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188652

BENEDICT ARNOLD Joins British Army & John Andre Executed 1781 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183346373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 6, 1781 * General Benedict Arnold joins the British * American Revolutionary War - Major John Andre Most of the front page is taken up with an impassioned plea: "To The People of America". The focus is on the recent conciliatory declaration by England towards a peace, but this write warns to not be deceived. A few bits including: "...the late declaration of her Commissioners deserves your most serious attention. You are involved in a bloody & extensive war and she pretends to hold out the olive branch & invite you to peace...This declaration of theirs proceeds upon the idea that you have plunged yourselves into an unjustifiable & causeless rebellion...But be... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:33

$495.00
188650

Historic DEPARTMENT OF STATE George Washington John Adams CREATED 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183341849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789 * Department of State creation   Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. Holding true to this statement, page 3 contains the first newspaper printing of the Act of Congress which created the State Department, titled: "An Act for Establishing an Executive Department to be Denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs". This was the first executive department created by Congress. A bit later the name would be chang... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:29

$755.00
188444

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172246340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1776  * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page has an ad for the desertion of two soldiers from military service, with details. Page 2 begins with a report noting: "General Lee writes from Purrysburg...that he is going to break up East Florida. President Rutledge...writes that the South Carolinians had destroyed five Indian towns...". Also a list of: "Enemies to the American States, commonly called Tories, gone & going to Staten Island (t... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:37

$665.00
188387

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. U.S. Military 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393169672195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 15, 1795  * President George Washington * Congressional act signed in script Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress titled: "An Act...to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties in goods, wares and merchandize imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington on the following page. This was one of just a few newspapers which used the "script" type signature. Complete in four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2021 09:32

$88.00
188206

FIRST BANK of the United States Under CONSTRUCTION Philadelphia 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473593275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, August 26, 1795  * First Bank of the United States Page 3 has a very notable report, headed: "Description o the Bank of the United States, Now Erecting in Third St., from a Design by Mr.  S. Blodget". It would be finished in 1797. This building, The First National Bank, still stands and is a National Historic Landmark. Four pages, small wear hole at a fold juncture not close to the mentioned content, light foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:40

$89.00
188055

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463124552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1798  * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a report noting: "...confirms the account in our paper...of the total defeat of Buonaparte's fleet. One of the editors  is gone to the Roads for the official account which the captain omitted to bring from on board--as soon as he returns it shall be laid before our readers..." and a bit more. Four pages, handsome masthead, ink smear in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:38

$41.00
188014

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Rpts. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 8, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Three-quarters of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a document which also expresses concerns about the Jay Treaty, carrying over to page 3. Four pages, foxing, loss at the right margin causes some text loss to ads on the back leaf.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:37

$34.00
188013

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events. The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer". Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$47.00
187900

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 8, 1792  * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Page 3 has a report headed: "The Secretary of State" which includes a letter signed by him in type: Tho. Jefferson. Other news of the day & a wealth of advertising. Four pages, some scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:34

$42.00
187849

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393127417097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 15, 1786 * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Various news reports of the day. The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period. Four pages, light dirtiness to the top half of the front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 09, 2021 15:30

$38.00
187814

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation re. U.S. Mint Coins Cent 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126079217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Jan. 30, 1796  * President George Washington * Coinage - coins - U.S. mint Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" concerning the: "...act establishing a mint & regulating the coins of the United States.." which relates to the reduction of the size of the copper coin due to the increased cost of copper. It is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. A significant numismatic item. Four pages, binding holes & foxing near the spine affects a few words in the Proclamation, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:26

$49.00
187656

1793 Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393119610789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 include 13 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:31

$39.00
187570

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393114122300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half 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 February 28, 2021 13:30

$50.00
187503

President JOHN ADAMS Act re. $$ Signed in Type 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373441843637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 26, 1798  * President John Adams Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "AN ACT To Enable the resident of the United States to Borrow money for the Public Service" signed at its conclusion: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing to an upper corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:20

