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198183

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Great 18th Century MASTHEAD1779 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394089517151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 11, 1779  * American Revolutionary War * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the most ornate and decorative mastheads of the Revolutionary War, the words "Pennsylvania Packet" so frilly that it can be difficult to read. Most of page 2 is taken up with; "An Act for Vesting the Estates of the late Proprieties of Pennsylvania in this Commonwealth", signed in type by: Thomas Paine, who was Clerk of the Pa. General Assembly at the time. Page 3 has news reports from Charleston including; "...the Hon. Major General Lincoln, commanding the troops in the Southern department, returned here from the Southward." Also mention that Samuel... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:44

$345.00
197886

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Combat Ending Events 1782 Hartford CT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374068175278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 14, 1782  * Rare Revolutionary War publication The front page has mention from London that: "The measures which injured the King's affairs the most in Virginia was the news arriving there that Lord Dunmore was to be their governor again...it arrested the activity of every man inclined to loyalty & quickened with exasperated force the enmity of the rebels...". Page 2 has several items strongly urging the end to the war in America. One item from council to London states: "...impelled to implore this Honourable House to interpose in such manner as to their wisdom shall seem most effectual for preventing the continuance of the unfortunate war with America." and ... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:12

$345.00
197817

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061344796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781  * Revolutionary War * Cornwallis' surrender * Gen. Benedict Arnold * Battle of Groton Heights Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London, Connecticut, known as the Battle of Groton Heights. Also included is a letter from George Washington to Congress which prefaces another letter from Gen. Gist concerning the safe arrival in the Chesapeake of Adm. De Grasse & his 28 French ships. It was this bit o... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:46

$325.00
197813

Capture of SAINT EUSTATIUS in Caribbean Islands Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062159467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1781 * Islands of the Caribbean * Revolutionary War era  The back 2 pages have various correspondence concerning the capture of St. Eustatius, when the British seized the Dutch-owned island in the Caribbean. Both plates called for are present (see). Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, a bit close-trimmed at the right margin of the title/contents page only, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engraving of the skyline of London.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:44

$31.00
197797

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062153423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776   * Battle of Long Island w/ map * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & Long Island Sound. Th... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:33

$565.00
198221

Extraordinary PAUL REVERE "Join or Die" SNAKE Woodcut Masthead 1774 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394091282244

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

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Ends June 02, 2022 12:01

$19,999.00
198211

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 394091231294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776" and measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America.... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2022 10:40

$349.99
197451

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374032498755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776  * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House  of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & a... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2022 13:42

$510.00
197383

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1780 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, June 6, 1780 * American Revolutionary War era newspaper Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, much of which is military. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light wear to folds, generally nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:55

$29.00
197382

REVOLUTIONARY WAR George Washington on Joshua Huddy Execution 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023569944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 21, 1782  * American Revolutionary War closing events * George Washington & Joshua 'Jack" Huddy Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Debates in the House of Commons Upon the American War". An excellent report providing much insight into the discussions on the troubling situation in America and how to resolve it. Consensus shows a strong interest in ending the military involvement in America. Page 2 has some good reporting on the naval events in the Caribbean which were part of the entire Revolutionary War enterprise. Fine war content continues on page 3 as well including: "The perfidious Arnold, accompanies Sir Guy Carleton, and is to be invested... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:54

$375.00
197381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 5, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 2 begins with a letter from Sir Peter Parker concerning events in the Caribbean. Page 3 has mention that: "...were supposed to be King's ships and in search of Paul Jones's squadron...". The back page includes: "The Americans have been driven to the necessity of exacting a severe retaliation for the burning & destroying of towns, villages, and cots; for setting fire to barns full of soldiers, and other acts of unexampled cruelty. It appears from their late conduct that they will neither give nor take quarter for the future. The British arms were never so disgraced...". Also mention that: "...recei... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:54

$36.00
197376

Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Williamsburg Gunpowder Incident 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), April 28, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * Gunpowder Incident - Affair 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. This issue was printed 9 days after the battle of Lexington and Concord, however the news of that historic beginning of the Revolutionary War had yet to reach Williamsburg. Half of the front page is a report from London which has much on the American situation, including: "...acquainted the House that he had a bill...which he proposed to submit...The title of it was read and is as follows:... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:50

