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Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY w/ U.S. Military Recruiting Ad 1799 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728535001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799  * From the year of George Washington's death Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military. Three bkpg. runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details. Four pages, minor loss to the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:13

$46.00
193152

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 19, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with any of them. Sam. Fraunces, Steward of the Hous... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:57

$128.00
193151

President JOHN ADAMS Letter Response to Weston CT Connecticut 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 29, 1798  * President John Adams letter Page 3 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Weston, Connecticut, followed by "The President's Answer' signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing inside, good condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:57

$46.00
193150

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Baltimore Mechanical Society Letter 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 29, 1793  Page 2 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" with his reply, signed in type: George Washington. Many illustrated ads including ships, musical instruments, houses, and stage coaches. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:56

$62.00
193148

Rare PATRICK HENRY Mention re. Thomas Jefferson Opposition 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373723623188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 14, 1796  * Rare Patrick Henry mention Page 3 has an item: "The celebrated Mr. Henry (Patrick) of Virginia, it is said, opposes Mr. Jefferson. Mr. Henry has long been convinced that from the amendments which were adopted into the constitution, as well as from the success of the administration of our federal government, all real cause of honest opposition had been taken away..." with more. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine with some loss, small wear hole at a front leaf fold juncture, slightly close-trimmed at bottom portion of front leaf right margin.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:53

$32.00
193131

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Alexander McGillivray Indians 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722477245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1790  * President George Washington * Alexander McGillivray Inside has a report of "Duels", as well as an attack by Indians, and a letter from Savannah, Georgia, beginning: "McGillivrary, there is reason to fear, is still meditating mischief of some sort or another..." amongst the Creek Indians. Alexander McGillivray was a leader of the Creek Indians, being part Creek and part Scottish. The back page has a federal: "Act to Establish an Uniform Rule of Naturalization" signed in type by the President: George Washington, and also by Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:34

$94.00
193129

SAMUEL ADAMS Act & USS United States Navy Frigate Construction 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574195054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796  * USS United States construction * Samuel Adams act The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams (stain here affects 4 words). Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada". Also a brief yet notable report from Philadelphia: "The building of the United States Frigate, now constructing in Southwark, goes on rapidly. Some progress has already been made in planking her." Four pages, some foxing, the mentioned stain, good condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:34

$53.00
193123

EATONS NECK LIGHTHOUSE Long Island - John Adams Act of Congress 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574188545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, March 16, 1798  * Eatons Neck Lighthouse The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. The entire front page is taken up with advertisements including 7 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has two Acts of Congress headed with a heraldic eagle, one for the erection of a lighthouse at Eaton's Neck on Nassau Island, New York. Both are signed in type by the President & Vice President: John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:31

$55.00
193121

Rare 1787 Philadelphia PA Magazine COATS-OF-ARMS Pennsylvania New Jersey PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722471908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1787 * Rare 18th century American title  * Coats-of-arms PA & NJ Quite rare that this issue still contains both of the full page plates called for. One is: "Plan of a New Machine for Raising Water by Wind" which has an accompanying article. The other is quite significant showing the: "Armorial Bearing of the State of Pennsylvania" as well as the "Armorial Bearing of the State of New Jersey" with accompanying text. Articles within include: "The Analogy between the Respective forms of Government & the Origins of the Several States of North America..." "The State of Slavery in Virginia & Other Parts of the Continent, from the Marquis de Chastellex's Travels in America" & muc... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:31

$215.00
193116

18th Century 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ John Adams Letter Response


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722468616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 15, 1798  Page 2 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Kanhawa County, with the response signed: John Adams. Also an address from the grand jurors of Hampshire County to the President, with the response signed: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:28

$47.00
193004

Post-PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Inauguration Early U.S. Govern. 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393562320001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1789  * United States government in it's infancy * Post-President George Washington inauguration A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two Houses yesterday was read & referred to a committee  of the whole. In committee of the whole, on motion of Mr. Madison, resolved, that it is the opinion of this Committee that an address to the President ought to be prepared expressing the congratulations..." and more. Page 3 has a neat report from New York: "We are informed that the President has assigned ever... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2021 14:07

$179.00
192973

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393561852840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 3, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. Four pages, a little light damp staining, generally very nice.

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Ends October 09, 2021 07:54

$34.00
192972

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373714850288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 11, 1795  * 18th century American publication Page 2 has reports from: "France, National Convention" taking over half of the page. Page 3 has reports from "Kentucky" Virginia" "New York" "Norfolk" and elsewhere. This is the newspaper by the famed printer Isaiah Thomas. Four pages, decorative masthead, good condition.

