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JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393751322970

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

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:32

$145.00
192285

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497413336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768  * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Under reports from London is: "...Letters from Boston, New England, mention that the late public spirit for establishing new manufactures was greatly subsided, the adventurers having met with nothing but disappointments in procuring materials, scarcity of money, & high price of wages." Elsewhere is: "...some dispatches said to be of importance were sent away...to be put on board the packet boat bond for New York, for Major General Gage, commander in chief of his Majesty's forces in North America...Letters from Boston & Philadelphia mention that house rent had fallen in those cities...occasioned by the decay of trade & great scarcity of mon... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:56

$240.00
181999

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ North Carolina Report1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084125906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 19, 1768 * Early Southern America reporting Page 3 has a brief item noting: "The King has been pleased to appoint George Mercer, Esq., to be Lieutenant Governor of his Majesty's province of North Carolina in America." Then a letter from Ireland beginning: "We are not in a less rebellious state here than the people in America...You drain us of our troops to send them to America to quell the tumults there; but I wish you may not have occasion to recall them for a similar purpose here..." and more. Four pages, very handsome masthead, great condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:22

$32.00
179571

Best PRINCESS LOUISA OF GREAT BRITAIN Death Funeral Burial 1768 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1768 * Princess Louisa of Great Britain * Death - funeral - burial * Best title to be had ? The entire front page appears more as a broadside, being a one column report on the funeral of: "...her late Royal Highness Princess Louisa-Anne..." who was interred in the Royal Family vault in King Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster Abbey. Included is a diagram of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers which is unusual for this newspaper. Coverage carries over to page 2. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:15

$59.00
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