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184633

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392956916464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 16, 1795 * Rare 18th century American publication 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. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2020 07:32

$34.00
184630

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392956914733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 24, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 2 slavery related ads. Page 3 has another and the back page has one more. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little minor damp staining, generally very nice.

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Ends October 24, 2020 07:30

$37.00
184605

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955736120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, July 8, 1795 * 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, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2020 09:02

$35.00
184601

EARLY Rare 17th Century 328 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955734371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 22, 1692 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 09:01

$37.00
184592

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955731976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 27, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. Four pages, a little light damp staining, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2020 08:57

$34.00
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
184542

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952345393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777  * Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressing General Howe upon his retreat from the heights of Boston. And a short note from Ticonderoga, followed by a report from New York noting: "...General Howe has wrote for more troops...Whatever has been the success, or the object of Dr. Franklin's mission to France, it is said that he is to return to America...". Also a terrific address from Congress to rally the troops reads in part: "The salvation of America, under God, depends upon the activity & resolution of our troops. Vigilant officers & brave soldiers are invincible Let no tho... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$72.00
184541

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226080815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 30, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy   Newspapers from England during the Revolutionary War are interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War however one item notes: "A great number of ships which had been taken by the Americans & carried into Rhode Island are all re-taken by some of his Majesty's ships at the taking of that island."   Various litera... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$30.00
184540

GENERAL CHARLES LEE Basking Ridge NJ CAPTURED Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952344216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1777  * General Charles Lee captured * Basking Ridge, New Jersey * American Revolutionary War Page 2 includes: "...that great harmony happily subsisted at Newport...when Capt. Wallace came away; that the climate agrees well with the troops...second in command of the Hessian Generals fell in the late ambuscade by bravely heading the 300 men who heroically cut their way through the whole body of the provincial forces." with some additional items. Another page has a poem: "A Dream in the American Stile". And another report notes the capture of General Lee by the British: "...copy of a letter sent by General Lee after he was taken by Colonel Harcourt...the amazing alertness of Colo... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:01

$59.00
184539

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Sea Explorations & Revolutionary War 1777 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226075771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777  * Captain James Cook explorations * American Revolutionary War The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: "Address to Edmund Burke on his late Letter relative to the Affairs of America." which carries over a bit to pg. 2.  An inside page is almost entirely taken up with an excellent & detailed account titled: "Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Sloop, the Resolution, commanded by Captain Cook, during the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5 -- Description of the Inhabitants of Ea Oowhe, an Island in the South Sea, adjacent to Tonga Tabbo, or Tasman's Amsterdam Island.". Yet another page has an item headed: "Extract of a Letter... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:01

$70.00
184533

NEGRO Boy Slave for Sale Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226067185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1794 * Rare 18th century American title * Negro boy for sale 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 front page for a Negro boy for sale. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:57

$42.00
184532

Rare BRITISH TITLE w/ Events Leading to the Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952339007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 21, 1775  * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Rare 18th century British title The front page has some reports concerning a meeting of the American Congress in Philadelphia. Page 2 has: "Union of Parties in Defence of American Liberties" and page 3 has some news concerning trade in the West Indies, and a paragraph beginning: "We are just now very busy in erecting batteries, preparing for war. There is at present a very bloody one in New England...". The back page has a paragraph beginning: 'The fate of America will very soon be known...". Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:57

$32.00
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
184441

Rare General BENEDICT ARNOLD Lengthy Letter Revolutionary War 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943996478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23, 1781  * Rare Benedict Arnold letter * American Revolutionary War Taking over half of page 2 and most of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and very detailed letter from Brigadier-General Benedict Arnold and his occupation of the Petersburg and Williamsburg areas and his actions in the vicinity in April and May, detailed in an almost day-by-day diary of his actions (see for portions). It concludes on page 2 where it is signed in type: B. Arnold. Four pages, 7 1/4 by 12 inches, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., period writing at the top of page 2.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:03

$76.00
184440

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943996302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 2, 1796  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 3 has over a column taken up with a letter from the President to the House of Representatives concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, signed by him in type: Geo. Washington & dated March 30. Included as well is the slightly smaller "Herald Extra" of the same date with much reporting from Congress. Six pages with the "Extra", very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:03

$64.00
184439

1st United States FIRST ACT OF CONGRESS George Washington & Adams 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214727687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK PACKET, June 6, 1789  * 1st United States Congress * Very first act of Congress This is a very significant issue as it contains on page 2the very first Act passed by the newly-formed federal government, thus being a milestone in the establishment of the federal republic. This issue, along with the noted Gazette of the United States, is almost certainly the first newspaper printing of this Act, as the nation's capital was in New York City at the time. The Act is titled: "An ACT to Regulate the Time and Manner of Administering certain Oaths" which is signed in type by the President: George Washington and the Vice President: John Adams. Additionally, the front page has an advertisement headed: "The Pre... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$665.00
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
184436

WEST POINT Military Academy LAND - Seat of Government Decision 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214724667

