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188478

Great 18th Century EASTERN CANADA MAP Foldout Quebec Nova Scotia 1746 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484627392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1746  * Great Eastern Canada map * Jacobite Rebellion Certainly the prime content in this issue is the quite large foldout map titled in the ornate cartouche: "A New Chart of the Coast of NEW ENGLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW FRANCE or CANADA with the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John's, etc...". The map show much great detail of this portion of present-day Canada, from Labrador to Boston, including towns at the eastern edge of Massachusetts & other portions of New England including Salem, Manchester, Salisbury, Marblehead, Charlestown, Cambridge, Kenebec, etc. There is nice detail of the "City of Quebec" in an inset, as well as a more expansive inset in the upper left show... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:35

$335.00
188476

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Evening Post England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484627007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, May 31, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Much of page 2 is taken up with reports on the debates in the House o Lords which includes various discussion on the situation in America. Page 3 has: "...that Lord Cornwallis, with 8000 men...are surrounded by the Americans...The Americans have also erected strong batteries along the shore of Rariton River...General Howe have been embarked from New York and are gone by the way of Chesapeak's Bay to make an attempt on Philadelphia in order yo draw off the American army from the Jerseys, to release Lord Cornwallis." The back page has reports on the war including a letter from Boston noting: "...from Philadel... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:35

$52.00
188475

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393173011353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 29, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 3 has an item noting: "...reported so far as relate to government mention that after a large detachment of the King's troops on the island had been sent as a reinforcement to Gen. Howe's army in the Jerseys, the rebels had made several attempts to repossess themselves and drive away the King's forces...they retired without coming to action..." and a bit more. Most of another page is taken up with: "A Matter of Fact, Relative to American Taxation" followed by: "Mr. Grenville's Offer to the Colony Assemblies to Raise the Supply themselves instead of having it done by a Parliamentary Stamp Act", both of ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:34

$65.00
188470

SPANISH PIRATES Causing Troubles on the American Seas 1739 Original Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172995854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1739  Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Of the Nature of Fire, Continu'd" "Proposal for Amending the Ten Commandments" "Seventh & Eighth Commandments, how to be Understood" "Ninth and Tenth, how to be Taken" "The Case of the South Sea Company" "Reasons for a Disciplin'd Militia" "Swiss Maintain no Regular Forces" and more. Near the back is the: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe. One of the reports includes some talk of the American colonies, including: "...Petitioners are unable to express that they perceive the trade to his Majesty's American Colonies still continues exposed to the insults of the Spaniards...cont... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:18

$35.00
188469

FORT STANWIX John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War Ben Franklin 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172995572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779  * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin...". Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." Another report tells of Sir Geo. Collier and the treatmen... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:17

$65.00
188452

EARLY Rare 17th Century 344 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172249184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, 1677 * 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 several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:40

$52.00
188447

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 330 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172247352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR,  London, England, May 8, 1691  * 17th century original * Rare publication A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed.  The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. His Majesty's Journey to Holland. 2 The Zeal of the French to accompany their King in the Wars. 3 How far the English Nobility of old was of this humour. 4 Two remarkable Passages to that Purpose. 5 Reflections upon a late paper said to be Mr. Ashton's. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 1/2 inches, close-trimmed at the top of the back page causes partial loss to the top li... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:38

$74.00
188446

Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT 339 Years Old 1682 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172247150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE IMPARTIAL PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, England,  August 30, 1681  This single-sheet newspaper  published during the struggle between Catholics and Protestants in England. Not surprisingly much of the content relates to this. Measures 7 3/4 by 12 inches with some wide, untrimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:37

$235.00
188445

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA 1771 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172246795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, October 17, 1771  * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. Page 3 has a letter to William Tryon, governor of New York, with his response signed in type: W. Tryon. This is followed by a report from Philadelphia noting the arrival of Richard Penn, governor of Pennsylvania. Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:37

$165.00
188444

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172246340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1776  * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page has an ad for the desertion of two soldiers from military service, with details. Page 2 begins with a report noting: "General Lee writes from Purrysburg...that he is going to break up East Florida. President Rutledge...writes that the South Carolinians had destroyed five Indian towns...". Also a list of: "Enemies to the American States, commonly called Tories, gone & going to Staten Island (t... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:37