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Ends October 09, 2021 07:53

$39.00
192855

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373706506945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 29, 1797  * Rare 18th century American title This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, an old stain, nice condition.

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:27

$67.00
193194

1797 18th Century BOSTON Massachusetts Post Revolutionary War Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393585298728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 8, 1797  * 18th century American original Perhaps the most successful newspaper in America after the Revolutionary War with various news and ads of the day. The entire front page is taken up with: "Documents" accompanying the message of the President, being a letter to Mr. Pinckney, America's ambassador to France. Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner, very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2021 13:40

$34.99
193166

1787 UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Philadelphia Printing George Washington Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393576682142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1787  * Philadelphia printing of the Constitution of the United States This title, along with the "American Museum", has the honor of being the first magazine to print the Constitution of the United States. Both publications were from Philadelphia, the city where the Constitution was created. Comments from the Library Company of Philadelphia note that it can not be definitively determined which of these two publications was the first to print, but rather: "...for all practical purposes they were simultaneous." Another source notes that this magazine was likely printed on Sept. 22 as the last internal date, on the last page, refers to an event that took place on the 17th ... See More  

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Ends September 23, 2021 11:08

$6,999.99
192555

Lot of (7) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1795 Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518511381

Offered are 7 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, 1795  A lot of seven complete issues, all never bound nor trimmed, some damp staining to most of them but otherwise rather good condition.

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:51

$99.00
192427

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Response re. the Jay Treaty 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683300270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 3, 1796  * President George Washington * re. the Jay Treaty The ftpg. features an address "To the President of the United States" concerning the Jay Treaty, with his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Pg. 2 report from "The Mint" reports on the quantities of various coins minted. The back page has a commercial ad: "By Thomas & John Hancock". Four pages, some stray ink marks on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:23

$80.00
192424

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter to United States Congress 1794 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683299173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 16, 1794 * President George Washington Page 2 has a letter to Congress signed by the President: Go. Washington, being in introduction of carious letters concerning foreign affairs. Also a report from Virginia that: "...a party of 13 persons...were attacked in the wilderness by a large party of Indians..." with more. Decorative ads on the back page. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:22

$65.00
192423

SAMUEL ADAMS Governor of Massachusetts SPEECH Signed 1795 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683298253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 10, 1795  Almost half of page 3 is taken up with the: "Speech" of the governor of Mass., signed in type: Samuel Adams. He discusses various topics including revisions to the state constitution. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:21

$45.00
192422

UNITED STATES MINT President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683297358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1793  * United States Mint * George Washington Taking the entire first column of the front page is: "An Act Making Certain Appropriations therein mentioned". Included are appropriation: "...For purchasing two lots of ground, with the buildings thereon, and for erecting other buildings, and purchasing sundry materials and necessaries for the use of the mint, twelve thousand and seventy nine dollars, and seventy eight cents:--For the salaries of the officers of the mint, from the first day of July to the thirty first day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety two, two thousand six hundred and ninety four dollars, and eighty eight cents:--for the salary of the following offic... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:21

$133.00
192409

1st Year of GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Administration & Government Start 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502217712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1789 * From the 1st year of George Washington's presidency * United States government (Congress) in it's infancy Page 3 has an item "From New York" noting: "...the Address of the Legislature of Massachusetts to the President was presented by the two senators & eight representatives from that state: the committee was very graciously received & the address answered with sentiment, animation and politeness. This is the first address from a deliberative assembly." Remember that the federal Congress was but several months old at the time. Page 2 has reporting from the earliest weeks of the new federal government headed: "Proceedings In The Legislature of the Union". Page 3... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:52

$53.00
192408

BATTLE OF GUILFORD COURTHOUSE General Greene Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682414788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 24, 1781  * Battle of Guilford Courthouse * Greensboro, North Carolina * General Charles Cornwallis loss Page 2 has some nice war content. The 2nd column begins with: "By accounts from General Greene's army as late as the 24th ultimo, we learn that Lord Cornwallis is retreating towards Cross Creek and that our army was in pursuit of him." There is also some nice talk about the historic Battle of Guilford Court House fought on March 15, a report dated March 16 beginning: "The event of the action yesterday, though unfortunate, is by no means decisive; the gallant behavior of the corps...the firm opposition made by the Virginia militia...the good order main... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:52

$530.00
192403

Rare 18th Century GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES Philadelphia PA 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502213898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1795  This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 3 has: "Important and Pleasing Intelligence" from Fort Washington, noting: "The Indians have by their deputies generally applied for a Treaty of Peace with the United States...that preliminary articles are signed, proposing to meet for that purpose at Greenville..." with another letter noting: "I am now happy to inform you that we are in a fair way to obtain peace with the hostile Indians on this side the Ohio..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$64.00
192402

