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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Evening Post England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373569668876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 13, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of page 2 is taken up with content relating to America including: "A Proclamation" by the king of England, beginning: "Whereas we have received intelligence that preparations are making by our enemies to invade this our kingdom...". Also a letter from General Henry Clinton to Lord G. Germaine concerning his recent offensive efforts in upstate New York, along the Hudson, including his captures Verplanck’s Point and the still uncompleted fort at Stony Point. This is followed by a letter from General Mathews concerning his efforts in the raid on Norfolk, Virginia. Plus there is a great wealth of reporting o... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 08:55

$59.99
189439

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538599330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 29, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord G. Germain dated at James Island, South Carolina, in which he reports the latest news on the Southern campaign from his perspective. A few bits: "...My intention is to pass to the neck of Charles Town as soon as possible. The enemy, I find, have collected their whole force to that place...the rebels have made the defence of Charles Town their principal object..." and more. Page 2 & 3 have a letter from General Knphausen to Lord G. Germain dated at New York with the latest war news including 2 mentions of General Washington, than a very lengthy letter from Major Ge... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:43

$64.00
189431

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538594446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 8, 1783  * United States military * General George Washington Page 2 has a brief item: "Letters from Philadelphia say that Congress have resolved to keep up a military force, consisting of regular effective men, and that Gen. Washington had been applied to for his opinion as to the number necessary to be maintained, their pay, quarters, and mode of establishment." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:38

$29.00
189430

TREATY OF PARIS Signing Announcement Revolutionary War ENDS 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538592046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1783 * Treaty of Paris (signing) announcement * End of the American Revolutionary War It was on Sept. 3, 1783, when that Treaty of Paris was formally signed by all parties. There were actually four treaties involving England with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch Republic. The treaty would be printed in the next issue of this newspaper (September 30), however page 6 has a notable, yet brief, report: "A letter from the Hague brings advice that preparations are making for great rejoicings there, on account of a messenger being sent off to Paris with the ratification of the Definitive Articles of Peace." Additionally, the back page has: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION" concerning th... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:36

$270.00
189428

BATTLE OF STONO FERRY Benjamin Lincoln American Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538591211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 5, 1779  * Battle of Stono Ferry, Charleston, South Carolina * Revolutionary War - General Benjamin Lincoln A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. The entire front page has content dealing with the increasing prices of commodities in the colonies as merchants attempt to capitalize on the war, which was a notable concern at the time. More similar content on inside pages as well. Page 2 has a report from the House of Commons concerning the war in America. Also a nice report  on the Battle at Stono Ferry led by General Lincoln in his unsuccessful attack upon General... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:34

$250.00
189424

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Gazette England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538584351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Feb. 28, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy "Extraordinary" issues were printed on special occasions when notable news arrived outside the normal printing cycle. The ftpg. is taken up with a letter signed by: Geo. Brydges Rodney concerning the action at Barbadoes against the Spanish squadron. Pages 2 & 3 have related reports & include a: "Return of the Killed & Wounded, etc." Spain had joined the Revolutionary War on the side of America. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:33

$29.00
189989

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON GAZETTE England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373569604203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 22, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy This issue has a few tidbits on the Revolutionary War including: "...address of the...county of  Dumfries congratulating his Majesty upon the success that has hitherto attended his  arms in suppressing the unnatural rebellion of his deluded subjects in America." Also mention that cargo from a ship: "...brought in here...a large packet of letters directed to Dr. Franklin & other persons. They are supposed to contain material intelligence from the Congress...". Another page notes a ship from Phila. taken by the Levant frigate, and: "...account ourselves lucky in not seeing any of these pirates....there has n... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:25

$49.99
189914

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON GAZETTE England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373567060114

