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Item #629231THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793
* John Hancock death (1st report)
* American revolution patriot
* Declaration of Independence fame
Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that... See More
June 1, 1797
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, June, 1797 Includes an interesting article; "Inconsistencies in Thomas Paine's Writings Pointed Out" which is a letter taking over a full page, beginning: "I should not have troubled you with any remarks upon a letter, which made its appearance some months ago, addressed to George Washington, president of the United States of America,... See More
March 1, 1798
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, March, 1798 Articles include: "Essays on the Provincial Half-Pennies" which takes almost 2 1/2 pages. Also within is a very detailed account of the: "Melancholy Fate of His Majesty's Ship La Tribune" which sank off the coast of Nova Scotia, about which much is written on-line (see hyperlink). This report takes over a full page. A... See More
Item #629165GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1796 Included is a very interesting article titled: "Present State of Printing and Bookselling in America" which is great for our hobby as there is talk of newspaper printing as well, including; "...people of North America manufacture their own paper...The newspapers of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Mary... See More
Item #629154THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1796 Included is an interesting article concerning various old coins unearthed when digging a foundation, with a plate of them (see). Another interesting article takes nearly 2 pages headed: "Hints to Those Who May Wish to Emigrate to America". Yet another item from the "Proceedings of the House of Lords" mentions: "Mr. W... See More
Item #629150THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1792 One of the plates in this issue is a nice full page of: "Malling Abbey" with related text. Among the "Review of New Publications" is: "A Discourse Delivered...at the Funeral of the late Rev. Mr. John Wesley" followed by: "The Rights of Man, Part II; Combining Principle and Practice, by Thomas Paine"... See More
Item #629148THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1792 One of the features of this issue is a facsimile plate of an answer by Oliver Cromwell to the East India Merchants in 1657, and of the handwriting of the several petitioners (see). Another plate shows a beautiful view of Hanbury Church in Staffordshire.
Near the back is news headed: "America" which is mostly concerning Canada, inc... See More
Item #629147GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1792 Included is a nice chart of the: "Population of the United States of America" which has numbers from 1784 and 1790 with columns for "white inhabitants" and "slaves" as well (see). A bit or related text as well (see). Most of a page is taken up with: "A Protest Against T. Paine's 'Rights of Man'...in Co... See More
Item #629142SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1792 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a nice plate titled: "Hyde Park Turnpike" with a related front page article. Near the back is content headed: "Trial of Louis XVI" plus various content on the French Revolution. Also two Proclamations" by the King of England (see)... See More
Item #629140GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1792 Inside has a very nice plate showing: "South East Prospect of Stratford Upon Avon, 1746" and another plate is a very nice & detailed foldout captioned: "View of the Temple at Paris - National Guard - People in Tumult with the Head of Princess Lamballe" which is from during the French Revolution (see the hyperlink on her... See More
Item #629138GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1792 Inside has most of a column taken up with news headed: "America" which begins: "This country was never in so flourishing a state as at present; the increase of people, riches, and agriculture is almost incredible...The present war with the Indians has for while stopped emigration to the Western territories..." with m... See More
Item #629124GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1791 Included is an interesting article: "Dr. Franklin's Parable Traced to its Source" which takes nearly two pages. Also within: "Monument for Captain Cook" and: "An Elegy Occasioned by the Rejection of Mr. Wilberforce's Motion for the Abolition of the African Slave Trade" (see); and much more.
Near the back are... See More
Item #629122GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1791
* General Joseph Harmar
* Northwest Territory campaign
* Native Americans - Indians
One of the plates has several prints of early coins with some descriptive text as well (see). Another plate has a coastal: "View Near Margate" plus a: "View in Lower Saxony". Another page has an article and a small print of the... See More
Item #629121GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1796
* Lord Horatio Nelson
* HMS Victory
Included is a nearly column long letter signed in type: Horatio Nelson, written on board his ship Victory near Toulon, mentioning in part: "I have the pleasure to inform you that the troops...troop possession of the forts & town of Puerto Ferrajo this day..." with further details. (see)
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Item #629120GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1796 Included is an interesting and quite descriptive article on the kangaroo, perhaps the earliest such report we have seen. Bits include: "...The Gamgarou, or, as Pennant calls it, Kangaroo, is a native of New South Wales and first discovered by that able and much lamented navigator Capt. Cook. The proportions of this animal are singular in a gr... See More
Item #629117GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1796 Over 2 pages are taken up with: "The Severity of a Pennsylvanian Winter Exemplified". Various other articles and news reports, primarily focused on events & news in the United Kingdom.
