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195723

HIGHLAND LIGHTHOUSE Cape Cod North Truro Massachusetts Seashore 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393899179807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1797  * Highland Lighhouse * North Truro, Massachusetts * Cape Cod seashore The top of page 3 has an announcement of the operation of a new light house on Cape Code, at Clay Ponds. From research we believe this is the Highland Lighthouse, originally built in 1797 but was replaced in 1857. The text is very descriptive on how ships are to navigate its vicinity. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2022 10:51

$58.00
195629

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373884756018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States. Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends February 18, 2022 08:01

$103.00
195597

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373875124792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793  * Original Chain Bridge (Massachusetts) * Newburyport - Merrimack River Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published  by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. One of the best aspects of this issue is that the full page plate is still present, being: "Newbury Bridge over Merrimack River" which is accompanied by a nearly full page: "Description of the Plate" (see). Only rarely are plates of American scenes still found in such magazines. Typically they were removed years ago. The plate is in very nice condition with some foxing in the ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2022 12:02

$177.00
195579

Six (6) Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1793-94 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373872552855

Offered are original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston  A lot of 6 issues from 1795-6, all with news & ads of the day and all with minimal wear at the margins. Scattered foxing, perhaps minor margin tears, generally good.

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:30

$82.00
195574

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Jacob Duché 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869595865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778  * Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress * Famous letter to General George Washington * American Revolutionary War A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other. The entire front page is a very interesting discussion concerning the Articles of Confederation, headed: "Letter V From a Gentleman in the Country to His Friend in This Town [Boston]" and which begins: "I am greatly obliged to you for the Articles of Confederate with the Resolves of Congress...which you were so good as to send me: They are interesti... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:23

$1,225.00
195545

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869609360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 31, 1795  * George Washington address * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has a letter from the people of Morris County, N.J. on their concerns about the Jay Treaty. Also a similar letter from the merchants of Phila. to the President followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: Geo. Washington. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:13

$74.00
195500

Very Early PLAYING CARDS & Backgammon Game Boards Advertisement 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864858947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 20, 1799  * Very early playing cards * Backgammon boards The back page includes many ads, two of which are very early ads for "Playing Cards", being Henry the Eighth, Columbian brand cards and backgammon boards. A few other particulars as noted in the ads (see photos).  News of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:06

$60.00
195482

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393852687026

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 12 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2022 13:09

$40.00
195470

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Nice Masthead w/ Advertisements 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393852653657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 15, 1790 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America Page 2 has reports from the: "Congress of America" with debates on the federal government assuming the states' debts. Page 3 has a report headed: "Indians" being a letter from Harrisburgh, Virginia. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2022 12:57

$56.00
195314

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Acts of Congress Signed - Ohio Land 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834716097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1799  * President John Adams * Land Acts of Congress The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams. One is to authorize the sale of: "...certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio...". Other items include: "Rumors of a Naval Engagement" "Fever at Philadelphia". Four pages, irregular at the spine, a few archival mends at margins inside, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:44

$49.00
166230

GAY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Planned Construction Martha'a Vineyard 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 6, 1799 * Gay Head Lighthouse * Martha's Vineyard Page 2 has a report of a naval battle noting in part: "...the capt. of the privateer lost one leg. Bradford, it is said, came beating YANKEE DOODLE; he mounted only ten four pounders and had 25 men." But the most notable content is the full column on page 4 which has: "Plan of a Light House to be Erected at Gayhead, on the Island of Martha's Vineyard...". This is a very historic lighthouse, still standing, and the text is extremely specific on how it is to be build, which corresponds with the information on Wikipedia (see). Also of interest is a brief item at the bottom of pg. 3 which lists the "Board of ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 14:33

$67.00
195171

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393818305504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 3, 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, dark ink stain at bottom right corner, a little irregular along the right margin, generally in nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:27

$47.00
195075

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACTS of Congress 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393809828042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1796 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress The front page contains not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. A very nice issue for display given these four Washington signatures on the ftpg. Four pages, some foxing, minor chipping to a portion of the right margin causing no front page text loss.

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:31

$147.00
195074

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamations w/ COPPER CENT Coin 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833906164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 18, 1796   * President George Washington * (4) proclamations signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, plus part of a fourth Act which carries over to pg 2, also signed by Washington. The very first, at the top of the front page, is: "An Act Respecting The Mint" detailing the ways & means of procuring copper for the minting of cents and half cents. A great & early numismatic item. Also of significance is a pg. 3 item reading: "...reports...that the President will decline being considered a candidate for the Chair the ensuing election, I cannot find that he has given any intim... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:30

$210.00
195045

William Frederick Pinchbeck's LEARNED PIG of Knowledge 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830679534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 7, 1798  * Learned pig - of knowledge * William Frederick Pinchbeck Various news of the day both from Europe and America. Page 3 is taken up with ads, one of which is for the: "Pig of Knowledge" offering an exhibition of his talents, which include: "He reads print or writing, spells, tells the time of day...distinguishes colors, how many persons there are present..." and more. Admission is 25 cents. This was one of several "learned pigs" through the years, perhaps being the most famous from the 18th century. There is a nice item on the web concerning Pinchbeck's "pig of knowledge". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:15

