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193782

1780 REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON England Old 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393630910174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Over 4 pages are taken up with "Manner of Making War  Among the Indians of America" continued from an earlier issue. Among reports from proceedings in Parliament is: "...that the thanks of the House be given to Sir Henry Clinton...Commander in Chief of his Majesty's forces in America, and to Lieut. General Charles Earl Cornwallis, for the eminent & important services rendered by the to his majesty and the country, against the rebels in America; particularly in the reduction of Charlestown [Charleston] by the arms of  Sir Henry Clinton; and the glorious success gained by the army under Earl Cornwallis at th... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2021 12:34

$29.99
193707

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1796 Massachusetts w/ SAMUEL ADAMS Document Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753048911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 20, 1794  * Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams Pages 1 and 2 contain an Act of the Mass. legislature as well as a document, both signed in type: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has the latest report from Paris on the French Revolution, and page 3 has a report beginning: "A revolution is on foot in Louisiana. French inhabitants on the west side of the river Mississippi...are determined to shake off the despotick yoke of Spain..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, handsome masthead, minor damp stain to an upper corner, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:46

$43.00
193706

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Last Act of Congress & John Adams 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753048540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 24, 1797  * Last act of congress ? Page 3 has an Act of Congress, repealing in part the: "Act Concerning Duties on Spirits Distilled within the U.S..." with more, signed in type by the President: George Washington. This was likely his last document signed as president, March 3, as Adams was inaugurated March 4. Page 3 also has the full text of President Adams's "Speech" calling for the first special session of Congress in order to consider the worsening French-American crisis. It takes 2 1/2 columns and is signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, rubbing at a fold causes loss of 2 words in the Adams speech, bit of foxing, bit close-trimmed near the bottom  of page ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$72.00
193705

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623926153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 6, 1793  * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has a lengthy Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes" signed in type by the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State: Go. WASHINGTON, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. A decorative issue as such. Inside has content on the French Revolution. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$71.00
193704

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Plans of Retirement to Private Life 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753048116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 5, 1796  * President George Washington to retire ? Inside has a report beginning: "We learn, with the most sensible grief, that...old tried friend, Gen. WASHINGTON, the best, the most virtuous & the greatest man in the world, has evidenced his intention to resign, to retire to the calm & undisturbed walks of private life..." with more. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$63.00
193699

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Occupies New York as British Army Leave 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623923717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1784  * General George Washington enters NYC * Evacuation Day (New York) British Army leave Page 4 has a report noting in part: "...Admiral Digby...having quitted the American command. The troops which lately occupied New York, in consequence of the orders of Sir Guy Carleton evacuated that garrison on the 26th & 27th of November last, at which time General Washington, at the head of a detachment of the American army, took possession of the works. The wretched appearance of the American troops exhibited a terrible reverse of the military array of the British..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:42

$83.00
193698

AMERICAN Colonies GOVERNMENT to Fail ? Post Revolutionary War 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623923492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 13, 1784  * United States government to fail ? * Post-Revolutionary War events Page 4 has an interesting letter from Philadelphia to a friend in Glasgow noting in part: "Our government...is not yet well established; and I am really afraid that this country will experience some dreadful political convulsion before this desirable establishment takes place...different bodies...of the different colonies, and jealousy of each other, make this matter much to be dreaded." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:42

$43.00
193686

SLAVER SHIP AGENORIA African Slaves Trade Savannah GA Georgia 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752921645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 23, 1797   * Slaver ship Agenoria (Brig) * African slaves trade - slavery * Savannah, Georgia arrival Page 3 has an interesting report from Savannah with a tongue-in-check heading: "The Land Of Liberty!!  A Curiosity!!!", the report noting: "Just arrived from Cape Mount on the ...coast of Africa, the ship Agenoria, Edward Boss, master, with a prime cargo of assorted SLAVES. The sale of which will commence on Monday...". Rare to find reports of the arrival of slave ships. Four pages a few small archival mends, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:57

