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191974

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373664716272

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 5, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Illustrated advertisements * Runaway slaves ad 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. The back page has an ad for runaway slaves. (see) Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, period stray writing above the masthead, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2021 10:19

$52.00
191973

Very Rare 18th Century APPLEBEE'S London England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373664715457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: APPLEBEE'S ORIGINAL WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, July 28, 1733  * Very rare 18th century publication * w/ red tax stamp A quite rare title which existed from 1720-1737 with most of the news reports on pages 2 and 3. The news is almost entirely of British interest and consists more of brief, wide-ranging news items rather than lengthy articles. One interesting section is a list of prisoners recently committed to jail, with details on them and their crimes. The bkpg. is taken up with advertisements. Four pages, 9 1/4 by 14 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2021 10:17

$76.00
191972

Uncommon 18th Century NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut 1786 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393471836304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  * 18th century American publication A notable newspaper from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the creation of the American Constitution when the founding fathers were crafting a framework for a new federal government. News of the day and various advertisements. Eight pages, 9 by 10 1/4 inches, a little light foxing, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 29, 2021 10:17

$42.00
191956

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1717 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393471774331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Oct. 23, 1717  * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such, having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with over half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2021 09:31

$125.00
191753

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1798 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393457931891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 23, 1798  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 2 has the latest reports from Congress. The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 1796, in which the Charge of Speculation Against Alexander Hamilton, Late Secretary of the Treasury, is Fully Refuted. Written by Himself..." with more detail. And over half of the back page is taken up with: "Proposals For Carrying the Public Mails..." with a terrific list of the various routes from town t... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2021 07:36

$48.00
191719

SIEGE OF HAVANA Cuba British Occupation in SevenYears' War w/ MAP 1762 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393455953087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1762  * Siege of Havana, Cuba w/ foldout map * British occupation - Seven Years' War The prime content would certainly be the account of the battle of Havana, Cuba, headed: "Account of the Taking of the Havannah" which is nearly a full page account. This is followed by the: "Articles of Capitulation agreed upon between Sir George Pocock...and the Earl of Albermarle, & the Marquis of Real Transporte...for the Surrender of the City & all its Dependencies with all the Spanish Ships in the Harbour" which carries over to take 3 pages. This is then followed by the: "Account of Cannon, etc. Taken--Killed & Wounded". Plus there is even more, with: "Engineer's Journal of the Siege" and... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2021 07:44

$175.00
191701

GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo - Madrid 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454182429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 6, 1796  * President George Washington * Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo Page 2 has a letter to the House concerning ratification of the Treaty of San Lorenzo, signed: Geo. Washington. Then "An Act" of Congress providing relief to soldiers injured or disabled in the military, also signed: Go. Washington. Included as well is the slightly smaller, single sheet "Extra" entirely taken up with discussion in the "Federal Legislature, House of Representatives" concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. Six pages with the "Extra", very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:07

$64.00
191700

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454182025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 18, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement * Thomas Burling, furniture & cabinet maker Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with an... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:07

$67.00
191699

JOHN FENNO Gazette of the United States Newspaper Editor DEATH 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373655410463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 18, 1798 * Federalist Party editor death Page 3 has a black-bordered report of the death of the newspaper editor John Fenno, publisher of the famed Gazette of the United States from Philadelphia. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:07

$47.00
191698

President JOHN ADAMS State of the Union Address House Response 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454181095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 13, 1798  * President John Adams - annual address * State of the Union Address response Page 3 has the response of the House of Representatives to the President's state-of-the-union address recently delivered, followed by his: "Answer' signed: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:06

$47.00
191695

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1793 Old Newspaper / Runaway SLAVES Ad


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454178551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1793 * Runaway slaves - Negroes ad If you are looking for a very nice, typical American newspaper of the late 1700's, here's a great one for a modest price. Included with this issue is the single sheet "Supplement" issue as well. Complete in 6 pages with a nice mix of news of the day and advertisements. Wide, never-trimmed margins (desired) and in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:05

$40.00
191663

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN & George Frederic Handel - Classical Music 1813 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452243458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1813  * Ludwig Van Beethoven * George Frideric Handel * Early 19th century music Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Mary's Warning: an Arietta, composed with an Accompaniment for the Piano-forte, By Lewis [sic] van Beethoven." The review includes: "We are much pleased with this song. The vocal melody is elegant & pathetic; the accompaniment is tasteful & ingenious...Beethoven is considered by many musicians as the first composer at present living. It has recently been stated...that he had received offers form a foreign government; but that three noblemen of Vienna had engaged him to remain in the Austrian dominions by giving him a salary of 4000 florins." It is r... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:57

