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185276

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA 18th Century Pennsylvania 1796 Short Lived Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992474238

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

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:07

$110.00
185271

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992471964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 6, 1798  * Rare 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning XYZ Affair with France that would lead to the Quasi War. It includes several letters relating to the situation, one signed by the 3 American commissioners: Pinckney, Marshall, and Gerry. This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:02

$69.00
185229

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989482658

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

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:17

$48.00
185176

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Signed re. Michigan 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620975

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

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$72.00
185031

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272101000

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

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:36

$98.00
185030

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272100044

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

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:35

$48.00
185028

GEORGE WASHINGTON Samuel Adams & Edmund Randolph 1794 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272098338

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

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$69.00
184954

BATTLE OF SAINT KITTS Frigate Bay West Indies REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 2, 1782  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication * Battle of Saint Kitts - British vs. French Navy Half of page 2 is taken up  with the treaty for the: "Capitulation of the Islands of St. Christopher's and Nevis, between Count de Grasse...and the Marquis  de Bouille...and Thomas Shirley...and Thomas Fraser, Brig. General, commander of  the troops of his Britannic Majesty". This was a notable naval battle of the Count de Grasse of France over the British commander Samuel Hood. A few other items relating to the war. Four pages, handsome lettering in the masthead, very small excise from near the top of the back leaf, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:30

$255.00
184886

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172660

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

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:17

$72.00
184830

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373256335595

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

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:03

$196.00
184565

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392953759971

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

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:33

$56.00
184558

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373228316018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 2 has a nice letter datelined "Williamsburgh, Dec. 19" which includes: "I arrived last night from Potowmack where I have been stationed ten days. We have hitherto prevented the enemy getting fresh provisions from our store but many Negroes have gone off to them...I was charged with a flag from Col. Skinner to endeavour a recovery of those Negroes..." with m... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:25

$390.00
184525

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1791 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952322565

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

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:52

$48.00
184437

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214725854

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

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$59.00
184434

Massachusetts Governor SAMUEL ADAMS State of the Union Address 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943994644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 21, 1795  * Governor Samuel Adams * State of the Union Address Page 3 has over a full column taken up with what appears to be the governor's state-of-the-state address to his legislature, headed: "Address" and signed in type: Samuel Adams. In it he includes reference to the Whiskey Rebellion in a "sister state". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:01

$47.00
184298

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936131143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, Aug. 31, 1796 * 18th century American publication Published  by Isaiah Thomas, perhaps the most famous printer of the 18th century, and whose collection became the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. Handsome masthead makes this a displayable newspaper. Four pages, a little light foxing, generally very nice.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:20

$35.00
184256

Rare TORY Revolutionary War w/ General William Howe Proclamations 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198504474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 26, 1777  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * General William Howe proclamations This was a strongly Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British were in occupation. 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 first column on the front page features two "Proclamations", each signed in type by: W. Howe, one concerning punishment for the destruction of property by British soldiers in the Philadelphia vicinity. Page 2 has several reports concerning the Revolutionary War including a le... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:22

$415.00
184253

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198504175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 2, 1781  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Most of the front page is taken up with reports and correspondence concerning the case of Col. Isaac Haynes, the American officer hanged by the British for a controversial charge. One series of letters is prefaced with: "The following are authentic copies of sundry papers which Col. Isaac Hayne, two days before his execution, delivered to a friend with an injunction to transmit them to the delegates  of South Carolina at Philadelphia to be laid before Congress & published to the world." Page 2 begins with a report concerning events near Cape Henry, Virginia. Also a report from Amsterdam that: "Yesterday... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$475.00
184250

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 New York City w/ INDIANS Native Americans News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198503207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 22, 1795  * Uncommon title * Native Americans Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" prefaced with: "We are informed that a party of land-jobbers from the neighbourhood of Whelin [Wheeling?], have returned there & brought in with them an Indian Scalp. The circumstances as related to us are as follows:..." and the details do follow. Also: "Extracts from letters written by an officer in Gen. Wayne's army" datelines at Fort Wayne, Miami Villages, with reports concerning the Indians. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, various water staining.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:19

