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August 19, 1718
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 19, 1718
* Early 18th century
This issue is 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well.
A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by ... See More
Item #656793GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1777 Near the back are several letters from the seat of the Revolutionary War in America, including: "Extract of a Letter from the Gen. Wm. Howe to Lord G. Germaine dated New York, Apr. 1, 1777" which talks of plans to destroy provisions & stores at Peekskill (see). Another letter details what was destroyed, with subheads: "Destroyed ... See More
March 18, 1775
THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 18, 1775
* Very rare colonial Williamsburg
* Pre Revolutionary War tensions
This newspaper was published by Dixon & Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia with... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1745 There is a tremendous amount of content concerning the Jacobite Rebellion with articles: "Accounts of the Motions of the Rebels & of the King's Forces from the London Gazette..." which takes about ten pages. Also: "Retreat of the Rebels" and "Naval Articles from the London Gazette". Further on is: &... See More
Item #654915THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775 A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War.
Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Entrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops... See More
Item #654169GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1794 Among the three plates present is one which includes a very nice street view of "The Queen's Head" pub in Islington, now a London suburb (see photos). Among the various articles is: "Further Particulars Respecting the Execution of Madame Elizabeth, by an Eye-Witness", beginning: "Madame Elizabeth, the ill-fated sister ... See More
July 28, 1812
THE ANTIGALLICAN MONITOR & ANTI-CORSICAN CHRONICLE, London, July 28, 1811 Published by Lewis Goldsmith, of Portuguese-Jewish extraction. Previous to publishing this newspaper he spend much time in France acting as a "secret agent" to Napoleon, including efforts to kidnap King Louis XVIII. Goldsmith escaped to England in 1809 & by 1811 he founded this newspaper (subseq... See More
December 11, 1665
THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 11, 1665 The best content is the great Judaica item on the back page, being a report datelined Harlem and noting: "It is now about 3 months since the Jews gave out that near 600000 men were arrived at Mecha professing themselves to be of the lost Tribes. Since which it is affirmed that a new Prophet is arisen in Jerusalem, who finding no credit th... See More
September 29, 1761
THE LONDON CHRONICLE: or, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, September 29, 1761
* George III of the United Kingdom
The front page begins the report on the coronation of King George III. "This day his Majesty King George the Third, and Queen Charlotte, were crowned in the abbey church of Westminster, with the ceremonies accustomed upon that great and glorious solemnity...". The ... See More
March 18, 1775
THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, March 18, 1775 Page 3 has a speech of the Marquis of Rickingham relating to America & the controversies there. One mention: "...Whether the trade of Great Britain should ultimately sustain a shock & the whole body of North American merchants be reduced to suffer hardships...The vast increase & consequent importance of t... See More
March 9, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY (with California Wine-Making Supplement), New York, March 9, 1889 The four page "Supplement" issue is titled; "California Wine-Making," with 3 1/2 of the 4 pages devoted to the topic (with six photos/illustrations). Also present is the regular weekly issue which includes: Full ftpg: 'The Arrival of Troops--A Scene on Penna. Ave. Before Inauguration... See More
October 25, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1760 Only to be had in a London newspaper is this very rare, same-day report of the death of the king. At the top of the back page is a heading: "Postscript" with news recently received, the text noting: "This morning about seven o'clock, departed this life, at his palace at Kensington, his Sacred Majesty our most graciou... See More
August 10, 1786
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 10, 1786 Beginning on the front page & taking over a column on pg. 2 is a nice account of the attempted assassination of King George III by Margaret Nicholson, an event which received much attention at the time, in fact Wikipedia has a nice account on her. Part of the report notes: "...The knife that was struck at his Majesty's breast was a de... See More
Item #652606THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769
* John Dickinson
* John Hancock
Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 ... See More
July 28, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, July 28, 1858. The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "News From Frazer River" "The Excitement On The Pacific Coast" "Yield Of The New Mines" "Important Letter from Ex.-Gov. Stevens, of Washington Territory" "Our Rights In The New Gold Region" "Twenty-five Thousand Californians en route for the British El Dorado"... See More
January 1, 1788
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1788 Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Remarks on the Descriptions of the Pyramids of Egypt" which is very early on the exploration of the pyramids. King Tut's tomb was not breached until the 1920's. Included is a nice foldout plate with 5 views of it, which of which show interior chambers (see images). There is a "Let... See More
Item #652443GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1781 Under "Diary of Memorable Occurrences in the year 1780..." is a lengthy list of item & includes: "The American out posts at Newark & Elizabeth-town were surprized & the men made prisoners...American post of John's House on the White Plains was attacked when 40 men were killed & 97 taken. Another American ... See More
Item #652022THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1761 (a two issue set)