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 27, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The ftpg. begins with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION" concerning setting the next session of Parliament. Then a nice letter from General Burgoyne to Lord G. Germain dated at the Hudson River near Fort Edward. In the letter he reports on his progress in America, bits noting: "...Although the continued retreat of the enemy...had prevented any material action...the march hither, though scarce a day passed without firing, was effected without any loss of the Regulars. A few wounds only were received by the Indians & Provincials. The losses of the enemy...amount to about 300 men. The toil of the march was great..." w... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2021 07:45

$54.99
189913

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON POST England Original 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393293469776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Sept. 23, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The front page has a few news items from the war in America, including: "...from Philadelphia we have an account that the Provincials have strongly secured the environs of that city...that the taking of Phila. is as impossible this year to our army as the taking of Pekin...the whole effect of the campaign is the taking of mad Lee, lame Manley, and deserted Ticonderoga...how many thousand men have we sacrificed for these frivolous advantages!...". Page 3 has a letter from Boston with some war news, and also a letter from New York with news as well. The back page include a letter from: "General Washington... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2021 07:37

$64.99
189894

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373565987178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 13, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has an interesting item: "All the officers of character lately come from America laugh at the acquisition of Georgia, and the supposed dissensions amongst the people of America, as probable grounds of an accommodation. From a variety of the best reasons, they know it is impossible to re-unite the two countries; and what is more strange, administration themselves (though they encourage the contrary report by their runners, etc.) are thoroughly convinced the war with America can only be concluded by an abdication on the part of England." Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2021 08:45

$32.99
189893

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373565985816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 29, 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. The front page has: "General Orders" relating to fixing prices in the colonies, in response to attempts to capitalize on selling food to the French & Continental troops. Other war-related items on the front page as well. Page 2 has reports on the concern for the depreciating currency, one item including: "The absolute necessity of a common circulating medium for carrying on war & defending against the invasions of a relentless enemy is fully known to every American...... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2021 08:40

$599.99
189892

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


eBay Auction Item # 393290621527

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 May 10, 2021 08:35

$349.99
189889

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373565920246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 4 has a portion of letter No. III of a continuing series: "A Brief Memorial Upon the American War..." which reflects upon the events of the Revolutionary War in nice detail, taking all of pg. 4 & over half of page 5. More war news on pg. 6 including an item relating to the controversial Huddy/Asgill Affair, and also mention that: "...an expedition against Canada had been for a considerable time in contemplation by the commanders of the French forces...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 10, 2021 07:52

$39.99
189263

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Gen. John Burgoyne Failures 1779 Providence RI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373528467396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Oct. 2, 1779  * American Revolutionary War * Gen. John Burgoyne failures Almost the entire front page is taken up with a letter: "To Lieutenant-General Burgoyne" taken from a London newspaper and reprinted here. Not surprisingly the theme is critical of Burgoyne, who is best remembered as the commanding general at Saratoga who gave up that strategic post to American General Gates, a major turning point in the war as the event spurred European support of the American cause, principally the involvement of France. One bit note: "....that the people of this country are ever inclined to acquit the General, who has fought bravely, though he has fought unsuccessfully... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2021 07:22

$388.00
189114

1774 UNITE OR DIE CARTOON by Ben Franklin Philadelphia Newspaper - Editor's Copy


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519760921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774  * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon * Editor's copy (see below) If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considere... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:36

$18,000.00
188922

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510706905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 5, 1775  * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first political cartoon ... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2021 13:55

$16,500.00
188823

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373503956775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1778  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy An inside page includes: "...from Paris that the French had absolutely sent a considerable force to America & that six sail of the line & a number of frigates were shortly to follow them..." and "...M. Gerrard, Minister Plenipotentiary to the American republic, set out for America accompanied by Mr. Deane. Dr. Franklin is to remain at Paris to carry on the interests of his constituents at that Court...same letter says that Mr. Adams is not come to Paris in an official capacity but as a private gentleman." and further on is: "The Congress have signified to the planters of the English islands in America that pr... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2021 14:51

