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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
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
193004

Post-PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Inauguration Early U.S. Govern. 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393562320001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1789  * United States government in it's infancy * Post-President George Washington inauguration A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two Houses yesterday was read & referred to a committee  of the whole. In committee of the whole, on motion of Mr. Madison, resolved, that it is the opinion of this Committee that an address to the President ought to be prepared expressing the congratulations..." and more. Page 3 has a neat report from New York: "We are informed that the President has assigned ever... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2021 14:07

$179.00
192634

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Maryland & Virginia Support ? 1788 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373695855991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 3, 1788  * United States Constitution support Ftpg. item from Baltimore notes: "The election for two members to represent the town of Baltimore in the Convention to meet at Annapolis the 21st to decide on the new Constitution was closed on Thurs...". Page 2 has more concerning the consideration of the new Constitution with reports from Virginia & Maryland, including "...there is a large majority in favour of the new Constitution. I shrewdly suspect some of the principal antifederal characters begin to waver..." and "...have heard the merits of the Constitution & the objections to it candidly examined; and that Virginia will soon become a fair PILLAR of the FEDERAL EDIFICE." with... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:19

$83.00
193048

UNITED STATES NAVY Creation USS Constitution U.S. Constellation 1798 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373720082396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Mar. 21, 1798  * United States Navy in it's infancy The front page has a lengthy Act from Mass for "...prescribing the mode of taking Depositions and administering Oaths and Affirmations." signed by the governor Increase Sumner. More notable is a page 2 list of: "Naval Appointments" for the first three frigates of the U.S. Navy: United States, Constitution, and Constellation. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2021 09:44

$52.99
192427

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Response re. the Jay Treaty 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683300270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 3, 1796  * President George Washington * re. the Jay Treaty The ftpg. features an address "To the President of the United States" concerning the Jay Treaty, with his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Pg. 2 report from "The Mint" reports on the quantities of various coins minted. The back page has a commercial ad: "By Thomas & John Hancock". Four pages, some stray ink marks on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:23

$80.00
192422

UNITED STATES MINT President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683297358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1793  * United States Mint * George Washington Taking the entire first column of the front page is: "An Act Making Certain Appropriations therein mentioned". Included are appropriation: "...For purchasing two lots of ground, with the buildings thereon, and for erecting other buildings, and purchasing sundry materials and necessaries for the use of the mint, twelve thousand and seventy nine dollars, and seventy eight cents:--For the salaries of the officers of the mint, from the first day of July to the thirty first day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety two, two thousand six hundred and ninety four dollars, and eighty eight cents:--for the salary of the following offic... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:21

$133.00
192421

UNITED STATES CAPITOL Masonic Regalia Laying the CORNERSTONE 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683285035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 5, 1793  * United States Capitol building * Home of U.S. Congress * Masonic procession - Freemasons * Laying of the cornerstone Page 2 has a notable report: "Maryland" concerning a Masonic procession relating to laying of the cornerstone of the capitol building in Washington, D.C. The report notes the various details of the program & includes: "...appeared on the southern banks of the grand river Potowmack...parading to receive the President of the United States, who shortly came in sight with his suite...proceeded to the President's square, in the city of Washington..." followed by the list of those in the parade. Then included as well: "The Grand Marshall delivered...a large silver... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:10

$169.00
192409

1st Year of GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Administration & Government Start 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502217712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1789 * From the 1st year of George Washington's presidency * United States government (Congress) in it's infancy Page 3 has an item "From New York" noting: "...the Address of the Legislature of Massachusetts to the President was presented by the two senators & eight representatives from that state: the committee was very graciously received & the address answered with sentiment, animation and politeness. This is the first address from a deliberative assembly." Remember that the federal Congress was but several months old at the time. Page 2 has reporting from the earliest weeks of the new federal government headed: "Proceedings In The Legislature of the Union". Page 3... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:52

$53.00
192402

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502212941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has a letter from the President to the inhabitants of Georgetown concerning the late Treaty with Great Britain, known as the Jay Treaty. One bit notes: "...On a subject so complex, and having such extensive relations, some diversity of opinion might be expected...", signed in type: Go. Washington.  The ftpg. also has: "Federal Ship News" which begins: "The good ship Federal Government, George Washington Commander, still prosecutes her voyage with safety and success...". Page 3 notes: "Appointment. Elias Boudinot, Director of the Mint..." followed by a: "Statement of Coins made at the Mint of the United States". F... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$73.00
192401

SAMUEL ADAMS Governor of Massachusetts Legislature Acts Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682413341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 27, 1796 * Samuel Adams, governor of Massachusetts  The front page has a full column taken up with three Acts of the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.   Page 2 has much reporting on the Napoleonic War, one report beginning: "Gen. Buonaparte has ordered an army of 25,000 men to penetrate into the Ecclesiastical States..." with more.   Four pages, some foxing & light damp staining, a bit irregular at the right margin.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$44.00
192392

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Uniting Patriotic Americans 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682409132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1795  * President George Washington Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia noting: "The President has returned here from Mount Vernon. The reception he every where meets shews he unites in him all patriotic hearts...". Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:42

$42.00
192283

American Patriot PATRICK HENRY DEATH 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678458559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799  * Patrick Henry's death  * 18th century original  On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic". The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of Bray.'" Four  pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:55

$165.00
192229

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393488747778

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 September 06, 2021 13:46

$44.00
192038

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373668959027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 26, 1794 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Page 4 includes 3 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, small piece torn away along the bottom margin of pages 3-4, generally very nice.

