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185176

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Signed re. Michigan 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 4, 1796  * President George Washington Page 2 has: "A message...received from the President of the United States..." to Congress, beginning: "The measures now in operation for taking possession of the posts of Detroit and Machilimachinac..." with more, signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$72.00
185169

GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signature & PAUL REVERE Masonic Masons 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986290289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 12, 1795  * President George Washington * Paul Revere - Masonic - Masons The front page has:  "Answer Of The President of the United States, to the Selectmen of Charlestown." The two paragraph reply discusses his assent to the treaty between the United States and Great-Britain, signed in script type: Geo. Washington.  Page 3 has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal, and which also is signed in type by: Paul Revere, Grand Master. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$120.00
185168

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Retired Military Pensions 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286612557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1796  * Act of Congress re. pensioners * Retired military men * President George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Authorizing & Directing the Secretary at War to Place Certain Persons therein named on the Pension List", with a huge list of names (great for genealogical purposes). It completes at the top of page 2 where it is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.  Four pages, foxing, archival repair at the bottom of the blank spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:06

$62.00
185132

HAITIAN REVOLUTION Negroes Slaves Insurrection vs. French Rule 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985018959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1791  * Haitian Revolution begins * Insurrection of liberated slaves * Rebellion against French authority The ftpg. has over a full column taken up with: "Negro Insurrection--In Hispaniola" with much detail. Page 2 has a report on the imprisoned king & queen of France noting in part: "The King and Queen of France are not permitted to speak together without the presence of some National Guards, & they are both obliged to dress & undress before them...they look in the beds...to see if they are there and ask Madame or Sir, are you in this bed? And they repeat the question until their wretched prisoners answer, Yes." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:51

$57.00
185131

SIEGE OF LILLE Operation War of the Spanish Succession in France 1708 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284489436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 27, 1708  Most of this issue, including the entire front page, is taken up with reports on the siege of Lisle, with headings including: "Journal From the Camp before Lisle" and "From the Camp before Lisle" and "From the Camp at Lannoy" and again: "From the Camp before Lisle". The Siege of Lille was the most prominent operation of the 1708 campaign in the War of the Spanish Succession. After an obstinate defense of 120 days, the French garrison surrendered the city and citadel of Lille to the forces of the Duke of Marlborough. A single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, small hole in the front leaf affects 2 words, close-trimmed at the top of the back page causes partial loss to the to... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:51

$40.00
185130

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985013502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 6, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A page 3 item notes: "By the Appalachia, Ogilvie, arrived in the Downs from East Florida, advices are received that the inhabitants on the frontiers of Georgia and East Florida continue to distress each other & that some soldiers had been ordered there to protect the latter from the Georgians who had committed great depredations on them." Another page has some bits regarding America, including: "...a few American emissaries, particularly a Maryland gentleman...that pay great attention to the hardware branches, particularly that of the foundery, musket & musket locks, from which it is supposed their country is... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:49

$41.00
185128

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Pre-Battle of Carillon Ticonderoga New York 1758 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985010294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 30, 1758  * French and Indian War * Pre-Battle of Carillon The front page has two-thirds of a column headed: "America" being a letter from New York, containing French & Indian War reports. One bit notes: "...about 4000 regulars, 500 rangers & some provincials marched from Albany to Fort Edward, and from thence they are to proceed to attack Ticonderoga...". Page 7 has a brief item: "Part of a Letter from a Gentleman at New York" with a report on the French & Indian War. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, a piece from the back leaf does not affect the mentioned article, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:46

$36.00
185127

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284477652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 19, 1797  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:44

$39.00
185126

1771 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284477320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 16, 1771  * Uncommon 18th century title Filled with various news reports from throughout England as well as Europe. Nice engraving in the masthead & a red tax stamp on the ftpg. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:43

$29.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1779" along with the list of captures at Fort Morris. This report is on the action at Fort Morris (Sunbury), Georgia in which General Augustine Prevost led a force of 2,000 British against a much smaller force of 200 Continentals led by Major Joseph Lane. After Prevost positioned his artillery Lane surrenders. Each side incurred only minor casualties. Also beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of pg. 3 is an extremely detailed account of the... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$71.00
185105

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284455710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with several letters of congratulations to the King for the success of the British forces in capturing Charleston. Following this are some reports of naval events in the Caribbean. Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:32