$47.00
187501

Rare 1795 Worcester Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ SAMUEL ADAMS Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111589322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 1, 1795  * Uncommon title Page 3 has a document: "By the Governour" concerning: "...bringing to justice all persons...who with force & violence did...burn a vessel lying at the Long Wharf in Boston..." signed: Samuel Adams. Also an article: "Mr. Jay's Treaty", a controversial document at the time. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:18

$44.00
187491

INCREASE SUMNER Massachusetts Governor Death FUNERAL 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111572056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 13, 1799  * Increase Sumner death * Massachusetts governor Page 3 has a nice and rather graphic account of the funeral of Governor Increase Sumner. He had just begun serving his 3rd term as governor when he died. The article includes an engraving of the coffin, plus a listing of the funeral procession and noting "The Hearse" among other aspects of the parade. Nice to have this report in a Boston newspaper. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:11

$57.00
187308

2 President GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Proclamation SPAIN Treaty 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20 and 24, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy proclamation signed in script A pair of issues: beginning on the ftpg. of the Aug. 20 issue, carrying over to pg. 2, and concluding on pages 1 and 2 of the Aug. 24 issue is the complete text of the: "PROCLAMATION"  by the President for putting into effect a treaty with Spain. It is signed in script type at its conclusion: Geo. Washington. This was one of just a few newspapers which occasionally used script type for printed signatures of notable officials. Each issue is complete in 4 pages, various foxing, irregular to a portion of the right margin affects some ads.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$98.00
187307

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Rpts. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105148621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 1, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a document which also expresses concerns about the Jay Treaty, carrying over to page 3. Four pages, scattered foxing, some creases to the back leaf, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$44.00
187262

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Nice Masthead w/ Advertisements 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102869282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 4, 1790  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America All of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States" and includes talk: "On the Report o the Secretary of the Treasury". Various news of the day inside and a wealth of ads. The bkpg. is filled with ads including 4 nice illustrated house ads. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:07

$57.00
187177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Sequin Island ME Lighthouse 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432159242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1795  * President George Washington act of Congress * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed The top of third column on the ftpg. has: "Laws Of The United States" "Published By Authority" "Third Congress of the United States". Hereafter is the text of: "An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks...", signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a lengthy document headed: "Treasury Department--Proposal...for building a Light House on Sequin Island near the mouth of the Kennebeck River...coast of...Maine..." with considerable detail on how it is to be built Nice to have on the front page as this title was one of the few from this period to feature script signatures of Ge... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:30

$110.00
187128

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781    * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was accused of being a spy and who spent 7 months in a London prison. Page 2 has a great wealth of content on the Revolutionary War with: "Intelligence From the Southward" with much on the work of General Greene around the events of the Battle of Cowpens and the defeat of Col. Tarleton. Included also is a fine letter signed by: Henry Lee, beginning: "I have the honor to advise y... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$440.00
187060

Boston MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE Beacon Hill Cornerstone Laid 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426975559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1795  * Massachusetts State House's cornerstone laid Page 2 contains a nice editorial headed: "The Treaty" referring to the controversial Jay Treaty, which had recently been approved by the Senate. It begins: "The ratification of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and his Britannic Majesty...must be a source of pleasing sensations...to all sincere lovers of their country. The seeds of dissension which had been so plentifully sown are now removed & instead of irritations, feuds and divisions, there appears a prospect of harmony..." with much more. Also another item headed: "On The Treaty--Authentic" which offers further details. Page 3 has, under "... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2021 07:22

$70.00
187017

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093430206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775  * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia.  When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Page 3 has an excellent and detailed account of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Headed with: "Copy of a letter from Mr. Isaac Lathorp, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown", his letter is datelined "June 22, 177... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:50

$13,790.00
187015

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Act of Congress re. Shipping Signed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 12, 1789  All of pages 1, 2, most of pg. 3, & all of pg. 4 are taken up with an extremely lengthy Act of Congress: "...to Regulate the Collection of the Duties Imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships..." which is signed in script type by the President at its conclusion at the bottom of the back page: George Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Save for two ads on pg. 3 the entire four pages of this issues are taken up with the text of this Act of Congress (unusual). Nice to have the President's signature in type from the early months of his first administration. Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line on page 1 and 4, and the left si... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:49