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502212941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has a letter from the President to the inhabitants of Georgetown concerning the late Treaty with Great Britain, known as the Jay Treaty. One bit notes: "...On a subject so complex, and having such extensive relations, some diversity of opinion might be expected...", signed in type: Go. Washington.  The ftpg. also has: "Federal Ship News" which begins: "The good ship Federal Government, George Washington Commander, still prosecutes her voyage with safety and success...". Page 3 notes: "Appointment. Elias Boudinot, Director of the Mint..." followed by a: "Statement of Coins made at the Mint of the United States". F... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$73.00
192401

SAMUEL ADAMS Governor of Massachusetts Legislature Acts Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682413341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 27, 1796 * Samuel Adams, governor of Massachusetts  The front page has a full column taken up with three Acts of the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.   Page 2 has much reporting on the Napoleonic War, one report beginning: "Gen. Buonaparte has ordered an army of 25,000 men to penetrate into the Ecclesiastical States..." with more.   Four pages, some foxing & light damp staining, a bit irregular at the right margin.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$44.00
192392

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Uniting Patriotic Americans 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682409132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1795  * President George Washington Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia noting: "The President has returned here from Mount Vernon. The reception he every where meets shews he unites in him all patriotic hearts...". Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:42

$42.00
192375

(2) SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682385719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 28, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 18 illustrated ship ads and 1 slavery related ad. One more is on page 3. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor foxing, generally very nice.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:09

$44.00
192285

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497413336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768  * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Under reports from London is: "...Letters from Boston, New England, mention that the late public spirit for establishing new manufactures was greatly subsided, the adventurers having met with nothing but disappointments in procuring materials, scarcity of money, & high price of wages." Elsewhere is: "...some dispatches said to be of importance were sent away...to be put on board the packet boat bond for New York, for Major General Gage, commander in chief of his Majesty's forces in North America...Letters from Boston & Philadelphia mention that house rent had fallen in those cities...occasioned by the decay of trade & great scarcity of mon... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:56

$240.00
192283

American Patriot PATRICK HENRY DEATH 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678458559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799  * Patrick Henry's death  * 18th century original  On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic". The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of Bray.'" Four  pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:55

$165.00
192229

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393488747778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 19, 1795  * Uncommon publication Page 2 has some content concerning the controversial Jay Treaty with England. Also: "Observations on the Present Internal State of France" and: "Duties of a Man and a Citizen" contains 9 Articles. And then: "Decree for the Encouragement of Privateering" lists 8 items. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:46

$44.00
192136

(2) Ftpg SLAVE Black Negro Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373671353311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slavery advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are scarce to find. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including two on the front page regarding slavery. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2021 14:28

$48.00
192069

Illustrtated SHIPS & Runaway Slave Ads Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479923342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 5, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) runaway slave advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship & two runaway slave ads. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2021 15:29

$44.00
192045

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential State of the Union Address Signed 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479673927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1792 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Taking three-quarters of page 3 is President Washington's annual state-of-the-union address, concluding with his signature in type: Go. Washington, Nov. the 6th, 1790. This was a tradition which he initiated in 1790 and which carries on to this day. There is a prefacing paragraph which notes: "...the Senate are now ready to receive the President of the United States...at twelve o'clock, the President of the United States arrived...when he delivered the following..." which is his annual address (see for portions). Note that this is an exceedingly early printing, just the day after given, due to this newspaper bein... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:04

$535.00
192038

Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts 1794 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373668959027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 26, 1794 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Page 4 includes 3 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, small piece torn away along the bottom margin of pages 3-4, generally very nice.

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:01

$30.00
192028

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479656164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1795 * Rare 18th century American publication Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2021 12:53

$36.00
192021

Burning JOHN JAY re. Treaty in Effigy - Controversy w/ England 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479649347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 15, 1795  * 18th century America * re. John Jay Treaty Evidence of how controversial the Jay Treaty with England was, page 3 has a report noting in part: "...about noon...the 4th...a number of people collected together and daringly attempted to burn, in effigy, our late minister J. Jay, together with the treaty...". Also a lengthy listing of the ceremonial parade for the laying of the corner stone for the New State House in Mass. Four pages, two discrete archival mends inside, spotted foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2021 12:49

$44.00
191974

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373664716272

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 5, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Illustrated advertisements * Runaway slaves ad If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. The back page has an ad for runaway slaves. (see) Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, period stray writing above the masthead, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2021 10:19