$42.00
184249

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198503049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 18, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type Most of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States". Page 3 contains four "Resolves" from the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:19

$62.00
184247

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts SAMUEL ADAMS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934960046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1795  * Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams Page 2 has a "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:16

$48.00
184094

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION North Carolina Ratifies Ratification 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373186056253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1789  * United States Constitution * North Carolina ratification * Albany, New York The issue begins with a full page: "Description of the City of Albany" (plate is lacking). Other items include: "Memoirs of The Bastille"; a very interesting & detailed: "Letter III - Letters from a Pennsylvanian on his Travels Into the Eastern States..." which takes over 5 pages; a full page chart: "Table Exhibiting an Account of the Progress of Grain from the Market to the Mouth"; the continued: "History of the American War" which takes over 4 pages; "Cautions Against the Burial of Persons Supposed Dead" & more. At the back is: "The Chronicle" with various "foreign intelligence". Inclu... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:26

$118.00
184063

HENRY KNOX Document for Pension Benefits Revolutionary War Victims1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392926073901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 1793  * American Revolutionary War victims * Henry Knox document re. pension benefits Page 2 has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2020 15:31

$63.00
184038

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925785240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776  * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British service (now a prisoner in an... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:58

$610.00
183627

GENERAL HENRY CLINTON Declaration for Peace ? Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144208591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781 * General Henry Clinton * Peace with Americans ? * Revolutionary War Pages 1 and 2 contain an excellent response to the controversial "Declaration" of General Clinton in which he offers a proposal for peace to the Americans. A few bits include: "The first thing which is offered is a pardon to all the inhabitants of these States who have been so hardy as to oppose a degradation from the rank of freemen to that of slaves..." and further on: "...Suppose of the majority of the people should be so mad, so lost to a sense of their duty & interest, as to accede to these propositions..." and then ending with: "...some further evidence to evince the knavis... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:19

$450.00
183626

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144208279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 19, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Inside has a few items relating to the Revolutionary War, including a bit noting: "...recommend unanimity, firmness and perseverance to the people of the American states as the British ministry are straining every nerve to enable Generals Clinton and Cornwallis to act in the most offensive manner this campaign...letter...from the Marquis de la Fayette advises that Earl Cornwallis & his troops...had joined the British forces at or near Petersburg." Another report begins: "Count de Grass has returned from his pursuit of the enemy...The troops destined for the attack of St. Lucia are all embarked..." a... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$330.00
183591

18th Century BROADSIDE Baltimore MD Maryland - Battle of the Nile 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900997753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE, EXTRA, Oct. 15, 1798 * Rare broadside extra Although there were issues of this title in Phila., Boston & Baltimore, this is from Baltimore as the other two did not exist as of this date. This is a broadside extra, a small single sheet printed on the front only. Such broadsides were typically printed to put urgent or important news into the hands of the reader as quickly as possible. The news in this issue relates to the Napoleonic War, more specifically the Battle of the Nile, one bit noting: "...it was generally believe that Buonaparte was a prisoner...in my opinion that Nelson is dead & that Buonaparte is a prisoner to Trowbridge...". Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, blank on the reverse, some v... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:05

$140.00
183588

Very Rare COUNTRY PORCUPINE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900995053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COUNTRY PORCUPINE, Philadelphia, Oct. 4 & 5 (a single issue), 1798 * Rare 18th century American publication This was a tri-weekly edition of the 'Porcupine's Gazette' established by William Cobbett 7 months prior and which lasted only until Aug. 28, 1799. This is the first of this title we have seen. Content is distilled from the daily edition. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:02

