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200050

Society of Cincinnati w/ John Adams Trenton New Jersey Letter 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374215892938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 11, 1798  * Society of the Cincinnati * President John Adams * Trenton, New Jersey Page 2 has an address to the President from the Society of Cincinnati of Trenton, New Jersey, with his response on page 3 signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing to an upper corner, otherwise very nice.

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:25

$48.00
200049

Mad Anthony Wayne Proclamation Indians & King Louis XVI of France 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374215892652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1793  * Mad Anthony Nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Louis XVI". Page 2 has: "A Proclamation, by his Excellency Anthony Wayne..." which concerns the prohibition of any attacks against Indians in the Lower Sandusky until results are known of a hoped for treaty. It is signed by him in type: Anthony Wayne. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:25

$45.00
200048

President George Washington Act of Congress & 2 Resloves Signed 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374215892202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 2, 1794  * President George Washington The front page begins with one Act of Congress and two "Resolves", each signed in script type by the President; Go. Washington. They take the entire first column. Page 2 has a declaration by the Indian chief Cornplanter, as well as two more reports concerning the Indians, one a letter from Pittsburgh. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:24

$144.00
200040

Nice 18th Century American Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394203441626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 21, 1795 * 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, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:19

$42.00
199982

Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394198857011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Oct. 24, 1798  * Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic An unusual issue being single sheet rather than the typical 4 pages due to the on-going Yellow Fever Epidemic which ravaged much of the Eastern United States at that time. There are front page articles relating to the epidemic including a report on the number of recent deaths from the fever. Four pages, never-trimmed, minor rubbing, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:43

$39.00
199973

1683 Newspaper Early Rare 17th Century 339 Years Old London Gazette England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394198852969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 28, 1683 * 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 September 12, 2022 07:38

$38.00
199969

Rare 18th Century American 1795 Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211402958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, April 13, 1795  * Rare publication A volume one issue of this elusive title from Boston which lasted just two years. Various news of the day & a wealth of ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:37

$48.00
199968

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394198848584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Jan. 6, 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 fo... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:35

$355.00
199951

John Hancock Act of the Massachusetts Legislature Signed in Type 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374210436166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 22, 1790  Most of the first column is taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: John Hancock, & headed with a nice coat-of-arms engraving. Four pages, handsome masthead, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:05

$67.00
199950

Revolutionary War Era Original Enemy London Evening Post England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374210435862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 4, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 3 has a nice report on the situation in America, a few bits noting: "...The Provincials in Massachusetts Bay are in high spirits in certain expectation of being joined in the spring by the French & Spaniards...They had heard of the designed attack on Rhode Island & knew that the Americans had abandoned it by orders...did not expect any attack would be made on Providence...had heard of the taking of Fort Washington but that the King's troops had made no progress in the Jersies." and more. The back page has over a column of: "American News" including an item from Congress noting the quotas of battalion... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:05

$56.00
199949

2 President George Washington & John Adams Acts of Congress 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394197735168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18,  1796  * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress The front page of this newspaper contains not one but two Acts of Congress, with each one signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. One of the Acts is a supplement to another "...to provide a naval armament." This title was one of only very few from Washington's administration which included documents & Acts of Congress featuring a script type signature rather than the more typical block type. Very desirable as such, and much more displayable as can be seen in the photos below. Also on the ftpg. is an article headed: "Fayette--America's Friend" w... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:04

$105.00
199948

John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Presidential Election Victory Win 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374210435162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 17, 1796  * John Adams presidential election * Thomas Jefferson as vice president The top of page 3 contains a very nice chart noting the: "Return of Votes For President and Vice-President" being electoral votes by state. Candidates include J. Adams, Pinckney, Jefferson, Burr, Sam Adams, P. Henry, Jay, Clinton, Washington, etc. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:04

$67.00
199947

Rare 18th Century Capital of Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1798 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394197727424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, March 20, 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. The entire front page is taken up with advertisements including 9 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has the latest reports from Congress. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:02

