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194515

1797 Newspaper PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718753687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept.  9, 1797  * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons * USS Constitution to be launched The top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, including an engraving of the Masonic seal, with the notice signed in type: Paul Revere, Grand Master". Page 2 has a brief yet notable item datelined "Navy Yard, Boston" noting: "The constructor has the honor to inform his fellow citizens, that the Frigate CONSTITUTION, is to be launched into her element on Wednesday the 20th inst., at 11 o'clock." signed in type: George Claghorn.  The back page begins with a poem: "On JOHN ADAMS, President of the United States...". Four pages, a bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:59

$75.00
194428

Rare 18th Century BALTIMORE MD Maryland Original 1798 Old Antique Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373796235322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 21, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little light staining, generally nice.

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Ends December 18, 2021 10:21

$36.00
194403

Commander ALEXANDER HAMILTON Founding Father during Quasi-War 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795163835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 16, 1799  * Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War. Four pages, various foxing, a few creases, good condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:31

$55.00
194393

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795155696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 26, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. Page 3 has a: "...letter from an officer of distinction to the honorable Major-General Gates..." which begins: "I am happy to have the pleasure to again congratulate you on the success of our arms. His Excellency having formed a plan to surprize the garrison at Powle's Hook, it was accordingly the night before last carried into execution by Major Le who effectually surprized & took the garrison..." with more. Half of page 3 is a document dealing with the increasing ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:18

$680.00
194390

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Ratification Federal Edifice Completed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706542066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Dec. 26, 1789  * United States Constitution * Ratification by all states * Federal Edifice completed A page 3 report from Boston dated December 16 concerns the ratification of the Constitution by all of the states, except Rhode Island. The report reads in full: "The Twelve States of America, convened in Federal Convention, which proposed the Constitution, have now all adopted, ratified and confirmed it. The Edifice may now be declared complete--and on its completion we cordially felicitate our country." Hereafter is a list of the states and the dates they ratified the Constitution. Two-thirds of the state were needed for ratification and this occurred when New Hampshire adop... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:17

$430.00
194340

JOHN ADAMS Script Signed Act re. Bank of the United States Fraud 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373792977094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 21, 1798   * President John Adams signed act * Bank of the United States fraud The front page has half a column take up with: "An Act to Punish Frauds committed on the Bank of the United States" signed in script type: John Adams. Page 2 has a document headed: "John Adams, President of the United States of America: To All Whom It May Concern" which is signed by him in script type: John Adams. Four pages, minor archival mend inside, nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2021 15:16

$63.00
194248

18th Century WOMEN'S RIGHTS SUPPORT Movement 1795 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688699344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1795 * 18th century Women's rights support Page 3 has a report concerning a dinner of the Officers of the First Philadelphia Regiment of City Militia, at which there were 15 toasts, the last of which is supportive of women's rights: "The Rights of Woman--May our fair country women, have their full share f the blessings we enjoy, and always take that rank in society to which they are entitled." A very early item supportive of women's rights. The back page has a lottery ad: "For the Improvement of the Federal City" then under construction. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting the... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:07

$68.00
194240

(2) JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York SIGNED LETTERS 1798 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688693796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 23, 1798  Page 3 has a letter from the New  York governor concerning: "...the introduction of a foreign influence in our national councils..." signed in type: John Jay. And yet another letter signed in type: John Jay. Before being governor of New York Jay was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:03

$47.00
194177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Election Victory & NYC Arrival for Inauguration 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781434670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789  * George Washington's election victory * Arrival in New York City for inauguration A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of Congress", the first headed: "Brief Sketch of the Most Interesting of the Proceedings of Congress, Monday, April 6, 1789" which begins: "A Quorum of both houses met, and on counting the votes for president and vice president, they appeared to be: For President: His excell. gen. Washington....69. For vice president: Hon. John Adams.....34..." followed... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:14

$420.00
194175

Rare 18th Century BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS w/ Horseless Carriage ? 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679176775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  * 18th century American magazine The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows to a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance of the issue has an eclectic selection of articles including; "Description of Madrid" "Apology for Wrestling" and "Description of the Camel" amongst any more. Near the back is news of the day headed: "Domestick Ocurrences" with various tops including: "Northern Indians" which begins: "...arrived at the war office from t... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:10

$47.00
194146

Rare REPORT ON MANUFACTURES Magnum Opus by Alexander Hamilton 1792 US Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373778831022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1792 (with historic Supplement II) * Report on the Subject of Manufactures (Report on Manufactures) * The magnum opus of Alexander Hamilton * First United States Treasury Secretary The most significant content is found within the Appendix II which is included (but typically missing). This Appendix has a wealth of "Public Papers", but it begins with what is considered to be Alexander Hamilton's most significant work: "Report on the Subject of Manufactures". This very lengthy & detailed report takes the first 51 pages in this Appendix, and signed in type: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury at its conclusion. This significant work laid forth economic principles ... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2021 07:50

$1,435.00
194117

Runaway SLAVE Black Negro Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373777763797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 24, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (1) Slavery 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 the runaway of a Negro fellow. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2021 11:04

$44.00
194111

UNITED STATES NAVY in it's Infancy w/ USS CONSTITUION & Constellation 1798 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373777760814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 29, 1798  * United States Navy in it's infancy Page 2 has a chart headed: "American Navy" being a: "List of Vessels In Service" noting the number of guns of commander of each. It begins with the "United States" "Constitution" and "Constellation" then 12 other vessels, followed by a list of ship that are "Building" and locations of each. The back page has an ad: "Wanted, For the Frigate building in Boston..." with details of the ammunition wanted, etc., believed to be for the frigate Salem. Also of interest is a brief page 2 item: "The Public Buildings in the city of Washington progress with rapidity. The President's palace is finishing. Yesterday the United States frigate Constitu... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2021 11:00

