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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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Ends August 20, 2021 11:06

$47.00
191695

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454178551

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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Ends August 20, 2021 11:05

$40.00
191655

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654520172

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373650829548

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
191558

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393442209203

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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Ends August 14, 2021 09:56

$82.00
191554

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373649382106

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373649381795

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
191520

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signature re. Indians Troubles 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373648058450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 15, 1789  * President George Washington script signature Over one-third of the front page is taken up with; "Proceedings in the Legislature of the Union" from the  earliest months of the new  federal government. Interesting reading on the concerns from this period. The prime content would be the nice page 3 letter from the President to the House of Representatives concerning the troubles with the Indians, signed in script type by him: George Washington. Page 2 has an interesting letter concerning what title to use for the President. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2021 06:32

$147.00
191207

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632080072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 22, 1794 * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has an entire column taken up with an Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate the Claims to Invalid Pensions" signed at its conclusion by: Go. Washington, as well as John Adams and Th. Jefferson. Page 3 has a: "State Paper" signed in type by the President: Go. Washington, concerning relations with France. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:16

$82.00
191065

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Pre Revolutionary War England Tensions 1768 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393405630575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 5, 1768 * Benjamin Franklin * Urges England to ease up * Pre Revolutionary War tensions The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. An inside part report includes a letter from Boston mentioning: "And now give me leave to ask what our mother country intends to do with us with regard to our public affairs? Is she determined to ruin us? In doing that they must hurt themselves. The present acts of parliament relating to the duty on glass, tea, etc. if continued will effectually drain us of all the cash among us in a very short time..." and ending with: "...It is said that a sermon, rather too warm on the side if... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2021 12:06

$197.00
190937

VOLTAIRE French Enlightenment Paris Enshrinement into PANTHEON 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393395398966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 24, 1791  The top of the front page has: "VOLTAIRE!" which is a report from Paris describing the tribute to him, the consecration of his body at the French Pantheon, & much on the funeral procession which carries over to pg. 2. Page 2 also has: "The Creed of Voltaire" as well as a report from Portsmouth that: "Last Friday the Convention which met at Concord for the purpose of revising the Constitution of this state...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:06

$44.00
190935

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 13, 1795 * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the back page has one of the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisements 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 July 15, 2021 15:05

$56.00
190932

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter & Samuel Adams Document Signed 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 12, 1794  * President George Washington * Samuel Adams A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress in which is relays: "...the present state of certain hostile threats against the territories of Spain in our neighbourhood...", signed in type: G. Washington. Page 3 has a document signed in type by Governor Samuel Adams among others. Many illustrated ads on the back page. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:04

$69.00
190844

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373611463664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796  * John - Jay's Treaty * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in the issue of the 19th taking all of the front... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2021 08:32

$248.00
190815

President George Mother MARY BALL WASHINGTON Fredericksburg Death 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388229799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789  * Mary Ball Washington death * President's G.W.'s mother Pgs. 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government.  Pg. 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Washington, mother of the President of the United States." Also discussion on: "...the business of a permanent residence...there is a majority against moving from New York...the North East banks of the Susquehanna be the spot for the permanent seat of the General Government...The Virginia & some other southern members were earnest for the banks of the Potowmack...". ... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:53

$190.00
190813

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373610197714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 9, 1790  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Illustrated advertisements Half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from the: "Congress of America". Also six large illustrated ads for houses for sale. Various news of the day inside with most of page 3 taken up with the: "Prices In the State Lottery". Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:52

$63.00
190812

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania as Nation's Capital 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373610197621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 28, 1794  * Philadelphia as the nation's capital 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 July 10, 2021 09:52

$55.00
190810

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & SecState Edmund Randolph LETTERS 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388221007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 20, 1794  * George Washington & Edmund Randolph Page 2 has a letter of introduction to the Congress signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. It introduces a letter from the Secretary of State concerning: "...the vexations and spoliations on our commerce since the commencement of the European war...". The much lengthier letter is that by the Secretary, signed in type: Ed. Randolph. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:47