$48.00
199946

Very Rare Colonial Virginia Gazette w/ Election of Patrick Henry 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394197726162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE (with Supplement), Williamsburg, Mar. 17, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia publication * Election of Patrick Henry This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. The entire front page is a terrific letter: "To the Gentlemen of the Provincial Congress of Virginia" relating the treasonous action of the "...eleven polluted members of the Assembly of New York..." whose efforts are contrary to the patriotic zeal of the other colonies. This letter is a warning to Virginia to resist the work of New York--who's governor is in London with the King--and puni... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:02

$6,800.00
199891

Capt. James Cook Third Ship Voyage Pacific Montgolfier Ballooning 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207638026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska * Early ballooning flight - Montgolfier This periodical was the first ever to use the word "magazine" in its title. There is a nice article: "On the General Post Office & Postage of Letters" with a chart of the various rates and small engravings of cancellations & free postage, franking notations (see). There is a nice letter concerning early hot air balloon flight, which includes: "...A new set of words is wanting to express the wonderful discovery of Montgolfier. It is degrading to the aerial passengers to describe their gliding in the air by the terms of navigation; the flight of... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:24

$62.00
199862

Revolutionary War Era Original Enemy St. James's Chronicle London 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394195061652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Jan. 22, 1782   * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The year before the treaty ending the Revolutionary War was ratified. A wealth of news reports of the day but I do not find anything noteworthy concerning America. Each is complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, handsome engraving in the masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, light damp staining along the right margin, a few binding holes and a little wear along the left margin, generally good.

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:02

$28.00
199825

Rare 18th Century American Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202893643

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 24, 1793 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century. Much of page 2 is taken up with a report concerning the French Revolution, as well as a note that citizens: "...begged that the Convention would delay the discussion on the trial of Louis XVI for one month..." with more. Page 3 has a lengthy article on the celebrations for: "Liberty and Equality" in Boston. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, five binding holes at the blank spine, small bit from a bottom margin affects no text, nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2022 08:01

$43.00
199818

Benjamin Franklin & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202890065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1788  * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed" "Summary of the Proceedin... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:56

$69.00
199817

Island of Tobago Caribbean Map 1778 Revolutionary War Colonies Peace ? Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394190757477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, For the Year 1778  * Map of the Caribbean island of Tobago * American Revolutionary War era A very nice "Supplement" issue published at the end of the year, & from the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of the Island of TOBAGO, Drawn from an Actual Survey by Thos. Bowen 1779". The map is quite detailed and measures 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches in very nice condition. Also included in the issue is: "Narrative of the Negotiation in America" concerning the "...commissioners empowered by his Majesty to quiet the disorders & restore peace in the American Colonies...", which takes over nine pages. Part of this lengthy report ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:55

$110.00
199812

Captain James Cook Third Ship Voyage Prince William Sound w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394190751971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), December, 1784. * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska Included also is the "Supplement" issue. This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from May, 1778 when they were exploring the Northwest coast of North America. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, subheads include: "Discovery of Cook's River--Possession Taken of the Country & River in his Majesty's Nae--Picturesque Appearance of a Volcano--Arrival at the Island of Oonalashka..." and a bit more (see), with the very detailed t... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:47

$120.00
199807

Rare American Revolutionary War Portsmouth NH New Hampshire 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202869682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE and GENERAL ADVERTISER, Portsmouth, Feb. 23, 1782 * Rare publication during Revolutionary War  This is certainly one of the less common titles from the Revolutionary War era. Page 2 has a letter that notes in part: "...the Americans might yet be brought back to a constitutional subordination to this country!...". Also: "The troops destined for the American reinforcement for the campaign of 1782 are not yet finally determined on; but it is agreed on all hands that it is meant to be a very considerable one; some say 20, but none estimate it at less than 15,000." Pages 2 and 3 contain the King's speech to Parliament dated Nov. 27, 1781 which reflects much upon the dire situation in America. A ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:41

