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185362

Runaway SLAVE Black Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373302945727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 7, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway Slave advertisement 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 including one on the back page for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2020 14:18

$38.00
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
185342

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS & USS Constitution 1st Year of Service Navy 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300791173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 10, 1798  * President John Adams letters * USS Constitution - 1st year of service * Captain Samuel Nicholson Page 2 has a letter to the militia of Morris County, New Jersey, signed by the President: John Adams. Then an address from the legislature of New Hampshire to the President, with his reply signed; John Adams. Page 2 also has: "Frigate Constitution" noting: "...the frigate constitution, captain Nicholson, come to sail from her moorings off the long wharf...the beauty of her appearance on the water & the rapidity of her sailing is the subject of admiration & conversation by both foreigners & native citizens who are connoisseurs of naval excellence." Four pag... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:24

$57.00
185340

are 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
185339

Runaway SLAVE Black Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300790352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 22, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, untrimmed and very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:23

$48.00
185338

Pre American Revolutionary War Boston 1764 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300790241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & BOSTON NEWS-LETTER, March 15, 1764  * Pre Revolutionary War America The front page has: "A PROCLAMATION" for postponing the General Court. Various news reports and ads inside. Four pages, a damaged issue as a lower portion of the back leaf is missing, and a small portion of the right margin of the front leaf. Various staining & foxing, edge tears, and some archival mends inside. But a great price for a Boston newspaper from 1764, the year before the hated Stamp Act.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:22

$168.00
185334

JAMES BOWDOIN Funeral - George Read & William Patterson Elections 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993654430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790  * Patriots George Read & William Patterson Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United States. Another column has a final tribute of "affection and respect" paid to the remains of the "Hon. JAMES BOWDOIN, Esq.", which includes the procession order, plus a few other details. Four  pages, never-trimmed margins, excellent condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:21

$48.00
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
185300

FEDERAL CITY Future Washington D.C. Boundary Lines Established 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993375978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 10, 1791  * Nation's capital in it's infancy A page 3 report datelined "George-Town, June 4", reads, in full: "On Saturday last, Mr. Ellicott, the Geographer General of the United States compleated six main lines of the Federal city: He is now engaged in clearing and bounding the lines of the District of ten miles square." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 07:56

$49.00
185278

re. JOHN JAY TREATY Letter & Mad Anthony Wayne U.S. Army 1796 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298298362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 20, 1796  * John Jay Treaty * Mad Anthony Wayne Beginning on page 1 & concluding on pg. 2 is a: "Letter from Governor Jay" which concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, signed by him in type: John Jay. Page 2 also has a report from the N.Y. Assembly which includes a Resolve signed by the governor: John Jay. The back page has a letter from the city of York, Pa., to Major General Wayne, Commander of the Army of the United States, with his response signed in type: Anthony Wayne, regarding his visit to the city. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:08

$57.00
185277

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & the Construction of Washington D.C. 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298297721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Page 2 has an interesting document headed: "By the President of the United States" concerning the suspension of two building codes in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to spur development, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Pages 2 and 4 contain six letters each signed in type: Buonaparte on his latest military efforts. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:07

$78.00
185276

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA 18th Century Pennsylvania 1796 Short Lived Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992474238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 1796  * Rare 18th century American publication A quite rare title which lasted just one year from Sept. 16, 1796 till Sept. 12, 1797. Actually the continuation of the "Independent Gazetteer", which was later sold to "The Universal Gazette". Just 7 American institutions have scattered issues of this title. Page 3 has a chart of election results for President & Vice President, by county in Penna. And a note that: "...informed that the returns of the Electors for this state were received complete & that the majority was in favour of the Jefferson Ticket. This, it is supposed, will decide the fate of the whole election." Archivally rejoined at the spine, damp stainin... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:07

$110.00
185275

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION New York & NH Ratification Talks 1788 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298296031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 8, 1788  * United States Constitution * NY and NH ratification ? Pages 2 and 3 contain some nice reporting on discussions within New York and New Hampshire on work towards ratifying the proposed Constitution. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at the bottom margins but not close to any text, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:06

