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November 21, 1795
THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Nov. 21, 1795 Basically a literary-themed newspaper, but page 3 has reports from Philadelphia, New Haven, London, & Cork.
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, scattered foxing, generally nice.
September 24, 1792
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.
October 19, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 19, 1769 The back page has a letter from Philadelphia which includes: "It is with much pleasure I acquaint you the Act of Parliament imposing a duty on paper, glass, etc. imported from Great Britain into the American provinces operates in the most profitable manner for them...Our farmer wives, daughters & servants now employ that time in carding, ... See More
September 14, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1769
* Non-Importation agreement
Page 2 has most of a column taken up with reports from Charleston headed: "America" has much on the concern for plantings & the drought. Page 6 has most of a column taken up with reports from Philadelphia concerning non-importation, including: "Unanimously Resolved, That the committee shall not... See More
July 29, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1769 Page 2 has an interesting letter from a merchant in New York which begins: "I have often given you detached sentiments respecting the non-importation of goods, & as you are so much interested in the event, you will no doubt be curious to know how such an agreement is likely to be supported in case the P[arliament] should prove obstinate..... See More
July 25, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1769 Page 2 has reports headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia & New York, the latter noting: "...the disputes with the Indians at Detroit were amicably adjusted & peace again settled...".
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.
July 15, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 15, 1769
* British troops in Boston
* Americans bothered
Page 6 has a report from Philadelphia concerning an Act, followed by a lengthy report from Massachusetts Assembly complaining of actions by England, including: "...that an armament by sea & land investing this metropolis [Boston], and a military guard with cannon pointed at the very door of th... See More
July 8, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 8, 1769 The front page has half a column headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, Charleston & Philadelphia. The Boston report concerning exposing those merchants who chose not to conform to the non-importation agreement, noting in part: "Inasmuch as some persons among us have...preferred their own supposed private advantage to the ... See More
May 6, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1788 Although mostly filled ads with news on pages 2 & 3 including datelines from Philadelphia, Wilmington, Providence, Dublin, London and elsewhere.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.
February 11, 1794
DUNLAP AND CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1794 Page 3 has a letter headed "Carlisle" which begins: "At this present crisis there is every appearance of a war with the United States, it is hoped that wise and able General Washington will prevent the effusion of human blood & horrors of war..." with more (see).
June 27, 1792
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.
June 5, 1779
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 5, 1779
* Revolutionary War
* John Burgoyne's army
Page 3 has an item noting: "The miserable remains of Burgoyne's army are at last released from captivity & are now on their passage home from Boston. It would indeed have added more to the military character, honour, and humanity of their commander to have staid with them, to ... See More
April 7, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1791 Page 2 has a report from "Annapolis" which begins: "Early on Friday morning last this city was honoured by the arrival of the President, attended by only his private secretary, major Jackson..." with more on this (see).
Four pages, the bottom right corners have been archivally mended, but otherwise in ve... See More
August 16, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1777 One-third of the front page is an article: "On Dueling". Page 2 has a letter from Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, which includes: "...letter...at the lower Shawanese town advising me that...A body of Indians of the Mingoe tribe are certainly in arms, & on their march for Philadelphia. I am sorry to observe the savages seem det... See More
August 2, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 2, 1777 Page 2 includes: "The last advices received from Gen. Howe...mention that he was then in motion with the main body of the army in the Jerseys to attack Philadelphia...consequently that the various reports of the defeat of Gen. Howe and Lord Cornwallis are without foundation....Notwithstanding all that has appeared in the papers about Gen... See More
July 26, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 26, 1777 Page 2 has: "...They say that the rebel camp under Washington broke up at Bound Brook in the night & leaving their fires burning, had marched for Philadelphia..." and further on a letter from New York includes: "General Howe is gone to Brunswick where the army are now encamped except those left for the defence of the city ... See More
July 19, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 19, 1777 Page 2 has a letter from Philadelphia noting: "General Howe is now in full march through the Jerseys in order to force a passage over the Delaware & to attack this city. You may depend upon it he will meet with a warm reception as it is General Cadwallader's orders to defend it to the last in case Howe should succeed in forcing ... See More
July 14, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 14, 1777 Page 2 has: "...advice was received of a very considerable body of the rebel army commanded by Arnold and Sullivan having stole a march and got in the rear of our reserve, had obliged Lord Cornwallis to alter his front & post picquet guards all around him, by which the battalions are greatly weakened." Also: "General Lee, ... See More