$52.00
191972

Uncommon 18th Century NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut 1786 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393471836304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  * 18th century American publication A notable newspaper from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the creation of the American Constitution when the founding fathers were crafting a framework for a new federal government. News of the day and various advertisements. Eight pages, 9 by 10 1/4 inches, a little light foxing, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 29, 2021 10:17

$42.00
191701

GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo - Madrid 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454182429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 6, 1796  * President George Washington * Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo Page 2 has a letter to the House concerning ratification of the Treaty of San Lorenzo, signed: Geo. Washington. Then "An Act" of Congress providing relief to soldiers injured or disabled in the military, also signed: Go. Washington. Included as well is the slightly smaller, single sheet "Extra" entirely taken up with discussion in the "Federal Legislature, House of Representatives" concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. Six pages with the "Extra", very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:07

$64.00
191699

JOHN FENNO Gazette of the United States Newspaper Editor DEATH 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373655410463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 18, 1798 * Federalist Party editor death Page 3 has a black-bordered report of the death of the newspaper editor John Fenno, publisher of the famed Gazette of the United States from Philadelphia. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:07

$47.00
191698

President JOHN ADAMS State of the Union Address House Response 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454181095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 13, 1798  * President John Adams - annual address * State of the Union Address response Page 3 has the response of the House of Representatives to the President's state-of-the-union address recently delivered, followed by his: "Answer' signed: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing, nice condition.

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$47.00
191695

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1793 Old Newspaper / Runaway SLAVES Ad


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1793 * Runaway slaves - Negroes ad If you are looking for a very nice, typical American newspaper of the late 1700's, here's a great one for a modest price. Included with this issue is the single sheet "Supplement" issue as well. Complete in 6 pages with a nice mix of news of the day and advertisements. Wide, never-trimmed margins (desired) and in very nice, clean condition.

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$40.00
191655

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1797 Newspaper w/ Negro Boy for Sale Ad


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This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINES GAZETTE & UNITED STATES DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 23, 1797  * Rare 18th century American title All previous issues we have offered of this uncommon title were from 1798-9 with the porcupine in the masthead, but this issue is from the earliest months of its existence with a much different masthead. Various news reports of the day, heavy with advertisements including one headed: "The Time Of A Negro Boy For Sale" wi... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:52

$78.00
191592

SAMUEL ADAMS Governor of Massachusetts DOCUMENTS Signed 1795 Boston Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 24, 1795  Page 2 has a "Proclamation--By the Governor" signed in type: Samuel Adams. This is followed by a letter to the Mass. Legislature signed: Samuel Adams. Four pages, a few minor stains, minor loss to a lower corner.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:39

$46.00
191591

Admiral Lord HORATIO NELSON Letter re. Naval Navy Events 1795 Boston Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events. The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer". Four pages, pages 2 & 3 are printed slightly askew causing a bit of text run-off, otherwise nice.

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$37.00
191558

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


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 29, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 3 has  letter from the people of Savannah to the President on their concerns about the pending Jay Treaty. This is followed by the President's response, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Over half of the front page is taken up with the continuing article: "Features of Mr. Jay's Treaty". Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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$82.00
191555

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams ACT & Paul Revere Church Bells 1796 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1796  * President George Washington * Paul Revere - bell foundry The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. One Act is for providing a loan to the city of Washington. The top of the back page has an ad for "Church Bells" by Paul Revere, with various details. Four pages, irregular at the lower portion of the right margin affects some ads, otherwise good.

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$97.00
191554

SAMUEL ADAMS Governor of Massachusetts Legislature Addresses 1796 U.S. Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 26, 1796  * Samuel Adams, governor of Massachusetts * 18th century American original addresses Page 2 has two messages addressed to the state senate concerning a resolution about presidential electors, each signed in type: Samuel Adams. Other news of the day includes: "Embargo On Genoese Vessels" "Theatrical" and more. Several interesting advertisements as well including many illustrated ship ads. Four pages, bit of damp staining, irregular at the right margin causing minor text loss to ads only.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:54

$40.00
191553

JOHN ADAMS Leaving Offfice of VP to Become President of U.S. 1797 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 17, 1797  * John Adams as president elect Page 3 has  report concerning John Adams leaving his position of Vice President to assume the Presidency, noting: "On Wednesday, the Vice President, in a very affectionate address, took leave of the Senate of the United States and resigned the chair. He was very much affected on the occasion & the emotion of the Senate was not less visible...May his future administration be as unexceptionable as his conduct during the period he has presided over the Senate." Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:54

$68.00
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