$74.00
190611

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN John Hancock & Thomas Gage Battle of Bunker Hill 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373073410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), February, 1789  The first 3 1/2 pages are taken up with an article written by Benjamin Franklin in 1751, titled: "Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, etc." and further on is another: "Letter from Benjamin Franklin..." which is signed by him in type: B. Franklin. Another article: "Considerations on the Future Place of Residence of Congress" takes about 3 pages. And also: "Remarks on the Amendments to the Federal Constitution..."; a printing of the July 5, 1775 draft of the Olive Branch Petition signed in type by: John Hancock and many others. There is also a lengthy: "Account of the Battle of Bunker's Hill" followed by a detailed: "General Gage's A... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:17

$105.00
190606

MASONIC Freemasons Freemasonry & Essex-Merrimack River Bridge 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373600059827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793 * Masonic - Freemasons Among the articles is a description of a new bridge over the Merrimack River. The plate of it called for is present however has damage (see). Such plates are typically lacking. Other articles include: "Description of Cracow, in Poland" "Masonick - Social Influence of Free Masonry" & much more. Near the back is: "Domestick Occurrences" with the latest news including such headings as: "Counterfeit Dollars" "Federal City Lottery" "Frontier Army" "Indian Depredations" & more. Complete in 64 pages, 6 by 9 inches with wide, never-trimmed margins various minor tears at the wide margins, good condition. Eighteenth century American magazines are incre... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:15

$98.00
190287

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ George Washington


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373583414999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 16, 1798  * Rare 18th century American publication Page 3 has: "General Washington" which is a lengthy letter from an Englishman: "To George Washington, Esq. Of Mount Vernon, in Fairfax County, Virginia" praising his virtues despite their being enemies at war not long before. Some fine reading. 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 June 17, 2021 14:40

$70.00
190286

Building the WHITE HOUSE Washington D.C. w/ Architect James Hoban 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373583414723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 19, 1798 * White House creation * Washington D.C. A terrific issue on the construction of the White House, as page 3 has three detailed progress reports on its construction, each signed in type by the architect of the White House, James Hoban. Great reading, with some accounts noting work as such: "Report of James Hoban, superintendent of the president's house...The balustrade and chimneys have been finished...the slating has been finished...The mahogany doors of the President's house are all finished. Stone remaining on hand, 400 feet of wrought ashlar intended for area walls, 240 tons of free stone in a quarried state..." and so much more. It's likely this report... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2021 14:40

$345.00
190285

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393330256636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 19, 1794  * 18th century American publication A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. Page 3 has an item noting: "...communications were...received from the President...relative to fresh disturbances with the Creek Indians & the frontier inhabitants of Georgia. Also a report: "...from the Western frontiers...the establishment at Presque Isle & that the British were erecting garrisons at the Miami River. From Georgia that the Indians have been making depredations in the frontier settlements of Franklin county..." with much more. Many illustrated ads on the back page. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2021 14:40

$43.00
190231

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Reports 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579902456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 2, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, most of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:10

$47.00
190226

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S 63rd BIRTHDAY Toasts 1795 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579900405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 25, 1795  * President George Washington's birthday Page 3 has most of the first column taken up with reports on the celebration of President Washington's birthday, including a list of 15 "Toasts" to him. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:07

$61.00
190224

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Treaty of Algiers 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393321498557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 21, 1796  * President George Washington The middle of page 2 has "An ct" of Congress for providing money to defray the costs of putting into effect the treaty with Algiers. It is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:07

$63.00
190119

GEORGE WASHINGTON Treaty of Amity & Commerce - JAY TREATY 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576578286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795  * George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce, Between Great Britain & the United States of America", which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a letter signed by: Geo. Washington, dated June 2, 1783. One paragraph begins: "Your congratulations on the happy prospect of peace and independent security...I receive with great satisfaction...". Four pages, spotted foxing, good condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:02

$63.00
190118

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576577933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796  * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, a bit irregular at the right margins, good condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:02

$89.00
190097

1788 Boston MA Newspaper JOHN HANCOCK & United States Congress Representatives


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393312284790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 22, 1788  * John Hancock Pages 2 & 3 contain a lengthy Resolve from the state of Massachusetts concerning the creation of legislative districts: "...for the purpose of choosing eight persons to represent the people thereof in the Congress of the United States...". Taking over a full column it is signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Page 3 lists the U.S. Senators chosen by Penna., Delaware, and New Hampshire. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:16

