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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
186057

Rare FRANCIS MARION The Swamp Fox Mention in Revolutionary War 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365424109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 25, 1782  * American Revolutionary War * Francis Marion - "The Swamp Fox" Most of page 6 is headed: "American News - From the South Carolina Gazette" which includes a report from Charleston: "...that since the evacuation of Wilmington the loyal inhabitants...have plundered of almost all their efforts by the Rebels..." with more. Also: "...A part of our cavalry...fell in with Marion's corps on the Santee River and totally routed them. Of the Rebels about 80 were killed, wounded, & taken..." and: "...In some places where the Loyalists conceal themselves in the swamps, the neighbouring Rebels have gone to the houses of those people & entreated their wives to use their interest with their h... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:54

$47.00
185959

Great REVOLUTIONARY WAR Gen. George Washington & New Jersey 1777 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361209916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 10, 1777  * Great weath of reports on the Revolutionary War * Orders from General George Washington Page 2 contains an extract of: "A Letter from General Sir William Howe to Lord George Germain, dated at New York the 24th of April..." which includes: "...Lord Cornwallis, ever watchful to take advantage of the enemy's situation, surprised & defeated on the 13th instant...a corps of rebels at Bound Brook...The general officer commanding there very narrowly escaped being of the number...A detached corps of troops...embarked in transports...with six field pieces under the command of Gov. Tryon who has accepted of the rank of Major General of the Provincials. The design is to destroy a larg... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:55

$72.00
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
185790

GEORGE WASHINGTON Circle Equestrian Statue Ordered & Ben Franklin 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337029784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1783  * Equestrian statue of George Washington (Washington Circle) * New York loyalists - Benjamin Franklin re. treaty w/ Sweden Page 3 has a report noting in part: "...that a treaty had been ratified in Congress the 29th day of July last...between the U.S. and the King of Sweden. This Treaty was concluded at Paris...and signed by Dr. Franklin..." Also a resolution from Congress: "...That an equestrian statue of General Washington be erected at the place where the residence of Congress shall be established..." with various details. Also a letter from Boston concerning a congratulatory Address to be sent to General Washington. Then a letter from New York with notable content includi... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:22

$39.00
185788

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015551110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, June 17, 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 14. The entire front page and over half of the back page are taken up with & lengthy & detailed letter: "To the Inhabitants of the United States of America" signed in type: John Jay, as President of the Continental Congress. It begins: "The present situation of public affairs demands your most serious attention, and particularly the great & increasing depreciation of your currency...America, without arms, ammunition, discipline, revenue, ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:18

$1,150.00
185785

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON POST England 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015538747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 5, 1779  * NJ Governor William Livingston * Assassination plot - Henry Clinton * American Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a few bits headed: "Advices from America" one item noting: "The General Assembly of New Jersey...busy framing a law in order to impress every 8th man in the province to serve in the militia for the campaign of the year 1779." Page 3 has a letter from the governor of New Jersey to Henry Clinton concerning knowledge of an assassination attempt upon him perpetrated by an officer in Clinton's army, signed in type: Wil. Livingston. This is followed by Clinton's response, noting: "...Had I a soul capable of harbouring so infamous an idea of assassination, you Sir,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:02

$55.00
185738

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333071096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * General George Washington & more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page begins with a half column "Proclamation" by William Howe, commander of British forces in America, concerning keeping the streets clean as well as chimneys to prevent fires.. Also another "Proclamation" by Howe about inhabitants not crossing the river to New Jersey (see). Page 2... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$460.00
185737

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333070859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 31, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...support of my parliament in this co... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$325.00
185594

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320345817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YORK COURANT, England, Feb. 8, 1780  * American Revolutionary War * 18th century original * From The Enemy The front page has a few news items on the Revolutionary War: "...account that Sir Henry Clinton & Lord Cornwallis were about to embark, with 10,000 men...lying ready at Sandy Hook to take them on board for the southward...Several prizes taken from the American, laden with tobacco...are come over with the above fleet...assured that General Clinton, after leaving a sufficient force at New York, has taken with him the rest of his army to Virginia. By this means the Rebels will be put between two fires...advices...received from the back of the province of New York, that some of our Provincial Corps had fallen in ... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:09

