-YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 1, 1803. Lengthy poem on pg. 2 taking 1 1/4 columns: "A New-Years Address From The Carriers Of The Post To Their Patrons". Lite staining in part of each leaf, none in the address.
September 10, 1803
NEW-YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 10, 1803 A page 3 report from Amherst, N.H., has details about the recent commencement at Dartmouth College in Hanover. Lite rubbing on the front page, traces of foxing.
April 7, 1804
NEW-YORK HERALD, Apr. 7, 1804 The front page has a letter of appeal and a "Memorial" to the House of Representatives from Samuel Chase with regard to his impeachment. The memorial concludes on pg. 2. Both are signed in type: Samuel Chase. Minor rubbing on the ftpg., stray writing above the masthead, and a few traces of foxing.
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