$665.00
188407

TURN of the 18th Century 321 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373483077362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 6, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century 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 wou... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2021 13:43

$29.00
188387

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. U.S. Military 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393169672195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 15, 1795  * President George Washington * Congressional act signed in script Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress titled: "An Act...to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties in goods, wares and merchandize imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington on the following page. This was one of just a few newspapers which used the "script" type signature. Complete in four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2021 09:32

$88.00
188353

Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts 1794 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165065681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1794 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Page 4 includes 4 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue in nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:47

$35.00
188352

Runaway SLAVE Black Negro Advertisement in Rare 1795 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165065407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1795 * Rare 18th century American title * (1) Slavery 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 page 3 for a runaway Negro slave. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:47

$42.00
188349

Very Rare SALEM WITCH TRIALS Witchcraft Book AD 1693 Old 17th Century Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373480243611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Jan. 24, 1693  * Rare Salem witch trials book advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book: "The TRYALS of several WITCHES lately Executed in New-England, and of several remarkable Curiosities therein occurring. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." This is the only periodical (similar ads appeared in multiple issues) we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a si... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:46

$355.00
188340

TURN of the 18th Century 320 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165050636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 17, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * At the turn of the 18th century 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:29

$28.00
188303

Early COLONIAL New Jersey Nova Caesarea Copper Cent Coin PRINT 1787 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373476348846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England.  * Colonial New Jersey copper coin Within this supplement issue, published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins, one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is. The print shows both sides, and which includes "E Pluribus Unum" on the reverse. A rare numismatic item. Complete in 68 pages, a banner heading at the top of the first page with the title, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 26, 2021 11:07

$178.00
188239

ETHAN ALLEN American Patriot CAPTURED Revolutionary War 1775 Scotland Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153217548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE OR EDINBURGH AMUSEMENT, Scotland, Nov. 16, 1775  * Ethan Allen captured * Revolutionary War Inside has a letter to the King noting in part: "...with equal sorrow & surprise that we find ourselves called upon to express our abhorrence & detestation of those rebellious violences into which some of your majesty's subjects on the continent of America have been unhappily deluded..." with more. Under: "America" are several reports concerning the Revolutionary War, beginning: "The rebels have sent circular letters to some of the parishes...threatening them with military execution if  they do not send to their camp 50 men each...The Canadians appear now to be sensible of the danger they run in giving credi... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:05

$57.00
188238

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram Pre Revolutionary War Tensions1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473608243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares" and various other aspects of such a town. No doubt many 18th century towns in the colonies were laid out using this plan. Also of great interest are over two pages headed "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the harsh treatment of the colonists by th... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:04

$87.00
188219

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1707-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473599778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1707, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734 * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:51

$112.00
188218

Rare SLAVE Slavery Advertisement & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473599688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 11, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (1) Slave advertisement The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads. The back has an advertisement for a runaway slave headed: "Davy, a mulatto slave". (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor light damp staining, generally very nice.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:50

$34.00
188213

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153200939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 23, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Illustrated advertisements 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, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, period stray writing above the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:43

$45.00
188206

FIRST BANK of the United States Under CONSTRUCTION Philadelphia 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473593275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, August 26, 1795  * First Bank of the United States Page 3 has a very notable report, headed: "Description o the Bank of the United States, Now Erecting in Third St., from a Design by Mr.  S. Blodget". It would be finished in 1797. This building, The First National Bank, still stands and is a National Historic Landmark. Four pages, small wear hole at a fold juncture not close to the mentioned content, light foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:40

$89.00
188204

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473588537

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 very nice condition and having a partial or full red tax stamp.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:36

$62.00
188200

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473585850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, March 3, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings One of the nicer mastheads of the early 18th century with two nice engravings in the masthead, one showing a post boy on horseback "trumpeting" the news. The front page includes: "Tuesday last being the birthday of her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, the court then went out of mourning & there was a great appearance of the nobility & gentry...to pay their compliments to her Royal Highness..." with more. The back page has: "This day the following persons appear'd & receiv'd everyone his full claim and demand for his loss and damage sustain'd by the late dreadful fire in Thomas street..." with the list. Complete as... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:33

$48.00
188199

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1766 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153190341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766  Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial. Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:32

