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199814

War of 1812 Newspaper USS Wasp Captured HMS Frolic James Madison Annual Address


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202887614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1812  * USS Wasp captured - War of 1812 * James Madison state of the Union Address There are at least two notable reports in this issue, the first being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, signed by him in type: James Madison. This was the first war-time annual message and much of this 2+ page "Message" deals with the War of 1812. Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" with considerable War of 1812 coverage, perhaps the most significant being: "Naval - Capture of the Wasp". The United States ship of war "Wasp" had initially captured the British ship "Frolic" but was than almost immediately taken by the British ship "Poictiers". Part of the r... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:54

$78.00
200003

HMS Frolic Captured War of 1812 Sloop-of-War USS Wasp Naval Battle Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394202335790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 28, 1812  * Capture of HMS Frolic * Sloop-of-war USS Wasp * War of 1812 naval battle Page 2 news "By the Mails" includes a report from New York headed: "Splendid Naval Battle". The detailed report provides the "American Account" of the defeat and capture of the English brig Frolic, by the American ship of war Wasp. The account is signed in type: Caesar R. Wilson, an officer of the Wasp. There is a second account of the battle from another officer, as well the "British Account". Under another war report headed "Canada War" is an early mention of William Henry Harrison that says: "From Gen. Harrison's army nothing but  accounts of marches, halting and curvetings....He appears to be a ve... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 08:37

$29.99
199276

War of 1812 United States Navy Building Ships w/ USS Constellation Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374175216303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 5, 1812  Page 2 reports from Washington: "A bill was yesterday introduced...for increasing the Navy of the U. States...propose recommending the building of four ships of 74 guns; four large frigates; and four vessels of 16 guns...". This is followed by: "Naval Establishment" beginning: "The frigate Constellation, now lying in the Eastern Branch, ready for sea but waiting for her complement of hands..." with more concerning a social event on board. Also on page 2: "General Orders" and a report from Franklinton concerning General Harrison & his expedition to the Rapids of the Miami. Then: "N. W. Army - General Orders" concerning praise for the actions of General Tupper. Page 2 has: "War Intelligence on th... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:22

$34.00
199109

Treaty of Ghent Signed Belgium War of 1812 Officially Ends Peace 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165981285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815  * Treaty of Ghent signed * War of 1812 officially over The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous of termination the war...between the countries, and of restoring, peace...have, for that purpose, appointed their respective plenipotentiaries...", plus details about the representatives appointed by the King and those by the President of the U.S., all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powers, have agree upon the follo... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:32

$190.00
199078

War of 1812 Begins Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160467202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812  * War of 1812 begins * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is "A Proclamation" issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same...". The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of America ...", also signed in t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:05

$215.00
199036

War of 1812 General Alexander Smyth New York Rallying Call Letter 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158358783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Nov. 30, 1812  * General Alexander Smyth "rallying call" The front page has a full column reporting on the War of 1812 in: "Our Southern Frontier" carrying over to page 2. Page 2 has a "rallying call" letter by General Alexander Smyth to the: "Men Of New York!" noting in part: "...You desire your share of fame. Then seize the present moment...Advance then to our aid..." with more. Other reports from the War of 1812. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:01

$34.00
198954

British Indians Barbarities towards Americans Prisoners War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154957377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 14, 1813  * War of 1812 * British barbarities Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "Barbarities of the Enemy" with some gruesome detail including a listing which has: "Compulsory service of impressed American seamen on board of British ships of war...Massacre and burning of American prisoners surrendered to officers of Great Britain by Indians in the British service...Outrages at Hampton, in Virginia..." and more. Over 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which includes a letter from Fort George; "Descent on Plattsburg" 'Copy of a letter from Major-General Harrison to the Secretary of War" dated at Seneca-Town & signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. There is also a nice "Na... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:13