$640.00
199786

Edmond Halley English Astronomer Royal Comet Fame Death Eulogy 1747 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189489971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1747  * Edmond Halley, of comet fame Nearly five pages are taken up with the continuation of: "The Eulogy of Dr. Halley" (spelled elogy), being the famous Edmund Halley, the astronomer, and for whom "Halley's Comet" is named. Part 1 is found in the October issue. Two pages are consumed with a lengthy "List of Ships Taken" by the French & the Spanish. Many of the ships are those bound to or from the American colonies & the West Indies. There is an article: "A Journey to Caudebec Falls with a Map and Description of the Same" which is accompanied by a full page plate of the area & which also includes an illustration of: "...an engine for raising water...". An... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:18

$48.00
199785

Early Georgia Weather & Havre De Grace English Channel Map 1759 old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201599418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1759  * Article on the weather in Georgia * Map of Havre De Grace, the English Channel, Isle of Wight The first article is: "A Description of Havre de Grace" which takes over a full page and is accompanied by a nice foldout map showing part of the English Channel including the Isle of Wight off the coast of Southampton and also the coast of Normandy including Havre de Grace. There are two detailed insets, one showing the "Plan Of Havre De Grace" and the other showing "The Bombardment of Havre De Grace, July 4th, 1759". This map folds out to 8 1/4 by 10 1/2 inches. Also within is: "An Account of the Heat of the Weather in Georgia, by Hen. Ellis, Esq. Governor" dateline... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:17

$92.00
199776

Slaves Slavery Advertisements & Ships Rare 1796 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201583439

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, May 4, 1796  * Rare 18th century American title * (2) slaves related advertisements * Land for sale along the Potomac River The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements including 14 illustrated ship ads. The back page has 2 runaway slave ads. Also a land for sale for the Washington D.C. area. (see) Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:09

$57.00
199772

Rare Daniel Defoe Review Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189474845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, Nov. 27, 1708  * Rare Daniel Defoe periodical * Early 18th century original From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is: "...one of Daniel Defoe's greatest, but least known, works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical. It had a tiny original print run of just 400, making this a very rare title. Defoe's "Review" played a significant role in the birth of the modern press. It was not so much a newspaper dealing in facts but a journal of opinion and discussion. But in some ways it was itself the most interesting example as it was the first of a new genre: the eighteenth-century periodical essa... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:08

$58.00
199758

Runaway Negro Slave & Dog Rewards Advertisements 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189467428

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: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1793 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave & bitch advertisements The front page is filled with advertisements. News of the day on pages 2 & 3. Page 3 also has a interesting ad for: "Bitch Lost; Fifteen Dollars Reward" which is for a runaway dog. The bottom of the back page has a advertisement for: "Six Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, nev... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:58

$42.00
199757

Rare Town of Town & Harbor Pre Revolutionary War Foldout Map 1775 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201567001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775 * Rare pre Revolutionary War map * Town of Boston & it's harbor Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12 1/2  by 14 inches with wider margins than typically found. The map is in very nice condition with very little ink off-setting from having been folded into itself for over 240 years. The margin at the lower right is trimmed a bit for folding into the issue, but the border is not compromised. The map is extremely displayable & rarely found in such nice condition, if present at... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:57

$455.00
199752

Rare 18th Century American Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189454215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 30, 1798 * 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, never-trimmed margins, a little light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:51

$42.00
199749

Captain James Cook Voyage Discoveries w/ Map Revolutionary War Era 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189448957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776  * Revolutionary War era * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of th... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:48

$360.00
199746

18th Century Pre Great Flood Waters Old World Africa Asia Europe 1736 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201553072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1736  "A Map of the Old World, as it Appeared before God Destroyed it with the Waters of the Flood." Perhaps of greatest significance is: "The People before the Flood did not Understand Navigation" with an accompanying & sensational full page plate titled: "A Map of the Old World as it Appeared  Before God Destroy'd it With the Waters of the Flood". This plate measures 8 by 5 inches and is in very nice condition. We believe this to be the very first map to appear in this long-running & revered magazine. Near the back is a short bit noting: "The trustees for the colony of Georgia gave instructions to Mr. Von Reck to fetch more Protestants from Germany to be provided for in ... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:46