$167.00
183582

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900991036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 31, 1775 * Extremely rare publication * Pre Revolutionary War This newspaper was published 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 with terrific content. Almost two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an article pointing out the tensions between America and England. One item notes: "...that when the Scarbourgh should arrive in England with an account of our proceedings in the province, and when the Suffolk Resolves, with the acts of the Continental Congress thereupon, should be rece... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:57

$4,950.00
183551

(3) THOMAS JEFFERSON Letters re. Controversial John Jay Treaty 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138643711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794 * Thomas Jefferson letters * re. John Jay Treaty The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is signed: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the blank spine with a small piece missing, good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:27

$47.00
183464

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. The front page has a runaway slave ad under: "Ten Dollars reward" Two more appear on the back page. (see) News of the day and other advertisements. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a little ink dirtiness to a quadrant of the front page only, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$72.00
183358

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 New York City w/ Jay's Treaty Problems Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889047232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 30, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Page 2 has nearly a full column taken up with a petition to the House of Representatives on concerns with problems with the Jay Treaty with England. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:40

$40.00
183346

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1795 * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has additional items concerning the Jay Treaty. Four pages, small piece from the bottom margin affects one word on pages 1 & 2, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:16

$40.00
183342

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128815954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 22, 1794 * 18th century American publication A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. The middle of page 3 has an interesting item from Baltimore: "We have tarred & feathered the Captain of a vessel here for imprudently reversing the colours of the United States and placing the British above. It is said that the Captain has since drowned himself." Many illustrated ads on the back page. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$48.00
183341

ST. PAUL'S, COVENT GARDEN London Church Fire Restoration 1795 Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128815702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795 * St. Paul's, Covent Garden Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: "...repairs of which near 5000 pounds have...been expended was entirely destroyed by fire. The flames broke out in the cupola...". Page 3 has a report of a meeting between Indian chiefs and William Blount, governor of the Southwest Territory, present-day Tennessee. Four pages, light damp stains, good condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$42.00
183280

THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter re. Foreign Naval Impressment 1793 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884122532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson letter * Military impressment Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France's presence in America. Also a letter to the merchants of Hartford concerning impressment of American ships and men by foreign powers, signed in type: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few discreet archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$46.00
183181

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121399155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778 * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting 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 is entirely taken up with ads including a "Five Pounds Reward" ad for a runaway Negro boy. All of pg 2 is taken up with reports from London, including a lengthy: "Lord North's Speech...", prefaced with text which includes: "...A bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes on the colonies, plantations, ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:17

$310.00
182828

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE & King George III Stubborn Speech 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 12, 1782 * George III of the United Kingdom * American independence in question A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on page 2 are taken up with: "Common Sense on the King of England's Speech" in which the king stubbornly refuses to admit defeat with the situation in America. This commentary provides some great content criticizing the king, one bit noting: "Altho' the situation of America, superior to every effort to enslave her....her fancy to see the speech of a man who had proudly threatened to bring her to his feet, was visibly marked with that tranquil confidence which cared nothing about its contents. It was inquired after with a smile, read wi... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:36

$385.00
182824

Twelve (12) Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1795-1797 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107410126

Offered are 12 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston A lot of twelve issues dating from 1795-1797, each has some minor damage causing them to be in "2nd rate" condition. Several have some burn loss to the right margin. There are no portions removed.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$92.00
182816

Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts 1795 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865534816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 3, 1795 * 18th century American title Page 2 includes: "Naval Action in the Mediterranean" between the English & the French; also: "Republic of France - National Convention" "Annihilation of the Emigrants Lately landed in France" & other items. Page 3 includes 7 illustrated ship ads, with 6 on the back page. Four pages, a few ink stains, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$39.00
182806

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865530046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. It is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This is a significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, various foxing, and some minor chipping at the right margin which does not affect any text.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:21

