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199125

18th Century Boston Massachusetts Published by Isaiah Thomas 1792 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394151424565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1792  * 18th century American publication The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Topographical Sketches of the County of Essex" "On the Necessity of Caution" "Arithmetick Recommended to the Ladies" "On the Sleep of Plants" "Ceremony of a Persian Marriage" "On the Eccentricities of Imagination" "Remarks on the Milky Way, by Mr. Herschel" "On the Effects of Infidelity" "The African Bow" & much more. Among the poems is: "An Ode for the Birth Day of the President of the United States". There is much reporting on: "Congressional Proceedings" taking several pages, and also the: "... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2022 15:24

$59.00
199085

President John Adams Biography & Samuel Adams Message 1796 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394149736691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 19, 1796  * Textual sketch of the president The front page has a biography of John Adams. Page 2 has a message addressed to the state legislature concerning the postponement of their adjournment "...to transact the business...respecting the elections of a President and Vice-President of the United States of America..." signed in type: Samuel Adams. The back page has 21 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 08:07

$45.00
199084

President George Washington Response re. the Jay Treaty 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394149734020

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 August 05, 2022 08:03

$80.00
198900

President George Washington to John Adams Election Win & Samuel 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394132083847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1796  * President elect John Adams * George Washington outgoing The front page has two Acts, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. One is for incorporating a religious society in Newburyport. The front page also has an address from the Legislature of Vermont to the President, with his gracious reply, signed in type: Go. Washington. Page 2 has a tally of the electoral votes showing Adams with 70, Pinckney with 51, and 38 for Jefferson. A report from Philadelphia includes: "We can now congratulate the citizens of America on te choice of his Excellency JOHN ADAMS to the distinguished office of President of the United States...have marked him as the successor of our belove... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2022 12:13

$100.00
198899

18th Century John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Letters Responses 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394132083601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 31, 1797  Page 2 contains a full column letter headed: "To the President Of the United States" which is in response to a recent address by the President concerning national and international affairs. The letter is signed in type by the Vice President: Thomas Jefferson. This is followed by a nice response signed in type by the President: John Adams, and then by a similar letter from the House of Representatives to the President. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2022 12:13

$56.00
198898

United States Military Review by General William Hull 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394132083422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 27, 1797   * General William Hull * United States military Page 2 has an interesting article: "Review Of Militia" commanded by Major-General Hull, with various particulars. The back page features 14 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2022 12:13

$40.00
198814

Extraordinary Paul Revere Join or Die Snake Woodcut Masthead 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374144375250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774   * Extremely rare publication w/ Paul Revere * "Join or Die" snake issue masthead It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead. In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is commonly used in history books--typically the photo with a smiling Harry Truman waving it--so too is this famous newspaper when images of a revolutionary theme are needed. What image could better portray within its masthead the revolutionary spirit? In our 46 years in this ho... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2022 10:17

$18,500.00
198677

George Washington Presidential State of the Union Address Signed 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374133859535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 14, 1792 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Taking over half of the front page and concluding on page two where it is signed in script type: G. Washington, is President George Washington's "Speech to Both Houses of Congress". This was his annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition which he initiated in 1790 and which carries on to this day. There is a prefacing paragraph headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle, which notes: "...the Senate are now ready to receive the President of the United States...at twelve o'clock, the President of the United States arrived...when he delivered the following..." which is his annual address (see for... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2022 09:05

$440.00
198640

President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374131974020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 8, 1793  * George Washington * Thomas Jefferson The top of the first column has: "An Act for the Relief of Simeon Thayer" by the U.S. Congress, signed in type by the President: Go. WASHINGTON as well by the Secretary of State: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:05

$82.00
198639

United States Congress Finding a Location Site in Philadelphia 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374131973093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 23, 1793  * United States Congress * Choosing a site to build A page 3 report from Philadelphia notes: "The President of the United States, having summoned the headed of Departments, Chief Justice and other officers of the Government, to meet at Germantown, to advise on the most suitable place for the meeting of Congress; we understand, their decision was in favour of Philadelphia--where the President arrived, the 11th inst., to the great joy of the citizens." Other reports include the latest on the French Revolution. Four pages, small loss at the bottom margin, some paper weakness causes flaws in another corner, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:04

