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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
187307

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105148621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 1, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Over half 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, scattered foxing, some creases to the back leaf, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$44.00
187177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Sequin Island ME Lighthouse 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432159242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1795  * President George Washington act of Congress * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed The top of third column on the ftpg. has: "Laws Of The United States" "Published By Authority" "Third Congress of the United States". Hereafter is the text of: "An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks...", signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a lengthy document headed: "Treasury Department--Proposal...for building a Light House on Sequin Island near the mouth of the Kennebeck River...coast of...Maine..." with considerable detail on how it is to be built Nice to have on the front page as this title was one of the few from this period to feature script signatures of Ge... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:30

$110.00
187060

Boston MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE Beacon Hill Cornerstone Laid 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426975559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1795  * Massachusetts State House's cornerstone laid Page 2 contains a nice editorial headed: "The Treaty" referring to the controversial Jay Treaty, which had recently been approved by the Senate. It begins: "The ratification of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and his Britannic Majesty...must be a source of pleasing sensations...to all sincere lovers of their country. The seeds of dissension which had been so plentifully sown are now removed & instead of irritations, feuds and divisions, there appears a prospect of harmony..." with much more. Also another item headed: "On The Treaty--Authentic" which offers further details. Page 3 has, under "... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2021 07:22

$70.00
187017

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093430206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775  * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia.  When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Page 3 has an excellent and detailed account of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Headed with: "Copy of a letter from Mr. Isaac Lathorp, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown", his letter is datelined "June 22, 177... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:50

$13,790.00
187015

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Act of Congress re. Shipping Signed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 12, 1789  All of pages 1, 2, most of pg. 3, & all of pg. 4 are taken up with an extremely lengthy Act of Congress: "...to Regulate the Collection of the Duties Imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships..." which is signed in script type by the President at its conclusion at the bottom of the back page: George Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Save for two ads on pg. 3 the entire four pages of this issues are taken up with the text of this Act of Congress (unusual). Nice to have the President's signature in type from the early months of his first administration. Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line on page 1 and 4, and the left si... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:49

$110.00
186859

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Algerian Pirates & American Ships Docs 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1796  * President George Washington Fully half of the front page, the two middle columns, are taken up with a lengthy treaty of peace and amity between the United States and Algeria, relating to the problems with the Algerian pirates capturing American ships. At the top is: "Treaty with the Dey of Algiers" with the George Washington script signature, and at its conclusion is a document noting its ratification, also with a George Washington script signature. A significant document in international relations from the early years of the new American republic. Four pages, damp staining mainly to the top quadrant, a small rubbing hole affects 2 words in the treaty.

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:26

$92.00
186522

JOSIAH FLAGG First 1st Native American Born DENTIST Advertisement 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393710014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1796  * 1st native American dentist * Josiah Flagg advertisement A ftpg. "Act" of the Mass. legislature is signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Also on the ftpg. is an ad for: "Dr. J. Flagg, Surgeon Dentist" with details. Kane lists Flagg as the first native-born America dentist. Four pages, damp staining, discrete archival mend at the interior spine.

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:17

$43.00
186298

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393043561463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1795 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Also an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in scrip type by the Governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2021 14:17

$97.00
186148

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor w/ Document SIGNED in Type 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037741911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 25, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type The entire front page is taken up with reports from the: "Congress of America", carrying over to page 2. Page 3 has a Resolve by the state of Massachusetts signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:19

$49.00
186147

(2) SAMUEL ADAMS ACTS Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037741627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 16, 1795  * Nice 18th century masthead Page 2 begins with two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, wide never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:19

$50.00
185960

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361211088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 15, 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 December 23, 2020 09:56

$47.00
185812

Very Rare SHORT LIVED 18th Century Boston MA Lasted But 10 Issues 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337301105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COURIER & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, November 24, 1796  * Very rare publication * Short-lived newspaper Certainly one of the less common 18th century American titles. This was the continuation of "The Federal Orrery" newspaper, changing the title to that noted with the Nov. 3, 1796 issue, and Brigham notes that the newspaper discontinued with the Dec. 8, 1796 issue. Being a semi-weekly this would mean only about ten issues were printed with this title! Only two issues of this date are recorded in Brigham. Very rare as such. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, a discreet archival mend across pages 2 & 3 deter very little, generally in nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:12