$120.00
199745

Revolutionary War George Washington William Howe Horatio Gates 1778 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189444951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1778  * Revolutionary War * From the enemy * Lengthy reporting The first article is: "Lord North's Propositions for Peace with America" taking over 4 pages. There is also a very lengthy item: "Extracts from the Congress Accounts of the Northern Expedition" which takes over 6 pages with terrific reading & includes a letter signed: Horatio Gates. There is great reading in: "An Account of the Transactions in America during the last Campaign" which is very good on George Washington & General Howe in New Jersey and the Chesapeake area. A report from Annapolis that Gen. Howe made propositions of peace in Congress. Other American items as well. Lacking the plate called for. Comp... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:46

$90.00
199712

Very Rare & Early American Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1739 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374198621274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, August 23, 1739  * Among the earliest of American newspapers to be had Above the title is "New-England", likely to distinguish this newspaper from the city of Boston in England. This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). Not surprisingly the front page content is from London, with letters from Paris and Madrid. The back page has items datelined fr... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:35

$4,875.00
199708

Rare Tory Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394187035009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 15, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for a man who deserted the ship "Nancy Transport". Page 2 includes reports from the House of Commons in London, a portion of which includes: "...The Canada expedition did not pass unnoticed; the disgrace brought on the British arms was set forth in the most melancholy colours & Lord George Germaine, as the ostensible Minister of that unfortunate e... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:33

$295.00
199707

Lord Horatio Nelson re. Battle of the Nile Praise & John Adams 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394187034751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 14, 1798  * "Baron" Lord Horatio Nelson * President John Adams Page 2 begins with an: "Address To the President of  the United States" from the state of Vermont concerning the troubling relationship with France, followed by his: "Answer" signed: John Adams. Page 2 also has some follow-up on the Battle of the Nile including a letter signed by: Horatio Nelson, and a report that he had been granted: "...with the dignity of al baron of the kingdom of Great Britain...", his title being "baron Nelson of the Nile & of Burnham Thorp in the county of Norfolk". Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:33

$49.00
199696

Slavery Slaves Black Negroes Advertisements Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374198614483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 3, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slavery advertisements 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 two slavery related, one on the front page and another on the back page. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:24

$52.00
199624

John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Presidential Inauguration 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374192831238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 13, 1797 * John Adams inauguration * Thomas Jefferson A very historic issue as it reports the true test of the great American republic: the peaceful transfer of power.  Page 2 has a report noting in part: "On Saturday at twelve o'clock...soon after his election, JOHN ADAMS as President of the United States attended in the Chamber of the House of Rep. too take the oath of office according to the directions of the Constitution. ON his entrance, as well as on the entrance of the late President, and of THOMAS JEFFERSON, the Vice President, loud & reiterated applause involuntarily burst from the audience..." with further details. Then the report continues with the full text of Adam... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:04

$466.00
199622

Earliest of Newspapers to be Had Original Early Rare 1684 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394181473012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 27, 1684 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:00

$37.00
199587

American Independence Spain Recognition Revolutionary War 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180284035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Dec. 17, 1782 * American independence * Spain recognizes  The front page has a report: "No official accounts are yet received of the evacuation of Charles-Town, but, by the latest accounts...we are informed this event took place the 23rd of October, that the garrison was not molested in the embarkation, and that they took almost every article of value with them...Spain not only offered Porto-Rico for Gibraltar, but will also give the island of New Orleans and the Western Florida for that fortress. Mr. Laurens, who lately left England...has lately embarked from France for Philadelphia...Mr. Jay is recalled to his Embassy at Madrid & it is said the Spaniards have lately become more incli... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:10

$36.00
199582

Rare Great Plague Outbreak Deaths Cases London England Gazette 1666 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374191636329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 23, 1666 * Among earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging, and also from the year of the Great London Fire. At the bottom of the back page is a death report which ties it specifically to this significant year: "The Account of this Weeks Bill runs thus. The Total 290. Of the Plague 42. Decreased in all 42. Decreased of the Plague 6." A single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:04