$48.00
199093

3 President George Washington Type Signed Documents Neutrality 1793 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394149777143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 2, 1793  * (3) George Washington documents Page 2 has an address of the people of Alexandria, Virginia, to the President supporting him in his Proclamation of Neutrality over the conflict between England & France. This is followed by the answer of the President, signed in type: G. Washington. Then page 2 also has two more document, relating to France, which are each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, irregular at the top and bottom margins, minor ftpg. archival mend, generally very nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2022 08:56

$69.99
199082

President George Washington Letter & Samuel Adams Acts Signed 1796 old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374165624970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 21, 1796  * President George Washington * Samuel Adams Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with an Act of  the Mass. legislature, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has a letter from the President signed in type: Go. Washington, which begins: "The posture of affairs in Europe, particularly between France & Great Britain, places the United States in a delicate situation...". Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2022 07:53

$74.99
198543

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Thomas Jefferson ACT of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123320501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 24, 1793  * President George Washington * Thomas Jefferson The front page begins with an Act of Congress "...providing an annual allowance for the Education of Hugh Mercer." which is signed in type by the President; Go. WASHINGTON, and also by: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State. Also on the ftpg: "Queen of France" references the death of her husband. And also: "Paine's Reasons for Preserving the Life of Louis Capet" [Louis XVI]. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:55

$75.00
198535

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Jay Treaty of Amity Commerce LETTER 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109852820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 3, 1795  * President George Washington letter * re. Jay Treaty of Amity - commerce Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has a lengthy letter to the President from the Chamber of Commerce of Boston concerning the pending Jay Treaty. It is followed by the President's defensive response, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:52

$87.00
198534

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Congress Response 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109852731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1795  * President George Washington reply * State of the Union Address response The ftpg. has: "Congressional Summary - Congress of the United States" with prefacing remarks noting: "...members of the House...waited on the President of the United States at his own house, where the Speaker delivered the following 'ADDRESS' In answer to The President's Speech to both Houses..." which was Washington's state-of-the-union address. Following this is: "To which the President made the following reply:.." which is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:51

$81.00
198298

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374106956525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1791 * Creating the District of Columbia * Early United States government * President George Washington Over 3 1/2 pages are taken up with a: "Description of Cape Cod & the Country of Barnstable", continued in a future issue. Also: "Picture of Jamaica" which curiously begins: "Jamaica is the dunghill of the universe; the refuse of the whole creation...a shapeless pile of rubbish...", then it gets worse, taking 1 1/2 pages. Near the back over 5 pages are taken up with "Abstract of the Proceedings of Congress" which includes some interesting discussion on who would replace the President & Vice President. Other interest discussion as the federal government structure was stil... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:07

$280.00
198156

Early USS CONSTITUTION 18th Century United States Navy 1798 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374093615789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 21, 1798 * USS Constitution * United States Navy * Recruiting seamen ad A great issue in U.S. Naval history as page 3 has an advertisement headed: "Frigate CONSTITUTION" noting in part: "...able-bodied and patriotic seamen are wanted for the  United States Frigate Constitution, Samuel Nicholson, Esq. Commander, for the term of 12 months...Those brave New England Seamen who are disposed to serve their Country are requested..." with other details.  Four pages, a repair near the spine, otherwise good condition. A terrific item from the very beginning of this fabled ship to become known as "Old Ironsides". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 24, 2022 08:19

$225.00
198039

INDIAN CAPTIVE Native Amercian Writes Song Lyrics Prior Execution 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374084082648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1797   * Indian captive writes song before execution The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, By a Captive Indian, while his conquerors were preparing for his Death. Written by the Lady of Mr. John Hunter." The front page has: "Tennessee Eloquence". Also a notice for an exhibit of "The Elephant" & two ads for "Playing Cards" offering "Harry the Eighth" & "Mary Andrew Playing Cards". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:23