September 19, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, \September 19, 1791 The front page is filled with ads, and certainly the most intriguing is the one with a dateline of "George-Town, June 30, 1791" with the text including: "The President of the United States, having approved the sites for the Public Buildings to be erected in pursuance of the Act of Congress for establishi... See More
June 29, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, June 29, 1773
* New York-Massachusetts boundary dispute
Inside has a report headed: "America" which includes a report of a planned meeting between the governors of New York & Massachusetts over the boundary line dispute. Also reports from Newport, New London, and Philadelphia (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.... See More
June 3, 1786
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, June 3, 1786 The middle of the front page has a report datelined "Philadelphia, April 2, 1786" which paints a dismal portrait: "This country is in a deplorable & uncertain state; its foreign trade limited...Their internal situation is equally bad--the New Englanders have taken up arms..." with much more, including mention of armed tro... See More
June 9, 1777
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 9, 1777 Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Further Extract from the Letters sent by the Missionaries in America to the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts" which ties to the Revolutionary War, including: "...Matters now became critical in the highest degree. The rebel army amounted to near 30,00... See More
June 7, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 7, 1777 Page 2 has several items concerning the war including: "...from Philadelphia...the Congress have of late so far lowered their haughty tone as even to talk of relinquishing their pretensions to independency. This sudden change is said to be owing partly to the great loss among their shipping, the repeated defeats of their army, & part... See More
May 24, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 24, 1777 Page 2 has a few reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "From Connecticut that the jail in that colony are filled with loyal Americans who are treated in the most barbarous manner. Some are chained on their backs to the floor & others so loaded with irons that they can hardly walk...General Lee has a good room in New Yor... See More
May 19, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 19, 1777 Among page 2 war-related items are: "Massachusetts Bay is to raise 15 battalions for Washington's army. These levies were appointed to rendezvous at Cambridge & other places...on the 10th of March. After they were to join the Continental army. As cloathing is exceedingly scarce...Till these necessaries were collected, or rather t... See More
May 14, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 14, 1777 Over half of the front page is taken up with American news, including: "A Scheme for Reducing America to Obedience...by a Well-wisher to Government" (see). This is followed by reports from the New York Gazette which reports two military skirmishes, including: "...ordered out to attack a party of the rebels at De Lancey's Mi... See More
November 2, 1796
SUPPLEMENT TO CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2, 1796
* Early Lexington, Kentucky
The back side of this single sheet "Supplement" and an item datelined "Lexington" which has a description of this town, noting near the beginning: "...must afford a pleasing satisfaction to view the rapid progress of building & impro... See More
February 22, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 22, 1777 Page 2 has various reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "A letter from Rhode Island, dated Jan. 8, says...brought us confirmation of the news of General Lee's being taken, and also of General Washington's being defeated. We hope before the month is out that Philadelphia will be in our possession as our troops rece... See More
July 5, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 5, 1788 Inside is mostly taken up with European reports save for a report from Congress of June 23, 1788. The back page is filled with ads including: "To be Sold into the Country, For Five Years, A NEGRO MAN..." and: "Sixteen Dollars Reward" for a runaway Dutch servant, and more.
Four pages, irregular at the ... See More
January 14, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1788 Page 3 has reports from the Journal of the House of Delegates of Virginia (see). Other news items are datelined Philadelphia, Wilmington, New York, Kingston, Jamaica; & Bermuda.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few small & very discrete archival mends at margins, nice condition.
September 22, 1770
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 22, 1770
* Non-importation agreement
The top of page 3 has an item headed: "Intelligence True & Extraordinary" which is a critical report on the Bostonians failing to hold to the non-importation agreement, noting: "There are now lying on the tales of New York Philadelphia, Virginia, Carolina...pamphlets containing an authentic lis... See More
October 18, 1770
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1770
* Pre Revolutionary War tensions
Page 6 has reports headed "America" from Boston, Newport, Marblehead, Philadelphia & New York, including: "...Resolved, That we will adhere to & support the non-importation agreement...so long as a majority of the colonies who have entered into similar agreements shall adhere to & p... See More
October 18, 1788
THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 18, 1788 Page 3 has an item from Philadelphia beginning; "The celebrated author of Common Sense says true when he says that..." (see). Also a report from New York concerning treaties with the Indians, plus a letter from Gov. St. Clair concerning an attack by Indians upon the federal troops.