$43.00
195044

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. Retirement 1797 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393800428546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 14, 1797  * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career The ftpg. has: "Summary of the Points of the Debates in Congress on the Answer to the President's Address" referring to Washington's last state-of-the-union address. It begins: "On one side, it was openly declared that they did not regret the President was going to retire...". Page 2 has a report from "Virginia" concerning: "...a late meeting, chose a respectable committee to address the President of the United States on his determination to retire from office, to express their extreme regret..." and more. This is followed by the response of the President signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice con... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:15

$91.00
195043

JOHN ADAMS American Academy of Arts and Sciences Tribute 1797 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830678347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 30, 1797  Page 2 has a "Tribute of Respect" from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences written: "To John Adams, L.L.D., President of the United States of America" concerning an honor given to him. This is followed boy: "The President's Answer", signed in script type: John Adams. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:14

$46.00
194932

Rare 18th Century BROADSHEET Boston Massachusetts 1790 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791993206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 23, 1790  * Rare broadsheet publication An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper. Half of the front page is taken up with detailed reports from  the: "Congress of America" carrying over to page 2 as well. Four pages, single sheet, wide never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:04

$41.00
194931

JAY TREATY Address to George Washington & Samuel Adams 1795 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791992651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 17, 1795  * Nice masthead for display * Samuel Adams - Jay treaty Page 2 has an: "Address To George Washington, President of the United States" from the people of Brunswick on their concerns about the Jay Treaty. Page 3 has a document signed by the Mass. governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:03

$48.00
194676

TREATY OF Fort GREENVILLE Wyandots & Delaware People in Ohio 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811708790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 7, 1795   * Treaty of Greenville Page 2 has an interesting letter from a soldier at the "Head Quarters, Greenville" in which he describes the vicinity: "...much pleased with this country...mere trifle here to procure the necessaries of life. The sod is exceedingly good & the climate is healthy. This place is near the head of a branch of the Mississippi and of St. Laurence...interspersed with large intervals, or meadows without a single tree or bush on them...Peace is concluded. The articles were signed the 3rd...The Indians have all left us..." and more. This is about the Treaty of Greenville in present-day Ohio. Page 3 has a report concerning Mr. Blanchard and a recent balloon launc... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:14

$43.00
194670

(6) President JOHN ADAMS Front Page Letters Signed in Type 1798 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811706415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 26, 1798 * President John Adams A nice issue for display as the front page contains not just one but six letters, each signed in type by the president: JOHN ADAMS. There are two more letters signed by Adams on page 2. These letters are in response to letters sent to him by people or groups in Lancaster &  Harrisburg, Penna., and also Burlington & Bridgetown, N.J., and others. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:10

$58.00
194589

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744183152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 29, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has a letter from the President to the New York Chamber of Commerce concerning the controversial Jay Treaty with England, signed in script type: Go. Washington. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:52

$71.00
194340

JOHN ADAMS Script Signed Act re. Bank of the United States Fraud 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373792977094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 21, 1798   * President John Adams signed act * Bank of the United States fraud The front page has half a column take up with: "An Act to Punish Frauds committed on the Bank of the United States" signed in script type: John Adams. Page 2 has a document headed: "John Adams, President of the United States of America: To All Whom It May Concern" which is signed by him in script type: John Adams. Four pages, minor archival mend inside, nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2021 15:16

$63.00
194175

Rare 18th Century BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS w/ Horseless Carriage ? 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679176775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  * 18th century American magazine The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows to a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance of the issue has an eclectic selection of articles including; "Description of Madrid" "Apology for Wrestling" and "Description of the Camel" amongst any more. Near the back is news of the day headed: "Domestick Ocurrences" with various tops including: "Northern Indians" which begins: "...arrived at the war office from t... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:10

$47.00
194111

UNITED STATES NAVY in it's Infancy w/ USS CONSTITUION & Constellation 1798 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373777760814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 29, 1798  * United States Navy in it's infancy Page 2 has a chart headed: "American Navy" being a: "List of Vessels In Service" noting the number of guns of commander of each. It begins with the "United States" "Constitution" and "Constellation" then 12 other vessels, followed by a list of ship that are "Building" and locations of each. The back page has an ad: "Wanted, For the Frigate building in Boston..." with details of the ammunition wanted, etc., believed to be for the frigate Salem. Also of interest is a brief page 2 item: "The Public Buildings in the city of Washington progress with rapidity. The President's palace is finishing. Yesterday the United States frigate Constitu... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2021 11:00

$97.00
194022

AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead & Music Store AD 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393654032746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 26, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Music store advertisement Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, among the illustrated advertisements on the back page is a nice one for: "Callender's Music Shop" showing a flutist, with various text as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:15

$44.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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