$9,975.00
197368

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed 1776 HISTORIC Bound Volume


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023561752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, England, complete bound volume of six months for July thru December, 1776 plus the Supplement issue as well. * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain * Entire bound volume intacted It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find issues containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $100,000 or more in nice condition--if available--here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. And this is one of the less com... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:43

$4,150.00
197299

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374019747942

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

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Ends May 13, 2022 07:54

$1,200.00
197232

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394022106567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 24, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Newspapers from England during the time of the Revolutionary War are always interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War in this issue, however there is much on events in Europe. Contains literary items, as well as politics, and perhaps a passing reference to the situation in America, etc. A very nice issue from the middle of the Rev... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2022 07:30

$29.00
197052

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Peace Restored ? British General WILLIAM HOWE 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394009979024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1777 * General William Howe * Revolutionary War * Restoring peace Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Debate in the House of Lords...Relative to the American War" which obviously has much concerning the Revolution, including reference to America declaring itself independent. Another page has a "Proclamation" signed in type by William Howe, from New York, on "...Restoring peace to the colonies..." which is good reading. Near the back is a great & detailed: "Extract of a letter from Howe to Germaine" from New York, talking of battles at Danbury Bound Brook, plus other affairs in the vicinity, taking a full page. This is followed by a letter to "Earl Percy on his leaving Rhod... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:51

$69.00
197050

SIEGE OF SAVANNAH Georgia Benjamin Lincoln - Captain James Cook 1780 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394009978650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780  * Siege of Savannah - Georgia * Benjamin Lincoln letter * Captain James Cook - South Seas Near the back is a section headed: "Advices Received from America" which includes: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This letter concerns the battle for Savannah & takes nearly a full page, signed in type: B. Lincoln, and includes mention of the death of Count Pulaski. Also of great interest is a nice article headed: "Some Account of New Zealand. Capt. Cook in Great Danger". Included with this article is the referenced full page plate captioned: "View of an Arched Rock on the Coast o... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:50

$165.00
196979

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1779 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992312168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 21, 1779  * Revolutionary War era newspaper Page 2 has a letter from New York to his friend in Savannah, Georgia, noting in part: "With a body of 12,000 men we do---nothing! The rebels are the only active people here. Such are the blessed effects of the 3 years campaigns under the Howes...We have changed our chief, it is true, but I cannot say for the better..." with more critical comments. Page 5 has reports including: "...that Count D'Estaing had put into Chesapeak Bay...It was thought prudent to evacuate Rhode Island & the garrison was safe arrived at New York...certain accounts had been received of violent dissentions between the congress and Arnold's party, which caused Mr.... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:23

$43.00
196836

BATTLES OFLEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 AMERICAN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996969595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR THE ESSEX GAZETTE, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 18-25, 1775   * Battle of Lexington & Concord * Eyewitnesses accounts (very rare) * Revolutionary War beginning I'm not sure one could want a more notable front page--all consuming--than the content found on page one of this issue. It is entirely taken up with eleven very detailed eye-witness accounts of the historic Battle of Lexington & Concord (the latter two carrying over to page 2). These accounts are headed: "Affidavits and Depositions Relative to the Commencement of the late Hostilities in the Province of Massachusetts Bay...". The accounts are simply terrific, but are too voluminous for us to describe so we provide photos of thei... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:39

$8,750.00
196702

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989157974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 13, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 4 has a report  noting in part: "...There remained at present only one thing to be done in order to restore unity & harmony to the empire, and that was to move for the independence of America, upon the same principle that the independence of Ireland was acknowledged: when America should have a legislature of her own, independent of the Parliament of Great Britain, he made no doubt but France, and the agents of Congress, would not be able to prevent a good understanding between the Colonies & the mother country..." with more. But page 6 has another alternative: "...The plan which is in agitation, with r... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:34