$32.00
198948

USS Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere Isaac Hull U.S. Navy War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154955709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 3, 1812   * USS Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere * War of 1812 - U.S. Navy victory Two columns of the front page are taken u with four Acts of Congress each signed: James Madison. One is: "To Extend the Right of Suffrage in the Illinois Territory..." and another: "...An Act for the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union..." which would not happen until 1817. Page 2 has some good War of 1812 content including the; "British Account" concerning the Constitution vs. the Guerriere. Also:  "Gen. Hull's Army "American Squadron" "Frontier News" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:10

$36.00
198713

Siefe of Fort Miegs William Henry Harrison vs. Tecumseh War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374135975459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, May 26, 1813  * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison Beginning on the front page and taking over half of page 3 are various fine & detailed accounts of the siege of Fort Meigs. A British force under Brigadier-General Henry Procter failed to capture Fort Meigs, but they did win a victory over an American relief force. Work on building Fort Meigs began after the American defeat at Frenchtown in January of 1813, ending any chance of a winter campaign recapturing Detroit. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, minor rubbing wear, mostly good condition.

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Ends July 17, 2022 12:34

$38.00
198393

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394102007404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  * War of 1812 declaration by United States  * James Madison proclamation An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, headed: "AN ACT Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain...and the United States of America & their territories", signed in type by the President: James Madison. Great to have this historic reporting in a newspaper published so close to Washington, D.C., and in ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2022 13:00

$118.00
198299

JOHN RODGERS William Henry Harrison & Oliver Hazard Perry 1813 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394098057841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 27, 1813  Nearly a page is taken up with: "Commodore Rodgers" which is a: "...sketch of the character of commodore Rodgers...". This is followed by "Events of the War" which is 3 1/2 pages of the latest news of the War of 1812 including subheads: "Torpedoes" "A Proclamation" signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison, concerning an armistice between the U.S. and various Indian tribes. This is followed by another: "A Proclamation" signed in type by both: Wm. H. Harrison & Oliver H. Perry; "British Officials" "Military"; a letter dated: "Camp at Ten Islands" signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Naval" "American Prizes" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, even toning, good condition. As noted... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:07

$36.00
198131

War of 1812 ARMY DESERTERS James Madison Pardon Proclamation 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394082804106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 22, 1812 * War of 1812 deserters * James Madison pardon The first column is taken up with 3 Acts of Congress as well as: "A Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, concerning the granting of a full pardon for those who have deserted from the Army. Each is signed in type by the President: James Madison. Page 2 includes: "Western Army" and: "War Events". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:25

$37.00
198055

WAR OF 1812 WITH ENGLAND ? Declaration of Independence Printing 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085342496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 2, 1812 * Declaration of Independence anniversary * War with England imminent ? On the ftpg. under "The Patriotism Of Our Fathers" is: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. By The Representatives Of The U. States Of America In Congress Assembled:  A Declaration" (see photos below). Hereafter is the text of the Declaration of Independence, signed in type: John Hancock & Charles Thompson. Also on the ftpg. under "Indian News" is a letter from Governor W. H. Harrison, at Vincennes,  which discusses Indian affairs and is signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison. Also a report from Savannah headed "Florida Expedition" and ToThe Heroes of Tippecanoe". Other various bits of news, plus ads for the "Harvard Colle... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:11

$98.00
197945

WAR OF 1812 Battle of Lake Erie - William Henry Harrison Address 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374073483417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1813  * William Henry Harrison - War of 1812 Inside has reports "From Quebec" including: "...The victory gained by the Americans on Lake Erie has excited an enthusiastic joy throughout the United States...". Also a nice item: "When Will the War End?" and: "The Enemy Again in the Potomac" "Latest From Hampton's Army" "Frontier New" and the back page has: "A Proclamation" by Major General William H. Harrison, signed by him as such. Four pages, a bit close-trimmed at the right margin does not affect any mentioned reports.