$98.00
191657

Electing the 1ST PRESIDENT of the United States Congress Document 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654520495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWPORT HERALD, Rhode Island, Sept. 25, 1788  * re. 1st President of the United States election Page 2 has a notable report, being the document from Congress of Sept. 13, 1788 declaring that electors should be appointed in the ratifying states on the first Wednesday in January, 1789; that the electors vote for President on the first Wednesday in February, 1789; and that "...the first Wednesday in March next [March 4, 1789] be the time and the present seat of Congress the place for commencing proceedings under the said constitution." Page 3 has a report signed by: A. St. Clair, concerning formalizing the laying out of land in the Northwest Territory. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:53

$178.00
191655

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1797 Newspaper w/ Negro Boy for Sale Ad


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654520172

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: PORCUPINES GAZETTE & UNITED STATES DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 23, 1797  * Rare 18th century American title All previous issues we have offered of this uncommon title were from 1798-9 with the porcupine in the masthead, but this issue is from the earliest months of its existence with a much different masthead. Various news reports of the day, heavy with advertisements including one headed: "The Time Of A Negro Boy For Sale" wi... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:52

$78.00
191628

18th century 1758 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452207615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1758  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enlarging the times for holding the first meetings of commissioners or trustees for putting in execution certain Acts of this session of Parliament...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:34

$34.00
191627

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654508484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 6, 1781  * Post Surrender of Cornwallis * Should the British continue the war ? * General Benedict Arnold Being  a week or more since the news of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown reached Parliament, this issue has a considerable amount of discussion from the: "House Of Commons", which includes various talk on the Revolutionary War, with some reflective thoughts on continuing the war, on what when wrong, etc. One portion talks of Benedict Arnold's actions in America, noting: "...It was really a matter of astonishment that the English should act in a manner to provoke retaliation; yet so it was, that at the very time Lord Cornwallis was surrounded with 42 pieces of heavy artille... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:34

$73.00
191597

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373651539002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 1, 1777  * British General William Howe proclamation Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the Revolutionary War with a Proclamation signed in type by: W. Howe, which reads in part: "...declare & do hereby promise & engage that all persons bearing arms as aforesaid who shall surrender themselves to any officer commanding any part of his Majesty s forces on or before the first day of May next, shall be entitled to pardon for all offences heretofore committed against his crown & dignity...every non-commissioned officer & private man who shall come in with his arms shall also receive the full value for them..."  with more. Page 2 also has several other war-related reports which ar... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2021 06:47

$65.00
191596

LOUISIANA REBELLION Creole Spanish Occupation of New Orleans 1766 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393445899041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1766  * Louisiana Rebellion - Creole revolt * Spanish Occupation of New Orleans Inside has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston, S.C. dateline. There are several news items, one of which notes: "...that the Spanish governor...was arrived at New Orleans in order to take possession of that place..." with more on the French leaving because: "...they had rather live under the Turkish than the Spanish government." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2021 06:46

$37.00
191592

SAMUEL ADAMS Governor of Massachusetts DOCUMENTS Signed 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373650829548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 24, 1795  Page 2 has a "Proclamation--By the Governor" signed in type: Samuel Adams. This is followed by a letter to the Mass. Legislature signed: Samuel Adams. Four pages, a few minor stains, minor loss to a lower corner.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:39

$46.00
191591

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393444327510

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, pages 2 & 3 are printed slightly askew causing a bit of text run-off, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:37

$37.00
191588

18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era AMERICA 1772 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373650821632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 8, 1772  Over one-third of page 6 has news from America with datelines from Philadelphia, Boston, Albany, and Providence. Several of the report deal with trouble with the Indians. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:32

$28.00
191559

Best U.S. CONGRESS Convenes in Philadelphia for 1ST TIME Capital 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373649384938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1790  * Congress meets in Philadelphia for 1st time * New seat of government * From the city where it happened Page 3 under "Congress" is a report of the first session of Congress to meet at Philadelphia stating, in part: "Monday last being the day appointed for the meeting of the national legislature, in this city, now the seat of government of the United States...". It also reports that 32 member of the House were present but they lacked a quorum adjourning until the next morning. Fifteen members of the Senate were present. Included a list of those present for each body. A report from Philadelphia notes a meeting at the house of the President attended by the Vice... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:57

$190.00
191558

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. John Jay's Treaty 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393442209203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 29, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 3 has  letter from the people of Savannah to the President on their concerns about the pending Jay Treaty. This is followed by the President's response, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Over half of the front page is taken up with the continuing article: "Features of Mr. Jay's Treaty". Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:56

