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January 1, 1756
ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1756 Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for reviving & continuing an Act for the Relief of Debtors with respect to the Imprisonment of their persons...".
A decorative document given the displayable title page.
Four pages, 11 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.... See More
November 13, 1770
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 13, 1770 Page 2 has: "America" with news from Philadelphia noting: "...consequence of an agreement...by several importers of dry goods...a large body of inhabitants met this day at the State House at Philadelphia...came to the following resolutions...That the adopting the Maryland agreement...would...tend to keep up a harmony among the Colon... See More
January 9, 1783
THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Jan. 9, 1783
* Late Revolutionary War w/ Benedict Arnold
* American Independence - UK recognition
An issue from at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War and before final details of the treaty of peace were announced in American newspapers.
The front page has some war-related content from London with mention of George Washington. A pg. ... See More
November 7, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768
* Pre Revolutionary War tensions
A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person t... See More
September 18, 1769
PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 18, 1769 Inside has an item beginning: "When the celebrated Mr. Franklin traveled through part of Scotland some years ago, attended by a negro servant, the fellow, who estimated the value of land..." with a bit more. Another item notes: "...letters from General Gage, Commodore Hood & others...that both ... See More
Item #647035THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1765 Near the back under: "Remarkable Events" is a report of ships arriving at Philadelphia: "...with the stamps on board for Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, when several citizens assembled in order to consider ways and means for preventing the stamp act taking place in that province..." with more (see images). Furthe... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Aug., 1774 Near the back are over 3 pages under the heading: "Proceedings of the American Colonies" with a report from Annapolis beginning: "At a meeting of the inhabitants of this city, it was unanimously resolved that the late act of parliament for blocking up the harbour of Boston is an attack upon the liberties of America & that... See More
Item #640280THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1766
* Repealing the Stamp Act, in a London magazine
The first article in the issue is: "Debates on the American Stamp Act" which carries on for five pages of excellent reporting on this critical issue. The photos show only small portions, one bit reading: "...It is my opinion that this kingdom has no right to lay a tax upon t... See More
January 1, 1747
ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1747
* 18th century original document
Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: ...for the Better Adjusting & More Easy Recovery of the Wages of certain Servants; & for the better Regulation of such Servants & of certain Apprentices."
Six pages, 11 1/2 by 6 7/8 inches, nice condition.... See More
January 1, 1689
An Act of Parliament with a full title page, noting publication at London in 1689 (see).
* Act of Parliament
* Queen May reign
* 17th century original
The Act is titled: "An Act for Enabling Lords Commissioners for the great Seal to Execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper." Printed in beautiful Old English type (see), it takes 8 pages including the title page. ... See More
January 1, 1752
Act of Parliament, London, 1752
* 18th century original document
Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages.
Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.... See More
Item #633105THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1766 Among the items included are: "On the Alliance between Church and State and the American Bishops...". A great & lengthy article is: "On The Trade & Commerce of the British Colonies" which considers the taxation and trade issues, of significance given the Stamp Act which was in force at this time. There is much great readin... See More
Item #632977THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1767 A full page is taken up with: "American Affairs" with reports from New York, Philadelphia, New-England, and South Carolina, portions including: "...the indispensable duty of his subjects in America to obey the acts of the legislature of Great Brigtain...will not fail duty to carry into execution the act of parliament passed ... See More
July 15, 1778
THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778
* American Revolutionary War
* Extremely rare issue
* James Rivington
This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause.
Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opini... See More
Item #630996THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1770 The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a notable & lengthy address of the Virginia House of Burgesses to the King. It notes in part: "...upon former & recent occasions humbly submitted to your royal wisdom our just claims to be free & exempt from a... See More
Item #629995SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE for the year 1765, London This is the "supplement" issue produced at the end of the year. Included is a very interesting address of the governor of Massachusetts to his General Assembly concerning enforcing the hated Stamp Act, noting in part: "...the present state of the province...what is to be done at this difficult & dangerous... See More
December 27, 1783
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 27, 1783
* Post revolutionary war
* Trade with the enemy resumes
Taking half of the front page & most of page 2 is a complete printing of a document noted in Schlesinger as happening on December 26, and which he describes as a British order in council to permit the importation of American manufactured goods to England on terms as favorable as thos... See More
September 13, 1783
THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1783
* Rare title w/ great masthead
* re. End of the Revolutionary War
The photo shows one of the more decorative and larger engravings to be found in an 18th century American newspaper, making this a very nice issue for display.
The front page has a few bits with oblique references to the end of the Revolu... See More
April 7, 1766
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766
* Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication
The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has rec... See More
July 3, 1769
PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 3, 1769 The front page includes an illustration relating to a new kind if water-powered mill (see). Page 3 has an interesting report of: "A bill for a charitable lottery for the relief of distressed Virgins in Great Britain" which begins: "Whereas, by the great & melancholy disuse of holy matrimony in th... See More
May 8, 1769
THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, May 8, 1769
* Trouble is brewing between America and England
* Pre Revolutionary War
An inside page has a letter which talks of concerns about relations with America. Included is a mention of the East India Company, a report from the Clergy and Freeholders of the County of Middlesex, with block signature of John Wilkes, and a lengthy report ou... See More
Colonists against the Stamp Act are warned of consequences.... Stamp distributor is forced to resign....
November 7, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1765
* The Stamp Act crisis - riots
* Sir Francis Bernard speech
The front page has a report from Boston appointing a committee to be comprised of James Otis & Sam Adams, among others, to offer thanks for "...his Majesty's...noble, generous & truly patriotic speeches...in favour of the Colonies, their rights & privileges...&... See More
November 30, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 30, 1769
* Non-Importation agreement
Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from Boston, New Haven and Williamsburg, the former having a great report concerning non-importation, including: "We are assured that the merchants of this town, considering that the period to which their late agreement to withhold the impor... See More
October 19, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 19, 1769 The back page has a letter from Philadelphia which includes: "It is with much pleasure I acquaint you the Act of Parliament imposing a duty on paper, glass, etc. imported from Great Britain into the American provinces operates in the most profitable manner for them...Our farmer wives, daughters & servants now employ that time in carding, ... See More
November 14, 1774
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, November 14, 1774
* Non-Importation agreement ?
* John Hancock
The front page has a report headed "America" from Hartford, noting: "...a great concourse of people...appointed a committee to wait on the court...eighteen of them very willingly signed the following engagement, 'We the subscribers do severally promise ... See More
May 16, 1768
SUPPLEMENT TO THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, May 16, 1768 The front page is taken up with a wide variety of news reports from London including one item noting: "...the colony agents have orders...to obtain an act of Parliament for the encouragement of the linen manufactury in North America...". An inside page has reports from "Boston" including: "...considering them too... See More
October 11, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 11, 1774 A brief report notes that: "...letter from Mobile, in West Florida, mentions that the town of Villa Real, near New Orleans, had in the night been set upon by a large party of Indians who murdered several of the Spaniards..." with a bit more (see).
The back page has a significant report, being a proclamation signed in type by th... 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 11, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 11, 1774
* Early Southern America - Indians
* The governor forbids illegal meetings to consider the Acts of Parliament
A brief report notes that: "...letter from Mobile, in West Florida, mentions that the town of Villa Real, near New Orleans, had in the night been set upon by a large party of Indians who murdered several of the Spaniards...&quo... See More
September 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1871 The frontpage has the very famous Thomas Nast print: 'TOO THIN!' which is displayable. Inside is a fullpage illustration 'International Boat Race On Saratoga Lake' along with the an illustration of the "The Ward Brothers, Winners of the Saratoga International Regatta". A halfpage 'The Union Torpedo Explosion In Beekman... See More
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