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:53

$37.00
197576

Actor CLARK GABLE & Actress Carole Lombard MARRIED Weds Marry 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374041407936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 30, 1939  * Actor Clark Gable * Actress Carole Lombard * Marriage - wedding The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Gable and Carole Lombard Return to Bride's Home" with photo. (see) Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:33

$44.00
196655

THE JEW BILL Equal Rights Jewish Judaica Henry Marie Brackenridge 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976031983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1819  * The Jew Bill - Jewish - Judaica * Equal rights for Jews - voting * Henry Marie Brackenridge speech This notable issue contains the full text of the speech presented by  H.M. Brackenridge in the Maryland House of Delegates when the Jew Bill was under consideration. The text of Brackenridge's speech is headed: "Religious Liberty" and has a prefacing paragraph before the full text carries on to take over six pages. As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution safely protected "...all persons professing the Christian religion..." yet said nothing at all for those of other beliefs. It was a fact not widely known among other Americans that in the State of Maryla... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:28

$5,750.00
196257

BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS Ontario 1st major War of 1812 Fight Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393952540163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 26, 1812   * Battle of Queenston Heights * American Revolutionary War The front page has: "An Act To authorise the granting of Patents for Land, according to the surveys... and to grant...rights to certain Claimants of Land in the District of Detroit..., signed in type: James Madison. Inside page reports include: "Battles At Queenston Heights" "which is the beginning of almost an entire column with War of 1812 reports. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:41

$38.00
195974

LOUISIANA TERRITORY James Madison Signs STATEHOOD Joins the Union 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393919859238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 1, 1812   * Territory of Orleans * Louisiana statehood The front page begins with: "An Act For the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union...", which formally happened on April 30, as noted at the end of the act: "Sec. 6. And be it further enacted that this act shall immense and be in force from and after the thirtieth day of April, 1812" which was signed in type by the President, James Madison, on April 8, 1812. There are War of 1812 reporters as well with discussion concerning the loss of Detroit. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2022 08:36

$45.00
195421

American YOUTH & the United States Military Seduction & Criticism 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393843815503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815  Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without the consent of either parent...Forward then, my brave lads..." with more, followed by criticism for such a practice. A few other tidbits relating to the War of 1812 as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:21

$38.00
193924

WAR OF 1812 Ending Events w/ Loss of the Guerriere & more 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393644123433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL REPUBLICAN, Georgetown, March 31, 1815   * War of 1812 ending events The front page has some naval reports from the War of 1812 including; "U.S. Brig Syren" and: "Loss of the Guerriere", but also has three letters concerning the Treaty of Peace which ended the War of 1812. Page 2 includes; "Sale of Captured Negroes" which includes a document signed in type by the President: James Madison and his Sec. of State: James Monroe. Also a lengthy article on the: "Steam Boat Fulton". The back page has a brief article beginning: "It is said, that the motives for refusing the Jews the right of citizenship in Germany...is, the support they lent to the revolutionary system...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:52

$31.00
193226

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Louisville KY Kentucky 1861 Civil War in 1ST YEAR Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585449848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861  * Rare pro-Confederate title * 1st year of the Civil War Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper. The front page has: "Hart Protest Against the War & Declares for Peace--The War Tax Denounced--Fremont's Infamous Proclamation Condemned..." "The Yeomanry of Boone County for an Honest Neutrality--Protest Against Federal Troops in Kentucky" & more. Page 3 has column... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:37

$67.00
192599

USS UNITED STATES Captures HMS Macedonian Naval Battle War of 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393521312093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812  * USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over the British frigate Macedonian, in a letter signed: James Madison. this is followed by a nice, detailed letter of the battle datelined: "U..S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812" and signed in type: Stephen Decatur. Inside includes: "Com. Rodgers' Squadron" "General Smythe" "The War" and "Smythe's Army". Four pages, some foxing, archival strengthening at the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:30