$44.00
193645

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain DEATH - French and Indian War 1760 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749942705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760  * George II of Great Britain death * French and Indian War Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the Town of Mont Royal, commonly called Montreal..." and this is followed by: "Translation of a very Extraordinary Letter...Before the Arrival of our Troops at Montreal".  The corresponding map, "A Particular Map to Illustrated Gen. Amherst's Expedition to Montreal with a Plan of the Town & Draught of the Island", is not present. Among other articles in this issue... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:10

$89.00
193643

BASTILLE Paris France Fortress Prison Cells Pre-French Revolution 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749941821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1783 * Bastille - fortress in Paris, France Page 7 has an: "Extract from Memoirs of the Bastile", the famous Paris fortress that was used as a prison for political dissidents by the royals of France. Its storming in 1789 was the catalyst of the French Revolution. The article has interesting details including: "...when a fresh victim is brought to them, is the search. Their mode of taking possession of a prisoner's person, and their manner of shewing him the infernal property in which he will be held, is first to strip him of all his own...They take away his money...his jewels...his papers...they drag him to the cell destined for his reception. These cells are all contained in tower... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:09

$28.00
193641

British Learn of SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749941185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 15, 1782  * Lord Charles Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown * British citizens say war is over Page 2 has a letter form General Heath from the Highlands, Dec. 25, 1781, which includes: "...Capt. Williams of the New York levies, who are doing duty on the lines of this post...made an excursion to Morissania, took & brought off one captain...without any loss on our side..." with a bit more. Also a report from New Jersey: "An embarkation of 2 or 3000 men is taking place at New York, said to be for South Carolina...A person is come from Jersey this morning & says General Leslie has killed & destroyed General Greene's whole army, the rebels make long faces, and sa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$190.00
193640

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & American Tobacco Market 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749940773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 5, 1789  * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Early tobacco market The front page has: "Extracts From American Essays--On The Manufacture Of Tobacco." Page 2 has: "Extracts from the Instructions of some of the Bailiwicks in France relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade". A page 3 item says: "Mr. Wilberforce in an energetic pathetic and ingenious speech enforced his plan for the abolition of the slave trade. This speech as complimented and reinforced by Messrs. Burke, Fox, and...William Pitt...." and a bit more. Page 3 also has:"A Sketch Of Proceedings Of Congress In the House of Representatives of the United States." including discussions on pay for the P... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$74.00
193639

CAPTURE OF ST. LUCIA West Indies 1779 American Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619207072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, March 25, 1779  * Capture of St. Lucia, West Indies * Battle of Morne de la Vierge * American Revolutionary War Much of pages 2, 3 and 4 have a wealth of content concerning the capture of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, including the full text of the Articles of Capitulation and related correspondences. The capture of St Lucia was the result of a campaign in late December, 1778 by British land and naval forces to take over the island, which was a French colony. Britain's actions followed the capture of the British-controlled island of Dominica by French forces in a surprise invasion in September, 1778. During the Battle of St. Lucia, the British fleet defeated a French fleet sent to r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$31.00
193638

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Evening Post England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619205360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 9, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The back page has a letter beginning: "In order that the public may not be misled into a notion of the respectability of a body of persons calling themselves Loyalists, who are shortly to assemble in Great Queen Street & in the phrenzy of a drunken revel to celebrate those acts of human butchery perpetrated on our faithful subjects in America, under the authority of a bloody-minded administration...". Another column has some news of the war, a few bits including: "The report of an insurrection at Philadelphia...takes its rise from the following...there was a division among the inhabitants of Phila. about ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:06

$56.00
193637

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1796 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619205049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1796  * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original The front page has a full column taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by its governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:06