$42.00
185490

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania NEWPORT RI 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313486222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777  * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page 3 are taken up with: "The Trial of the Dutchess of Kingston". Page 3 has a report concerning the war, including: "The Tories at Newport, in general, fair little better than the friends to our cause. I am very certain almost every one of them have soldiers quartered at their houses, are insulted, and abused...they had been inviting, soliciting & petitioning Mr. Howe to take possession of the island..." and a bit further on is: "...since the Resolve of Congress that prayers for t... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:16

$357.00
185463

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999749899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782  * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our masters..." with more. Then some talk on the situation at Charleston, then: "...that Mr. Washington's next attempt is to be directed against New York, & with a view of collecting the largest force he can..." with more. Page 7 has most of a column with news from: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:52

$47.00
186010

Rare Printing of TORY ACT OF 1776 Second Continental Congress 1776 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393030011481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, February, 1776  * Rare printing of the Tory Act of 1776 Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era. A terrific issue as it contains a full printing of the historic Tory Act which did not appear in most other periodicals of the day. It describes how colonies should handle those Americans who remain loyal to the British and King George. The act called on colonial committees to indoctrinate those: “...honest and well-meaning, but uninformed people...” by enlightening them as to the “...origin, nature and extent of the present controversy...”. The Congress remained “...fully persuaded that the more our rig... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2020 09:07

$134.99
186007

GEORGE WASHINGTON Morristown NJ South Carolina Revolutionary War 1780 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393030000687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1780  * General George Washington's army * At Morristown, New Jersey * South Carolina events A full page is taken up with a very nice textual "Description of South Carolina" which has much details. Included is text on Savannah as well, beginning: "Savannah, the capital of Georgia, is a new town, built not many years since by the Trustees of Georgia. It is situated on the banks...". Lacking the mentioned map called for. Near the back is: "American Intelligence" which has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain dated at James Island, South Carolina, which has much on the siege of Charleston. Then a letter from General Knyphausen to George Germain dated at New York which... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2020 08:49

$49.99
185343

Rare BENJAMIN FRANKLIN American Revolutionary War Providence RI 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300793117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 9, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication * Lengthy letter from Benjamin Franklin 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 and a bit of the back page are taken up with a very lengthy: "Address To the Inhabitants of Ireland", signed in type at its conclusion: B. Franklin. Versailles, October 4, 1778. It begins: "The misery & distress which your ill-fated country has been so frequently exposed to & has so often experienced...has most sincerely affected your friends in America and has engaged the most serious attention of Congr... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:27

$965.00
185340

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300790512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 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 an Act relating to detaining persons charged with, or suspected of, the crimes of high treason or piracy committed in the colonies of America. The balance of the front page is taken up with ads, including one for the sale of "A likely Negro man named Tom..." with some details. Page two has various reports from London, including various items relating to the Revolution... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:23

$345.00
185331

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War Battle of the Kegs 1778 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300788978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * The Battle of the Kegs * British Fleet in Philadelphia This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is entirely taken up with ads & notices, the very first being: "By Order of his Excellency the Commander in Chief" to all deserters from the American army: "...who wish to go to Europe are to give in their names & places of abode...in order that a passage... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:20

$485.00
185130

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985013502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 6, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A page 3 item notes: "By the Appalachia, Ogilvie, arrived in the Downs from East Florida, advices are received that the inhabitants on the frontiers of Georgia and East Florida continue to distress each other & that some soldiers had been ordered there to protect the latter from the Georgians who had committed great depredations on them." Another page has some bits regarding America, including: "...a few American emissaries, particularly a Maryland gentleman...that pay great attention to the hardware branches, particularly that of the foundery, musket & musket locks, from which it is supposed their country is... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:49

$41.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1779" along with the list of captures at Fort Morris. This report is on the action at Fort Morris (Sunbury), Georgia in which General Augustine Prevost led a force of 2,000 British against a much smaller force of 200 Continentals led by Major Joseph Lane. After Prevost positioned his artillery Lane surrenders. Each side incurred only minor casualties. Also beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of pg. 3 is an extremely detailed account of the... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$71.00
185105

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284455710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with several letters of congratulations to the King for the success of the British forces in capturing Charleston. Following this are some reports of naval events in the Caribbean. Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:32

$29.00
184954

BATTLE OF SAINT KITTS Frigate Bay West Indies REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 2, 1782  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication * Battle of Saint Kitts - British vs. French Navy Half of page 2 is taken up  with the treaty for the: "Capitulation of the Islands of St. Christopher's and Nevis, between Count de Grasse...and the Marquis  de Bouille...and Thomas Shirley...and Thomas Fraser, Brig. General, commander of  the troops of his Britannic Majesty". This was a notable naval battle of the Count de Grasse of France over the British commander Samuel Hood. A few other items relating to the war. Four pages, handsome lettering in the masthead, very small excise from near the top of the back leaf, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:30