$33.00
192152

General ALEXANDER SMYTH War of 1812 Failed Attack on Canada w/ Letter Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373671381985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 18, 1812  Inside reports include: "Gen. Smyth's Expedition", a letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur datelined from the "U.S. S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812"; "The Prize" concerning the British frigate Macedonian; "The Crew of the Macedonian"; nearly 1 1/2 columns on: "Highly Important ! " "General Smyth's Reasons for Not Planting the American Standard on the Canada Shore" is a detailed letter signed in type by him: Alex. Smyth, Brig. Gen. General Smyth had an interesting military career. During the Battle of Queenston Heights he refused to support his commander, General Stephen Van Rensselaer, a militia commander with no experience. After Van Rensselaer's disgrac... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2021 14:47

$38.00
191470

WAR OF 1812 William Henry Harrison & Naval Events 1812 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393434212266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812  Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2021 09:27

$30.00
189902

Early ERIE CANAL Hudson River to Lake Ontario & Erie PLANNING 1814 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393291789833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1814  * Early Erie Canal planning The first 3 pages have a detailed report: "Internal Navigation - The Advantages of the Proposed Canal from Lake Erie to Hudson's River..." which would be the famed Erie Canal. It is signed in type by: Robert Fulton.  Inside has almost 8 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" which includes a wealth of reporting on the War of 1812. Included are the "Minutes of a Council of War Holden at Sackett's Harbor signed in type by Morgan Lewis, Isaac Chauncey, R. Swartwout and Jac. Brown. Most of the other war reports are of naval events. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, some light foxing, generally in good condition. This small size newsp... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2021 15:22

$45.00
189293

LITTLE BELT AFFAIR Arthur Bingham USS President Pre War of 1812 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373530191976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811  * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812. Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends May 06, 2021 09:27

$46.00
187808

CAPTURE OF USS CHESAPEAKE Boston Harbor by HMS Shannon War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126077015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 24, 1813  * Capture of USS Chesapeake * Battle of Boston Harbor * HMS Shannon - Royal Navy Page 2 has some great reporting from the War of 1812 with items headed: "General Dearborn to General Armstrong" dated at Fort George. Then letters from Isaac Chauncey and H. Dearborn as well with war details. But the most notable report is: "Authentic--Particulars Concerning the Chesapeake" which has a subhead: "Capture of the Chesapeake" with good detail. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:23

$45.00
186728

Rare BETSEY DOYLE Fort Niagara Heated Shot Carrier Heroine War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812  * Rare Betsy Doyle report * Fort Niagara heroine * War of 1812 Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle. Within McFeeley's report is: "...An instance of extraordinary bravery in a female (the wife of one Doyle, a private in the United States Artillery, made a prisoner at Queenston,) I cannot pass over. During the most tremendous cannonading I have ever seen, she attended the six-pounder on the mess-house with red hot shot, and showed fortitude equal to the Ma... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$255.00
185107

USS CHERSAPEAKE United States Navy Frigate Naval Triumphs War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284459177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813  * USS Chesapeake (1799) * United States Navy frigate * War of 1812 - pre-capture The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, two of them relating to the War of 1812. Other items on the war include: "Indisputable Evidence of British Barbarity" "Treasonable" "Gun-Boats" "Military Movements" "The Chesapeake Frigate" with a report of its naval accomplishments; "The Brave Crew of the Constitution" "The Sting of the Hornet!" and a few other items. Four pages, scattered foxing & a bit of ftpg. dirtiness, generally good.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$34.00
183804

WAR OF 1812 Battle of Big Sandy Creek New York & Fort Oswego 1814 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912994594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YANKEE, Boston, June 10, 1814 * Battle of Big Sandy Creek & more Although the ftpg. has a dispatch headed: "Abdication Of Bonaparte", pages 2 and 3 have reports on the War of 1812 including: "Capture of 300 of the Enemy on Lake Ontario" "Further Particulars of the Affair at Sandy Creek" "Indian Massacre" "Latest From Halifax" "Gun Boat Flotilla" "More British Brutality" "From Lake Champlain" "Latest from the Chesapeake" and even more. Four page, some staining, otherwise nice.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:30