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 30, 1790  * West Point Military Academy land bought * Seat of Government decision Part of page 1 & half of pg. 2 are taken up with a continuing discussion in the House of Representatives on "Mr. Gerry's motion on the assumption of the state debt..." from the Revolutionary War, a controversial discussion at the time. Pages 2 & 3 continue with reports from Congress. The back page has the beginning portion of: "The New Constitution of the State of South Carolina" including Sections 1 through 7. Noteworthy is a page 3 report: "We hear that the bill to determine the permanent & temporary seat of government of the United States had a second reading...when New York... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:01

$137.00
184435

Initial USS Frigates Construction BEGINS United States Navy 1794 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214722449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 24, 1794 * re. United States Navy creation * Construction of the frigates begins * USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S. A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. Page 3 has a notable report from Boston: "American Frigates" in which it announces the building of the first frigates of the U.S. Navy: "...Gen. Jackson is for that to be built in this ports...one at Portsmouth, one in this ports, one at New York, the other at Philadelphia. Captain Nicholson is to command that to be built here." The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, one signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very ... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:01

$72.00
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
184360

Original 18th Century AMERICAN Boston MA POST Revolutionary War 1786 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937127717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 3, 1786  * 18th century original An issue from 3 years before the formal establishment of the new federal government in 1789. In addition to editorial and news items, inside has a report of a duel fought in New York, reading in part: "...on arriving at the destined spot, they took their distance at 10 paces when Mr. B. desired Mr. C. to fire but he declined, saying 'he had done him no injury and he did not wish to shed his blood.'...Mr. B. fired & lodged the contents of the pistol in his antagonist's groin which put a period to his existence...". Another death report has a theatrical flair, reading in part: "Last sabbath made her exit from the stormy theatre of time, without a d... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:58

$41.00
184328

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England Nice Masthead StampAct 1766 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373202791422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (spelled Gloucester today), England, May 12, 1766  * Mention of the hated stamp act The front page has a letter from Quebec as well as a letter from Philadelphia which notes in part: "...every thing relating to the affairs of America was settled, that the Stamp Act would be repealed and requisitions were to be made to the respective colonies for the support of American establishment...". Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:42

$31.00
184327

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE to be Granted by England British 1782 Newcastle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937110917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England Dec. 14, 1782  * Independence for American Colonies The back page has reports from America concerning the end of the Revolutionary War, bits noting: "...the last campaign in America, dwelling particularly on the loss of the army under Lord Cornwallis...that an offer of independence to America was the only means of procuring peace....declared himself of the same opinion upon the necessity of granting independence to America..." with more on this. Four pages, never bound no trimmed, nice red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:42

$64.00
184308

UNITED STATES NAVY Creation w/ Initial Frigates Construction Plan 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936137879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 9, 1794  * re. United States Navy creation * Construction of the frigates to begin * USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S. Shortly before this date the federal government passed the historic Naval Act of 1794, authorizing the building of six frigates, the founding ships of what would become the U.S. Navy. The front page has a detailed advertisement from the "Treasury Department which essentially is seeking bits for the building of these frigates. It notes in part: "Notice is hereby given that proposals will be received...for Ship Timber of the following kinds, suitable for the building of the Frigates authorized by law..." and what followed are the details of the wood ... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:30

$59.00
184303

EARLY Rare 17th Century 334 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936137015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686  * Samuel Johnson found guilty of seditious libel * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has a report from Westminster noting: "This day Samuel Johnson was brought to tryal at the King's Bench-Bar upon an information of High Misdemeanor, for writing and publishing two scandalous and seditious libels, to excite and stir up His Majesties subjects to sedition and rebellion, and upon a full evidence was found guilty of the same by a jury of gentlemen of the county of Surrey." Single sheet, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:29

$68.00
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
184284

EARLY Rare 17th Century 345 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200533145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 27, 1675 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2020 14:58

$47.00
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
184255

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934969848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * Working towards peace * From The Enemy Page 2 has a letter from New York which includes: "The refugees have abandoned their post at Bergen Point; many of them, perhaps all, are going to Halifax where lands, according to their merits, are to be assigned them..." with more. Page 4 has the 2nd part of the Treaty of Amity & Commerce with The Netherlands. The bkpg. begins: "Mr. Adams, Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of North America, took his leave of the President of their High Mightinesses..." which was his leaving The Netherlands. Also: "A private letter from Paris says...Dr. Franklin, and Mr. Jay for America....have had another co... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$37.00
184254

Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS in America vs. Loyalists 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934969044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 16, 1783  * Closing events of the Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter which includes: "...from America the violence of party-rage appears every day stronger...the most rigid nature against the Loyalists; not only excluding them from their property, but banishing them from the country under pain of death...have been persecuted with the greatest cruelty and only saved their lives by a precipitate retreat..." with more. Most of pg. 4 is taken up with: "American Intelligence" "Orders Issued by the Hon. Major-General Howe...prior to the Dissolution of the Major Part of the Army". This is followed by reports from the United States Congress, all this taking nearly 1 1/2 pages. Pages7 &... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$53.00
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
184246