$97.00
194521

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393718818388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768  * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news  we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical member of Parliament who, during th... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:24

$129.99
194483

(6) President JOHN ADAMS Front Page Letters Signed in Type 1798 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393716417096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 26, 1798 * President John Adams A nice issue for display as the front page contains not just one but six letters, each signed in type by the president: JOHN ADAMS. There are two more letters signed by Adams on page 2. These letters are in response to letters sent to him by people or groups in Lancaster &  Harrisburg, Penna., and also Burlington & Bridgetown, N.J., and others. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2021 14:06

$49.99
194475

TREATY OF Fort GREENVILLE Wyandots & Delaware People in Ohio 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373801223054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 7, 1795   * Treaty of Greenville Page 2 has an interesting letter from a soldier at the "Head Quarters, Greenville" in which he describes the vicinity: "...much pleased with this country...mere trifle here to procure the necessaries of life. The sod is exceedingly good & the climate is healthy. This place is near the head of a branch of the Mississippi and of St. Laurence...interspersed with large intervals, or meadows without a single tree or bush on them...Peace is concluded. The articles were signed the 3rd...The Indians have all left us..." and more. This is about the Treaty of Greenville in present-day Ohio. Page 3 has a report concerning Mr. Blanchard and a recent balloon launc... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2021 13:01

$39.99
194022

AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead & Music Store AD 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393654032746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 26, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Music store advertisement Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, among the illustrated advertisements on the back page is a nice one for: "Callender's Music Shop" showing a flutist, with various text as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:15

$44.00
194010

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Great 18th Century MASTHEAD1780 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393654019358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 4, 1780  * Revolutionary War * Great masthead This issue has one of the more decorative mastheads of the colonial era with exceeding ornate filigree work around the lettering, plus an engraving of a 3 masted ship. The front page has an extract of a letter from Lord George Germaine to Major General Howe which concerns the exchange of prisoners with the Americans. The ftpg. also has: "A Proclamation" by the President of the Penna. Supreme Executive Council, and there is a letter which includes some bits as: "...idea of an alliance with America...What were the grounds & principles on which the power of taxation was founded...bringing the ground of America... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:02

$620.00
193970

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Letter re. United States Congress 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652029165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1792 * President George Washington * United States Congress Page 3 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning his thoughts on apportioning representatives for the House according to the first census. Hid notes his two objections. Signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:40

$74.00
193806

Rare 18th Century GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES Philadelphia PA 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761668930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 2, 1794  Given that Phila. was the temporary capital of the United States while the District of Columbia was under construction, it is nice this issue has reports from Congress during this early year of the federal government. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margin, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:55

$55.00
193705

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623926153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 6, 1793  * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has a lengthy Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes" signed in type by the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State: Go. WASHINGTON, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. A decorative issue as such. Inside has content on the French Revolution. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$71.00
193686

SLAVER SHIP AGENORIA African Slaves Trade Savannah GA Georgia 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752921645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 23, 1797   * Slaver ship Agenoria (Brig) * African slaves trade - slavery * Savannah, Georgia arrival Page 3 has an interesting report from Savannah with a tongue-in-check heading: "The Land Of Liberty!!  A Curiosity!!!", the report noting: "Just arrived from Cape Mount on the ...coast of Africa, the ship Agenoria, Edward Boss, master, with a prime cargo of assorted SLAVES. The sale of which will commence on Monday...". Rare to find reports of the arrival of slave ships. Four pages a few small archival mends, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:57

$44.00
193641

British Learn of SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749941185

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

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$190.00
193640

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & American Tobacco Market 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749940773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 5, 1789  * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Early tobacco market The front page has: "Extracts From American Essays--On The Manufacture Of Tobacco." Page 2 has: "Extracts from the Instructions of some of the Bailiwicks in France relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade". A page 3 item says: "Mr. Wilberforce in an energetic pathetic and ingenious speech enforced his plan for the abolition of the slave trade. This speech as complimented and reinforced by Messrs. Burke, Fox, and...William Pitt...." and a bit more. Page 3 also has:"A Sketch Of Proceedings Of Congress In the House of Representatives of the United States." including discussions on pay for the P... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$74.00
193637

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1796 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619205049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1796  * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original The front page has a full column taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by its governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:06

$43.00
193636

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Annual Address 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619204833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1795  * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Over half of the front page is taken up with the "President's Address" being George Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for the year 1795, a tradition he started in his first administration and which continues to this day. The "Speech" as it is headed, is prefaced with: "This day, precisely at 12 o'clock, The President of the United States met both Houses of Congress in the hall of the Representatives, and addressed them in the following..." (see for beginning & end). Page 2 has some items which were in response to the President's address. The bkpg. has 16 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, various foxing... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:05

$345.00
193635

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619204439

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 10, 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 08, 2021 10:05

$48.00
193624

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749930448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 6, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving - 18th century America * Illustrated farms for sale advertisements 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, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, period stray writing above the masthead, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2021 09:58

$47.00
193526

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393614380348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 21, 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 irregular at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:26

$34.00
193395

1797 18th Century BOSTON Massachusetts Post Revolutionary War Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393600528147

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 October 28, 2021 14:48

$37.00
193303

1787 UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Philadelphia Printing George Washington Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393592108141

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 October 23, 2021 14:36

$7,350.00
193216

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
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
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

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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
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
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
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
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