Included are both full page plates called for
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inche... See More
Item #629086GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1799 Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is a detailed letter signed in type by: Horatio Nelson, which related to his efforts just before and at the Battle of the Nile in which he defeated Napoleon Buonaparte (see).
Included are both plates called for.
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's... See More
Item #629084GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1792 Among the articles are: "Dispassionate Remarks on the Slave Trade" "Remarks on the Various Opinions Fairy Rings" "A Protest Against all the Petitions for the Abolition of the Slave Trade". Near the back is news of the day including over half a column headed: "America" which includes a report from Hawaii (ve... See More
Item #629083GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790 The issue includes a wide range of articles taking the majority of the pages, and also has near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France". There is also a report headed: "America" noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More
Item #629077GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1798 Among the articles is: "Essays on the Provincial Half Pennies" which takes several pages. A nice item for any coin collector. Another item is a detailed letter concerning the object of Buonaparte's expedition into Egypt, where he would be defeated in a notable naval battle. Further on in the issue is more concerning Admiral Nels... See More
Item #629066GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1787 A feature of the issue is the large, foldout plate with a nice print of: "Kenilworth Church" in Warwickshire, England. The other print called for is present as well being a full page of the: "Ancient Encampment at Knaptoft" with related text.
A wealth of varied content throughout with various news reports from England near t... See More
Item #629065SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins, one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is. The print... See More
Item #629057GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1787 Among the articles: "On the Game of Quadrille" which is a type of card game from the 18th century. The article takes over a full page and is very descriptive (see). Near the back is half a column of news headed: "America" with information from a letter arrived from Philadelphia (see). Much news from England as well.
Inclu... See More
Item #629055GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1793 Near the back is nearly half a page of news headed: "America" which reports on a legal issue concerning the ability of a person from one state suing another in another state (see). Also mention that: "...The Americans have experienced a defeat by the Indians between Detroit & Miami towns in which, it was reported, 700 of the form... See More
Item #629053GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1794 Among the articles is: "Observations on the Jewish Festival of the New Moon" which takes 3 1/2 pages. Near the back is news headed: "America" which is a letter from Augusta, Georgia, concerning relations with the Creek Indian Nation noting in part: "...in consequence of a meeting which I have had at this place with the ch... See More
Item #628816THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, January, 1789 This title has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, having begun in September, 1786 and lasting until December, 1792.
Among the articles are: "An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania" which takes 7 1/2 pages. Also a full page chart of the: "Moral and Physical Thermometer"... See More
February 24, 1798
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 24, 1798
* Presidents John Adams & Thomas Jefferson
On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are six "Acts", each signed in script type: John Adams & in block type: TH: Jefferson (see). One of the acts allowed for compensation "...to the door keeper of the Senate, and his assistant; for their services duri... See More
December 4, 1790
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 4, 1790 Page 2 has a piece concerning the discussion in the Virginia Assembly on the assumption of the state debts by Congress (see). Page 3 has: "Column On Beacon Hill" which has much detail on it, noting the specifics of the inscriptions on all 4 sides noting the significant battles & other events relating to the Revolutionary War (see).
Four... See More
November 24, 1798
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Nov. 24, 1798
* French campaign in Egypt and Syria
* Battle of the Pyramids
The bottom of page 3 has a brief item: "The accounts of the defeat of Buonaparte, by the Arabs, is not official; and is in some parts contradictory. The Directory has announced to the Councils that he entered Cairo, the last of July. We must wait for something official on his hea... See More
June 1, 1795
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, June 1, 1795
* Battle of Genoa
* Naval engagement
Page 2 includes: "Engagement on the Mediterranean" and: "Naval Engagement" plus other news reports. The back page has an ad: "Tho. & John Hancock" concerning these sons: "Respectfully inform their friends & the public that they have taken that large & commodious sto... See More
November 14, 1785
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 14, 1785
* Colonial tricorne hat advertisement
The ftpg. is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads (see). Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Pg. 3 has an item from Charleston noting: "We are informed that Congress have sent a... See More
December 10, 1798
THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Dec. 10, 1798
* Lord Horatio Nelson letter
* Battle of the Nile victory
* Napoleon Bonaparte
A very historic issue as page 2 has the notable letter signed in type by: Horatio Nelson in which he announces his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte & the French army at the Battle of the Nile. It begins: "A... See More
Item #628413THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790 The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Account of the Moravian Settlement at Bethlehem in Pennsylvania" which takes over a full page; "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Chinese Letter" "Classical Al... See More
Item #628337THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, June, 1795
* John Jay election victory
* 2nd Governor of New York
The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles. Among the articles are: "Remarks on the Clergy" "On Compulsory Laws Respecting Marriages" "Of the Cathedral at Toledo" and much more. Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette"... See More
Item #628282THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1791
* Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government
The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "Thoughts on the Decay of States" "Character of the Virginians" "Description of Gray's Gardens, Pennsylvania" "Shorts Accou... See More
October 1, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 1, 1791 Page 3 contains a: "Proclamation" from Martinique. Other news reports from Calcutta, Bombay, Constantinople, Brussels and New London.