$53.00
190096

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ Gen. Greene in the Southern Colonies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576305263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 5, 1781 * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Page 2 has a few items concerning the war, including an item: "...after the precipitate  retreat of Lord Cornwallis from Deep River, General Greene not finding it convenient for want of provisions to continue the pursuit, filed off & directed his march to Camden...to join Gen. Marian [Marion] and to invest the enemy's post of  communication upon the Santee. Upon his arrival at Camden, finding it impracticable to storm the town, he took such a position...as might induce the enemy to sally...", with more. Interesting items carry over to page 2, including a report from Bo... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:15

$365.00
190095

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393312284043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 29, 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. The front page has: "General Orders" relating to fixing prices in the colonies, in response to attempts to capitalize on selling food to the French & Continental troops. Other war-related items on the front page as well. Page 2 has reports on the concern for the depreciating currency, one item including: "The absolute necessity of a common circulating medium for carrying on war & defending against the invasions of a relentless enemy is fully known to every American...... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:15

$640.00
189671

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Maryland Ratifies Ratification 1788 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393258612591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 29, 1788  * United States Constitution * Maryland Ratification Of the 8 inside page columns nearly half of them are taken up with the announcement & celebration of the federal Constitution by Maryland. A report datelined from Annapolis has near the beginning: "....the day appointed by the honourable convention of this state for the ratification of the federal government...took place at three o'clock..." with much on the celebration, including the list of 13 toasts. This is followed by: "RATIFICATION of the Ne Proposed CONSTITUTION by the State of MARYLAND" with the formal announcement dated April 28, 1788. There is a report from Baltimore beginning: "As soon... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:00

$189.00
189562

YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths in Eastern U.S. 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373547417608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 13, 1798  * Yellow fever epidemic in the East The front page has: "A PROCLAMATION" by the mayor of Baltimore concerning the on-going Yellow Fever epidemic in the East and his efforts to prevent its spread noting: "...hereby forbidding the entrance into the city of Baltimore, or within 3 miles thereof, of all persons whomsoever who have come from the cities of New York or Philadelphia or the borough of Wilmington..." with more. Of interest is the broadside Supplement issue included, a single sheet printed on the front only. Various European reports pus items headed: "Federal Gazette" and some ads. A few handwritten notations on the back otherwise blank. Four pages, h... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:58

$62.00
189561

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373547417177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 4, 1798  * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 3 has much detail on Horatio Nelson's defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of the Nile. Headed: "Nelson's Victory Complete!" the lengthy reporting includes a letter from him, datelined: "Vanguard, Mouth of the Nile, Aug. 7, '98" and another letter from him dated Aug. 3, the latter beginning: "Almighty God has blessed his majesty's arms in the late battle by a great victory over the fleet of the enemy who I attacked at sun set...off the mouth of the Nile..." followed by various details of the battle. Both letters are signed in type: Horatio Nelson. Following this are lengthy... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:57

$73.00
189428

BATTLE OF STONO FERRY Benjamin Lincoln American Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538591211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 5, 1779  * Battle of Stono Ferry, Charleston, South Carolina * Revolutionary War - General Benjamin Lincoln 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 has content dealing with the increasing prices of commodities in the colonies as merchants attempt to capitalize on the war, which was a notable concern at the time. More similar content on inside pages as well. Page 2 has a report from the House of Commons concerning the war in America. Also a nice report  on the Battle at Stono Ferry led by General Lincoln in his unsuccessful attack upon General... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:34

$250.00
189263

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Gen. John Burgoyne Failures 1779 Providence RI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373528467396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Oct. 2, 1779  * American Revolutionary War * Gen. John Burgoyne failures Almost the entire front page is taken up with a letter: "To Lieutenant-General Burgoyne" taken from a London newspaper and reprinted here. Not surprisingly the theme is critical of Burgoyne, who is best remembered as the commanding general at Saratoga who gave up that strategic post to American General Gates, a major turning point in the war as the event spurred European support of the American cause, principally the involvement of France. One bit note: "....that the people of this country are ever inclined to acquit the General, who has fought bravely, though he has fought unsuccessfully... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2021 07:22