$59.00
188818

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Original Enemy Edinburgh Scotland 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373503954347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 23, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Inside has a report noting in part: "The superior policy of the French cabinet has shewn itself in all the following instances: in exciting the ruinous rebellion in America; in watching for a proper opportunity to assist the rebels; in prevailing on Spain to join them in procuring the armed neutrality..." and more. Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends April 18, 2021 14:49

$57.00
188732

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York William Howe Revolutionary War MAP 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373499654178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, for the year 1776   * Battle of Long Island, New York * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe victory A very nice "Supplement" issue to this popular magazine from during the Revolutionary War. This 28 page magazine features a great & lengthy account of the Battle of New York signed in type by: W. Howe which takes over 4 pages, only a few portions of which are shown in the photos. Included is the list of soldiers killed, wounded & missing in the battle and the ordinance & stores taken, taking close to 2 pages as well. But certainly the prime piece in this issue, very much related to the New York battle report, is the great foldout map titled: "Map Of the Progress o... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2021 15:29

$490.00
188683

CAPTURE OF ST. LUCIA West Indies 1779 American Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186395665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 24, 1779  * Capture of St. Lucia, West Indies * Battle of Morne de la Vierge * American Revolutionary War This "Extra" issue was published exclusively to report on the Siege of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which begins with a letter from Major General Grant, commander of the British forces. Included also are the: "...Articles of Capitulation between Major General Grant & the Hon. Rear-Admiral Barrington and  the Chevalier de Micoud..." governor of the French island of St. Lucia. Various related letters as well. Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:41

$56.00
188682

CARIBBEAN NAVAL BATTLES Sea Islands Revolutionary War 1780 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186395298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 16, 1780  Page 2 has a letter from Vice Admiral Sir Peter Parker from Jamaica in which he reports the latest naval events in the Caribbean. Included also are the: "Commissions signed by His Majesty for the Army in Ireland". Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:40

$29.00
188648

Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS in America w/ Florida & more 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183339751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1783  * American Revolutionary War - closing events Two-thirds of page 4 are taken up with: "American News" including a Proclamation concerning plans for he evacuation of Loyalists. Also several news items from St. Augustine, and a letter from Savannah which includes: "...If, as we are led to believe, East Florida is to be evacuated, I request your Excellency to take the earliest opportunity to prohibit the transportation of such property belonging to the people of this state, particularly negroes as may ow be in the possession of the inhabitants of that prince..." with more. Page 5 has a report from Charleston concerning work of the Committee of Correspondence. The bkpg. has a r... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:28

$36.00
188623

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373492802659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 8, 1782  * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Page 3 has mention: "It is said to be the squadron under Paul Jones which sailed from Boston in August last, & not three French frigates, which surprised & plundered the forts in Hudson's Bay. After dismantling the forts & taking away ever moveable valuable, Jones left part of the troops on Digge's island...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, minor staining near the top, nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2021 08:59

$54.00
188621

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393182141731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 3, 1783  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The back page includes: "...an account that an American frigate had arrived at Nantes, on board  which came...This gentleman, who is in the service of Congress, has brought over the outlines of the treaty which is to be definitive between America and Great Britain. He is lodged at Dr. Franklin's, which is more commonly known by the name of the American hotel. His stay at Paris will be very short..." and also a report that: "The French had evacuated the two ports in Virginia (which they had remained in possession of ever since the surrender of Lord Cornwallis's army) the beginning of January, and the troops wer... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 08:59

$38.00
188475

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393173011353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 29, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 3 has an item noting: "...reported so far as relate to government mention that after a large detachment of the King's troops on the island had been sent as a reinforcement to Gen. Howe's army in the Jerseys, the rebels had made several attempts to repossess themselves and drive away the King's forces...they retired without coming to action..." and a bit more. Most of another page is taken up with: "A Matter of Fact, Relative to American Taxation" followed by: "Mr. Grenville's Offer to the Colony Assemblies to Raise the Supply themselves instead of having it done by a Parliamentary Stamp Act", both of ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:34

$65.00
188469

FORT STANWIX John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War Ben Franklin 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172995572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779  * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin...". Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." Another report tells of Sir Geo. Collier and the treatmen... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:17

