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187491

INCREASE SUMNER Massachusetts Governor Death FUNERAL 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111572056

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

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:11

$57.00
187308

2 President GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Proclamation SPAIN Treaty 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523196

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

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$98.00
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
187262

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102869282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 4, 1790  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America All of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States" and includes talk: "On the Report o the Secretary of the Treasury". Various news of the day inside and a wealth of ads. The bkpg. is filled with ads including 4 nice illustrated house ads. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:07

$57.00
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
185176

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Signed re. Michigan 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 4, 1796  * President George Washington Page 2 has: "A message...received from the President of the United States..." to Congress, beginning: "The measures now in operation for taking possession of the posts of Detroit and Machilimachinac..." with more, signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$72.00
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
183582

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900991036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 31, 1775 * Extremely rare publication * Pre Revolutionary War This newspaper was published 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 with terrific content. Almost two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an article pointing out the tensions between America and England. One item notes: "...that when the Scarbourgh should arrive in England with an account of our proceedings in the province, and when the Suffolk Resolves, with the acts of the Continental Congress thereupon, should be rece... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:57

$4,950.00
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
182920

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 10, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has one-third of a column headed: "America" which includes news items from Newport, Boston, and Virginia. One item notes in part: "that the pension granted to his Honour the L.G. to be paid out of the revenue now raising in America but virtue of the Acts of Parliament so much complained of in every colony...". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:10

$37.00
182824

Twelve (12) Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1795-1797 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107410126

Offered are 12 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston A lot of twelve issues dating from 1795-1797, each has some minor damage causing them to be in "2nd rate" condition. Several have some burn loss to the right margin. There are no portions removed.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$92.00
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
182314

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, May 10, 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, a little various light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:38

$42.00
182064

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084249531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 6, 1795 * Nice 18th century masthead Over half of the front page is taken up with four Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, archivally rejoined at the spine, various foxing throughout

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:57

$50.00
182049

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084193666

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 12, 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, some various light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:45

$42.00
181767

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373068300789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 8, 1796 * 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, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2020 13:42

$42.00
181710

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815365251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 22, 1795 * President George Washington * U.S. Military act signed in script Taking over half of the front page is: "An Act for Continuing & Regulating the Military Establishment of the United States..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$98.00
181475

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806386676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 13, 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, some various light foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:50

$42.00
180771

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor Acts of Legislature SIGNED 1790 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775125493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 20, 1790 * John Hancock acts signed * Massachusetts governor An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper. Half of the front page is taken up with 3 Acts of the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Half of the bkpg. is taken up with ads including five large illustrated house for sale ads. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 10:56

$62.00
180629

Rare 18th Century 1795 BOSTON by "Other Thomas Paine" w/ Nice Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027537304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Nov. 2, 1795 * Uncommon title Much of page 2 has European reports, and then page 3 has news items from Norfolk, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Easton, Greenfield, Presque Isle, Salem & elsewhere. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:08

$40.00
180609

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027532216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 * Pro-British American publication The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the charter, or suffer judgment to go against it?" (see), and further on is: "The Speech of His Excellency William Tryon...Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina". Other politically-related reports as well. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 1/2 inches, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. A nice oppo... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 14:58

$140.00
180555

Original 3 U.S. NAVY FRIGATES 1798 USS Constitution Constellation United States


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765604924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS MERCURY, Boston, Jan. 19, 1798 * Original 3 of 6 frigates of the United States Navy Page 2 has reports from the federal Congress which includes an item: "Resolved, that there be appropriated on account towards defraying the expence of finishing the frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation, the sum of ___dollars. Read a second time & committed for tomorrow." These were the first 3 (of 6) frigates built by authorization of Congress in 1794. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:24

$57.00
179568

Rare COLONIAL Boston Massachusetts N.E. w/ St. Augustine Florida 1762 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON NEWS-LETTER AND NEW ENGLAND CHRONICLE, May 13, 1762 * Rare Colonial Massachusetts * St. Augustine, Florida This is a much later issue of America's first successful newspaper, founded in 1704. The top of the ftpg. has a nice recruiting advertisements to enlist soldiers to fight in the on-going French & Indian War: "For Recruiting His Majesty's Regular Forces In AMERICA" All Able-bodied volunteers above the age of 18...who are willing to engage in His Majesty's service..." with further details on what will be paid. Page 3 begins with: "A Description of Augustin" being the Florida city of St. Augustine. Then a letter beginning: "As the Spaniards have thought proper to force us into a war with them, it beh... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$625.00
179499

Rare & Early COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts 1st Successful U.S. 1744 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977581380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, March 17, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar). * Rare colonial periodical 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. Various foxing is mainly at the margins, nice condition, 8 pages, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American per... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:28

$110.00
179381

President JOHN ADAMS Act of Congress Script Signature 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712637046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 7, 1798 * President John Adams : script signature on front page Most of the third column on the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress, signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see) concerning the prevention of trade with foreign countries. Other news of the day and ads throughout including six back page illustrated ship ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:51

$59.00
179257

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967714505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 22, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty Page 3 has a letter from the county of Westmoreland to the President complaining about the terms of the Jay Treaty, followed by his response in which he notes: "...my deliberate opinion that in ratifying the treaty I had consulted the true interests of my country...". It is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:03

$72.00
179256

Nice 18th Century MASSACHUSETTS SPY Publisher Isaiah Thomas 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967714104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1799 * 18th century American title Most of pages 1 and 2 are taken up with reports from Europe, while page 3 has some reports from Winchester, Virginia; New York, and Boston. Many ads, including three illustrated house ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:02

$41.00
179090

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
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