$82.00
191555

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams ACT & Paul Revere Church Bells 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373649382229

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1796  * President George Washington * Paul Revere - bell foundry The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. One Act is for providing a loan to the city of Washington. The top of the back page has an ad for "Church Bells" by Paul Revere, with various details. Four pages, irregular at the lower portion of the right margin affects some ads, otherwise good.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:55

$97.00
191554

SAMUEL ADAMS Governor of Massachusetts Legislature Addresses 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373649382106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 26, 1796  * Samuel Adams, governor of Massachusetts * 18th century American original addresses Page 2 has two messages addressed to the state senate concerning a resolution about presidential electors, each signed in type: Samuel Adams. Other news of the day includes: "Embargo On Genoese Vessels" "Theatrical" and more. Several interesting advertisements as well including many illustrated ship ads. Four pages, bit of damp staining, irregular at the right margin causing minor text loss to ads only.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:54

$40.00
191553

JOHN ADAMS Leaving Offfice of VP to Become President of U.S. 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373649381795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 17, 1797  * John Adams as president elect Page 3 has  report concerning John Adams leaving his position of Vice President to assume the Presidency, noting: "On Wednesday, the Vice President, in a very affectionate address, took leave of the Senate of the United States and resigned the chair. He was very much affected on the occasion & the emotion of the Senate was not less visible...May his future administration be as unexceptionable as his conduct during the period he has presided over the Senate." Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:54

$68.00
191522

POPISH PLOT Titus Oates Conspiracy to Assassinate King Charles II 1678 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373648063421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 2, 1678  * Popish Plots - reward & pardon offered * Titus Oates anti Catholic conspiracy The front page has two notable items concerning the curious Popish Plot, the fabricated scheme accusing Catholics of plotting the assassination of King Charles II. The very top of the ftpg. has: "This morning Mr. Coleman was brought again to the Kings Bench Bar & there received sentence to be drawn, hanged,and quartered." Edward Coleman was one of those accused of involvement in the fictitious Popish Plot. The other report is a Royal Proclamation by the king offering a 200 pound reward to those providing information in the Popish Plot, and also offering pardon to any involved who come forward w... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2021 06:42

$180.00
191520

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signature re. Indians Troubles 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373648058450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 15, 1789  * President George Washington script signature Over one-third of the front page is taken up with; "Proceedings in the Legislature of the Union" from the  earliest months of the new  federal government. Interesting reading on the concerns from this period. The prime content would be the nice page 3 letter from the President to the House of Representatives concerning the troubles with the Indians, signed in script type by him: George Washington. Page 2 has an interesting letter concerning what title to use for the President. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2021 06:32

$147.00
191459

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Deaths


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373643915968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 28, 1666  * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * The Great Plague deaths There is mention of the Great Plague in the back page report noting: "The Account of this weeks bill runs thus. The total 223. Of the Plague 33. Increased in all 44. Increased of the Plague 10." A nice issue from the year of the great London Fire (this issue from less than 3 months prior) and from the era of the Great London Plague. A single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, an archival mend near the bottom with a few creases near the bottom, a few small stains.

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Ends August 09, 2021 09:22

$145.00
191355

1688 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 333 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393428915234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 28, 1688 * 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 August 06, 2021 12:08

$38.00
191351

EARLY Rare 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1673 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373640402638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 26, 1673 * 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 w... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2021 12:05

$47.00
191349

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393428912442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 13, 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 August 06, 2021 12:05

$50.00
179457

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977273648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1781  * American Revolutionary War * Early Cornwallis' surrender rpt. * General Benedict Arnold Certainly the most notable content is found near the back under the "Postscript", so noted as it contains recently-received news inserted in the issue just before being printed. It is dated November 27. The report reads in part: "We are extremely sorry to inform our reads...dispatches...dated the 29th of October, informing that on the 19th of the same month Lord Cornwallis, with the troops under his command, forming about 7000 in number and composed of the flower of the British troops in America, found himself under the necessity of capitulating to the French. The particulars of this... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2021 08:21

$220.00
191977

MARIE ANTOINETTE re. Execution Death & President George Washington 1794 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393471867722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1794  * re. Marie Antoinette beheading * President George Washington Although there is a wide range of interesting content in this issue, the prime content is likely a report headed: "The Execution of the Queen", which has in the first paragraph: "...informed the Convention that the trial of Marie Antoinette had lasted three days--that, being found guilty, she had been condemned to death, and had been executed an hour ago...". The balance of the report concerns the two defense attorneys who were detained presuming Marie Antoinette had disclosed some "...secrets of importance" to them, but their testimony was they received nothing of substance from her. A few pages later i... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2021 10:48