$29.00
185092

NORTH CAROLINA REGULATORS Pre Revolutionary War Troubles 1771 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276339838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1771  * North Carolina Regulators * Pre Revolutionary War troubles Inside under: "America" is a report: "...from Newbern, North Carolina, and brought advice that a number of the Regulators, who were taken prisoners at the late battle with the Loyalists on the 16th of May, were tried and condemned and that four of them had already been executed...was offered a pardon by the governor, if he would acknowledge his error upon which condition he refused to accept it...if at liberty engage in the same cause again, and that had he a loaded pistol he would blow out his Excellency's brains." The back page has a list: "...of the killed and wounded among the Loyalists in the action between ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:22

$33.00
185065

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392979982380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 12, 1668 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & dis... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:51

$52.00
185061

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 353 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392979980300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 20, 1667 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & dis... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:49

$42.00
185031

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. United States Military 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272101000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This was one of very few newspapers which used script type when printing documents or letters from President Washington, making this a displayable issue given its front page presentation. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:36

$98.00
185030

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272100044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 11, 1797  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. The front page is filled with advertisements including three illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, stains at the spine margin inside, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:35

$48.00
185028

GEORGE WASHINGTON Samuel Adams & Edmund Randolph 1794 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272098338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 9, 1794  * George Washington & Samuel Adams Pages 2 & 3 contains  very lengthy letter from the Secretary of State, Edmund Randolph, concerning the troubling relationship with France, which is introduced the President, signed in type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a letter from the governor of Mass. signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$69.00
185019

18th century 1760 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272057362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old document: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1760  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enabling his Majesty to raise the sum of one million for the uses and purposes therein mentioned..." A decorative document given the displayable title page. Twenty pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:06

$34.00
185014

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978315163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 23, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 1 slavery related ad. Page 2 has two more and the back page has another one. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:02

$37.00
184990

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270043407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 5, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fram... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:03

$57.00
184983

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977217763

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Two more on page 3 and a slaves for sale ad on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, light toning to upper left corner, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:51

$40.00
184954

BATTLE OF SAINT KITTS Frigate Bay West Indies REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 2, 1782  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication * Battle of Saint Kitts - British vs. French Navy Half of page 2 is taken up  with the treaty for the: "Capitulation of the Islands of St. Christopher's and Nevis, between Count de Grasse...and the Marquis  de Bouille...and Thomas Shirley...and Thomas Fraser, Brig. General, commander of  the troops of his Britannic Majesty". This was a notable naval battle of the Count de Grasse of France over the British commander Samuel Hood. A few other items relating to the war. Four pages, handsome lettering in the masthead, very small excise from near the top of the back leaf, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:30

$255.00
184953

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 31, 1778  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The front page has some reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "General Green, who now commands in New England, is the person whom the Americans look up to as their leader if Mr. Washington should die or be rendered incapable of service. Though but a young man & as yet only 32 years of age, he is esteemed one of the best officers living, and is generally stiled the American Wolfe." Another ftpg. report mentions: "...that 500 Hessians with several of their subaltern officers, had deserted from Gen. Clinton's army and gone over to Washington." Page 3 has some news including: "...authentic accounts ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$52.00
184952

Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 & Cape Henry Lighthouse Virginia in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 6, 1790   * United States Funding Act of 1790 * Cape Henry Lighthouse construction * re. Benjamin Franklin's death The back page has not one, but two documents from the "Treasury Department" concerning carrying into effect the historic Funding Act of 1790, whereby the new federal government would assume the debts of the individual states incurred during the Revolutionary War. The back page also has a "Treasury Department" document on seeking bids to build what would become the historic Cape Henry Light House in Virginia. And a small item from the "War Department signed: H. Knox, on pensions to soldiers from the war. The front page has a brief item on the d... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$125.00
184951

CHIEF BLUE JACKET Shawnee People Nortwest Indian War Peace ? 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973012951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 8, 1795  * Northwest Indian War * Gen. Anthony Wayne * Chief Blue Jacket * Shawnee People Page 3 has a report beginning: "Dispatches from General Wayne...inform that the famous Shawnees Chief called Blue Jacket, with a number of Chiefs and Warriors belonging to the Shawanees and Delawares, arrived at Head-Quarters...bearing a flag and suing for peace..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, various water staining.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$42.00
184950

SAMUEL ADAMS LETTER Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973012583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 25, 1795  * Nice 18th century masthead Page 2 has a letter to the Mass. legislature concerning French ships in Mass. ports, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:28