$388.00
189184

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230115080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 10, 1743,4  (year noted as such as it was 1743 or 1744 depending on which calendar was used). * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Scattered foxing, nice condition, 8 pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches a name p... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:17

$110.00
189114

1774 UNITE OR DIE CARTOON by Ben Franklin Philadelphia Newspaper - Editor's Copy


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519760921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774  * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon * Editor's copy (see below) If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considere... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:36

$18,000.00
189017

EDMUND RANDOLPH 2nd U.S. Secretary of State FRANCE SCANDAL 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393221397541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 9 1796  The front page has several crucial letters on the scandal involving Sec. of State Edmund Randolph which would result in his resignation. Randolph had been tasked with keeping friendly relations with France. The British Navy had intercepted correspondence from the French minister, Joseph Fauchet, to his superiors and turned it over to Washington. Washington was dismayed that the letters reflected contempt for the United States and that Randolph was primarily responsible. The letters implied that Randolph had exposed the inner debates in the cabinet to the French and told them that the administration was hostile to France. Washington immediately overruled Randolph's negative advic... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:43

$97.00
189016

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513311432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796  * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:42

$88.00
189015

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor RE-ELECTION Win 1796 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513311313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796  * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes." Four pages, irregular at the right margin, paper flaw to front leaf causing a blank spot on pg. 2, with an archival mend.

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:42

$48.00
188968

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218746116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 23, 1796  * President George Washington The back page is mostly taken up with three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. The most notable and the lengthiest--taking half of the page--is: "An Act to Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States". Page 3 has a bit headed: "John Paul Jones" concerning passing on to heirs the 5867 acres of land he owned in the Northwest Territory. He died 4 years previous. Four pages, light rubbing & dirtiness on the top quadrant of the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:22

$78.00
188967

FRENCH CAMPAIGN Lord Horatio Nelson - Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218745825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 10, 1798  * French campaign in Egypt and Syria * Lord Horatio Nelson vs. Napoleon Bonaparte Page 3 has a report headed: "Total Defeat of Buonaparte the Bucanier" with the first (of several) reports noting in part: "...of admiral Nelson's falling in with the French & capturing 4 sail of  the line, 5 frigates, & destroying their fleet of transports...further says that Buonaparte has made his escape in an armed ship...". This report is followed by: "Further Confirmation" and then: "Another Account, Same Date" with even more detail. Four pages, handsome masthead, bit of light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:22

$47.00
188966

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373512153193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 23, 1798  Page 3 has an: "Address to John Adams, President of the United States" from the Assembly of Pennsylvania, on his work as President. This is followed by the President's "Reply" signed: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, various foxing, more so to an upper quadrant, some margin wear, good condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:21

$42.00
188922

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510706905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 5, 1775  * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first political cartoon ... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2021 13:55

$16,500.00
188856

Runaway SLAVE Black Negro Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373508860751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 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 April 22, 2021 08:36

$44.00
188785

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373502463705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1795  * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the president: George Washington. One of the Acts is for trading with the Indians. The ftpg. also has a detailed ad: "30 Dollars Reward" for deserters from the military. Four pages, various scattered foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends April 17, 2021 15:03

$118.00
188683

CAPTURE OF ST. LUCIA West Indies 1779 American Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186395665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 24, 1779  * Capture of St. Lucia, West Indies * Battle of Morne de la Vierge * American Revolutionary War This "Extra" issue was published exclusively to report on the Siege of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which begins with a letter from Major General Grant, commander of the British forces. Included also are the: "...Articles of Capitulation between Major General Grant & the Hon. Rear-Admiral Barrington and  the Chevalier de Micoud..." governor of the French island of St. Lucia. Various related letters as well. Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:41

$56.00
188679

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1798 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373494928955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 5, 1796  * 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 several illustrated ship ads. Various news of the day inside. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, various foxing spots and a damp stain near the bottom, small  binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:39

$35.00
188677

GEORGE WASHINGTON President of the United States LETTER Signed 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186392185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 29, 1794  * President George Washington letter Page 2 has a report headed: "Proceedings of the Senate on Chief Justice Jay's appointment", which includes an introductory letter signed by him: Go. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:38

$76.00
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