$210.00
199568

1670 Newspaper Early Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old London Gazette England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180262638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23, 1670 * 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 352 year old date prominent at the ... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2022 10:54

$52.00
199539

Revolutionary War Ending U.S. Peace Commission to Negotiate Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394178646187

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 27, 1783  * re. Revolutionary War ending in peace Inside has one-third of a page taken up with the: "Copy of the Commission of the United States of America, to John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Henry Laurens, and Thomas Jefferson, Esqrs. June 15, 1781." The document--signed in type by the President & Secretary of Congress--formally appoints these men as ambassadors in Europe to negotiate for a peace to end the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, foxing mostly near the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:06

$49.00
199512

Early Rare 17th Century 347 Years old London Gazette England RARE 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394177421572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 3, 1675 * 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 fr... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2022 12:52

$47.00
199510

Original Boston 18th Century Massachusetts 1793 old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394177421143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 26, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 contain some illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2022 12:52

$30.00
200036

African Slaves Trade Slavery Negroes & Quakers in Pennsylvania 1789 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374215874891

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: THE DIARY, OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, June 26, 1789   * African slaves trade - slavery - Negroes * Pennsylvania Quakers - Religious Society of Friends Over two-thirds of the back page is taken up with an interesting discussion of the slave trade, the early portion as it relates to the Quakers in Pennsylvania. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on page 3, great condition.

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Ends August 23, 2022 09:02

$27.99
200035

William Drummer's Father Rale's War Northern New England Maine 1725 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394203418746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 30 to Jan. 1, 1725(6) * Dummer's War - Northern New England * Uncommon publication, nice for display  This early title typically has little if any American content, but this issue is an exception, and a notable one at that. The back page has a speech signed in type by William Dummer, the Lt. Governor of Massachusetts Bay. This speech is concerning events what is known as "Dummer's War" with the local Indians, with mention that he is hopeful of peace negotiations with the Indians. A few bits note in part: "...what I have to say to you is chiefly concerning the Indian War and the present circumstances of our affairs with them...I have...improved the Indians inclinations to peace, and have..... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2022 08:51

$324.99
200034

Freedom of Religion in America w/ John Checkley Trial Verdict 1724 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394203414515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 26, 1724   * Clergyman John Checkley trial * Religious freedom in America This early title typically has little if any American content, but this issue is an exception. The back page has: "By a letter from New-England we have advice that on the 10th of November last came on the trial of Mr. John Checkley before the Superior Judges, upon an appeal from a judgment given against him in the Inferior Court in July before. After a trial which lasted above six hours the jury brought in this verdict..." and what follows is a report which detailed the "guilty" verdict. This is a very notable event in the history of religious freedom in America.  Clergyman John Checkley was born in Boston. He publi... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2022 08:45

$349.99
200017

King Louis XVI of France Conspiracy Guillotine Execution Print 1793 old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 394202467997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793  * King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic) This issue contains the "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI and includes a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis guilty?...I hereby declare that the National Convention has found Louis Capet guilty of a conspiracy against the liberty of the Nation, and the safety of the state..." with much talk on what they should do with him including the votes of various individuals. Ultimately they report: "...I vote for Death! Ah! could we but as easily dispose of all Tyrants!...the p... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 11:05

$199.99
200015

Rare 18th Century Capital of Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394202457765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 16, 1797  * Uncommon 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 several illustrated ship ads. Also on the ftpg. is 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. Inside has reports from the federal Congress. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, very nice... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 10:50

$44.99
200013

1667 Newspaper Early Rare 17th Century 355 Years old London Gazette England Rare


eBay Auction Item # 374214674597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 22, 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 355 year old date prominent at the ... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 10:36

$37.99
200009

Earliest of Newspapers to be Had Original Early Rare 1686 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 394202372039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 26, 1686 * 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 22, 2022 09:21

$29.99
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