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:01

$30.00
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
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
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
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
191207

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632080072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 22, 1794 * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has an entire column taken up with an Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate the Claims to Invalid Pensions" signed at its conclusion by: Go. Washington, as well as John Adams and Th. Jefferson. Page 3 has a: "State Paper" signed in type by the President: Go. Washington, concerning relations with France. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:16

$82.00
190937

VOLTAIRE French Enlightenment Paris Enshrinement into PANTHEON 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393395398966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 24, 1791  The top of the front page has: "VOLTAIRE!" which is a report from Paris describing the tribute to him, the consecration of his body at the French Pantheon, & much on the funeral procession which carries over to pg. 2. Page 2 also has: "The Creed of Voltaire" as well as a report from Portsmouth that: "Last Friday the Convention which met at Concord for the purpose of revising the Constitution of this state...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:06

$44.00
190844

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373611463664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796  * John - Jay's Treaty * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in the issue of the 19th taking all of the front... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2021 08:32

$248.00
190815

President George Mother MARY BALL WASHINGTON Fredericksburg Death 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388229799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789  * Mary Ball Washington death * President's G.W.'s mother Pgs. 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government.  Pg. 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Washington, mother of the President of the United States." Also discussion on: "...the business of a permanent residence...there is a majority against moving from New York...the North East banks of the Susquehanna be the spot for the permanent seat of the General Government...The Virginia & some other southern members were earnest for the banks of the Potowmack...". ... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:53

$190.00
190813

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373610197714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 9, 1790  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Illustrated advertisements Half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from the: "Congress of America". Also six large illustrated ads for houses for sale. Various news of the day inside with most of page 3 taken up with the: "Prices In the State Lottery". Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:52

$63.00
190811

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson Presidential Election Victory WIN 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388228020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, December 17, 1796 * John Adams presidential election * Thomas Jefferson as vice president On page 2 under "Federal Register" is a chart with the "Votes For President" showing Adams with 62 votes, Pinckney with 42 and Jefferson and Burr with 17 each. Some commentary about the voting as well. Four pages, some damp staining & foxing, irregular at the right margin causes some text loss but not close to the mentioned content.

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:51

$35.00
190611

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN John Hancock & Thomas Gage Battle of Bunker Hill 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373073410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), February, 1789  The first 3 1/2 pages are taken up with an article written by Benjamin Franklin in 1751, titled: "Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, etc." and further on is another: "Letter from Benjamin Franklin..." which is signed by him in type: B. Franklin. Another article: "Considerations on the Future Place of Residence of Congress" takes about 3 pages. And also: "Remarks on the Amendments to the Federal Constitution..."; a printing of the July 5, 1775 draft of the Olive Branch Petition signed in type by: John Hancock and many others. There is also a lengthy: "Account of the Battle of Bunker's Hill" followed by a detailed: "General Gage's A... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:17

$105.00
190606

MASONIC Freemasons Freemasonry & Essex-Merrimack River Bridge 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373600059827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793 * Masonic - Freemasons Among the articles is a description of a new bridge over the Merrimack River. The plate of it called for is present however has damage (see). Such plates are typically lacking. Other articles include: "Description of Cracow, in Poland" "Masonick - Social Influence of Free Masonry" & much more. Near the back is: "Domestick Occurrences" with the latest news including such headings as: "Counterfeit Dollars" "Federal City Lottery" "Frontier Army" "Indian Depredations" & more. Complete in 64 pages, 6 by 9 inches with wide, never-trimmed margins various minor tears at the wide margins, good condition. Eighteenth century American magazines are incre... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:15

$98.00
190231

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Reports 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579902456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 2, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, most of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:10

$47.00
190119

GEORGE WASHINGTON Treaty of Amity & Commerce - JAY TREATY 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576578286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795  * George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce, Between Great Britain & the United States of America", which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a letter signed by: Geo. Washington, dated June 2, 1783. One paragraph begins: "Your congratulations on the happy prospect of peace and independent security...I receive with great satisfaction...". Four pages, spotted foxing, good condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:02

$63.00
190118

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576577933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796  * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, a bit irregular at the right margins, good condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:02