$65.00
188444

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172246340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1776  * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page has an ad for the desertion of two soldiers from military service, with details. Page 2 begins with a report noting: "General Lee writes from Purrysburg...that he is going to break up East Florida. President Rutledge...writes that the South Carolinians had destroyed five Indian towns...". Also a list of: "Enemies to the American States, commonly called Tories, gone & going to Staten Island (t... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:37

$665.00
187816

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453780234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 6, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting report: "The total abandonment of America has brought on some little struggles in the Cabinet within these few days. Some were so frugal & conscientious to talk of the expense and the impracticability of holding it. Others still asked for more money and more blood. A middle course is said to be adopted, to garrison a few places, act on the defensive only; and by these means, preserve at least the appearance of American dependence on the Mother country." Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:27

$31.00
187813

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126078340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING-POST, England, March 18, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Pages 3 and 4 contains much news concerning the war in America including: "...We are in daily expectation of a visit from 7000 New England forces on their march to this place...that General Howe had drawn all the forces off Long Island to New York to protect that city. The King's army have evacuated all Jersey north of Amboy..." with more as seen in the photos. The back page has: "Advices from America" with some great and quite detailed accounts of the events in New Jersey as seen in the photos. Included is: "Since the news arrived that the Congress of America had  chosen and declared General Washington... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:25

$63.00
187809

BATTLE OF MARTINIQUE Royal & French Navy Fight 1780 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126077239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, May 25, 1780  * American Revolutionary War "Extraordinary" issues were printed outside the normal printing schedule when notable news needed to get to the public as quickly as possible. This extraordinary issue is entirely taken up with the report on the Battle of Martinique, including the letter from Sir George Rodney to Mr. Stephens, dated on board the Sandwich near Fort Royal Bay, Martinique. In his letter are the details of the battle between the British fleet and the French. Page 2 has the: "Line of Battle on the Day of Action, April 17, 1780". Four pages, with half of pg. 3 & all of the bkpg. blank, 7 34 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:23

$65.00
187309

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Sir Henry Clinton Revolutionary War 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 24, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth - New Jersey * Sir Henry Clinton vs. George Washington * American Revolutionary War Such "extraordinary" issues were created when notable news was received outside the normal printing schedule and the publisher wanted to rush the news to the people as quickly as possible. The purpose of this issue is the historic Battle of Monmouth. All of pages 1 and 2 are a lengthy letter signed: H. Clinton with his report on the battle, a few bits including: "...I evacuated Philadelphia on the 18th of June...& proceeded to Gloucester Point...I had received intelligence that Generals Washington and Lee had passed the Delaware with their army..." with much... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:02

$288.00
187264

AUGUSTINE PREVOST Failed Raid on Charleston SC 1779 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434262410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 10, 1779  * British General Augustine Prevost * Unsuccessful raid on Charleston SC Page 3 has a report: "...arrived in town from Portsmouth with the news of the defeat of Gen. Prevost. The fact of General Prevost's defeat is now confirmed beyond the possibility of doubt. On the 13th and 14 of June two engagements were fought near Charles Town, South Carolina between the American army commanded by General Lincoln, and the English forces under General Prevost. The latter was finally repulsed & it is greatly to be feared that a second Saratoga business was the consequence...advices from America which mention the total overthrow of General Prevost's army." The back page has a note: "... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:08

$54.00
187174

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Battle of Ushant 1778 Revolutionary War Broadside


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100484291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 3, 1778  A rare single sheet broadside edition (printed on the front side only), published outside the normal printing schedule due to an historic report. This issue has the details of the Battle of Ushant, fought between French & British fleets 100 miles west of Ushant, a French island at the mouth of the English Channel off the north-westernmost point of France. The battle ended indecisively & led to political disputes in both countries. The main portion of the text is a detailed letter signed by the British commander: A. Keppel. Included as well is a chart of the killed & wounded by ship. Complete as a single sheet, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, printed on the front only, great ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:28