$46.00
196259

Original AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1778 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393952541603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Dec. 26, 1778  The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with the  second half of the: "Treaty of Amity and Commerce Between the Most Christian King and the United Starters of North America", this being the treaty of assistance between French and the colonies, which did much to support the American cause against the British and eventually lead to victory within 3 years. At its conclusion if it signed in type by the American agents: C. A. Gerard, B. Franklin, Silas Deane, and Arthur Lee. Page 2 also has reports of the military action involving General Morgan in West Florida, Natchez, Pensacola, & the vicinity. Some editorial commentary on the war as well. ... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:42

$433.00
196252

ETHAN ALLEN American Patriot CAPTURED Revolutionary War 1775 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373944641195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 21, 1775  * Ethan Allen captured * Revolutionary War The front page includes a letter: "To the King" which references the American situation & includes: "...Let then, royal Sire, the liberty of England and America be ever in your heart, then shall the people be free, and America shall yet be happy in the full enjoyment of her rights...". Also on the ftpg. is: "A Plan for Reducing the Rebellious Colony of New England & for the Support of Legal Constitutional Government in America", and other items from London concerning the situation in America. Page 3 has what is perhaps the most notable report in this issue: "Our last accounts from St. John's inform us that Col. Allen, wit... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:37

$935.00
196031

Post REVOLUTIONARY WAR America & England Relations 1783 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393926456659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1783  * Just after the Revolutionary * America & England relations Inside has more than a full page taken up with a letter concerning the situation in America after the Revolutionary War, as it relates to the British people (see for portions). Another article is headed: "Half Pay to the Officers of Provincial Corps" which notes near the beginning: "...a proposition for half-pay to the officers of certain American corps, raised to serve in America during the late dissensions of that country...", all this taking most of a page. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:48

$36.00
196030

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH Scotland 1779 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925438131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 31, 1779  * Revolutionary War era newspaper Although from during the midst of the Revolutionary War I find no American-related content as all reports seem to be European in nature. Yet a fine example of what was happening in Europe during the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:46

$32.00
195684

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1780 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890179079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, March 10, 1780 * American Revolutionary War era newspaper Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:17

$33.00
195574

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Jacob Duché 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869595865

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

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:23

$1,225.00
195336

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Long Island New York MAP Benjamin Franklin Ltr. 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834731866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778  * Rare Revolutionary War New York map * Benjamin Franklin letter * Ethan Allen Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long Island to Lake Ontario with considerable detail. This map measures 9 by 13 inches in very nice condition. Trimmed at the bottom right margin to allow the map to fold into the issue, not compromising the border. The first article is: "Debate in the House of Commons" which takes 7 pages and does include discussion on the Revolutionary War, a few of the items including: "...stated the causes that led to t... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:56

$385.00
195084

Great PHILADELPHIA Revolutionary War Era MAP & Battle of Trenton 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833909293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777 * The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey * Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the greater Phila. vicinity. The map measures 12 by 14 1/2 inches and is in uncommonly great condition. More typically these maps are heavily worn & torn from constant folding & unfolding. The bottom half of the right margin is trimmed close so as to fold into the issue, however no inked areas are compromised. The map is called for on the title/index page of... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:35

$565.00
194916

Colonial Williamsburg VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Battle of Chelsea Creek 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791980350

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), Jun. 30, 1775  * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * Battle of Chelsea Creek - Massachusetts 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. Most of the ftpg. is consumed with a report headed "London" which has several references to the situation in America, but is mostly focused on European concerns. This reporting carries over to take much of page 2. Page 3 has a report mentioning: "...that Sir Jeffery Amherst had said that with 5000 English regulars he would engage to march from one end to the other of the continen... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2022 09:47

$5,400.00
194905

Rare 1781 State of Connecticut REVOLUTIONARY WAR Military Soldier PAY DOCUMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373822868328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated Dec. 12, 1781. 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 "Thirteen Shillings". Measures 6 by 5 inches, lightly inked, archival mend on the back side, generally nice. A terrific item for display and dated shortly after Cornwallis' surrender. 