$47.00
184886

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Reply to U.S. Senate 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 23, 1795  * President George Washington * re. State of the Union Address * Senate's response Page 2 has the Address of the Senate to the President, focused on his recent state-of-the-union address. It is followed  by: "To Which the President was Pleased to Make the Following Reply" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, light damp stains, minor printing error to the ftpg. only, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:17

$72.00
184885

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Recognition from South Carolina 1797 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259509612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 8, 1797  * President George Washington * South Carolina recognition Pages 2 & 3 contains a statement of gratitude from the legislature of South Carolina to the merits of George Washington. Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing and a bit close-trimmed at some margins, minor fold wear.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:16

$36.00
184882

Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana American Deep South Description 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392970344341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1765  * Early New Orleans, Louisiana description The back page has a letter from Pensacola with some good information concerning New Orleans. It includes: "I am afraid this place will not answer fully our expectation: If we had had the island of New Orleans, this would soon be the first province in America, but without it we shall be slow in our progress to flourishing...New Orleans is a very large and a pleasant town, the country round it is extremely fertile...sugar grows in the isle of New Orleans..." with more on New Orleans. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, foxing & minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:32

$39.00
184881

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont to Join w/ England ? Ethan Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258555016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we should once more be united to our Mother Country but those glorious hopes are now vanished for the Congress have agreed on another treaty with the court of France & that they will not agree to make peace with England unless they have their own terms fully complied with..." Then a letter beginning: "General Clinton has lately had a visit .from Ethan Allen, the Chief of the Vermont association offering to become the allies of Great Britain under certain circumstances...he & his party...fell into the hands of the rebels who lodged them... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:31

$57.00
184880

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258551128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * From The Enemy Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squadron under the command of Paul Jones..." with more. Also a letter from New York which includes: "In the general confusion here I do believe...that his Majesty's Commissioners are more at a loss how to conduct themselves...The resolutions of Congress have frustrated all their plans--they have now three parties to keep in good humour, the enemy, the army, and the Loyalists...The last letters from New York say that Gen. Washington has crossed the North River..." with more on this. And then: ... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:31

$53.00
184878

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258550604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 20, 1783  * Loyalists (British) escaping America Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the British evacuating: "...large quantity of shipping are preparing here...for the purpose of transporting his Majesty's garrison & effects for England...How soon the business may commence it is, however, impossible to say, as we do not hear that the negotiation with Congress goes on at all briskly. America has her old doubts & fears..." & more. Page 4 has reports from the House of Commons discussing terms of the treaty to end the war. A brief bit notes: "The Hessians in America, it is said, have refused, to a man, to return to Europe."  and also: "...a pressing invitation has been sent by... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:30

$31.00
184876

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258543623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782  * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." a... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:22

$45.00
184875

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258543354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1677 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display ... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:22

$47.00
184830

Rare LADIES MAGAZINE Woman's Women's Very 1st First Issue 1792 Phila Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373256335595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LADIES MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), June, 1792  * Very first issue of this rare publication A rare publication which existed for just 12 issues from June, 1792 to May, 1793. This is the very first issue of the first woman's magazine in the United States. It's full title is "The Ladies Magazine & Repository of Entertaining Knowledge" as noted on the title page, a copy of which is included to verify city of publication as no outer wrapper exists. Among the articles are: "Essay on the Ladies Feet" "The Infant Rambler, or Distressed Mother" "Scheme for Increasing the Power of the Fair Sex" & more. Complete in 58 pages, disbound with no outer wrapper, 5 by 8 1/2 inches with untrimmed margins, damp staining to the bot... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:03

$196.00
184828

EARLY EXPLORERS Southern Hemisphere James Cook - John Bryon & More 1773 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373256332374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1773  * Early explorers of the World * Captain James Cook & more Among the articles in this issue are: "Origin & Progress of Newspapers" which discussion some of the newsbooks & other newspapers of the mid-17th century; "Some Account of the Chinese Temple" which is accompanied by a full page print titled: "The House of Confucius in Kew Gardens". Also: "An Account of Voyages...for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere & successively performed by Commodore Byron, Capt. Willis, Capt. Carteret, and Capt. Cook in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour..." which has much fine content taking over 4 pages. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest ... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:02

$41.00
184807

BOXING 1788 Old Newspaper DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer Jews Humphries Challenge


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373255799793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. Richard Humphreys was one of his noted opponents, they facing each other in four matches. Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condit... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:42

