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February 27, 1799
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 27, 1799 Page 2 has a letter to the House of Rep. signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning France. Page 3 has mention of the birthday of George Washington. Much reporting from Congress.
Four pages, ornate masthead, light rubbing & toning at the top quadrant, good condition. Bit close-trimmed at right margin of fron... See More
April 16, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated April 15, 1758, June 30, 1764, March 24, 1767, Sept. 9, 1769, & Feb. 18, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures a... See More
October 12, 1795
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 12, 1795 Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles from Boston with various news reports on pages 1, 2 & 3. The back page is filled with ads. Was edited by Thomas Paine (but not THE Thomas Paine).
Four pages, interesting engraving in the masthead, very nice condition.
April 12, 1641
LA PRISE DE CINQ VAISSEAUX..., Paris, France, April 12, 1641 (date at bottom of back page).
This is a "supplement" issue which was produced for a specific news report, in this case (translated): "THE CATCH, From Five Vessels, Two Galleries & One Polacre, on the Spaniards."
Totally in French. Complete in 4 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 inches, wide margins, great condition.... See More
December 21, 1792
THE FEDERAL GAZETTE & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 21, 1792 The front page is filled with ads including 4 illustrated ship ads. Also on the ftpg. is an ad headed: "City of Washington" concerning the early building of the future capital, beginning: "The Commissioners of the Federal Buildings will contract for the following quantity of best yellow pine flooring plank.... See More
June 1, 1765
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1765 Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative.
Near the back is a report from Newport, Rhode Island, concerning whaling, and another item from Maryland on the discovery of: "...a new sort of coffee, equally go... See More
November 28, 1776
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Nov. 28, 1776 Page 3 has most of a column taken up with fine detail on the historic Battle of Long Island, in which British forces inflicted a crushing defeat on Washington's army.
Other fine content concerning the situation in America. A few bits include: "...that Gen. Howe...proceeded up the North River and...made good his landing without the los... See More
January 27, 1796
THE HERALD, A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 27, 1796 The front page has reports from the: "Federal Legislature - House of Representatives" which carries over to pg. 2. Page 3 has an item beginning: "The Shakers in the neighbourhood of New Leganan Spring...are of late in a great fermentation which seems to indicate an approaching revolution among them...".
The b... See More
May 4, 1779
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, May 4, 1779 Page 3 has some lengthy reporting on discussions in the "House of Commons" which include much on the state of the war in America including the examination of the actions of various military officers. One bit notes: "...hoped for a successful campaign; this was at a time when the rebellion was almost crushed & when, if the Gener... See More
December 29, 1778
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 29, 1778 The front page has a lengthy letter to the King of England which includes: "...by false information & undigested arguments persuaded to enter into & continue this destructive war, which has, i the short space of four years, lost...more honour, dignity & wealth than our posterity can possibly regain in a century; even if the Ame... See More
June 10, 1799
SUPPLEMENT TO J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, (Boston), June 10, 1799 This is a single sheet "Supplement" with the ftpg. mostly taken up with a lengthy list of: "wholesale Price Current at Boston" providing a huge list of prices of various items. The balance of the issue is taken up with advertisements.
Various foxing, bit of light damp staining, minor tears at margins.
Item #657561THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 12, 1767 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has a report headed: "America" with a dateline of "Annapolis, in Maryland, July 29" concerning an outbreak of: "...that horrid contagious distemper, commonly called the gaol [jail] fever...A casual visit...from one of the felons some time since imported in a convict ship comm... See More
December 2, 1778
THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE--Supplement for 1778 This supplemental issue was issued at the end of the year. There is nice reporting on discussions in the House of Commons on Clinton's Manifesto & Proclamation, which was England's last offer for a reconciliation. It includes: "...the part of the Proclamation which gave such an alarm, to be nothing more than a warning to t... See More
June 18, 1708
THE BRITISH APOLLO, OR CURIOUS AMUSEMENTS FOR THE INGENIOUS and subtitled: "To Which are Added the Most Material Occurrences Foreign and Domestick". Published in London, and "Perform'd by a Society of Gentlemen" as noted in the masthead, the date is June 18, 1708.
