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Item #660785THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), January, 1789
* James Derham, esteemed and promoted by Dr. Benjamin Rush - 1st African American (and slave) to officially practice medicine
* Thomas Fuller - an uneducated slave with incredible mathematical ability
* Reflections upon Lexington & Concord
The most noteworthy article begins on page 61 under the heading, "At a meeting of the ... See More
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
Great on the Williamsburg Gunpowder Incident in a Williamsburg newspaper... John Hancock's house is attacked...
April 21, 1775
VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, April 21, 1775
* Very rare Colonial Virginia title
* Gunpowder Incident - Affair
This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, 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.
Certainly... See More
Several accounts of Bunker Hill, Washington becomes commander-in-chief, Gage's famous Proclamation. In a Virginia newspaper...
July 15, 1775
VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 15, 1775
* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston
* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief
* General Thomas Gage "First Shots of War" proclamation
This newspaper was published by Dixon and Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolut... See More
May 19, 1775
VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, May 19, 1775 This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, 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.
A great issue with the best content found in the four page "Supplement... See More
May 20, 1775
THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, May 20, 1775 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.
And the content is terrific, as page 3 has a great account of the Battle... See More
October 24, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768
* Pro-British American publication
* Boston is causing trouble
A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the out... See More
April 22, 1780
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 22, 1780 Page 3 has: "...An Act of the General Assembly of Virginia" concerning the fate of those who left Virginia to reside in England or elsewhere: "...bona fide inhabitants there for at least one year at any time within four years next before the commencement of hostilities on the 19th of April, 1775 [Lexington & Con... See More
Item #211075HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, May, 1875. This 150+ page magazine is loaded with interesting stories and news events with numerous prints, too many to photograph. Featured in this issue are interesting prints associated with the famous battle of Lexington and Concord during the Revolutionary War. There is lengthy text associated with these prints as well. Reader's digest sized issue... See More
July 3, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1858 The front page of this issue features a halfpage illustration of 'The Signing Of The Declaration Of Independence, 1776' and also features an article on "The Signers of the Declaration of Independence". An article "Independence Hall, Philadelphia" also features a halfpage illustration 'Independence Hall, Philadelphia,... See More
October 29, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1881 Front full pg. illus. of "Egyptian Priest and Sacred Scribe." Inside is a full pg. containing five illus. pertaining to "The Yorktown Centennial." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. Hannibal Hamlin, United States Minister to Spain," "The Hon. Lionel Sackville West," "The Hon. Ripley Ropes," and... See More
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