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203940

Very Rare Great Masthead Engraving 18th Century London England 1722 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374494929773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Oct. 31, 1722  * Great masthead engraving * Very rare publication A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper,11 by 7 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead. Some light damp staining and small worm holes at the bottom margin with a bit of loss here, ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2023 13:37

$58.00
203938

18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania as Nation's Capital 1798 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394445273565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 5, 1798  * Philadelphia as the nation's capital The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 3 has the latest reports from Congress. The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 1796, in which the Charge of Speculation Against Alexander Hamilton, Late Secretary of the Treasury, is Fully Refuted. Written by Himself..." with more detail. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2023 13:36

$68.00
203930

Battle of the Nile Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374494341993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte  Handsome engraving in the masthead. Being of the era of the Napoleonic Wars, it is not surprising that this issue has numerous reports on such. Included are several reports which relate to the historic Battle of the Nile, Pages 3 and 4 have some reports from America. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. Full red tax stamp on the back page.

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Ends March 03, 2023 08:31

$44.00
203927

Board of Health President Paul Revere Notice 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374494338104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 12, 1799 The top of the first column has a notice from the "Board Of Health" with orders and instructions regarding the "emptying of privies" in the town of Boston, signed in type by the board's president: Paul Revere. Four pages, some archival strengthening at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2023 08:29

$58.00
203915

9 Original 18th Century 8 Pre & 1 Post Revolutionary War 1726-1798 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374494333243

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Nine British newspapers, all with damage, titles and dates including: "The London Chronicle, 1762 & 1767 (6 issues); Daily Post Boy, London, 1726 & 1733; and Felix Farley's Bristol Journal, 1798.

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Ends March 03, 2023 08:23

$57.00
203891

Five 18th Century London England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1771 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374492912093

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated March 19, 1757, April 8, 1760, May 5, 1763, March 15, 1768, & April 9, 1771. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends March 02, 2023 13:22

$77.00
203834

Paul Revere Grand Master Masons Masonic Freemasonry Notice Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394440824773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 9, 1795   * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, G. Master. Four pages, light foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2023 15:17

$72.00
203830

Revolutionary War Original Enemy London Gen. Nathanael Greene 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394440807215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, March 14, 1782   * General Nathanael Greene * South Carolina expedition * American Revolutionary War The front-page has a letter form an officer on a ship near Charleston, including in part: "General Waine, with about 800 men, joined Gen. Greene & are building large boats...for some expedition...the heavy artillery taken on the surrender of Lord Cornwallis is marching to the southward...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to a bit of the blank spine, red tax stamp on the front page, nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2023 14:58

$55.00
203739

18th Century President George Washington Administration Era 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434699830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 24, 1796  * President George Washington era original A very typical late 18th century American newspaper with a good mix of news reports of the day and advertisements. A fine opportunity for an early newspaper at a low price. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 14:36

$37.00
203719

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1775 Philadelphia PA Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481098093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 29, 1775  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America Page 2 has an interesting report from London which includes: "My Lords, whatever has been done by the Americans, I must deem the more consequence of our unjust demands. They have come to you with fair argument, you have refused to hear them, they make the most respectful remonstrances, you answer them with pains & penalties; they know they ought to be free, you tell them they shall be slaves. Is it then a wonder if they say in despair, 'for the short remainder of our lives we will be Free!'...". There is a short letter signed by: Charles Lee, concerning: "...accounts from Salem touching an engagem... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:32

$625.00
203718

Nice Massachusetts Spy Published by Isaiah Thomas 1791 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434481094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY; OR, THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 15, 1791   * Nice 18th century American publication * President George Washington era Here is a great "generic" issue of this famous newspaper from the first term of Washington's administration. Various news and ads of the day. Four pages, handsome & decorative masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:31

$42.00
203708

Albany County New York Land For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434477426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE England,  June 2, 1770   * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement Inside has an interesting advertisement headed: "American Lands" promoting the sale of: "...thirty-five thousand acres of choice land in the  county of Albany and province of New York...situated in a populous and flourishing part of the county..." with a bit more detail. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:26

$28.00
203700

XYZ Affair French Relations with France w/ John Adams Message 1798 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434467074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1798  * The XYZ Affair * France relations * John Adams message Page 2 has the "President's Message" to Congress indicating that the negotiations with France by the U.S. envoys have failed. In the message the President states in part: "...I perceive no ground of expectation, that the objects of their mission, can be accomplished, on terms compatible, the safety, honor, or the essential interests of the nation...", signed in script type: John Adams. This was an important message relative to the famous XYZ Affair. Page 3 has a brief note of an appointment by the President of John Quincy Adams as ambassador to Prussia. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, good condit... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:15

$42.00
203685

Ethan Allen Captivity Thomas Paine Revolutionary War 1779 old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481066188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1779 * Ethan Allen captivity * Revolutionary War original  Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Pennsylvania Legislature, prefaced with a paragraph signed in type by the Clerk of the General Assembly, none other than: Thomas Paine. Page 3 has yet another Act which is prefaced with an intro signed: Thomas Paine. All of page 4 is taken up with the continued "Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen's Treatment during his Captivity." which is then continued in a future issue (see photos for portions). Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, very handsome & ornate masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:07

$462.00
203649

United States First Federal Congress Government Beginning Start 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478090635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 13, 1789   * United States Congress beginning * Federal government in it's infancy A terrific issue on the very first days of work for the new federal Congress.   See the photo for the page 2 report headed: "Proceedings of Congress - House of Representatives of the United States" datelined April 11, which was 19 days before Washington's inauguration. Included are reports of the very first item on the first Congress being the raising of revenue for the new government, with various comments from James Madison. This discussion would ultimately result in the historic Tariff Act of 1789, just the 2nd Act of the new government, much needed to pay for war debts and to maintain solvenc... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 14:01