Four pages, minor loss to the top margin, generally good condition.
December 30, 1791
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Dec. 30, 1791 From a time before internet dating, page 3 contains an interesting--and hopefully tongue-in-check--report headed: "Advertisements Matrimonial" which provides amusing reading if nothing else.
Four pages, very nice condition.
February 21, 1799
CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, New Haven, Feb. 21, 1799 A page 2 report from "Troy" says that a group of men, mostly Quakers, recently purchased: "...the principal part of the village of Lunenberg, on the North River, opposite the city of Hudson..." plus a few details about Lunenberg's ideal location. Note: The North River is now the Hudson River.
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January 7, 1796
CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New-Haven, Jan. 7, 1796 Page 3 has an item noting: "On Wednesday the 30th ult. was installed in the Ministry over the church and Society in Colebrook, the Rev. Jonathan Edwards, D.D." This was the son of the famous clergyman Jonathan Edwards.
Four pages, various stains throughout, a few small holes, never-trimmed margins.
May 23, 1798
THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, May 23, 1798 One of the more notable newspapers of the 18th century with much news from England as well as some items concerning the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has a report on a trial for high treason.
Four pages, partially loose at the spine & a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.
December 27, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 27, 1788
* United States House of Representatives elections
Page 2 has a lengthy: "Account of the Pelew Islands", now the Palau Islands, in the Western Pacific. Page 3 has an item from New Hampshire: "...our fellow citizens are to assemble for the choice of 3 suitable persons to serve as representatives from ... See More
June 10, 1791
DUNLAPS AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 10, 1791
* Beginning of the nation's capital
A page 3 report datelined "George-Town, June 4", reads, in full: "On Saturday last, Mr. Ellicott, the Geographer General of the United States compleated six main lines of the Federal city: He is now engaged in clearing and bounding the lines of the District of ten miles... See More
November 13, 1790
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790
* Patriots George Read & William Patterson
Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United State... See More
December 2, 1799
THE MONTHLY REVIEW ENLARGED, London, Appendix to the 19th Volume, from 1799 (year in Roman numerals on the inside title page) This very uncommon title still has the blue/green outer wrappers. These wrappers are in uncommonly nice condition as more typically they are quite worn, with a year near the string binding and expected wrinkling at the edges.
The front wrapper includes the title/inde... See More
November 24, 1796
THE COURIER & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, November 24, 1796 Certainly one of the less common 18th century American titles. This was the continuation of "The Federal Orrery" newspaper, changing the title to that noted with the Nov. 3, 1796 issue, and Brigham notes that the newspaper discontinued with the Dec. 8, 1796 issue.
Being a semi-weekly this would mean only about ten iss... See More
June 14, 1787
THE NEW-HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, June 14, 1787 (in Roman numerals) Page 3 has a brief letter from a surveyor in the "Western Country" dated at Fort Pitt. Also an interesting letter from London concerning the Constitution, noting: "...Your federal government is a point of great difficulty & Importance...dread the thoughts of such a division of the... See More
January 23, 1789
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 23, 1789
* 18th century America
Most of page 2 is taken up with much reporting from the New York legislature while all of pages 1, 3 & 4 are taken up with advertisements. The back page features 14 illustrated ship ads.
Four pages, very nice, clean condition.
August 16, 1796
THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 16, 1796 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, one of Canterbury Cathedral. Some news of the day but a majority of the issue is taken up with advertisements.
Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.
July 28, 1789
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789
* A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection
The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This... See More
February 4, 1799
THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEWHAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Feb. 4, 1799 Page 2 has the details of: "A Duel" fought between Majors Lewis and Cushing (see).
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.
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