$28.00
188186

Runaway SLAVE Black Negro Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153183142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (1) Slavery 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 the runaway of a negro fellow. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:28

$42.00
188160

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373471203756

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 15, 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 fra... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2021 09:17

$62.00
188102

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. Retirement 1797 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465686902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 22, 1797  * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. Page 3 has an article: "Marquis De La Fayette" which is a report on him. This is followed by an: "Address of the Legislature of the State of North Carolina to his Excellency George Washington, President of the United States" concerning his retirement as President. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:49

$89.00
188062

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress & Napoleon Bonaparte 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135475530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 25, 1796  * President George Washington * Napoleon Bonaparte wo-thirds of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for: "Providing Relief to the Owners of Stills Within the United States...". Both are signed in type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a lengthy letter signed in type by: Buonaparte. Also a report on the arrival of President Washington with his wife and others, with ceremony. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:42

$69.00
188061

NORTHWEST TERRITORY Land for Auction Sale Oliver Walcott Jr. 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135472605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 6, 1796  The back page has two notices concerning: "Lands of the United States" from the Northwest Territory which will be sold at auction, with the details including a very lengthy chart noting the acres, number of lots, etc. Each is signed in type by the Secretary of the Treasury: Oliver Wolcott. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:41

$41.00
188060

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY w/ Philadelphia Quakers Ad 1693 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463125993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 14, 1693 * Rare 17th century publication * Philadelphia Quakers trial book ad This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics done in question/answer format. Published at a time when there were no newspapers printing in the American colonies. The back page has a nice ad for a book: "The JUDGMENT given forth by 28 Quakers on George Keith and his Friends, with Answers to the said Judgment, declaring those 28 Quakers to be No Christians: As also an Appeal (for which several were Imprisoned) by the said George Keith, etc. to the Yearly Meeting, 1692. With a full account of the said Yearly ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:41

$98.00
188057

RHODE ISLAND & the United States Constitution & Tristam Dalton 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135465279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 3, 1790  * re. United States Constitution Business from the House of Representatives begins on the front page and on page 2 is mention that: "...A Message was received from the President of the United States, with a copy of an Act of the Legislature of the State of Rhode Island, for ratifying certain articles of amendment to the Constitution of the United States...". A page 3 report says that George Cabot was chosen by the Massachusetts legislature to take the Senate seat of Tristram Dalton, when Dalton's term expires. The back page has a portion of the: "New Constitution of the State of South Carolina". Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, light foxing,... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:40

$58.00
188056

18th Century 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ John Adams Letter Response


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463124890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 4, 1798  Page 2 contains an address of the field officers from Baltimore County to the President, as we as an address of the grand jury of Dutchess County in New York, with the response signed in type by the President: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:39

$46.00
188055

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463124552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1798  * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a report noting: "...confirms the account in our paper...of the total defeat of Buonaparte's fleet. One of the editors  is gone to the Roads for the official account which the captain omitted to bring from on board--as soon as he returns it shall be laid before our readers..." and a bit more. Four pages, handsome masthead, ink smear in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:38

$41.00
188054

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Annual Address 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135453724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 16, 1795  * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "Mr. Hamilton's Explanation" which is signed by him in type: Alexander Hamilton. The controversy seems to relate to expenses for the President. Also on the ftpg. are: "Quarterly Statements of the Account for compensation of the President of the United States..." from 1789. Page 3 includes the historic annual state-of-the-union address of President George Washington to Congress which takes half of the page (not signed by him). The "Speech" as it is headed, is prefaced with: "This day, precisely at 12 o'clock, The President of the United S... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:38

$355.00
188016

SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI w/ First President George Washington 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134725558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1795  * Society of the Cincinnati * George Washington Page 2 contains very lengthy reporting concerning the creation of the Society of Cincinnati in the United States, and which includes a quite lengthy "Circular" headed: "To the State Society of the Cincinnati", likely written in 1783, signed in type by its first president: Go. Washington. Page 2 has a lengthy ad for a lottery: "For the Improvement of the Federal City" then under construction. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting the completion of the "federal city" at Washington, D.C., where it would move in 1800.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:38