$67.00
185272

WEST POINT New York George Washingotn & John Adams BOUGHT by U.S. 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992472553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 10, 1790  * West Point, New York purchased by United States * George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson On page 2 under an engraving of a heraldic eagle are "Laws Published By Authority by the Congress of the United States". There are two laws listed, the second being: "AN ACT to authorize the purchase of a tract of Land for the use of the United States." This historic act stated: "That it shall be lawful for the President ...to cause to be purchased for the use of the United States...that tract of land...in the state of New York commonly called West-Point...for the purpose of such fortifications and garrisons as may be necessary for the defence of the same." Both the ac... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:03

$155.00
185271

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ XYZ Affair Reporting


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992471964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 6, 1798  * Rare 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning XYZ Affair with France that would lead to the Quasi War. It includes several letters relating to the situation, one signed by the 3 American commissioners: Pinckney, Marshall, and Gerry. 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. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:02

$69.00
185229

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989482658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 13, 1799  * 18th century American title The front page has an appeal: "To Delinquent Customers" signed in type by the famed publisher: Isaiah Thomas. Also: "A Proclamation" for a day of fasting, humiliation & prayer, by the governor. And also an "...Answer of the President to the General Assembly of Maryland..." signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, some foxing, small rubbing hole to the front leaf, good condition.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:17

$48.00
185176

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Signed re. Michigan 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 4, 1796  * President George Washington Page 2 has: "A message...received from the President of the United States..." to Congress, beginning: "The measures now in operation for taking possession of the posts of Detroit and Machilimachinac..." with more, signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$72.00
185169

GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signature & PAUL REVERE Masonic Masons 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986290289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 12, 1795  * President George Washington * Paul Revere - Masonic - Masons The front page has:  "Answer Of The President of the United States, to the Selectmen of Charlestown." The two paragraph reply discusses his assent to the treaty between the United States and Great-Britain, signed in script type: Geo. Washington.  Page 3 has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal, and which also is signed in type by: Paul Revere, Grand Master. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$120.00
185168

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Retired Military Pensions 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286612557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1796  * Act of Congress re. pensioners * Retired military men * President George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Authorizing & Directing the Secretary at War to Place Certain Persons therein named on the Pension List", with a huge list of names (great for genealogical purposes). It completes at the top of page 2 where it is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.  Four pages, foxing, archival repair at the bottom of the blank spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:06

$62.00
185132

HAITIAN REVOLUTION Negroes Slaves Insurrection vs. French Rule 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985018959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1791  * Haitian Revolution begins * Insurrection of liberated slaves * Rebellion against French authority The ftpg. has over a full column taken up with: "Negro Insurrection--In Hispaniola" with much detail. Page 2 has a report on the imprisoned king & queen of France noting in part: "The King and Queen of France are not permitted to speak together without the presence of some National Guards, & they are both obliged to dress & undress before them...they look in the beds...to see if they are there and ask Madame or Sir, are you in this bed? And they repeat the question until their wretched prisoners answer, Yes." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:51

$57.00
185127

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284477652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 19, 1797  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America 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. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:44

$39.00
185031

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. United States Military 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272101000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This was one of very few newspapers which used script type when printing documents or letters from President Washington, making this a displayable issue given its front page presentation. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:36

$98.00
185030

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272100044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 11, 1797  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. The front page is filled with advertisements including three illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, stains at the spine margin inside, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:35

$48.00
185028

GEORGE WASHINGTON Samuel Adams & Edmund Randolph 1794 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272098338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 9, 1794  * George Washington & Samuel Adams Pages 2 & 3 contains  very lengthy letter from the Secretary of State, Edmund Randolph, concerning the troubling relationship with France, which is introduced the President, signed in type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a letter from the governor of Mass. signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$69.00
185014

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978315163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 23, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 1 slavery related ad. Page 2 has two more and the back page has another one. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:02

