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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.
April 19, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 19, 1792 The middle column of the ftpg. features 13 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has an: "Extract from a Bill for Raising a Farther sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers--now pending in Congress". Much other news of the day as well.
Four pages, 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
June 20, 1792
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
June 23, 1792
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
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.
October 17, 1793
THE STAR, London, Oct. 17, 1793 The top of page 2 has a report headed: "American States" which tells of charges of piracy leveled against three men (see). Four pages, nice red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
January 1, 1794
Netherlands, Zeeland one duit copper coin dated 1794. Shows the lion rising from the waves, with words: "Luctor Et Emergo" and "Zeelandia". From the southwestern portion of present-day The Netherlands, various wear (see photos).
January 22, 1794
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 22, 1794 The front page is filled with ads, including 12 illustrated ship ads. Inside has various news of the day including reports from the "Congress of the United States".
Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.
February 3, 1794
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER--EXTRA, Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 1794 This is a single sheet "extra" edition, completely filled with: "Papers Relative To Great Britain, Being the Second Part of the Message of the President of the United States; Consisting of the Correspondence of Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Hammond, Mr. Pickney, etc." which is continued from an... See More
March 7, 1794
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 7, 1794 Page 3 has an: "Extract of a Letter from the Island of Bermuda" plus various other news of the day. A large number of ads including 5 illustrated ship ads on the front page.
Four pages, light foxing, very nice condition.
May 5, 1794
THE SALISBURY AND WINCHESTER JOURNAL, Salisbury, England, May 5, 1794 This issue is mostly taken up with ads but there are various news and war reports scattered throughout.
This is complete in four pages with slight discoloration along the left spine, untrimmed and in very good 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.
June 16, 1795
KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795 We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.
A fine issue of this ti... See More
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.
March 21, 1796
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 21, 1796 Page 3 has a letter to the House of Representatives concerning the recent treaty with England, and how it will affect the people in the western counties of Pennsylvania, and further development west of Pennsylvania (see).
Four pages, nice condition.
June 8, 1796
THE NEW-YORK WEEKLY MAGAZINE, June 8, 1796 An 8 page issue with basically literary content. Measures 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, small piece from blank margin of back leaf, very nice condition.
October 15, 1796
THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Oct. 15, 1796
* 18th century American title
Much of the content in this title is literary in nature but there is some "news" reports as well. Some items include: "Particulars of the Insurrection in Aux-Cayes" "London" "Curious Irish Love Letter" "Study to be Quiet & Mind Your Own Business", etc. Four pag... See More
November 12, 1796
THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Nov. 12, 1796 Although mostly literary item, page 3 is mostly taken up with news reports, including a black-bordered report of the death of Helena Barclay. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
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.
The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will have a ... See More
May 13, 1797
THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, May 13, 1797 Although it does have some news of the day this is primarily a literary paper. The front page has; "The Dangers of Delay" and inside has: "Summary of Foreign Intelligence" along with reports datelined from Kingston, Jamaica, Charleston, New Providence, and Richmond.
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, generally good.
June 24, 1797
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 24, 1797 Inside has various news reports from both Europe & America, as well as news items from Congress. Pages 3 & 4 are mostly taken up with ads.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.
September 2, 1797
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 2, 1797 Page 2 has a lengthy "Speech" by the governor of Pennsylvania, signed: Thomas Mifflin. Page 3 has a lengthy "Thirty Dollars Reward" for 3 men who deserted their military posts, with details (see). Other news of the day & ads.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small archival mends, generally nice.... See More
September 6, 1797
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 6, 1797
* President John Adams
The front page has a letter "To John Adams, President of the United States of America from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, followed by: "The President's Reply..." signed: John Adams.
Four pages, various news of the day inside, never bound nor trimmed, various lig... See More
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.
May 19, 1798
CENTINEL EXTRA, (Boston), May 19, 1798 This is an uncommon 4 page "Extra" issue of the famous Columbian Centinel newspaper. Almost the entire issue it taken up with a lengthy document continued from the "regular" issue of Wednesday, concerning relations with France. Close-trimmed at the bottom of pages 2 & 3 cause some loss, otherwise in nice condition.
June 1, 1799
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 1, 1799 Mostly taken up with literary items but page 3 does have some news items both from American and Europe. Four pages, water staining at the spine, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, generally good.
July 30, 1799
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1799 The entire front page is taken up with ads and notices, including a "$10 Reward" for a deserted soldier, and another on pg. 2 as well (see). Page 2 has some reports on celebrating the 4th of July.
Four pages, light foxing, generally nice.
July 31, 1799
CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, July 31, 1799
* Letter from the French ambassador
* Rare 18th century American title from Connecticut
This issue has much content on the troubles in France, with most of the front page taken up with a letter from the French ambassador to the United States, and most of pg. 2 taken up with reports from the "Council of Five Hundred" and t... See More
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.
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 15, 1802
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Feb. 15, 1802 Page 3 has a report from the "Senate of the U. States" concerning the Judiciary Bill, beginning: "The Judiciary Bill was called up & read a third time..." and ending with: "...And the BILL PASSED." The entire report is in an ornate, black border (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.
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.
September 23, 1802
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA, Boston, Massachusetts, September 23, 1802 This singlesheet EXTRA is "A List of the Prizes, (and Fortunate Numbers) in the FIRST CLASS of South Hadley Canal Lottery." Both the front and back is taken up with the listing of the numbers.
This sheet measures approximately 19.5 x 12 inches, does contain some damp-staining and stray hand-writing at the upper ... See More
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.
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