$89.00
190097

1788 Boston MA Newspaper JOHN HANCOCK & United States Congress Representatives


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393312284790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 22, 1788  * John Hancock Pages 2 & 3 contain a lengthy Resolve from the state of Massachusetts concerning the creation of legislative districts: "...for the purpose of choosing eight persons to represent the people thereof in the Congress of the United States...". Taking over a full column it is signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Page 3 lists the U.S. Senators chosen by Penna., Delaware, and New Hampshire. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:16

$53.00
190096

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ Gen. Greene in the Southern Colonies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576305263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 5, 1781 * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Page 2 has a few items concerning the war, including an item: "...after the precipitate  retreat of Lord Cornwallis from Deep River, General Greene not finding it convenient for want of provisions to continue the pursuit, filed off & directed his march to Camden...to join Gen. Marian [Marion] and to invest the enemy's post of  communication upon the Santee. Upon his arrival at Camden, finding it impracticable to storm the town, he took such a position...as might induce the enemy to sally...", with more. Interesting items carry over to page 2, including a report from Bo... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:15

$365.00
189435

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson Presidential INAUGURATION 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538598434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 15, 1797  * John Adams inauguration * Thomas Jefferson Page 2 contains the: "Vice-President's Speech" which is prefaced with: "On Saturday morning the Senate of the United States, being convened, THOMAS JEFFERSON was sworn in as Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate. On which he address the Senate as follows..." and what follows is his inaugural address. This is followed by: "The President's Speech" with a prefacing paragraph which includes in part: "...About 12 GEORGE WASHINGTON entered, but before he had half crossed the floor, a thunder of applause burst forth from every quarter of house--on the entrance of JOHN ADAMS..." with more. This is followed by the c... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:41

$315.00
189184

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230115080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 10, 1743,4  (year noted as such as it was 1743 or 1744 depending on which calendar was used). * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Scattered foxing, nice condition, 8 pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches a name p... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:17

$110.00
189017

EDMUND RANDOLPH 2nd U.S. Secretary of State FRANCE SCANDAL 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393221397541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 9 1796  The front page has several crucial letters on the scandal involving Sec. of State Edmund Randolph which would result in his resignation. Randolph had been tasked with keeping friendly relations with France. The British Navy had intercepted correspondence from the French minister, Joseph Fauchet, to his superiors and turned it over to Washington. Washington was dismayed that the letters reflected contempt for the United States and that Randolph was primarily responsible. The letters implied that Randolph had exposed the inner debates in the cabinet to the French and told them that the administration was hostile to France. Washington immediately overruled Randolph's negative advic... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:43

$97.00
189016

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513311432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796  * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:42

$88.00
189015

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor RE-ELECTION Win 1796 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513311313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796  * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes." Four pages, irregular at the right margin, paper flaw to front leaf causing a blank spot on pg. 2, with an archival mend.

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:42

$48.00
188785

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373502463705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1795  * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the president: George Washington. One of the Acts is for trading with the Indians. The ftpg. also has a detailed ad: "30 Dollars Reward" for deserters from the military. Four pages, various scattered foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends April 17, 2021 15:03

$118.00
188387

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393169672195

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

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Ends April 03, 2021 09:32

$88.00
188014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724710

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

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:37

$34.00
188013

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724523

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

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$47.00
187656

1793 Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393119610789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 include 13 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:31

$39.00
187570

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Reports 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393114122300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2021 13:30

$50.00
187501

Rare 1795 Worcester Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ SAMUEL ADAMS Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111589322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 1, 1795  * Uncommon title Page 3 has a document: "By the Governour" concerning: "...bringing to justice all persons...who with force & violence did...burn a vessel lying at the Long Wharf in Boston..." signed: Samuel Adams. Also an article: "Mr. Jay's Treaty", a controversial document at the time. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:18

$44.00
187491

INCREASE SUMNER Massachusetts Governor Death FUNERAL 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111572056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 13, 1799  * Increase Sumner death * Massachusetts governor Page 3 has a nice and rather graphic account of the funeral of Governor Increase Sumner. He had just begun serving his 3rd term as governor when he died. The article includes an engraving of the coffin, plus a listing of the funeral procession and noting "The Hearse" among other aspects of the parade. Nice to have this report in a Boston newspaper. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:11

$57.00
187308

2 President GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Proclamation SPAIN Treaty 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20 and 24, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy proclamation signed in script A pair of issues: beginning on the ftpg. of the Aug. 20 issue, carrying over to pg. 2, and concluding on pages 1 and 2 of the Aug. 24 issue is the complete text of the: "PROCLAMATION"  by the President for putting into effect a treaty with Spain. It is signed in script type at its conclusion: Geo. Washington. This was one of just a few newspapers which occasionally used script type for printed signatures of notable officials. Each issue is complete in 4 pages, various foxing, irregular to a portion of the right margin affects some ads.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$98.00
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