$38.00
183275

CAPTAIN JAMES LAWRENCE Don't Give Up The Ship ! DEATH 1813 War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125532535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813 * re. Captain James Lawrence death * re. USS Chesapeake v. HMS Shannon Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" within which are "Battle of Beaver Dam" "Retirement of Maj. Gen. Dearborn" "Military", a letter from Chilicothe, "Chesapeake and Shannon" which concerns the famous naval battle. In the article is: "...The second broadside, capt. Lawrence (with every other officer on the upper deck who was not killed) was mortally wounded and fell exclaiming 'fire away my lads.'...", which is likely a corruption of the very famous quote of his: "Don't give up the ship!". More war-related content as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As no... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:31

$48.00
183271

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Ontario w/ General Jacob Brown Victory War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884119443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * General Jacob Brown victory Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown" "Gen. Izard" "Naval" "General Orders" concerning the British landing on the Niagara frontier; and further details on the: "Battle of Chippewa--British Account" plus: "The enemy in the Chesapeake" and "American Prizes" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:29

$37.00
178364

Naval Heroes JAMES LAWRENCE & Augustus Ludlow FUNERALS Burial 1813 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921424806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 1813 * James Lawrence & Augustus Ludlow funerals Page 3 has a lengthy report; "Interment Of The Remains of the Naval Heroes, LAWRENCE & LUDLOW", Capt. Lawrence uttering the famous line: "Don't give up the ship!" just before his death. This report takes over 2 columns. Page 2 has another related report on Lawrence & Ludlow as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:40

$45.00
175749

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797380388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation * Historic report This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812. Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed by James Madison, declaring that a state of war exists between the United States & England, marking the official beginning of the War of 1812. Inside has a nice editorial: "War Against England" which takes close to 2 pages and includes near the end: "War is Declared--Great Britain is the Enemy..." and at the very end: "...and e... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:57

$139.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of t... See More  

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$36.00
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TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA General William Hull Proclamation War of 1812 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Aug. 3, 1812 * General William Hull proclamation * To the inhabitants of Canada Reports include: "Commodore Rodgers' Squadron" "From Halifax" "Latest From Baltimore" "Fate of War" "United States' Frigate Constitution" and more items on the War of 1812. Perhaps the most notable content is the: "Proclamation" by William Hull beginning: "Inhabitants of Canada! After 30 years of peace & prosperity the United States have been driven to arms..." with much more, signed in type: A. P Hull. Following the popular belief that Upper Canada would not resist invasion, Hull claimed that the Americans were there to free and protect the colonists from the "tyranny" of the British. At the same... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:12

$48.00
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LITTLE BELT AFFAIR Arthur Bingham USS President Pre War of 1812 1811 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, July 1, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "British Official Account of the Engagement between the U.S. frigate President, Commodore Rodgers, and the British Sloop of War Little Belt, Captain Bingham" A fine & detailed letter signed by: A.B. Bingham, Captain of the Little Belt. Referred to as the Little Belt Affair, this was an incident that would lead to the War of 1812. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing, a small piece clipped from near the bottom of the back leaf not close to the noted content, and some archival mends inside.

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Ends January 03, 2019 10:04

$32.00
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Early 19th Century HARTFORD CT Connecticut War of 1812 Lake Erie 1814 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 1, 1814 Page 2 has several War of 1812 items under headings: "Events Of The War" "On Lake Erie" "Niagara Frontier". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:49

$29.00
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Loss of the USS FROLIC Captured by HMS Orpheus Cuba War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1814 * Loss of the USS Frolic (1813) The front page has: "A Proclamation" by Vice Admiral Alexander Cochrane, concerning a blockade of ports on the East Coast. Page 2 has: "Military Report" which takes a full column on the Napoleonic War; "Loss of the Frolick" "Blockade" and a letter signed by William Hull: "To the People of the U. States". Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 has minor loss; water staining, mostly good.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:38

$27.00
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