$143.00
185483

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000035333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1796  * President George Washington - John Adams * Four Acts of Congress signed in type The front page features not one but four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by: Go. Washington, President of the United States. Each is also signed in block type by the Vice President, John Adams. One of the Acts is: "...for allowing compensation to the members of the Senate & House of Representatives of the United States...". Four pages, light foxing, slightly irregular at the spine and some rubbing to a fold causes a tiny hold not affecting the mentioned content.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:13

$183.00
185334

JAMES BOWDOIN Funeral - George Read & William Patterson Elections 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993654430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790  * Patriots George Read & William Patterson Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United States. Another column has a final tribute of "affection and respect" paid to the remains of the "Hon. JAMES BOWDOIN, Esq.", which includes the procession order, plus a few other details. Four  pages, never-trimmed margins, excellent condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:21

$48.00
185031

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. United States Military 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272101000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This was one of very few newspapers which used script type when printing documents or letters from President Washington, making this a displayable issue given its front page presentation. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:36

$98.00
184565

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Secretary of State Signed in Type 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392953759971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792 * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. It is very difficult to find 18th century newspapers with Jefferson's signature in type. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing and a few archival mends at the margins.

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:33

$56.00
184249

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor w/ Documents SIGNED in Type 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198503049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 18, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type Most of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States". Page 3 contains four "Resolves" from the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:19

$62.00
184247

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts SAMUEL ADAMS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934960046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1795  * Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams Page 2 has a "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:16

$48.00
183591

18th Century BROADSIDE Baltimore MD Maryland - Battle of the Nile 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900997753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE, EXTRA, Oct. 15, 1798 * Rare broadside extra Although there were issues of this title in Phila., Boston & Baltimore, this is from Baltimore as the other two did not exist as of this date. This is a broadside extra, a small single sheet printed on the front only. Such broadsides were typically printed to put urgent or important news into the hands of the reader as quickly as possible. The news in this issue relates to the Napoleonic War, more specifically the Battle of the Nile, one bit noting: "...it was generally believe that Buonaparte was a prisoner...in my opinion that Nelson is dead & that Buonaparte is a prisoner to Trowbridge...". Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, blank on the reverse, some v... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:05

$140.00
183551

(3) THOMAS JEFFERSON Letters re. Controversial John Jay Treaty 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138643711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794 * Thomas Jefferson letters * re. John Jay Treaty The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is signed: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the blank spine with a small piece missing, good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:27

$47.00
183346

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1795 * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has additional items concerning the Jay Treaty. Four pages, small piece from the bottom margin affects one word on pages 1 & 2, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:16

$40.00
182816

Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts 1795 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865534816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 3, 1795 * 18th century American title Page 2 includes: "Naval Action in the Mediterranean" between the English & the French; also: "Republic of France - National Convention" "Annihilation of the Emigrants Lately landed in France" & other items. Page 3 includes 7 illustrated ship ads, with 6 on the back page. Four pages, a few ink stains, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$39.00
182806

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865530046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. It is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This is a significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, various foxing, and some minor chipping at the right margin which does not affect any text.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:21

$158.00
182795

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare publication As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "trumpeting" the n... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$2,935.00
182788

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107090182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston. Nov. 12. 1795 * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has: "Indian Intelligence - Of the Creeks" which is most of a column with details on relations with them & other tribes. The report is datelined from Savannah. Page 3 has a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington, concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, one bit noting; "...It is now well known that my assent to the Treaty has been given--and the principles which governed my determination have also been made public...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:44

$79.00
182696

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Signed Letter to United States Congress 1798 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105949127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 14, 1798 Page 2 has a letter to Congress, signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning our relations with France. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:54

$43.00
182329

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795 * Jay's Treaty - John * 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 all of the front page and a bit of page 2 in the July 9, concluding in the issue of the 13th taking all of the ftpg. and a bit of pg. 2 where it is signed in type by Grenville and John Jay. Of significance also is page 2 of the July 13 issue also contains the report of the: "Conditional Ratification, on the Part of the United States", datelined from the Senate, June 24, 1795. Although the Treaty of Paris ended the Americ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$425.00
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