$110.00
187014

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 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. This is the volume 1, #16 issue. The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a letter from Phila. which: "...confirms the account of the defeat of the British troops near Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina..." with a bit more. Page 2 has a brief bit about the celebration over the defeat of the enemy at Charleston. Also an item from Pot au Prince noting: "The French are making great captures & daily bringing them t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:48

$380.00
186859

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Algerian Pirates & American Ships Docs 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1796  * President George Washington Fully half of the front page, the two middle columns, are taken up with a lengthy treaty of peace and amity between the United States and Algeria, relating to the problems with the Algerian pirates capturing American ships. At the top is: "Treaty with the Dey of Algiers" with the George Washington script signature, and at its conclusion is a document noting its ratification, also with a George Washington script signature. A significant document in international relations from the early years of the new American republic. Four pages, damp staining mainly to the top quadrant, a small rubbing hole affects 2 words in the treaty.

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:26

$92.00
186809

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417360404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 27, 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. This issue is volume 1, number 11. The front page reports on a letter "...from a tory in England to his friend in New York, written in cypher...Upon deciphering it, it was found that the writer gives a very serious account of the uneasiness, tumults and mobs in England...destination of the fleet that lately left New York...some conjecture was bound to Georgia, others to Canada, while others suspect it is designed for Chesapeake Bay to form a junction with the troops of ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:03

$1,075.00
186560

Captian HUGH PIGOT Royal Navy Officer BRUTALITY re. Americans 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393060872314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 31, 1796  * Hugh Pigot (Royal Navy officer) The ftpg. has an interesting article by the notorious Captain Hugh Pigot of the British Navy, concerning cruelty towards Americans. Within a year his reputation for brutality would provide his men to mutiny, one of the bloodiest in the history of the Royal Navy, causing the death of Pigot and 9 of his officers. Page 2 has 3 letters signed by Buonaparte, on his latest military efforts in Europe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2021 06:46

$41.00
186558

Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ George Washington & John Adams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373396556511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798  * General George Washington again ? Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams. Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Gen. Washington Commands!! Hark! the Drum Beats to Arms!" being a call to the men of Middlesex & Somerset counties in New Jersey, noting: "...that they will be accompanied by the great, illustrious, magnanimous General WASHINGTON..." who recently accepted the position of commander-in-chief of the military. A fine letter. Four pages, handsome mast... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2021 06:45

$54.00
186522

JOSIAH FLAGG First 1st Native American Born DENTIST Advertisement 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393710014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1796  * 1st native American dentist * Josiah Flagg advertisement A ftpg. "Act" of the Mass. legislature is signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Also on the ftpg. is an ad for: "Dr. J. Flagg, Surgeon Dentist" with details. Kane lists Flagg as the first native-born America dentist. Four pages, damp staining, discrete archival mend at the interior spine.

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:17

$43.00
186445

BENEDICT ARNOLD Joins British Army & John Andre Executed 1781 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373387009383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 8, 1781  * General Benedict Arnold joins the British * American Revolutionary War - Major John Andre All of the front page is taken up with reports from: "London - House of Lords" which includes some comments about the war in America, mentioning in part: "...Were we better now in America than we were? His Grace apprehended not; we had lost the only port that was worth keeping. The French had taken possession of Rhode Island...A great deal indeed has been said of our late victory by Lord Cornwallis...Much too had been said of the desertion of General Arnold who had lately come over to us...Nothing more than that we had lost a good man and found a bad one; for t... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:17

$450.00
186444

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052197151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 7, 1786  * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Various news reports of the day. The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:17