The August issue has: details, songs, and plates related to the marriage and Coronation of William III and Charlotte, Princess Mecklemberg. Also included is a detailed historical account (taking nearly 8 pages) of the Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary, from 1685, which mentions their Coronation being u... See More
Item #651836THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1774 This issue begins with the: "Memoirs of the Life of the Late King of France" which is accompanied by a full page plate of him: "Lewis XV, King of France and Navarre..." who died on May 10, 1774. Actually this plate is not called for in the title/contents page but is here because the article is, plus it is called for in the m... See More
September 3, 1791
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 3, 1791 The front page has: "Further Particulars of the Flight of the French King and Family--their capture, and subsequent conduct. This is followed by the: "Declaration of the Queen" which begins: "I declare, that the King being desirous of quitting Paris with his children, nothing in nature could have dissuaded me from following him...... See More
December 30, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1783 Page 2 has several reports headed: "America" including a report that John Dickinson was elected President of the Pennsylvania Assembly, & more. Also: "...Before she sailed all the King's troops and refugees had evacuated New York & the Americans had taken possession of the same...what with the number of people brought th... See More
Item #651047THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1820 This is a significant issue in British history, announcing the: "Death Of His Majesty King George III" as the very first article is headed, and which takes six pages of text each one with wide black mourning rules (see for portions).
Near the back of the issue is another set of pages with wide black mourning rules headed: "... See More
July 14, 1793
GAZETTE DES PAYS-BAS, Brussels, Belgium, July 14, 1793
* Rare 18th century title
* Nice masthead
Title translates to "Netherlands Gazette", then: "With Privilege of His Majesty the Emperor and King." The coat-of-arms is of Leopold II of Austria. Totally in French as France occupied Belgium prior to this date, and then again from 1794 to 1814.
A four pages issue pl... See More
April 13, 1793
MASSACHUSETTS MERCURY, Boston, April 13, 1793 Most of the ftpg is a recollection of the: "Ceremony of Consecrating & Crowning the Late King of France" in 1775, given that he was beheaded recently. The prefacing note begins: "The transition from the throne to the scaffold has been short..." with some details in the following issue.
Four pages, 8 3/4 by 10 12 inches, a... See More
Item #650312GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1760 Among the articles in this issue are: "Scheme for Widening the Narrow Streets in London" "Charge Against Gen. T--sh--d for his Conduct at Quebec" which takes over 3 pages (see for beginning); "The Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's Accession" "History of the London Brewery" "Queries Concerning the... See More
May 1, 1778
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1778 There is much on discussions in Parliament, one bit including: "...With regard to the American independency, if the Americans could be persuaded to give up the idea, he would be one of the first to vote for retaining them dependent on the sovereignty of Great Britain; but as he was confined they would not, he was anxious to keep them as alli... See More
March 22, 1873
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1873
* Charles Goodrich murder
* Lizzie Lloyd King
The back page has one column headings: "MURDERED BY BURGLARS", "A Brooklyn Merchant Found Dead in his own House--Three Bullets in his Head". First report coverage on the murder of Charles Goodrich in Brooklyn. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty o... See More
February 15, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783
* End of Revolutionary War
* King George III proclamation
* The cessation of hostilities
Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King... See More
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1756 The most significant item in this issue is: "His Majesty's Declaration of War Against the French King" which was the official beginning of the French & Indian War. This text takes just over a fullpg. (see) This is a very significant document, being the first in a series of American war declaration issues which would include the... See More
Item #649125THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1782 The issue begins with 7 pages of "Proceedings In Parliament" which includes mention of the war with America: "...in changing the mode of the American war all the King's servants were united; but he repeated a declaration which he had formerly made, that he never would be the minister that would sign any instrument which shoul... See More
December 19, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1791 The front page has three notices concerning the creation of the Bank of the United States (see). Inside has 2 letters signed in type by King Louis XVI of France including one beginning: "In accepting, sir, the Constitution, I promised to maintain it within, and defend it against the enemies from without the kingdom...&q... See More
January 29, 1820
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1820 The front page is black-bordered for the death of the 4th son of King George III. The ftpg. begins with: "Orders for the Court's going into mourning on the Sunday next...for His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent & Strathern, fourth son of His Majesty...The Ladies to wear black bombazines...The gentlemen to wear black cloth..." w... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1745 Over 13 pages at the beginning of the issue are taken up with reports on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited.... See More
Over a page is taken up with: "Mr. Yate's Defence of his Theory" conc
Over a page is taken up with: "Mr. Yate's Defence of his Theory" conc
December 26, 1863
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863
* John Heenan vs. Tom King
* One of the greatest fights of the 19th century
* Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged?