$255.00
184881

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont to Join w/ England ? Ethan Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258555016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we should once more be united to our Mother Country but those glorious hopes are now vanished for the Congress have agreed on another treaty with the court of France & that they will not agree to make peace with England unless they have their own terms fully complied with..." Then a letter beginning: "General Clinton has lately had a visit .from Ethan Allen, the Chief of the Vermont association offering to become the allies of Great Britain under certain circumstances...he & his party...fell into the hands of the rebels who lodged them... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:31

$57.00
184880

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258551128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * From The Enemy Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squadron under the command of Paul Jones..." with more. Also a letter from New York which includes: "In the general confusion here I do believe...that his Majesty's Commissioners are more at a loss how to conduct themselves...The resolutions of Congress have frustrated all their plans--they have now three parties to keep in good humour, the enemy, the army, and the Loyalists...The last letters from New York say that Gen. Washington has crossed the North River..." with more on this. And then: ... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:31

$53.00
184878

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258550604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 20, 1783  * Loyalists (British) escaping America Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the British evacuating: "...large quantity of shipping are preparing here...for the purpose of transporting his Majesty's garrison & effects for England...How soon the business may commence it is, however, impossible to say, as we do not hear that the negotiation with Congress goes on at all briskly. America has her old doubts & fears..." & more. Page 4 has reports from the House of Commons discussing terms of the treaty to end the war. A brief bit notes: "The Hessians in America, it is said, have refused, to a man, to return to Europe."  and also: "...a pressing invitation has been sent by... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:30

$31.00
184876

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258543623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782  * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." a... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:22

$45.00
184743

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont Wanting Statehood w/ Ira Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963710995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1782  All of page 4 is taken up with some great letters and documents concerning the Haldimand Affair (see the web for more), two of the documents signed by Ira Allen, a leading figure in the declaration of the Vermont Republic in 1777. He and his brother Ethan were involved in the Haldimand Affair suggesting Vermont might join the British. An alternate explanation is that they used the Haldimand negotiations to both stave off a British invasion of Vermont from Canada and to prod the Continental Congress into recognizing Vermont as an entity separate from New York and New Hampshire and admitting it to the United States. Page 5 has a letter from New York beginning: "The Rebels have been... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:25

$62.00
184736

SIR GUY CARLETON & American Revolutionary War PEACE Negotiations ? 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373245198106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1782  * American Revolutionary War peace ? Near the back is an account noting in part: "Sir Guy Carleton, immediately on his arrival at New York, dispatched a messenger...to Congress with a copy of his commission & the powers vested in him by government for opening a treaty with America..." and ending with: "...that the former friendship subsisting between the two countries might be speedily restored on a permanent advantageous, and honourable footing to both." Both plates called for are lacking. Complete in 42 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great e... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:22

$45.00
184735

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963704120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Inside has over 5 pages taken up with a detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America". Continuing from the previous issue, this report begins: "Notwithstanding general Gate's behaviour at the time of Burgoyne's army being made prisoners, these brave but unfortunate men were soon made too sensible of  their situation...". The report continues on with considerable detail with the recent events of the war. A few bits include: "...Some successful predatory expeditions into the Jersies & on the Delaware with the surprize of a party of the enemy... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:21

$47.00
184558

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373228316018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 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 entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 2 has a nice letter datelined "Williamsburgh, Dec. 19" which includes: "I arrived last night from Potowmack where I have been stationed ten days. We have hitherto prevented the enemy getting fresh provisions from our store but many Negroes have gone off to them...I was charged with a flag from Col. Skinner to endeavour a recovery of those Negroes..." with m... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:25

$390.00
184542

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952345393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777  * Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressing General Howe upon his retreat from the heights of Boston. And a short note from Ticonderoga, followed by a report from New York noting: "...General Howe has wrote for more troops...Whatever has been the success, or the object of Dr. Franklin's mission to France, it is said that he is to return to America...". Also a terrific address from Congress to rally the troops reads in part: "The salvation of America, under God, depends upon the activity & resolution of our troops. Vigilant officers & brave soldiers are invincible Let no tho... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$72.00
184541