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Ends January 10, 2022 13:40

$110.00
194796

Rare Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS 1782 American Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373818412698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 19, 1782  * Closing events in the Revolutionary War A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other. Page 2 has a report from London noting in part: "Governor Franklin, who lately arrived from New York had...a long conference with his Majesty at St. James's relative to American affairs & had the honor of laying...the address of the Loyalists in New York to his Majesty...on the very extraordinary epistle of the latter to the rebel General Washington, declaring the colonies Independent States without any stipulation whatever." (see) ... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2022 11:34

$485.00
194794

BATTLES OF SARATOGA Surrender of Gen. Burgoyne REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393771626571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 7, 1778  * Surrender of general Burgoyne * Battles of Saratoga - New York 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. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a: "...letter from Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Howe, to Mr. Stephens, dated on board his Majesty's ship Eagle in the River Delaware, Oct. 25, 1777" which has some great reading, portions of which can be seen in the photos. There are several references to Burgoyne's surrender to Gates at Saratoga--a major victory for the American cause--including a pg. 3 bit which notes: "...as soon ... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2022 11:33

$680.00
194427

Revolutionary War Era TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373796235198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Page 6 has news from the House of Commons noting in part: "...Mr. Hussey wished that the Americans might be put on the footing of the most favoured nation, but still he thought that a duty ought to be laid on American oil; he believed that the bill would not give satisfaction to the Americans who would look upon it as a snare insidiously to entrap them..." and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2021 10:21

$32.00
194393

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795155696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 26, 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. Page 3 has a: "...letter from an officer of distinction to the honorable Major-General Gates..." which begins: "I am happy to have the pleasure to again congratulate you on the success of our arms. His Excellency having formed a plan to surprize the garrison at Powle's Hook, it was accordingly the night before last carried into execution by Major Le who effectually surprized & took the garrison..." with more. Half of page 3 is a document dealing with the increasing ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:18

$680.00
194389

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON GAZETTE England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795154262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 2, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has a letter from Vice Admiral Peter Parker, commander of  British ships at Jamaica, concerning an engagement off Grenada between British & French fleets. This is followed by the: "List of Vessels taken by His Majesty's Squadron...between the 9th of March and the 26th of July, 1779." carrying over to page 2. Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., 7 3/4 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:16

$36.00
194182

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781438228

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776".  It measures 9 by 11 1/4 inches, in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America. Near the beginning is: "...the following measures... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:20

$345.00
193855

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761975461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 2, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Inside has a letter from Paris mentioning: "...The day following they went to Dr. Franklin's hotel at Passy. From the frequent conferences they have since held with the American plenipotentiary...it is imagined that they are charged with a commission to settle the preliminaries for a general pacification." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, a repair to the back leaf, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:57

$35.00
193847

PRINCETON NJ New Jersey beomes Temporary UNITED STATES CAPITAL 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761972294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783  * Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S. Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disbanded soldiery, and who...were very alarming have become much less so...Anarchy and confusion seem to pervade the whole United States...The state of Virginia...intends deferring their decision on the subject of payment of debts and restitution of property till the signing of the Definitive Treaty... There are accounts...that several members of Congress,... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:52

$57.00
193641

British Learn of SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749941185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 15, 1782  * Lord Charles Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown * British citizens say war is over Page 2 has a letter form General Heath from the Highlands, Dec. 25, 1781, which includes: "...Capt. Williams of the New York levies, who are doing duty on the lines of this post...made an excursion to Morissania, took & brought off one captain...without any loss on our side..." with a bit more. Also a report from New Jersey: "An embarkation of 2 or 3000 men is taking place at New York, said to be for South Carolina...A person is come from Jersey this morning & says General Leslie has killed & destroyed General Greene's whole army, the rebels make long faces, and sa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$190.00
193638

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Evening Post England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619205360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 9, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The back page has a letter beginning: "In order that the public may not be misled into a notion of the respectability of a body of persons calling themselves Loyalists, who are shortly to assemble in Great Queen Street & in the phrenzy of a drunken revel to celebrate those acts of human butchery perpetrated on our faithful subjects in America, under the authority of a bloody-minded administration...". Another column has some news of the war, a few bits including: "The report of an insurrection at Philadelphia...takes its rise from the following...there was a division among the inhabitants of Phila. about ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:06