$40.00
186443

Very Rare BROADSIDE EDITION Hartford CT Revolutionary War Era 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052196896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1782  * Very rare Broadside edition from the Revolutionary War Apparently a quite unusual broadside edition as the issue is single sheet with the back page blank. If page 2 had text I would suspect that the back leaf was missing, but the ftpg. text concludes on the front page and the reverse is entirely blank. The ftpg. has an item including: "...from Paris...that the King has signified to his Excellency Benjamin Franklin...that his id determined to enter into no treaty for a general pacification with Great Britain without the consent & approbation of  his  faithful allies the United States of America, and firmly establishing their independence." Also: "... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:16

$670.00
186440

JOHN JAY'S TREATY Governor of New York State Letters 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052195863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 16, 1796  * John Jay's Treaty - letters Page 3 has several letters concerning John Jay including two signed in type by him as governor of the state of New York. Much other news of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:15

$41.00
186298

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393043561463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1795 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Also an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in scrip type by the Governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2021 14:17

$97.00
186148

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor w/ Document SIGNED in Type 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037741911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 25, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type The entire front page is taken up with reports from the: "Congress of America", carrying over to page 2. Page 3 has a Resolve by the state of Massachusetts signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:19

$49.00
186147

(2) SAMUEL ADAMS ACTS Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037741627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 16, 1795  * Nice 18th century masthead Page 2 begins with two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, wide never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:19

$50.00
186081

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Engraving Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034060691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 20, 1798  * Rare 18th century American publication Page 2 has a lengthy address from the President to Congress concerning on-going troubles with France, signed in type: John Adams. 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, one very minor & discrete archival mend at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:24

$70.00
186051

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Maryland Considers Ratification 1788 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365419001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 15, 1788  * United States Constitution * Maryland considers ratifying Page 3 has a report from Providence that Rhode Island is making some steps towards considering the new Constitution. A report from Baltimore notes the votes for two members to represent the city in the convention at Annapolis to: "...decide on the New Constitution...they were decidedly of opinion that the ratification of the Constitution ought to precede any amendments or alterations, & that it must be injurious to our common interests to delay its ratification...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to a bottom margin not affecting any text, a few archival mends at the margins... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:51

$68.00
185960

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Rpts. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361211088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 15, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half 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 December 23, 2020 09:56

$47.00
185942

SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS Yorktown Siege PRELUDE Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361168054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 9, 1781  * Surrender of Cornwallis nears * Siege of Yorktown prelude * Revolutionary War ending close The entire front page and a column on page 2 are taken up with: "A Memorial to their High Mightinesses, the States-General of the United Provinces of the Low Countries". It is signed in type by John Adams who was the American ambassador to the Netherlands, and being: "The subscriber has the honor to propose...concerning a treaty of amity and commerce..." that would give aid to the American cause, and acknowledge the independence of America by the Dutch. Page 2 includes a report from Annapolis: "...that the Count de Grasse is returned to his former statio... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:46

$550.00
185812

Very Rare SHORT LIVED 18th Century Boston MA Lasted But 10 Issues 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337301105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COURIER & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, November 24, 1796  * Very rare publication * Short-lived newspaper Certainly one of the less common 18th century American titles. This was the continuation of "The Federal Orrery" newspaper, changing the title to that noted with the Nov. 3, 1796 issue, and Brigham notes that the newspaper discontinued with the Dec. 8, 1796 issue. Being a semi-weekly this would mean only about ten issues were printed with this title! Only two issues of this date are recorded in Brigham. Very rare as such. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, a discreet archival mend across pages 2 & 3 deter very little, generally in nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:12

$143.00
185784

Rare 18th Century NEW YORK CITY w/ Pennsylvania Rivers Use 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337003990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 29, 1795  * Uncommon 18th century American publication Page 3 has a document from Pennsylvania concerning: "...whenever a fleet, squadron or ship of any belligerent nation shall clearly & unequivocally use the rivers...of Pennsylvania as a station in order to carry on hostile expedition from thence...the President deems such conduct to be contrary to the rights of our neutrality & that a demand of retribution..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some damp staining, 3 binding holes at the spine margin, light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:02

$44.00
185737

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333070859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 31, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America 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 filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...support of my parliament in this co... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$325.00
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
185340

Rare 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
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
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
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