$49.99
191976

Much on the New UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION & French Revolution 1789 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373664734029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1789  * re. United States Constitution * French Revolution The front page has 4 letters signed in type by Isaac Newton from 1725-7. Other articles include: "Christianity in No Danger from the Attacks of Modern Jews" "Original Description of Lisbon Soon After the Earthquake" "Misrepresentation of the Carolina Grass Rectified" and much more. Near the back is much under the heading: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France" taking nearly 7 pages. Of interest is news headed: "America" which notes some of the: "...articles of the new constitution most interesting to all..." which include, in part: "No state shall enter into any treaty..." & "The Senators & Repres... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2021 10:45

$34.99
191937

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373664483010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 19, 1795  * Uncommon publication Page 2 has some content concerning the controversial Jay Treaty with England. Also: "Observations on the Present Internal State of France" and: "Duties of a Man and a Citizen" contains 9 Articles. And then: "Decree for the Encouragement of Privateering" lists 8 items. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2021 07:15

$39.99
191928

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1772 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 393469889653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated March 24, 1757, June 10, 1762, June 2, 1767, Sept. 27, 1770, & Dec. 29, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends August 04, 2021 10:38

$59.99
191912

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Mad Anthony Wayne Indians1790 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393469499989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Indians massacred Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead" (see). Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer to the Speech of William Wilberforce". Further on under the heading: "America" is text including: "...General Wayne had been dispatched from Virginia on an expedition against the Cherokee, Miamis, and Chickesu Indians...s their chief waarrior, one MaGillivray, a Scotchman, who has long resided among these Indians. General Wayne...had compleatly routed them after a great ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2021 07:28

$39.99
191911

JOHN HANCOCK on Repeal of the Stamp Act & Bridgetown Barbadoes MAP 1766 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393469489223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1766  * re. Stamp Act repealed * John Hancock letter * Bridgetown, Barbadoes map One of the better items is a letter: "...from the Principal Merchants in London trading to the Colonies, to John Hancock, Esq., and the rest of the Merchants in Boston, on the Repeal of the Stamp Act" which has some great reading. This letter takes a full page (see for most). Other articles within include: "An Account of a white Negroe Boy" "Remarkable Petition to Oliver Cromwell" "Behaviour of a Young Heretic executed at Abbeville" and more. Three-quarters of a column is headed "American News" with reports of troubles with Indians, etc. (see) All three plates called for are present, the p... See More  

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191890

(2) Ftpg SLAVE Black Negro Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373662566631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slavery advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are scarce to find. 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 two on the front page regarding slavery. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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191888

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788  * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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191887

EARLY Rare 17th Century 324 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 20, 1697 * 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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191872

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Dec. 19, 1679   * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading ... See More  

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191833

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


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 8, 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. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display with the 353 year old date prominent at th... See More  

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191831

1681 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 340 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 2, 1681 * 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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191828

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 354 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 13, 1667 * 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. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display with the 354 year old date prominent at the ... See More  

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191822

Illustrtated SHIPS & Runaway Slave Ads Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373661253068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 5, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) runaway slave advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship & two runaway slave ads. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in nice condition.

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191815

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373661173505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 26, 1783  * American Revolutionary War nears the end Pg. 2 has a brief item: "Sir Guy Carleton is to continue Commander in Chief of the British forces in North America". Page 5 has most of a column headed: "American News" which has much on the federal finances & includes a letter from Mr. Robert Morris. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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191809

ISAAC HAYNES British Execution American Revolutionary War 1782 London Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  * re. Isaac Haynes execution * American Revolutionary War All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutionary War as Isaac Haynes was hanged by the British under controversial charges. Near the back is nearly half a page of news from Charleston which also includes a Proclamation from British General Leslie in which he pledges the support & protection of all loyal subjects in the colony. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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191808

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy LONDON Chronicle England SAVANNAH Georgia 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393465762939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 22, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "American Intelligence" relating to the British evacuation of Savannah, Georgia. It begins with a letter from General Green to the President of Congress noting: "I do myself the honour to transmit your Excellency a copy of General Wayne's letter giving an account of the evacuation of Savannah..." signed in type: Nath. Greene. And what follows is Anthony Wayne's letter with the details beginning: "The British garrison evacuated this place yesterday at 13 o'clock, leaving the works & town perfect, for which the inhabitants are much obliged...". There is then a letter from Congress re... See More  

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