$38.00
197604

UNITED STATES NAVY Creation w/ USS Constitution & More 1798 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394047179075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 8, 1798 * United States Navy creation  A notable issue in U.S. Naval history, as page 3 has an interesting advertisement headed: "Wanted, For the Frigate Building in Boston..." with the various items needed, signed by John C. Jones, Chairman. This is believed to be for the frigate "Salem", as the back page has an ad for buying copper for its construction.  Also on pg. 3 is an advertisement for a theatrical production at the "Federal Theatre" which includes a one act play titled: "The Launch; or Huzza for the Constitution" which was launched the year before. And the back page has an ad looking for "Those brave New England Seamen who are disposed to serve their country..." to serve on... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2022 14:52

$228.00
197571

French Frigate EMBUSCADE vs. The BOSTON Naval Battle 1793 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394045735522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1793  * Action of 31 July 1793 * Frigates HMS Boston vs. Embuscade * French Revolutionary Wars The front page has the Address presented to Citizen Genet upon his arrival at New York (he was the French Ambassador to the U.S. during the French Revolution), followed by his answer to the Republicans of New York, signed in type on page 2: Genet. Page 2 has a report of the naval battle between the: "Ambuscade And Boston Frigates" off the coast of Sandy Hook the previous month. Other news of the day includes: "Case of the State of Georgia" "National Convention" and more, plus plenty of advertisements.  Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:29

$47.00
197568

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Philadelphia Pennsylvania Letter 1793 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394045734674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1793  * President George Washington On page 2 under "Pennsylvania" is an address presented to the President "...at his house..." by a committee of "Commercial and Trading Interests" in Philadelphia supporting his Proclamation of neutrality, followed by his gracious reply, signed in type on pg. 3: Go. Washington. Over half of the front page has continued reporting on the: "Trial of Louis XVI". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:27

$69.00
197377

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Toasted for a Job Well Done 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 6, 1796  * President George Washington celebrated Page 2 has an interesting item: "Recent Instance of the Patriotism of Our Young Men" which is followed by various "Toasts", the first to: "George Washington, President of the United States--May his wisdom & integrity continue to preserve the happiness & liberties of America...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:52

$45.00
197299

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374019747942

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 7, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 8. Inside has a report from Charleston beginning: "Five deserters who came last week to Purysburgh [Purryisburg] informed that the British troops were moving down the country to Savannah...a body of them  was to go to Port Royal...also mention there having been a mutiny among the soldiers...". Another item notes: "...arrived in Hampton Roads, Virginia, with a flag of truce from New York. They bring clothing, baggage...for the use of the off... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2022 07:54

$1,200.00
196829

Best JOHN HANCOCK Declaration of Independence Signer DEATH 1793 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996964814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 9, 1793  * John Hancock death (1st report) * Declaration of Independence signer * 1st Massachusetts Governor * From his hometown (rare) Curiously, the ftpg. includes "A Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving By His Excellency John Hancock, Governor..." carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed by him in type: John Hancock. Contrast this with a page 3 report headed: "Yesterday departed this life, His Excellency JOHN HANCOCK..." with more, set in type that is larger than typical. This is a very early death report of this famous statesman, and likely the first report in a newspaper given this was his home town. Page 2 has a Paul Revere mention with: "...I do not recollect your... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:33

$440.00
196786

President JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Sign Acts & Increase Sumner 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373981526519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 14, 1798   * President John Adams acts of Congress * Thomas Jefferson and Increase Sumner The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson, one for defraying expenses for a treaty with Indians. Also on the front page is a Mass. Act signed in script type by the governor: Increase Sumner. Page 2 has an: Important Message" signed in script: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:45