$38.00
184743

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont Wanting Statehood w/ Ira Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963710995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1782  All of page 4 is taken up with some great letters and documents concerning the Haldimand Affair (see the web for more), two of the documents signed by Ira Allen, a leading figure in the declaration of the Vermont Republic in 1777. He and his brother Ethan were involved in the Haldimand Affair suggesting Vermont might join the British. An alternate explanation is that they used the Haldimand negotiations to both stave off a British invasion of Vermont from Canada and to prod the Continental Congress into recognizing Vermont as an entity separate from New York and New Hampshire and admitting it to the United States. Page 5 has a letter from New York beginning: "The Rebels have been... See More  

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184742

(10) 18th Century LONDON England Post Revolutionary War Era 1797-1799 Newspapers


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Offered are 10 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE SUN and THE TIMES were two of the more famous & successful of British newspapers in the late 18th century. The Times remains one of the iconic papers of the world, having begun in 1788 and is still printing today. It was the first newspaper to have "Times" in the title, since lending its name to innumerable newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic. Here is a lot of ten issues, five of each title from 1799 and 1797 respectively, each in nice condition and having a partial or full red tax stamp.

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184740

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373245199395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 1795  * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisement we have seen in any newspaper. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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184737

Turn of 18th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1700 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963704659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, July, 1700. * From the turn of the 18th century This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From Englan... See More  

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184736

SIR GUY CARLETON & American Revolutionary War PEACE Negotiations ? 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373245198106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1782  * American Revolutionary War peace ? Near the back is an account noting in part: "Sir Guy Carleton, immediately on his arrival at New York, dispatched a messenger...to Congress with a copy of his commission & the powers vested in him by government for opening a treaty with America..." and ending with: "...that the former friendship subsisting between the two countries might be speedily restored on a permanent advantageous, and honourable footing to both." Both plates called for are lacking. Complete in 42 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great e... See More  

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184735

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963704120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Inside has over 5 pages taken up with a detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America". Continuing from the previous issue, this report begins: "Notwithstanding general Gate's behaviour at the time of Burgoyne's army being made prisoners, these brave but unfortunate men were soon made too sensible of  their situation...". The report continues on with considerable detail with the recent events of the war. A few bits include: "...Some successful predatory expeditions into the Jersies & on the Delaware with the surprize of a party of the enemy... See More  

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184698

re. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson VOTES 1796 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 26, 1796  * re. 1796 United States presidential election Page 3 has a very brief report on the votes for President from Virginia, noting the count for Jefferson, Sam Adams, Clinton, Washington, John Adams, Pinckney, and Burr. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very handsome masthead, binding holes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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$56.00
184695

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961822833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1793  * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson Over half of the front pages is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each one signed in block type by the President, Vice President, & Secretary of State: Go. Washington, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. Page 3 begins with: "Interesting Intelligence" on the beheading of Louis XVI, the type larger than typical to highlight its significance. It reads in part: "...now in our power to confirm the disagreeable tidings...to the publick, of the decolation [beheading] of LOUIS XVI, late King of  the French...the Captain of which assured him that the King was beheaded." Four pages, nice condition.

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$85.00
184693

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241370859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 25, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. One more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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$38.00
185188

Runaway SLAVE Black Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373288481047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 7, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway Slave advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the back page for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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185154

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War Battle of the Kegs 1778 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392985867405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * The Battle of the Kegs * British Fleet in Philadelphia This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is entirely taken up with ads & notices, the very first being: "By Order of his Excellency the Commander in Chief" to all deserters from the American army: "...who wish to go to Europe are to give in their names & places of abode...in order that a passage... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2020 08:47

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185151

FEDERAL CITY Future Washington D.C. Boundary Lines Established 1791 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392985847286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 10, 1791  * Nation's capital in it's infancy A page 3 report datelined "George-Town, June 4", reads, in full: "On Saturday last, Mr. Ellicott, the Geographer General of the United States compleated six main lines of the Federal city: He is now engaged in clearing and bounding the lines of the District of ten miles square." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2020 08:28

$44.99
185150

JAMES BOWDOIN Funeral - George Read & William Patterson Elections 1790 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392985843481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790  * Patriots George Read & William Patterson Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United States. Another column has a final tribute of "affection and respect" paid to the remains of the "Hon. JAMES BOWDOIN, Esq.", which includes the procession order, plus a few other details. Four  pages, never-trimmed margins, excellent condition.

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Ends October 27, 2020 08:24

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