$98.00
188015

TENSIONS WITH FRANCE President John Adams Letter Signed in Type 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134725183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, April 23, 1798  * President John Adams * Tensions w/ France The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 3 has an: "Address, to the President of the United States" from the politicians of Philadelphia, concerning the troubling relations with France at that time. This is followed by the: "Answer" signed in type: John Adams. The back page has a notice headed: "Treasury Department" seeking bids for supplying rations to the various military posts in the United States, as listed. And over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress". Four pages, wide never-trimmed... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:38

$57.00
188014

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Rpts. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 8, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Three-quarters of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a document which also expresses concerns about the Jay Treaty, carrying over to page 3. Four pages, foxing, loss at the right margin causes some text loss to ads on the back leaf.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:37

$34.00
188013

Admiral Lord HORATIO NELSON Letter re. Naval Navy Events 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events. The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer". Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$47.00
188011

GEORGE WASHINGTON United States Mint Copper Coins Coinage Acts 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462341261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 15, 1793  * President George Washington * U.S. Mint - copper coins Page 3 has within a lengthy report of events from the: "Congress of the United States--House of Representatives" an item  noting: "A message was received from the President of the U.S....informing the  House that he has approved & signed two acts which originated in the House, viz. an act to amend the act for establishing a mint, and to regulate the coins of the United States, so far as respects the coinage of copper...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$49.00
188005

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462337168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A report from Paris begins: "Thursday last Dr. Franklin had an interview with Lord Stormont; the conversation lasted three hours..." and a bit further down is mention that "...an American privateer bound to Boston...had a packet of letters on board from Dr. Franklin for the Congress. These letters are said to contain assurances that the Court of France are no ways in a temper to break with Great Britain...". The back page has mention of trouble with Indians, and mention: "...that Gen. Carleton is within 45 miles of Ticonderoga. The garrison at that place is commanded by Gen. Wayne." Also: "...that Sir Willi... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:32

$59.00
188004

CHEROKEE NATION Indians & North Carolina Boundary Line Argument 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462337013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 17, 1766  * Cherokee Nation - Indians An inside page has reports datelined from Charleston, Philadelphia and Annapolis, dealing with various unrelated items. An additional report from Charleston notes: "...the boundary line between this Province & the Cherokee Indians has been lately run...the Indians express great uneasiness at the limits between their lands & those of North Carolina & Virginia remaining unsettled; & if measures are not speedily taken to give them the reasonable satisfaction they request, it is apprehended bad consequences may ensue."  Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$35.00
187968

Rare 18th Century COLONIAL NEW YORK Short Lived Publication 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130720630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, May 17, 1753  * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived publication This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. A fine opportunity to purchase at a reasonable price a very early issue--over 265 years old--by James Parker from the colonial press of New York. American titles from the 1750's are rarely found. Four pages, 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:46

$224.99
187954

EARLY Rare 17th Century 353 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1668 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458230408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 20, 1668 * 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 fr... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:40

$57.00
187952

TURN of the 18th Century 321 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458230095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 24, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * At the turn of the 18th century 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 ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$28.00
187947

SECOND BOSTON TEA PARTY Ship Fortune Harbor & Captain James Cook 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458227909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, May, 1774  * The Second Boston Tea Party Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title. The most notable report is the historic reporting of the "2nd Boston Tea Party" which mentions: "...a number of persons entered the brig Fortune, Capt. Gorham, who arrived from London on the preceding day, and stove 28 and a half chests of tea, and discharged the contents into the harbour, being the whole of that article which came in said vessel; no damage was done to any other goods..." with a bit more. A fine report of this very historic event which received less attention through history than the "first" Boston Tea Party of December 16, 1773. "Debates In th... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:37

$89.00
187933

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130543690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 6, 1795  * President George Washington * 2 Acts of Congress signed The entire column 2 of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One is for "...authorizing the exportation of arms, cannon and military stores in certain cases." Four pages, minor archival mend to page 3, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:53

$83.00
187932

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130543034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 28, 1669  * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had Over half of the back page is taken up with a report from Edinburgh on the King's ceremonial departure from the Palace of Holyrood to his arrival at Parliament House, and his return. Great detail on the ceremony. Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, some dirtiness to the front page, otherwise good condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:52

$76.00
187926

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1672 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130538945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 20, 1672 * 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 March 12, 2021 09:49

$40.00
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