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Item #567722THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1771 Near the back is a full page headed "American Affairs" which includes: "Charles-Town, May 8. The General Assembly of the province of Georgia, met at Savannah on the 23d past. On the 24th the new elected Commons House of Assembly unanimously re-chose the Hon. Noble Wimberly Jones, Esq; for their Speaker; but he being disapproved ... See More
September 4, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 4, 1773
* Nice content on troubling relations with America
Page 2 has most of a column taken up with a terrific letter: "...from a considerable Merchant in Boston" which begins: "Although the impracticability of raising any taxes or customs worth speaking of in this country is now...clearly seen on all sides...yet it seems as if our a... See More
September 2, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept.2, 1773
* Pre Revolutionary War from the enemy
* America vs. England tensions build
The entire front page is taken up with a report from the Boston House of Representative with a printing of their declaratory resolutions relating to the British Parliament's: "...power and authority to make laws & statures of sufficient force &... See More
March 27, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1781 Page 2 has an item referencing the famous naval battle involving John Paul Jones, with: "...Displeasures of his B.M. in regard to what has been done for Paul Jones is equally groundless...". Another item on pg. 2 extending to pg. 3 includes: "...negociation intended to lay the plan of a treaty of commerce to be concluded between th... See More
July 24, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1781
* A naval encounter
An inside page has: "American News" taken from the New York Gazette and includes mention of a naval encounter, and: "...was so discouraging a circumstance as to prevent the greater part of the militia from proceeding...consented to continue their march, & after suffering every inconvenience from... See More
November 6, 1790
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 6, 1790 Pg. 2 article: "Interiour Africa" offers nice particulars about the continent particularly the region from the Niger River to the coast of Guinea with talk about camels, the large rivers, Pagans and Mahometans, articles of export like gold-dust, goat-skins, and a species of nut called "gooroo", with mention that: "Fire arm... See More
December 23, 1780
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 23, 1780 Page 2 has various items on the Revolutionary War including a report from Charleston which notes: "...last accounts from Lord Cornwallis inform us that he was with the army in North Carolina, that the people submit to him in great number & that he meets with no opposition in his march...of the most notorious rebels in South Caro... See More
June 8, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, June 8, 1799 All of pages 2 & 3 are black bordered in mourning rules because of the death of Massachusetts governor Increase Sumner, with some related text (see). Otherwise complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.
Item #559488COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged. Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.
Item #213907THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, 1797 News of the day, with most of pages 3 & 4 taken up with various advertisements, several of which are illustrated.
The masthead is very decorative and ornate making it a nice newspaper for display. Complete in 4 pages and in nice condition.
The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue yo... See More
May 18, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1799 On pg. 2 under "Pennsylvania & Fries--The Traitor" is a report stating in part: "After nine days trial...the Hon. Judge... summoned up evidence against JOHN FRIES, indicted of treason...when the jury retired; and at 10 o'clock returned, with a verdict of GUILTY...."
Occasional foxing and an irregular top margin. The... See More
November 13, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1799 A page 2 report states: "Captain William Henry Harrison is chosen delegate to Congress, from the North Western Territory. Capt. H. is a very respectable gentleman, and of course, a friend to government." Occasional foxing otherwise in good condition.
Item #205598THE 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 #205313THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1756 Among the articles in this issue are: "Interesting Observations on Raising Raw Silk" which has much focus on the silk in dustry in America (see); 'Translation of a Remarkable Speech made by Paoli...at a late Meeting of the States of the Island of Corsica" 'Who Shall be Licensed to Kill Game" "Short View ... See More
Item #200403THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1770 Among the articles in this issue are: "Difficulty of Explaining the Scripture" "Origin of Rhyming" "Reasons Against a New War" 'History & Antiquity of Berkley Castle" and so much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. There is a bri... See More
Item #180025COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of seven 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18th century America.
Item #121156GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1789 Among the articles are one concerning "...the new grass brought from the banks of the Santee in South Carolina..." with details, and includes 2 illustrations on a full page plate; "Strictures on the Absurd Custom of Dueling" "Proposal for the Prevention of Dueling" and so much more. Near the back is news headed: &qu... See More
Item #180056AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.
Item #180059AN EARLY LOT--A lot of 5 issues of the Massachusetts Spy dated 1796-1799, but in average or better condition--not 2nd rate.
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