$37.00
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
184952

Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 & Cape Henry Lighthouse Virginia in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 6, 1790   * United States Funding Act of 1790 * Cape Henry Lighthouse construction * re. Benjamin Franklin's death The back page has not one, but two documents from the "Treasury Department" concerning carrying into effect the historic Funding Act of 1790, whereby the new federal government would assume the debts of the individual states incurred during the Revolutionary War. The back page also has a "Treasury Department" document on seeking bids to build what would become the historic Cape Henry Light House in Virginia. And a small item from the "War Department signed: H. Knox, on pensions to soldiers from the war. The front page has a brief item on the d... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$125.00
184951

CHIEF BLUE JACKET Shawnee People Nortwest Indian War Peace ? 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973012951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 8, 1795  * Northwest Indian War * Gen. Anthony Wayne * Chief Blue Jacket * Shawnee People Page 3 has a report beginning: "Dispatches from General Wayne...inform that the famous Shawnees Chief called Blue Jacket, with a number of Chiefs and Warriors belonging to the Shawanees and Delawares, arrived at Head-Quarters...bearing a flag and suing for peace..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, various water staining.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$42.00
184950

SAMUEL ADAMS LETTER Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973012583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 25, 1795  * Nice 18th century masthead Page 2 has a letter to the Mass. legislature concerning French ships in Mass. ports, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:28

$47.00
184886

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Reply to U.S. Senate 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 23, 1795  * President George Washington * re. State of the Union Address * Senate's response Page 2 has the Address of the Senate to the President, focused on his recent state-of-the-union address. It is followed  by: "To Which the President was Pleased to Make the Following Reply" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, light damp stains, minor printing error to the ftpg. only, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:17

$72.00
184885

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Recognition from South Carolina 1797 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259509612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 8, 1797  * President George Washington * South Carolina recognition Pages 2 & 3 contains a statement of gratitude from the legislature of South Carolina to the merits of George Washington. Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing and a bit close-trimmed at some margins, minor fold wear.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:16

$36.00
184830

Rare LADIES MAGAZINE Woman's Women's Very 1st First Issue 1792 Phila Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373256335595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LADIES MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), June, 1792  * Very first issue of this rare publication A rare publication which existed for just 12 issues from June, 1792 to May, 1793. This is the very first issue of the first woman's magazine in the United States. It's full title is "The Ladies Magazine & Repository of Entertaining Knowledge" as noted on the title page, a copy of which is included to verify city of publication as no outer wrapper exists. Among the articles are: "Essay on the Ladies Feet" "The Infant Rambler, or Distressed Mother" "Scheme for Increasing the Power of the Fair Sex" & more. Complete in 58 pages, disbound with no outer wrapper, 5 by 8 1/2 inches with untrimmed margins, damp staining to the bot... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:03

$196.00
185298

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE Grandson Publisher 1794 Philadelphia PA Penn. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373298661407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 17, 1794  * Benjamin Franklin's grandson Published by Benj. Franklin Bache, Ben's grandson, as noted in the masthead. The ftpg. is filled with ads, the first being a "One Hundred Dollars Reward" for a runaway servant, with details. Other news of the day & ads, 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2020 13:44

$34.99
185287

re. Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 Treasury Department & INDIANS Warpath Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392992500462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 25, 1790  * re. United States Funding Act of 1790 The back page has a "Proclamation" signed by the King of France: Louis. The front page has a notable item headed: "Treasury Department" concerning the historic Funding Act of 1790, whereby the new federal government assumed the debts of the individual states incurred during the Revolutionary War. Page 3 has an interesting letter from  James Cresswell concerning the capture of his family & himself by Saganan Indians at  Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, and were: "...stripped...of all our goods & effects, tied ...together by the necks, and brought...to Detroit..." but were interceded by Major Smith who gave them their freed... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2020 10:44

$99.99
185284

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania NEWPORT RI 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392992483850

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 November 02, 2020 10:23

$339.99
185243

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Nice Masthead & John Hancock 1797 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373292487534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 2, 1797   * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America The ftpg. contains a letter signed in type by: John Hancock. Most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with various news & political reports. Page 3 has an ad for what appears to be a theatrical presentation titled "The Launch" of the ship Constitution, with various details. Four pages, a handsome masthead, light foxing and even toning, generally good condition.