The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being dr... See More
July 18, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, July 18, 1768 All of pages 1, 2 & 3 are taken up with a detailed report of the island of Corsica, the latter page including a biography of Pascal Paoli which carries over to take close to half of pg. 4.
Near the back under "America" are reports from Charleston and Annapolis, as well as "A Message from the Governor" of Maryland which includes: &q... See More
January 23, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813 Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' " and more.
The section headed: "Events ... See More
May 20, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 20, 1815 Inside under: "War Events" is the official: "Proclamation" by the King of England ending the War of 1812, beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between his majesty and the United States of America hath been concluded at Ghent on the 24th day of December..." with more (see photos). This is fo... See More
August 26, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 26, 1815 Page 2 is mostly taken up with: "War Events: Copy of a Letter from Captain Biddle to Commodore Decatur" dated on board the Hornet being his report on the work of the Hornet and the Peacock (see). Another page has: "Of The Great Battles" beginning: "The following is given as Wellington's force previous to the at... See More
April 4, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, April 4, 1768 Inside has most of a page taken up with a letter from the Speaker of the Mass. Assembly to one of the King's Secretaries of State, which includes: "...it seems to be conclusive that as those acts were made with the sole & express purpose of raising a revenue out of America, the subjects here are in those instances unfortunately ... See More
July 1, 1882
MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, July 1, 1882
* Very rare Old West title
* Town view print
Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.... See More
Item #647205THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1782 Near the beginning are 7 pages of "Summary of Proceedings in the Second Session of the Present Parliament". Near the back is a full page headed: "American News" which has a document headed: "Copy of an Address to the King's Commissioners for Restoring Peace, Presented by a Committee Chosen by ... See More
Item #647204THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1784 The issue begins with a description of a medal created in honor of the late Capt. Cook and which is accompanied by a plate of it (see). The front page also has an article: "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands Described (which is Hawaii), which is also accompanied by a geat foldout plate, more typically lacking.
Another article of interest is: ... See More
Item #647201THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1782 Near the beginning are 7 pages of "Summary of Proceedings in the Second Session of the Present Parliament". Near the back is a full page headed: "American News" which has a document headed: "Copy of an Address to the King's Commissioners for Restoring Peace, Presented by a Committee Chosen by ... See More
Item #647193THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1784 The issue begins with a description of a medal created in honor of the late Capt. Cook and which is accompanied by a plate of it (see). The front page also has an article: "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands Described (which is Hawaii), which is also accompanied by a geat foldout plate, more typically lacking.
Another article of interest is: ... See More
Item #647080GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1779 The first 8 pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes some discussion of the affairs in America. But the prime content would be the excellent coverage of events relating to General Burgoyne & his defeat at Saratoga, taking several pages & includes: "...The army I commanded,... See More
Item #647076THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1738 One of the articles within begins: "I have orders...the British subjects complain in the strongest manner of the oblique ways & unjust means which the Spanish officers in the West Indies make use of for condemning & confiscating their ships..." with more, taking almost an entire pg. (see photos for portions).
Among t... See More
August 24, 1795
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 24, 1795 Most of the ftpg. is taken up with the conclusion of: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation with Great Britain" which was the controversial Jay Treaty. Pg. 2 has: "New French Constitution" which is to be made up of 3 branches, but also noting: "...chief defect in this new constitution proposed for France s... See More
January 19, 1787
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISE, Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1787 The ftpg. has a fascinating: "Proclamation - By the Queen Margaret" who was actually the infamous Margaret Nicholson, who the previous year attempted to assassinate King George III some months prior. She was ultimately determined to be inside and was committed to the asylum at Bedlam, England. She had claimed--a... See More
February 11, 1820
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820
* George III of the United Kingdom
* Funeral - best title to be had ?
This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons o... See More
November 29, 1796
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1796 Half of the ftpg. text is taken up with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION For Pardoning such Deserters from His Majesty's Marine Forces as shall return into His Majesty's Service on or Before the 31st Day of December...".
Twelve pages, 7 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches, good condition.
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