$43.00
193636

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619204833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1795  * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Over half of the front page is taken up with the "President's Address" being George Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for the year 1795, a tradition he started in his first administration and which continues to this day. The "Speech" as it is headed, is prefaced with: "This day, precisely at 12 o'clock, The President of the United States met both Houses of Congress in the hall of the Representatives, and addressed them in the following..." (see for beginning & end). Page 2 has some items which were in response to the President's address. The bkpg. has 16 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, various foxing... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:05

$345.00
193635

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619204439

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 10, 1797  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. The front page is filled with advertisements including three illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, stains at the spine margin inside, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:05

$48.00
193625

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749931233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 6, 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 t... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 09:59

$57.00
193624

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749930448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 6, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving - 18th century America * Illustrated farms for sale 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, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2021 09:58

$47.00
193581

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373748779415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 2, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 3 and 4 have two lengthy, editorial-style letters reflecting on the Revolutionary War, most thoughts being critical of England's management of it. The first begins: "The Americans, justly incensed at our unworthy & ungenerous treatment of  them, have at length thrown off the yoke, and  dissolving our authority over them when we endeavoured to make a bad use of it; have erected a government of their own, independent of & totally unconnected with our political establishment..." and much more on this thought. The other contains: "...In all the movements of Washington we perceive the most consummate wisdom an... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:38

$68.00
193580

RARE & Early 18th Century 1719 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617160306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, Oct. 31, 1719  * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original The most significant feature of this issue is the very ornate & displayable engraving in the masthead, which also contains the extension to the title: "...With Freshest Advices Foreign and Domestick." Various European news reports with the back leaf mostly filled with advertisements. Complete in 6 pages, 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches, some light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:36

$38.00
193568

Rare WEST FLORIDA Louisiana Pensacola FL Mississippi River MAP 1772 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747976385

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1772  * Nice map of "West Florida" * Pensacola, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana * Plate of a rare bird from the Hudson Bay Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Part of WEST FLORIDA" from Pensacola to the Mouth of Iberville River, with a View to shew the Proper Spot for a Settlement on the Mississippi." The map shows much detail (see) and includes a nice inset of a "Plan for a New Settlement". This area is present-day Pensacola, Florida to the river delta at New Orleans, and includes Biloxi, Mississippi and Mobile, Alabama. The map measures 8 by 14 inches. Relating to this foldout map is a lengthy article title... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2021 14:33

$435.00
193526

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393614380348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 21, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. Four pages, a little irregular at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:26

$34.00
193458

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War 1776 London Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373741326867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776  * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era. A speech in Parliament mentions the hope that Americans would return to their allegiance to the King, but: "...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the Crown and all political connection with this Country: They have rejected...the means of conciliation..." and more. Further debates in Parliament are noted here as well. Then a: "Declaration" by Viscount Richard Howe and General William Howe announcing that the king might be dispos... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:44

$190.00
193455

British Troops ESCAPE NEW YORK Revolutionary War Ending Events 1783 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393605472451

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783  * Loyalists escaping New York Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America. Also included under: "American Intelligence" is a letter from Sir Guy Carleton from New York City, concerning the evacuation of that place by the British. There is also an extract of proceedings of the New York Assembly at Peekskill, and a letter from Boston which is a congratulatory address to General George Washington. Both plates called for are present. Complete in 88 pages, full title/content... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:42

$69.00
193395

1797 18th Century BOSTON Massachusetts Post Revolutionary War Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393600528147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 8, 1797  * 18th century American original Perhaps the most successful newspaper in America after the Revolutionary War with various news and ads of the day. The entire front page is taken up with: "Documents" accompanying the message of the President, being a letter to Mr. Pinckney, America's ambassador to France. Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner, very nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2021 14:48

$37.00
193315

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393592112448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 18, 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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Ends October 23, 2021 14:41