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter 1794 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934959875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 28, 1794  * President George Washington Page 2 contains a letter from the President to Congress concerning a letter from the British ambassador relating to land near Vincennes, signed in type: G. Washington. Much reporting from Congress as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:15

$67.00
184245

HENRY KNOX Secretary of War George Washington RESIGNATION Resigns 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198496195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 3, 1795  * Henry Knox resignation * U.S. Secretary of War * George Washington Page 3 has  report noting: "On Wednesday General Henry Knox resigned the office of Secretary of the United States for the Department of War, after  having filled that station under the old Congress & the present government, for a period of nearly ten years." Then also on pg. 2 is: "Resignation of Gen. Knox" which is the formal letter from him resigning his position, signed: H. Knox. It is followed by the kind & thankful response signed by: Go. Washington. Four pages, wide, untrimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:15

$169.00
184244

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1792 Old Newspaper / Runaway SLAVE ADS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1792  * Runaway slave ads The front page is filled with ads including 23 illustrated ship ads. A few more inside as well. Various news of the day inside, plus more ads including at least two "Four Dollar Reward" ads, one for a runaway mulatto slave. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:15

$47.00
184243

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York William Howe Revolutionary War 1776-7 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, December 30, 1776 and January 2, 1777  * Battle of Long Island - New York * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe victory "Extraordinary" issues were printed when notable news was received outside the regular printing schedule, and issue as such to get into circulation as quickly as possible. Typically such Extraordinary issues were entirely taken up with a singular account, as is the case with this issue. The focus of this issue is a terrific report on the battle for New York and the eventual evacuation of the city by George Washington. It begins with a very detailed letter signed in type by: W. Howe, dated at "New York, November 30, 1776". Following this are tw... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:14

$380.00
184242

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The London Gazette still publishes to t... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:14

$880.00
184229

EARLY Rare 17th Century 323 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198466892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 10, 1697 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:00

$37.00
184220

1796 Newspaper President GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Jay Letters SHEPHERDSTOWN WV


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198464337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 16, 1796  * President George Washington * John Jay letters Page 2 contains two letters, each signed in type by the President: G. Washington, one to the residents of Shepherdstown in response to their note on Washington's coming retirement. Page 3 has a letter to the governor of New York, with his replay signed in type: John Jay, plus another letter signed by John Jay. Four pages, tiny wear hole at a fold juncture not close to mentioned content, some numeric doodling in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:55

$68.00
184219

Lot of (9) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1790's Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934947631

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: 18th CENTURY LOT - a group of 9 American newspapers comprised the the Massachusetts Spy of 1797 (4 issues) and the Independent Chronicle, 1795 (5 issues). All have damage.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:54

$72.00
184218

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1733 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198464011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, July 14, 1733  * Rare 18th century publication A very uncommon & early title we have rarely offered in our 44 years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus advertisements taking up the entire back page. Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:54

$57.00
184217

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934947083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, May 24, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The back page has a brief report mentioning America: "John Floyer, Esq; is appointed Secretary of New-England, in the room of Isaac Addington, lately deceas'd." A single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches, scattered foxing, two handsome engravings in the masthead. Nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:53

$48.00
158674

Great Mid 18th Century SHIP of War Detailed ILLUSTRATION 1748 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124492107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  * Great ship illustration Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War", with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well as 17 other features which are listed alphabetically from A to R. A  terrific plate for display for any naval history collector, measuring (with the margins), about 8 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. Other items in this issue include: "Description of the Cumberland Coast" which includes a small illustration: "V... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2020 14:50

$200.00
184096

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Classical Period Music Composer DEATH 1791 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392928044376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791  * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Musical composer - Classical music era original Presented inconspicuously among other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment:  " At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. By his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss."  He died on December 5 making this a very timely report. Also of curious interest is a report mentioning the finding of a stone pipe presented to William Penn by the Indians, as well as the text of the: "Epitaph On a Tomb-stone...To the memory of the venerable John Wesley...", the Father ... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:29

$355.00
184095

XYZ AFFAIR French Relations with France w/ JOHN ADAMS Speech 1798 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392928044203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE LITERARY MUSEUM OR MONTHLY MAGAZINE, West Chester, Pennsylvania, May, 1797  * The XYZ Affair * France relations * John Adams speech This was a short-lived magazine, existing only from January thru June, 1797. The highlight would be the quite lengthy "Speech of the President of the United States" to the special session of Congress he had called on May 16, 1797. The focus was the growing tension with France in what would become known as the XYZ Affair. In his speech Adams called for both diplomacy and a buildup of American naval capabilities as it attempted to deal with France. This speech takes over 6 pages. Complete in 56 pages, very wide, never-trimmed margins, 6 by 9 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:29

$73.00
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
184645

BOXING 1788 Old Newspaper DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer Jews Humphries Challenge


eBay Auction Item # 392957080904

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. Richard Humphreys was one of his noted opponents, they facing each other in four matches. Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condit... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2020 09:29

$34.99
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