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June 6, 1768
SUPPLEMENT TO THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 This is the four page "Supplement" issue to the regular eight page newspaper of the same date. Almost all of the four pages are taken up with reports from London, although the back page has most of a column headed "Boston" (see).
Complete in four pages, measures 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, very nice condition. A... See More
Item #569699THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1774 Most of the front page is a report headed: "The Journal of a Voyage...for making Discoveries towards the North Pole by the Hon. Commodore Phipps..." (see for beginning).
A full column on pg. 2 has reports from Boston (see) concerning strained relationships with England, and mentioning Ben Franklin (see). This is followed by a lette... See More
April 12, 1788
THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, April 12, 1788 Page 2 has an item from England which reflects some concern for the future of slavery (see). A report from York, Pennsylvania, notes: "...there is scarcely a dissenting voice from here to the city. We are all in favour of the Constitution..." with a bit more (see).
Page 3 also has a report on the votes for governo... See More
September 6, 1788
THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 6, 1788 Page 2 has a report from the: "Humane Society" (see). Page 3 has a nice item concerning the Constitution which includes: "...observes with real concern that notwithstanding it is more than two months since the ratification of the Constitution by the ninth state was transmitted to Congress, yet, to the grief & astonishment o... See More
June 18, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1774 Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "A Review of the Present Administration", being a review of a pamphlet of this title and which gives much attention to the results of the Boston Port Bill . The photos show most of the article, which begins: "The Boston port bill is a measure planned with the utmost wisdom & policy.... See More
April 16, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 16, 1774 Over a full column on page 6 is taken with with a report from Charleston relating to the trouble with the Creek Indians (see photos).
The back page has an item which notes: "A writer treating of the present disputes relative to the Bostonians says, 'It is true, we did assist America in the late war, but did they not assist us, for whils... See More
March 3, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1774 An inside page has over a full column concerning how to deal with the American situation. See photos for the full text.
Another page has reports from Boston and New York headed "America" and includes: "...on Thursday last the Tea, which was saved out of Capt. Loring's brigantine, was landed at the Castle by order of the Officer... See More
January 27, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 27, 1774 The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of Britiah-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostoniains, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers &a... See More
June 21, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 21, 1774 An inside page has over a full column beginning: On perusing in your paper of May 31, an extract from a pamphlet, entitled Considerations on the Measures carrying on with respect to the British Colonies in America, some reflections occurred to me on that Authors reasoning, which I would wish to communicate to the public through your paper and it i... See More
Item #568638THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1767 The first article is: "An Authentick Narrative of the Many horrid Cruelties inflicted by Mrs. Elizabeth Brownrigg upon her Poor Apprentice Girls" which includes a full page plate of their plight (see), and the four page article.
Among other articles are: "A Description of a Deer of the Cape of Good Hope" which is acco... See More
July 12, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 12, 1774
* Boston, Massachusetts shipping blockade
Inside has an "Extract of a Letter from Boston" which begins: "We shall soon be in a deplorable situation in this town; no vessels are now permitted to enter the port & none will be allowed to depart after the 14th..." and ending: "...I intend removing to Salem during the... See More
November 19, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 19, 1774 Page 2 has a report from New York noting the arrival of a ship which ran afoul of a French ship (see).
Page 5 has 2 desertion ads, with particulars (see).
Most of a column on the back page is an: "Extract of a Letter from Boston, New England" reporting in part: "...acquaint him that with grief, this county has viewed an exertion for... See More
October 1, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 1, 1774 Inside has a report noting: "...some commotions at Boston in New England, that a very great number of the army have deserted; and that some mischief has been done. It was also reported that General Gage was killed & that two regiments of his troops have revolted..." (see).
The back page has some American content including: &quo... See More
September 17, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 17, 1774
* South Carolina joins rest of colonies in tensions w/ British
* Boston Port Bill
Page 3 ha a letter from Boston relaying the plight resulting from the Boston Port Bill (see). Another page has a terrific letter attacking the "insolence" of the American people concerning taxation and their plight from the Boston Port Bil... See More
August 25, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 25, 1774 Page 2 has a letter from Pittsburgh concerning Indians & more (see), followed by a letter from Carlisle, Pennsylvania relating to the same trouble and the events around Fort Pitt, including: "...We hear from Virginia that a large body of men are going out against the Indians by order of government; the rendezvous to be at the mouth of G... See More
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 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
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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