$72.00
196648

CHARLOTTE CORDAY & Jacobin Leader Jean-Paul Marat Assassination 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976028505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1793 * Chalotte Corday * Jean-Paul Marat On page 2 under: "France" is the report pertaining to the trial of Charlotte Corde who murdered Marat, a principal revolutionary leader during the French Revolution. It begins: "The exterminatrix of Marat, continued to display the same uncommon spirit of heroic firmness and resolution to the last moment of her life. Being asked by her Judges, who were her accomplices? she answered, 'I have none -- could solely be excited by her own impulse to free her country of its most dangerous enemy...". Page 2 has a report: "Important Proceeding Relative to the President's Proclamation" referring to his stance of neutrality regarding the conflict betw... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:23

$78.00
196532

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor w/ Acts SIGNED in Type 1790 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393977161380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 8, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type Nearly three-quarters of the front page are taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor; John Hancock, and a Resolve of the legislature, also signed in type: John Hancock. Plus, page 2 has another document from Mass. signed by: John Hancock. Also on page 2 is interesting discussion: "On Compensation" for federal legislators. Four pages, handsome masthead, wide never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2022 09:00

$65.00
196485

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1744 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373960737262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, April 14, 1744  * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the first successful magazine in America although formatted unlike typical magazines. It was exclusively a chronicle of the Great Awakening in America, exclusively of secular news reports. It was 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 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Eight pages, ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2022 10:38

$110.00
196382

WHISKEY REBELLION Western Pennsylvania Resistence Henry Lee III 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393965198008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1794  * Whiskey Rebellion * General Henry Lee III This issue has content relating to the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania. A great issue as page 2 has much on the Rebellion, including an article headed "Patriot Army" with the latest reports, one beginning: "This day the President of the United States arrived here...The resistance to the Federal Government seems, for the present, at an end. The insurgents have been subdued rather by terror than by violence..." with much more. Another column is also headed "Patriot Army" and it includes a very notable letter signed in type by the President: G. Washington: "To Henry Lee, Commander in Chief of the Militia army on the March a... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2022 11:11

$620.00
196262

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Birthday & Samuel Adams Acts 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373944659069

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796  * President George Washington * Samuel Adams The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Page 2 includes a report on the celebration of the 65th birthday of President George Washington, as well as an account from Harvard on honoring Washington. Another pg. 2 item: "Washington Street" mentions: "The citizens of this truly federal street noticed...at the Washington tavern--were among other toasts they gave--GEORGE WASHINGTON--The Constitution of the United States...and fired a salute of 15 guns at sunset from the artillery cast in this town by Col. Revere." There are various other kudos to Washington for ... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:43

$49.00
196260

LORD HORATIO NELSON Royal Navy Loses Arm in Battle off Spain 1797 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393952541950

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 11, 1797  * Admiral Horatio Nelson The front page has: "Louis the XVIth". A report under "Virginia" on pg. 2 provides nice details about the failed British attack of the Spanish port at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands, a part reading: "...One small party of 50 men commanded by Admiral Nelson, and Capt. Bowen landed on the Mole; the first lost his right arm, and immediately returned on board..." It lists the ships engaged in the expedition.  Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:42

$47.00
196177

JOHN HANCOCK Founding Father Patriot PROCLAMATION Signed in Type 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373934625651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 13, 1793  The top of page 3 has: "By His Excellency John Hancock...A Proclamation" concerning the calling the General Court to convene, with details. It is signed in type: John Hancock. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2022 12:56

$47.00
196176

Boston MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY Act for Incorporation 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373934625424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 15, 1794  The front page begins with: "Act to Incorporate a Society by the name of the Massachusetts Historical Society" with the text taking half of the column. Although founded 3 years previous, this act formalizes their incorporation. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, a bit close-trimmed at the bottom of the right margins, otherwise good.

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Ends March 16, 2022 12:55

$38.00
196116

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393936197392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 26, 1798 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2022 11:20

$45.00
196033

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams re. State of the Union Address 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925440288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 26, 1795  * President George Washington The ftpg. contains an address to the President concerning Washington's very recent state-of-the-union address, signed in type: John Adams, plus his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Nice to have both Adams and Washington on the front page. Four pages, scattered foxing, minor printing flaw at the bottom not close to mentioned content, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:49

$76.00
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
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
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
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
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
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