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226080815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 30, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy   Newspapers from England during the Revolutionary War are 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 however one item notes: "A great number of ships which had been taken by the Americans & carried into Rhode Island are all re-taken by some of his Majesty's ships at the taking of that island."   Various litera... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$30.00
184539

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Sea Explorations & Revolutionary War 1777 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226075771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777  * Captain James Cook explorations * American Revolutionary War The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: "Address to Edmund Burke on his late Letter relative to the Affairs of America." which carries over a bit to pg. 2.  An inside page is almost entirely taken up with an excellent & detailed account titled: "Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Sloop, the Resolution, commanded by Captain Cook, during the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5 -- Description of the Inhabitants of Ea Oowhe, an Island in the South Sea, adjacent to Tonga Tabbo, or Tasman's Amsterdam Island.". Yet another page has an item headed: "Extract of a Letter... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:01

$70.00
184256

Rare TORY Revolutionary War w/ General William Howe Proclamations 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198504474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 26, 1777  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * General William Howe proclamations This was a strongly Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British were in occupation. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The first column on the front page features two "Proclamations", each signed in type by: W. Howe, one concerning punishment for the destruction of property by British soldiers in the Philadelphia vicinity. Page 2 has several reports concerning the Revolutionary War including a le... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:22

$415.00
184255

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934969848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * Working towards peace * From The Enemy Page 2 has a letter from New York which includes: "The refugees have abandoned their post at Bergen Point; many of them, perhaps all, are going to Halifax where lands, according to their merits, are to be assigned them..." with more. Page 4 has the 2nd part of the Treaty of Amity & Commerce with The Netherlands. The bkpg. begins: "Mr. Adams, Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of North America, took his leave of the President of their High Mightinesses..." which was his leaving The Netherlands. Also: "A private letter from Paris says...Dr. Franklin, and Mr. Jay for America....have had another co... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$37.00
184253

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198504175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 2, 1781  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Most of the front page is taken up with reports and correspondence concerning the case of Col. Isaac Haynes, the American officer hanged by the British for a controversial charge. One series of letters is prefaced with: "The following are authentic copies of sundry papers which Col. Isaac Hayne, two days before his execution, delivered to a friend with an injunction to transmit them to the delegates  of South Carolina at Philadelphia to be laid before Congress & published to the world." Page 2 begins with a report concerning events near Cape Henry, Virginia. Also a report from Amsterdam that: "Yesterday... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$475.00
184224

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Second Election Victory WIN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198465799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Original American Civil War reporting Page 5 is mostly taken up with details on the election results, with nice first column heads reading in part: "THE RESULT" "Additional Election Returns from All Parts of the Country" "New Jersey, Kentucky and Delaware for McClellan" "All the Others for the Administration" "About 225,000 Majority of the Popular Vote and 192 of the Electoral Vote for Lincoln" with various charts showing results.  Various war-related reports throughout with the back page having much from the Confederacy. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:58

$92.00
184038

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776  * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British service (now a prisoner in an... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:58

$610.00
183768

Great REVOLUTIONARY WAR George Washington & WILLIAM HOWE H. Gates 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152435708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1778 * Revolutionary War * From the enemy * Lengthy reporting The first article is: "Lord North's Propositions for Peace with America" taking over 4 pages. There is also a very lengthy item: "Extracts from the Congress Accounts of the Northern Expedition" which takes over 6 pages with terrific reading & includes a letter signed: "Horatio Gates". There is great reading in: "An Account of the Transactions in America during the last Campaign" which is very good on George Washington & General Howe in New Jersey and the Chesapeake area (see for portions). A report from Annapolis that Gen. Howe made propositions of peace in Congress. Other American items as well. Included is the fu... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:01

$90.00
183740

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392908239126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 28, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has some news items including: "...That Philadelphia is too strong to be attempted on any side. That Mr. Washington has removed from Morristown to Bound Brook...Mr. Washington is, by his new position, between 8 and 9 miles nearer to New York. That Lord Cornwallis is acting upon the defensive in Jersey..." with more. One-quarter of page 3 is taken up with a fine letter critical off the British in America, a few bits including: "The situation of this country becomes every day more & more critical...and the American war, instead of opening to us in its progress, any prospect of success any prospect of succ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:50