$158.00
182798

BATTLE OF GREEN SPRINGS Virginia Cornwallis Revolutionary War 1781 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 14, 1781 * Battle of Green Spring * James County, Virginia * Revolutionary War The front page has news from captured correspondence including: "The revolt of the Pennsylvania line & Jersey brigade...are certainly events of very great importance, & must have very extensive effects both in reducing Washington's present force & preventing its being recruited by new levies..." and: "...I flatter myself the southern provinces will be recovered to his Majesty obedience before the long promised succors, none of which are yet sailed, can arrive from France, & Mr. Washington, unable to draw subsistence for his troops from the west side of the Hudson's river, be c... See More  

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$460.00
182797

NINETY SIX SC Carolinas Revolutionary War SOUTH Nathanael Greene 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 28, 1781 * Revolutionary War in the South * Ninety-Six SC South Carolina Half of page 2 is taken up with a letter from Major General Green in which he officers much on the Siege of Ninety-Six. Additional reports carry over to page 3 with much more detail on the military events in South Carolina. One item begins: "...a party of horse, headed by Sad Hampton, came down unexpectedly from Monk's Corner, stopt at Goose Creek church at the time of service & made the congregation prisoners...surprized a party of South Carolina dragoons, killed the officer...Lord Rawdon is now in town; he came lately from Ninety-Six..." and so much more. Four pages, ornate lett... See More  

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$425.00
182796

SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS Yorktown Siege PRELUDE Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865276760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Sept. 4, 1781 * Surrender of Cornwallis nears * Siege of Yorktown prelude * Revolutionary War ending close Page 2 begins with a report from Annapolis which foreshadows the coming events at Yorktown: "The apprehensions of an invasion are at present dissipated; the fleet, supposed to be destined for Baltimore or this city, has entered York river; the troops have landed at Gloucester and York, and are fortifying..." with more. Then a letter from a person with the Marquis de la Fayette beginning: "Maryland is relieved by the enemy's establishing themselves in York river...Under these circumstances your military preparations are as necessary as ever...". Further ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$420.00
182795

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare publication As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "trumpeting" the n... See More  

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$2,935.00
182788

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107090182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston. Nov. 12. 1795 * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has: "Indian Intelligence - Of the Creeks" which is most of a column with details on relations with them & other tribes. The report is datelined from Savannah. Page 3 has a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington, concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, one bit noting; "...It is now well known that my assent to the Treaty has been given--and the principles which governed my determination have also been made public...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:44

$79.00
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BENEDICT ARNOLD & Judas Isacariot Revolutionary War South Events 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865265005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 21, 1781 * Benedict Arnold compared to Judas Iscariot * American Revolutionary War events in the South The front page has a report concerning Benedict Arnold, with one item noting: "Judas Iscariot betrayed his master for 30 pieces of silver, but repenting of his guilt returned the money into the treasury & went & hanged himself. Judas Arnold received 5,000 pds. sterling for his treachery & we find has lodged the money in the British funds, but he has not spirit enough to pursue the character in the only part worthy of imitation." More ftpg. war-related content in a letter signed in type: George Germain. Page 2 has a great wealth of fine war-relat... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:31

$399.99
182696

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Signed Letter to United States Congress 1798 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105949127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 14, 1798 Page 2 has a letter to Congress, signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning our relations with France. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:54

$43.00
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DR. BENJMAIN FRANKLIN & Slaves Slavery - Quakers 1783 Salem Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100839872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1783 * Dr. Benjamin Franklin * Slaves - Slavery - Negroes This issue has a variety of news items concerning the end of the Revolutionary War. The front page of this issue features a report noting: "Dr. Franklin writes to a friend, that he has reason to suspect the Americans have no friends in Europe; for the same caution that now aims at restraining their trade, will eventually control their power." The back page features a Petition of the People called Quakers: "...having solemnly engaged considered the state of the enslaved Negroes...entitled to the natural rights of mankind, are held as personal property in cruel bondage;... your petitioners, deeply affected with a con... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:58

$125.00
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Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099133894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$177.00
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