Four pages, very nice condition.
June 1, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1, 1791
* General Charles Scott
Page 3 has an item noting: "...from Kentucky, informs us that Gen. Scott was about to march against the Indians..." with more (see photos). Page 3 also has a notice headed: "Dr. Franklin's Legacy" (see).
Four pages, a few very discrete archival... See More
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
November 28, 1794
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 28, 1794
* Whiskey Insurrection
The front page is filled with ads including 22 illustrated ship advertisements. page 3 has a letter from Pittsburgh which relates to the Whiskey Rebellion (see photos). Also on page 3 are reports from Richmond, Norfolk, Salem, Alexandria, Boston, and elsewhere.
Four pages, some c... See More
November 25, 1795
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 25, 1795 A handsome masthead with ornate lettering. Inside has reports from Salem, Rutland, Vermont; Charleston, Philadelphia, London & elsewhere. Four pages, nice condition.
December 24, 1790
THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1790 The ftpg. is taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 are mostly taken up with reports from the House of Representatives carrying over to page 3, which also has: "A Proclamation" by the governor of Pennsylvania.
The back page is filled with ads including one for noted Jewish financier Isaac Franks (see). Four pa... See More
March 9, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 9, 1792 Page 2 has an illustration of "Thirty-Six Lots of Ground" to be sold in Philadelphia, bounded by Spruce, Madison, & Twelfth Streets, as well as Twenty-Feet Alley. Other news of the day and many ads, including a back page "War Department" notice signed by: H. Knox, Secretary at War.
Four pages, nice c... 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.
Item #593903THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November,1748 The most significant content in this issue would be the "General & Definitive Treaty of Peace", more commonly known as the Treaty of Aix la Chapelle which ended the War of the Austrian Succession. This treaty takes five pages.
Other items in this issue are: "A Pulmonic Machine" with a print of it, appearing to be mu... See More
Item #593710THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779
* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts
* Treason trials - Revolutionary War
The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebe... See More
March 25, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 25, 1791 Page 2 has a brief item: "The President has appointed the following gentlemen to receive subscriptions to the Bank of the United States..." The list including David Rittenhouse among others (see). The front page includes 9 illustrated ship ads, plus one featuring a plow.
Four pages, very nice condition.
December 3, 1779
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 3, 1779 Inside has: "...Our fleet and army at New York have had a happy escape from the vengeance D'Estaing pronounced against them...passenger...says that every thing was quiet when he came from New York excepting some little skirmishing in the back settlements...repulsing an attack on Long Island & making a descent in the Jersies where ... See More
Item #590718THE AMERICAN APOLLO, Boston, July 13, 1792 A 20 page magazine featuring a large engraving on the front page.
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
April 18, 1766
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, April 18, 1766 Inside has reports from Philadelphia, Halifax & New York, some relating to the Stamp Act (see). Otherwise mostly European reports.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on the back page, very nice condition.
December 31, 1765
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 31, 1765 A response to the King from members of the House of Commons pledges that: "...we will not fail...to apply ourselves with the utmost diligence & attention to those important occurrences in America which your Majesty recommends to our consideration..." (see).
A letter from New York states: "...from the Illinois. They s... See More
April 16, 1781
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, April 16, 1781 Page 2 has mention of the noted John Paul Jones, with: "Paul Jones arrived at Philadelphia the first of March with only a single frigate. It is said he brought some very important news which had not transpired..." and further on is a note from St. Eustatia: "The Americans that fled to the woods & attempted to make a st... See More
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.
March 28, 1780
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 28, 1780 Inside has "Letter III" to Lord Viscount Howe which concerns the situation in America including: "...to renounce their allegiance & go over to the rebels...confirmed the report which the Congress then gave out, that the royal army was going to leave America...noting less could be expected than a general rising; by which the roy... See More
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