$56.00
193581

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373748779415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 2, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 3 and 4 have two lengthy, editorial-style letters reflecting on the Revolutionary War, most thoughts being critical of England's management of it. The first begins: "The Americans, justly incensed at our unworthy & ungenerous treatment of  them, have at length thrown off the yoke, and  dissolving our authority over them when we endeavoured to make a bad use of it; have erected a government of their own, independent of & totally unconnected with our political establishment..." and much more on this thought. The other contains: "...In all the movements of Washington we perceive the most consummate wisdom an... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:38

$68.00
193458

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War 1776 London Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373741326867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776  * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era. A speech in Parliament mentions the hope that Americans would return to their allegiance to the King, but: "...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the Crown and all political connection with this Country: They have rejected...the means of conciliation..." and more. Further debates in Parliament are noted here as well. Then a: "Declaration" by Viscount Richard Howe and General William Howe announcing that the king might be dispos... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:44

$190.00
193280

1784 GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address & British Evacuate New York in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731750802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784  * re. George Washington's Farewell Address * British Troops evacuation of New York The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in compliance with a resolve of Congress...has discharged all the troops in the service of the United States..." with more relating to this. Then, and still on the front page, is the: "...Letter and Address were Presented to his Excellency General Washington..." with a dateline of West Point, Nov. 15, 1782. This is the response of the military offic... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:30

$172.00
193062

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Shipping to Europe Restrictions Eased 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393569928965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, April 17, 1783  Page 2 has some reports from the House of Commons relating to the treaty with America, particularly the trade portion. The back page has some talk concerning relations with America as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2021 11:57

$42.00
192082

ISAAC HAYNES British Execution American Revolutionary War 1782 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393481420960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  * re. Isaac Haynes execution * American Revolutionary War All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutionary War as Isaac Haynes was hanged by the British under controversial charges. Near the back is nearly half a page of news from Charleston which also includes a Proclamation from British General Leslie in which he pledges the support & protection of all loyal subjects in the colony. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2021 06:39

$58.00
192043

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479672576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 30, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy All of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with letters from General Clinton to Germain giving his military reports on events in the New York vicinity as well as events in the South, plus two letters from General Earl Cornwallis in Charleston with his views of events in his theatre or war--terrific reading! The first letter begins: "I had the honor in inform...of my arrival from Charles Town & of the position in which I had placed the troops four miles in front of King's bridge defences...".  Another has: "...A corps of near 2,000 rebels under their Generals Wayne, Irving and Proctor...made an attack upon them on ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:03

$63.00
192041

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479669801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:03

$59.00
191627

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654508484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 6, 1781  * Post Surrender of Cornwallis * Should the British continue the war ? * General Benedict Arnold Being  a week or more since the news of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown reached Parliament, this issue has a considerable amount of discussion from the: "House Of Commons", which includes various talk on the Revolutionary War, with some reflective thoughts on continuing the war, on what when wrong, etc. One portion talks of Benedict Arnold's actions in America, noting: "...It was really a matter of astonishment that the English should act in a manner to provoke retaliation; yet so it was, that at the very time Lord Cornwallis was surrounded with 42 pieces of heavy artille... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:34

$73.00
191597

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373651539002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 1, 1777  * British General William Howe proclamation Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the Revolutionary War with a Proclamation signed in type by: W. Howe, which reads in part: "...declare & do hereby promise & engage that all persons bearing arms as aforesaid who shall surrender themselves to any officer commanding any part of his Majesty s forces on or before the first day of May next, shall be entitled to pardon for all offences heretofore committed against his crown & dignity...every non-commissioned officer & private man who shall come in with his arms shall also receive the full value for them..."  with more. Page 2 also has several other war-related reports which ar... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2021 06:47

$65.00
190814

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVE. POST England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388229603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 14, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The back page has some: "American News" taken from the Boston Evening Post, including: "...that Congress have nearly accomplished the important measure for establishing the credit of our currency...that there is now no naval force at Rhode Island except two gallies." Also a report from North Carolina: "...that after the small advantage gained by the enemy t an action with Gen. Ash...the governor himself turned out at the head of the militia...which marched with great spirit upon the occasion...impatient to meet the enemy & drive them from their country. Many in the same spirit were on their march from Vi... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:52

$46.00
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