* Uncommon Title
* Short-lived newspaper
This newspaper existed for less than 4 years. Readers were invi... See More
January 21, 1705
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, a lot of eight issues with dates of 1700, 1702, 1705, 1706 (2), 1726, 1727 & 1728. All are complete and single sheet save for the latter 3 which have 4 pages. Very nice condition.
December 7, 1790
Lot of 8 London newspapers with four different titles with dates of 1753, 1754, 1783, 1790, 1795, 1796 & 1797. All complete in 4 pages, nice condition, some very decorative mastheads.
December 18, 1761
Six British newspapers: Edinburgh Evening Courant, 1761 (3 issues); Kentish Gazette, 1795 (2 issues) The Newcastle Chronicle, 1772, all in "2nd rate" condition with no portions missing.
May 11, 1775
VIRGINIA GAZETTE OR NORFOLK INTELLIGENCER, May 11, 1775 An exceedingly rare title, the only Revolutionary War era newspaper printed in Norfolk (save for one printed on board the ship 'Dunmore' of which only a single issue is known to exist). Only three American institutions have any issues of this title. It published for just 15 months, from June, 1774 through September, 1775.
Most ... See More
Item #656525THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756
* Great & quite large map of Europe
* Oswego - French & Indian War
* Judaica - Jewish content
The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, a... See More
July 18, 1771
THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 18, 1771
* Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title
* North Carolina regulators
* Great masthead for display
This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper.
A terrific issue on the trouble with the Regulators of North Carolina, as pa... See More
July 29, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1783 Page 4 has a report: "...from Lisbon says, that a treaty of commerce and amity is near being concluded on between that Court & the United States of America, which has given great joy to the people in general there, and look upon it a a very happy event as they expect great advantages will arise by trading with the Americans."
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August 15, 1775
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1775
* Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms
* Second Continental Congress resolution
* re. American Revolutionary War
An inside page has a letter which makes reference to Ben Franklin and the American situation, including: "...but whether Mr.Burke may deserve chastisement or not should Dr. Franklin & the Americans be scourged o... See More
November 26, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1782 Page 4 is entirely taken up with the petitions of various merchants in Charleston to General Leslie (military commander of British troops in the city) recalling a commercial agreement of two years prior, now suspect given the planned evacuation of the British from Charleston. Page 6 includes: "In the Treaty of Peace now carrying on between Gr... See More
July 13, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1782
* American Revolutionary War
The back page has a nice report on the famous case of Capt. Joshua Huddy, a captured American patriot who was hanged by Loyalists. Huddy's death became a motive force behind one of the first international incidents of the fledgling United States when the Continental army planned to execute a young Briti... See More
Item #642286THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1778 The very first article is: "Debates In Parliament" which includes much talk on the Revolutionary War, and includes in part: "...was in hope...that the lamentable fate of General Burgoyne & his army, as it was an evil of the first magnitude, might...have been productive of some good..." and a bit further on: "...T... See More
March 21, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 21, 1782
* American Revolutionary War
* General Benedict Arnold
The back page has a report from London which notes in part: "General Arnold was in the gallery of the House of Commons...a noble Lord...to move the House to clear the gallery for the purpose of removing the officer, whose presence at Court when the Commons addressed the King, he h... See More
August 16, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 16, 1760
* Charleston, South Carolina
* French and Indian War
The front page begins with a half-column article under the heading: "America" which has an "Extract of a Letter from Charles-Town, in South Carolina" reporting on the French & Indian War (see). The back page contains an: "Extract of a Letter from South Carolin... See More
July 1, 1713
THE EXAMINER, London, 1713 This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.
January 29, 1666
THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22
* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had
This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself fr... See More
Item #605485THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780 The issue begins with 5 pages of the "Summary of the Debates in Parliament" which includes some discussion of the American situation, one bit noting: "...could see no difference in point of turpitude between an endeavour to detach France from America and an attempt to recover America from France...remained totally silent respec... See More
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