$57.00
193303

1787 UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Philadelphia Printing George Washington Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393592108141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1787  * Philadelphia printing of the Constitution of the United States This title, along with the "American Museum", has the honor of being the first magazine to print the Constitution of the United States. Both publications were from Philadelphia, the city where the Constitution was created. Comments from the Library Company of Philadelphia note that it can not be definitively determined which of these two publications was the first to print, but rather: "...for all practical purposes they were simultaneous." Another source notes that this magazine was likely printed on Sept. 22 as the last internal date, on the last page, refers to an event that took place on the 17th ... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 14:36

$7,350.00
193280

1784 GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address & British Evacuate New York in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731750802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784  * re. George Washington's Farewell Address * British Troops evacuation of New York The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in compliance with a resolve of Congress...has discharged all the troops in the service of the United States..." with more relating to this. Then, and still on the front page, is the: "...Letter and Address were Presented to his Excellency General Washington..." with a dateline of West Point, Nov. 15, 1782. This is the response of the military offic... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:30

$172.00
193277

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731749968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 26, 1782  * Lord Charles Cornwallis * re. Surrender at Yorktown Page 3 has a letter: "To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "When I resolved to address you on our failures in the American war, a general apathy prevailed in every quarter of the kingdom..." with much more, taking over one-third of a page. Another page mentions: "...And as the loss of Lord Cornwallis's army was entirely owing to a want of naval strength on the American station...". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/4 by 12 inches, very ice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:28

$38.00
193275

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731749299

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1783  * Loyalists escaping America Page 2 has: "By authentic advices from Charlestown [Charleston]...we are informed that preparations were making with the utmost diligence for the evacuation of this valuable possession. Thousands of the inhabitants were packing up their goods & conveying their negroes to Jamaica...All hopes of a countermand having entirely vanished, the Loyalists were reduced to a situation too shocking for description..." and from New York: "...every thing was in the greatest confusion imaginable, the inhabitants being in daily expectation of receiving orders to evacuate the place...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:27

$48.00
193270

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393591387609

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

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:25

$59.00
193772

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393630750252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1792  * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" On the front page in the last column is an official letter from an American officer in Paris announcing the death of the famous naval officer, John Paul Jones. It is interesting to note that the letter states that the American minister ordered: "Jones' body ...to be interred in the most private manner, and at the least possible expence...". The letter then says that the commissary who was put in charge believed a public funeral was more appropriate and that he would pay the expences if the Americans failed to do so. Subsequently, a deputation of twelve members were order... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2021 11:40

$324.99
193758

EARLY Rare 17th Century 353 Years Old LONDON w/ Virginia Report 1668 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393629122794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 13, 1668  * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Early America report - Virginia storm The front page has a report: "This day arrived a vessel of this place from Virginia, confirming the report of much damage they have there received by a hurricane." Rare to find such an early news item from America on the front page of a newspaper. The balance of the news reports are all European. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, tiny worm hole in the bottom, blank margin, great condition.

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Ends October 21, 2021 13:37

$119.99
193216

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY w/ U.S. Military Recruiting Ad 1799 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728535001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799  * From the year of George Washington's death Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military. Three bkpg. runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details. Four pages, minor loss to the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:13

$46.00
193214

Post Revolutionary War YORK Walled City England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585417124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YORK CHRONICLE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, England, June 24, 1784  A British newspaper from shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War, Various news of the day with a wealth of ads. A full red tax stamp appears on the front page. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wear, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:12

$27.00
193207

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas Pacific 1st Voyage HMS Endeavour 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728532454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1771  * HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * 1st voyage of South Pacific An inside page has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman on Board the Endeavour...", which includes in part: "We sailed in August, 1768 and after touching at several places, arrived at St. George's Land...great care was taken to cultivate a friendly correspondence with the natives..." with more, taking over a full column. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:08

$115.00
193199

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728523363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 24, 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 the ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 14:58

$57.00
193724

PRINCETON NJ New Jersey beomes Temporary UNITED STATES CAPITAL 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373754083897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783  * Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S. Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disbanded soldiery, and who...were very alarming have become much less so...Anarchy and confusion seem to pervade the whole United States...The state of Virginia...intends deferring their decision on the subject of payment of debts and restitution of property till the signing of the Definitive Treaty... There are accounts...that several members of Congress,... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2021 11:44

$49.99
193720

Very Rare 18th Century MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE London England 1710 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393625309953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, June 19, 1710 * Rare publication A very uncommon title from England with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews.  Four pages, minor tears at the wide, blank margin, otherwise in very nice condition, 8 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches. A nice opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection. 