$147.00
187083

BANK NOTES Paper Money Currency Cutting 1/2 ROBBERY Prevention in 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393095253498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 12, 1782  * Cutting paper money in half * Prevention of mail robberies Page 5 has a report from a Pennsylvania newspaper with some talk of prison ships, and the destination of some of the British departing the colonies (see). The back page has a letter from New York reporting how: "...America is more internally weak at this moment than almost at any other period of the war. However paradoxical this may appear after their late success, the fact is true.." with more on this. ending with: "...had it not been for the French land force...Mr. Washington with all his boasted continental strength, could not have effected any thing to purpose against Lord Cornwallis." Also mention of the death ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:16

$47.00
187018

Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS in America vs. Loyalists 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426075185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1783 * Closing events of the Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "The arts of factious demagogues have hitherto prevented a calm consideration of those articles of the treaty that respect the Loyalists...certain obnoxious characters that it is imagined will not he permitted to return." Page 7 has: "American News - State of North Carolina" deals with several items relating to the war, including: "...We scorn to triumph over enemies we have defeated...we are satisfied they never can make good subjects of these States on account of their early prejudices against our government, their bigoted attachment to Great Britain, and the mortification the... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:51

$40.00
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
187014

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 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 is the volume 1, #16 issue. The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a letter from Phila. which: "...confirms the account of the defeat of the British troops near Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina..." with a bit more. Page 2 has a brief bit about the celebration over the defeat of the enemy at Charleston. Also an item from Pot au Prince noting: "The French are making great captures & daily bringing them t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:48

$380.00
186847

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tensions at Boston Captain James Cook 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393082838490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1774  * Prelude to the Revolutionary War Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title. In "Debates in the Political Club' is mention that: "Lord North said, that the test of the Bostonians will not be the indemnification of the East-India company alone, it will remain in the breast of the king not to restore the port until peace & obedience shall be observed in the port of Boston...". There are several pages on: "Captain Cook's Voyage" around the world. Near the back are several notable American reports, a few bits including: "A great quantity of tents & camp equipment are ordered to be embarked for North America. The report continues to g... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:00

$63.00
186809

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417360404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 27, 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 11. The front page reports on a letter "...from a tory in England to his friend in New York, written in cypher...Upon deciphering it, it was found that the writer gives a very serious account of the uneasiness, tumults and mobs in England...destination of the fleet that lately left New York...some conjecture was bound to Georgia, others to Canada, while others suspect it is designed for Chesapeake Bay to form a junction with the troops of ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:03

$1,075.00
186740

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Historic Farewell Address to His Army 1784 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVRTISER, Scotland, Jan. 6, 1784  * General George Washington * Farewell address to his Army Certainly the most notable & historic content is the full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It takes portions of both pages 2 and 3. It reads in part: "...A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$670.00
186738

BATTLES OF SARATOGA John Burgoyne SURRENDERS 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410090931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 8, 1777  * Battles of Saratoga - New York * General John Burgoyne surrenders Certainly the most  significant content is the page 2 report on the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga, a very much-needed victory for the American cause. Some of the reporting includes: "...arrived in town express...we are sorry to say that Government have received the melancholy accounts that General Burgoyne and his army have been obliged to surrender themselves prisoners of war. The particulars cannot as yet be exactly ascertained; by the substance of this disagreeable piece of intelligence, so far as we have been able to collect, is as follows..." and what follows are the details of this significant ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:17

$350.00
186529

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058062118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 1, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A page 2 item notes: "...General Howe & our army were all well; that a party of Rebels had attempted to surprise Major Rogers in Fort Independence but had been repulsed...". Another page has a lengthy letter concerning the war in the colonies, including: "...war, at the very best, even when successful, is a sore visitation; a mark of God's anger...but the rebellion of our colonies was planned & fomented by its leaders without any pretense of this nature. The colonists were not in a state of oppression...grievances indeed were pretended...in short...the Americans knew, & most of them were willing to confess, th... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:23