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:49

$39.99
184740

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373245199395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 1795  * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisement we have seen in any newspaper. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:24

$62.00
184698

re. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson VOTES 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961823805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 26, 1796  * re. 1796 United States presidential election Page 3 has a very brief report on the votes for President from Virginia, noting the count for Jefferson, Sam Adams, Clinton, Washington, John Adams, Pinckney, and Burr. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very handsome masthead, binding holes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:10

$56.00
184695

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961822833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1793  * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson Over half of the front pages is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each one signed in block type by the President, Vice President, & Secretary of State: Go. Washington, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. Page 3 begins with: "Interesting Intelligence" on the beheading of Louis XVI, the type larger than typical to highlight its significance. It reads in part: "...now in our power to confirm the disagreeable tidings...to the publick, of the decolation [beheading] of LOUIS XVI, late King of  the French...the Captain of which assured him that the King was beheaded." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:09

$85.00
184693

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241370859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 25, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. One more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:05

$38.00
184633

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392956916464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 16, 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 October 24, 2020 07:32

$34.00
184605

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955736120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, July 8, 1795 * 18th century American publication Published  by Isaiah Thomas, perhaps the most famous printer of the 18th century, and whose collection became the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. Handsome masthead makes this a displayable newspaper. Four pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2020 09:02

$35.00
184592

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955731976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 27, 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 23, 2020 08:57

$34.00
184565

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Secretary of State Signed in Type 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392953759971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792 * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. It is very difficult to find 18th century newspapers with Jefferson's signature in type. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing and a few archival mends at the margins.

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:33

$56.00
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
184533

NEGRO Boy Slave for Sale Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226067185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1794 * Rare 18th century American title * Negro boy for sale advertisement 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 including one on the front page for a Negro boy for sale. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:57

$42.00
184525

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1791 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952322565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791  * Nice 18th century American publication Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report of the Secretary of State on the Subject of the Cod & Whale Fisheries" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson. Page 3 has another letter signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, plus a letter from Washington, Pennsylvania, mentioning: "...out situation never was so dangerous since I came to this country with respect to the Indians; they are killing almost every day, more or less of the inhabitants on our frontiers...." with more. Four pages, minimal foxing, good condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:52

$48.00
184440

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943996302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 2, 1796  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 3 has over a column taken up with a letter from the President to the House of Representatives concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, signed by him in type: Geo. Washington & dated March 30. Included as well is the slightly smaller "Herald Extra" of the same date with much reporting from Congress. Six pages with the "Extra", very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:03

$64.00
184439

1st United States FIRST ACT OF CONGRESS George Washington & Adams 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214727687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK PACKET, June 6, 1789  * 1st United States Congress * Very first act of Congress This is a very significant issue as it contains on page 2the very first Act passed by the newly-formed federal government, thus being a milestone in the establishment of the federal republic. This issue, along with the noted Gazette of the United States, is almost certainly the first newspaper printing of this Act, as the nation's capital was in New York City at the time. The Act is titled: "An ACT to Regulate the Time and Manner of Administering certain Oaths" which is signed in type by the President: George Washington and the Vice President: John Adams. Additionally, the front page has an advertisement headed: "The Pre... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$665.00
184437

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Commander-in-Chief Nomination 1798 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214725854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 5, 1798  * President George Washington * Commander-in-Chief again ? Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! the great, the good, the aged WASHINGTON, has said, 'I am ready again to go with my fellow citizens to the field of battle, in defence of the Liberty and Independence of my country'. The president has accordingly nominated to the senate, George Washington, Esq. to be Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of our armies of the United States. The nomination took place yesterday: there is no doubt of the concurrence of the senate." Four pages, handsome masthead, damp staining at the corners, otherwise good.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$59.00
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