$59.00
183658

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 4, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Almost the entirety of the front page is taken up with a letter from General Howe to Lord G. Germaine dated at "York Island, Sept. 21, 1776". It begins with an historic report: "I have the satisfaction to inform your Lordship of his Majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels' abandoning their lines at Brooklyn, the King's army moved from Bedford..." and then much more detail on the British victory at New York City. The report is signed in type: W. Howe, and is followed by two more dispatches signed by Howe dated Sept. 23 and Sep... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:09

$448.00
183657

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Aug. 25, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory "Extraordinary" issues were printed when notable reports were received outside the normal publishing schedule, created to get the news to the public as quickly as possible. This issue was printed to report the taking of Ticonderoga by General Burgoyne. Pages 1, 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with the very lengthy & detailed letter signed in type by: J. Burgoyne in which he gives significant detail on his taking of Ticonderoga from American General Arthur St. Clair. His letter begins: "I have the honour to acquaint your Lordship that the enemy were dislodged from Ticonderoga & Mou... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$355.00
183628

Post Revolutionary War LOYALIST HANGING in America 1783 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904179570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 28, 1783 Page 5 has a letter noting: "...trade of this port is at a very low ebb...nor do I expect it will revive until the States of America obtain a more settled government, which...seems to be at a very considerable distance...the state of Virginia...is under the control of a governor & council..." and more. Another small item has: "One Stinson, who during the war was suspected of being a Loyalists & sent out of the state of New Hampshire...on hearing that the war was over & peace settled, returned...soon as he was landed he was dragged into prison...condemned, and hanged the next day." Page 7 has "A Proclamation" which relates in part to trade with the American colonies, then a report... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:19

$36.00
183626

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144208279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 19, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Inside has a few items relating to the Revolutionary War, including a bit noting: "...recommend unanimity, firmness and perseverance to the people of the American states as the British ministry are straining every nerve to enable Generals Clinton and Cornwallis to act in the most offensive manner this campaign...letter...from the Marquis de la Fayette advises that Earl Cornwallis & his troops...had joined the British forces at or near Petersburg." Another report begins: "Count de Grass has returned from his pursuit of the enemy...The troops destined for the attack of St. Lucia are all embarked..." a... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$330.00
183582

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900991036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 31, 1775 * Extremely rare publication * Pre Revolutionary War This newspaper was published Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia with terrific content. Almost two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an article pointing out the tensions between America and England. One item notes: "...that when the Scarbourgh should arrive in England with an account of our proceedings in the province, and when the Suffolk Resolves, with the acts of the Continental Congress thereupon, should be rece... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:57

$4,950.00
183344

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy." The balance of the issue is mostly taken up with incredible detail on the Battle of St. Fernando de Omoa between the English and Spain, instigated after Spain entered the Revolutionary War on the side of America. Eight pages, 7 1/2 by 12 inches, some wear at the blank spine, rejoined at the spine... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:15

$44.00
183325

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128809413

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 August 27, 2020 15:04

$475.00
183284

BATTLE OF PAULUS HOOK New Jersey Henry Lee III Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1779 * Battle of Paulus Hook - New Jersey * American Revolutionary War * General Henry Lee III Victory As you can see, this newspaper has one of the more beautiful mastheads of the Revolutionary War era. Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with several Resolves from the Rhode Island Convention, some relating to the war effort. Most of page 2 is taken up with a terrific account of the battle of Paulus Hook, New Jersey, from the letter signed in type by the American commander: Henry L. Lee. Better yet, the detailed account of the battle is introduced by a letter signed in type by: G. Washington. The Battle of Paulus Hook was fought on Augu... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$490.00
183181

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121399155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778 * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting 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 is entirely taken up with ads including a "Five Pounds Reward" ad for a runaway Negro boy. All of pg 2 is taken up with reports from London, including a lengthy: "Lord North's Speech...", prefaced with text which includes: "...A bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes on the colonies, plantations, ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:17

$310.00
183135

SECOND BOSTON TEA PARTY Ship Fortune in Harbor - Benjamin Franklin 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1774 * The Second Boston Tea Party * Dr. Benjamin Franklin Among the articles in this issue are: "...Address & Petition presented to the King...previous to his Majesty's signing the Bill for the better Government of Quebec" "Conjectures Concerning the Phenomenon of Saturn's Ring" "A Wonderful Improvement in the Art of Healing" "New Tour in the Midland Counties of England" "Useful Observations on the Aurora Borealis" and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Included is a brief mention of bills which received the royal assent, including: "...for providing quarters for the officers and soldiers in America..." which was the h... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:23

$117.00
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