$76.00
186445

BENEDICT ARNOLD Joins British Army & John Andre Executed 1781 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373387009383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 8, 1781  * General Benedict Arnold joins the British * American Revolutionary War - Major John Andre All of the front page is taken up with reports from: "London - House of Lords" which includes some comments about the war in America, mentioning in part: "...Were we better now in America than we were? His Grace apprehended not; we had lost the only port that was worth keeping. The French had taken possession of Rhode Island...A great deal indeed has been said of our late victory by Lord Cornwallis...Much too had been said of the desertion of General Arnold who had lately come over to us...Nothing more than that we had lost a good man and found a bad one; for t... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:17

$450.00
186443

Very Rare BROADSIDE EDITION Hartford CT Revolutionary War Era 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052196896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1782  * Very rare Broadside edition from the Revolutionary War Apparently a quite unusual broadside edition as the issue is single sheet with the back page blank. If page 2 had text I would suspect that the back leaf was missing, but the ftpg. text concludes on the front page and the reverse is entirely blank. The ftpg. has an item including: "...from Paris...that the King has signified to his Excellency Benjamin Franklin...that his id determined to enter into no treaty for a general pacification with Great Britain without the consent & approbation of  his  faithful allies the United States of America, and firmly establishing their independence." Also: "... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:16

$670.00
186409

Rare 1782 State of Connecticut REVOLUTIONARY WAR Military Soldier PAY DOCUMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373385652191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated February 18, 1782. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures,  and is written out for "Fifteen Pounds". Measures 6 1/2 by 4 inches and is in nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated shortly after Cornwallis' surrender. 

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:59

$122.00
186396

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783  * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of  the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to all our loving subjects, and we d... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2021 13:53

$740.00
186146

1777 Capture of NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND Henry Clinton Revolutionary War BROADSIDE


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Jan. 22, 1777  * Capture of Newport, Rhode Island * General Henry Clinton (British) * American Revolutionary War This is a broadside "Extraordinary", being single sheet and printed on one side only. "Extra" issues were printed when notable news was received outside the normal printing schedule, issue to get the information into the hands of the public as quickly as possible. This issue is entirely taken up with reports on the taking of Newport, Rhode Island, including a letter from Newport, dated Dec. 9, 1776 signed in type by: H. Clinton, which includes: "Having received General Howe's orders to embark...in conjunction with Commodore Sir Peter Parker's fleet, to make a d... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:18

$259.00
186093

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368370770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 25, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page includes two "Proclamations" by Sir William Howe, the second of which includes: "Whereas complaints have been made...the depredations complained of are encouraged by citizens purchasing from the soldiers and others what is thus unwarrantably taken from their neighbours..." which is signed in type: W. Howe. Page 2 includes a letter which reads in part: "...following instances of barbarous... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:29

$360.00
185942

SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS Yorktown Siege PRELUDE Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361168054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 9, 1781  * Surrender of Cornwallis nears * Siege of Yorktown prelude * Revolutionary War ending close The entire front page and a column on page 2 are taken up with: "A Memorial to their High Mightinesses, the States-General of the United Provinces of the Low Countries". It is signed in type by John Adams who was the American ambassador to the Netherlands, and being: "The subscriber has the honor to propose...concerning a treaty of amity and commerce..." that would give aid to the American cause, and acknowledge the independence of America by the Dutch. Page 2 includes a report from Annapolis: "...that the Count de Grasse is returned to his former statio... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:46

$550.00
185882

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346177671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 20, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has some reports from America on the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that it is for the interest of mankind, America should be free and independent. It will become a happy asylum for the oppressed subjects of all the arbitrary Princes in the world..." with more. And another item includes: "The recalling the troops from Virginia is one of those secret maneuvers...which we do not understand. This however is certain, nothing can be more ruinous to our cause than such proceedings, for the loyalists who came in & took the oaths are now exposed to the fury of the rebels..." and more. Four pag... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:06

$45.00
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