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Ends October 19, 2021 09:13

$34.99
193717

Revolutionary War Era TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393625226519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1783  * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Page 6 has news from the House of Commons noting in part: "...Mr. Hussey wished that the Americans might be put on the footing of the most favoured nation, but still he thought that a duty ought to be laid on American oil; he believed that the bill would not give satisfaction to the Americans who would look upon it as a snare insidiously to entrap them..." and more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, a bit of binding residue at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2021 08:32

$24.99
193716

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393625218301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 2, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Inside has a letter from Paris mentioning: "...The day following they went to Dr. Franklin's hotel at Passy. From the frequent conferences they have since held with the American plenipotentiary...it is imagined that they are charged with a commission to settle the preliminaries for a general pacification." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, a repair to the back leaf, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2021 08:22

$32.99
193667

Rare 18th Century GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES Philadelphia PA 1794 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373752901091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 2, 1794  Given that Phila. was the temporary capital of the United States while the District of Columbia was under construction, it is nice this issue has reports from Congress during this early year of the federal government. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margin, very nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2021 11:30

$49.99
193152

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 19, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement 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 any of them. Sam. Fraunces, Steward of the Hous... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:57

$128.00
193151

President JOHN ADAMS Letter Response to Weston CT Connecticut 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 29, 1798  * President John Adams letter Page 3 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Weston, Connecticut, followed by "The President's Answer' signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing inside, good condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:57

$46.00
193150

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Baltimore Mechanical Society Letter 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 29, 1793  Page 2 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" with his reply, signed in type: George Washington. Many illustrated ads including ships, musical instruments, houses, and stage coaches. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:56

$62.00
193147

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1723 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373723622420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Oct. 7, 1723  * Early 18th century A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page includes "Advertisements" as well as more news item. Complete as a single sheet, full red tax stamp to the back page, very nice, clean condition, wide margins save for the spine margin.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:53

$47.00
193144

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373723620704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 2, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 3 has a report from London beginning: "An officer in General Howe's army has written to his wife in Dublin a very melancholy account of the late expedition of the Howes...found themselves repulsed by General Washington's whole army. The conflict was sharp & after prodigies of valour on both sides the British troops were obliged to retire to the ships with considerable loss...". The back age has several editorial-type reports on the war including one "To Edmund Burke mentioning: "...your late declaration, think you a consistent advocate for the rights of America. You have publicly avowed your disappro... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:51

$54.00
193131

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Alexander McGillivray Indians 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722477245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1790  * President George Washington * Alexander McGillivray Inside has a report of "Duels", as well as an attack by Indians, and a letter from Savannah, Georgia, beginning: "McGillivrary, there is reason to fear, is still meditating mischief of some sort or another..." amongst the Creek Indians. Alexander McGillivray was a leader of the Creek Indians, being part Creek and part Scottish. The back page has a federal: "Act to Establish an Uniform Rule of Naturalization" signed in type by the President: George Washington, and also by Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:34

$94.00
193129

SAMUEL ADAMS Act & USS United States Navy Frigate Construction 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574195054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796  * USS United States construction * Samuel Adams act The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams (stain here affects 4 words). Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada". Also a brief yet notable report from Philadelphia: "The building of the United States Frigate, now constructing in Southwark, goes on rapidly. Some progress has already been made in planking her." Four pages, some foxing, the mentioned stain, good condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:34

$53.00
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