$360.00
203647

Oliver Wolcott Jr. United States Treasury & Louis XVI Escape ? 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432409426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, June 27, 1791   * Oliver Wolcott Jr. * Appointed to U.S. Treasury * Louis XVI - King of France A page 3 report from "Hartford" states: "We are informed that the President of the United States has appointed OLIVER WALCOTT, Esq., Comptroller of the Treasury, of the United States, vice Nicholas Eveleigh...deceased." Over one-third of page 2 reports the attempted escape of King Louis XVI of France to St. Cloud, but he was stopped: "...This premeditated, not to say suspicious, departure, threw Paris into the utmost alarms. A numberless mob forced their way into the yard of the Thuilleries & tumultuously assailed the palace...". Another item mentions Lafayette has "...resigned his situation... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 14:01

$47.00
203644

President John Adasm Signed Letters & Oliver Wolcott Jr. U.S. Treasury 1798 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432407723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, April 24, 1798  * Oliver Wolcott Jr. - U.S. Treasury * President John Adams letters signed The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a report headed: "Treasury Department" signed in type: Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury. Page 2 has "Important Communications" which includes 3 letters, each signed in type: John Adams, concerning negotiations with France during the Quasi War. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:58

$44.00
203623

Revolutionary War America Indcependence ? Edinburgh England 1780 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432356489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War era newspaper * Independence for America ?  Pages 2 and 3 have much discussion in the House of Commons concerning the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...introduced his motion for a reconciliation between Great Britain & her colonies. Peace, he said, was a desirable object to every man...The people of America...had never thought of independence in the beginning of the contest; they were driven to it on our haughty treatment & arbitrary measures...they had, indeed, insisted on the exclusive right to tax themselves...The war with America, he admitted, had been popular in its beginning; but the delusion soon vanished..." and so much more. ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:15

$74.00
203622

Historic United States Department of the Navy John Adams Creation 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432356040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 20, 1798  * United States Department of the Navy creation * Thomas Jefferson & John Adams creates A very significant issue, as the front page contains the Act of Congress which formally established the Department of the Navy. The United States Navy can trace its history back to 1775 when the Continental Congress passed a resolution creating the Continental Navy. Soon after the end of the Revolutionary War the ships were sold & the Continental Navy was disbanded. Later when trouble erupted with pirates Congress created the "Naval Act of 1794" which resulted in the first six frigates (only 3 initially authorized to be completed). With troubles brewing with England & France & the "Quasi-W... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:15

$1,460.00
203621

John Jay's Treaty of Amity Commerce Navigation England & U.S. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478045136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, April 16, 1795  * 18th century America * re. John Jay Treaty The masthead has an engraving of the sun surrounded by stars. Page 3 has: "Mr. Jay" which begins: "...that distinguished patriot, federalist, and statesman, will doubtless be appointed governor of the state of New York...The Treaty which he has effected is reported to be highly favorable to the commerce & dignity of the U.S..." with a bit more, speaking of the Jay Treaty. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:15

$45.00
203620

4 Acts of Congress George Washington West Point Land Bought by US 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432355452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 28, 1790 * Four Acts of United States Congress signed in script type * West Point, New York purchased by United States * President George Washington &Thomas Jefferson * Establishing a permanent seat of government Fully half of the front page is taken up with not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: George Washington, as well as in block type by the Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson. The Acts are headed at the top of the first column by an engraving of a heraldic eagle. One of the acts is concerning the census in the state of Rhode Island, and another is: "An Act for Establishing the Temporary & Permanent Seat of the Government of the ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:14

$485.00
203619

Original 18th Century American Publication Boston Massachusetts 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478044670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 27, 1790  The front page has a continued article on: "The Art of Joking". Other articles include: "Natural History" "Useful Arts" "Gibraltar" "France--National Assembly" "Federal Register" and more. The back page has six illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:14

$41.00
203618

Louis XVI of France & Marie Antoinette Escapes Flight to Varennes 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432354679

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1791   * Louis XVI of France * Marie Antoinette * Escapes France The front page is entirely taken up with the situation of King Louis XVI in France including: "The French King's Memoir" which begins: "Freemen - While the King had any hope of seeing order & happiness restored, by the means employed by the National Assembly & by his residence near the Assembly, no sacrifice would have appeared to him too great..." with much more, signed in type: Louis. Pages 2 & 3 contain: "Continuation Of Particulars respecting the Flight & capture of LOUIS, XVI, and family, not yet published" with some nice details, including: "...ordering seals to be placed upon the doors of all the apartments i... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:13

$72.00
203617

Benjamin Franklin French Constitution Josiah Harmar Military Regiment 1791 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478044175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 10, 1791  The entire front page is taken up with the second (of 4) installment of: "The French Constitution Revised, Amended, and Finally Decreed, by the National Assembly". Page 2 begins with: "Congressional Intelligence" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle. Also inside is an address: "To Josiah Harmar, Brig. General of the First U.S. Regiment with his response signed in type: J. Harmar, B.G. Also inside is: "The Way To Wealth by Dr. Franklin". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:13

$46.00
203613

Rare 18th Century Canterbury Kent Cathedral City England 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478042383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, April 14, 1795  * Uncommon 18th century publication A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title. Various British news & ads of the day with a partial red tax stamp on page 3. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:10

$27.00
203612

Original Pre Revolutionary War Southern America Florida 1767 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432351636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 24, 1767   * Pre Revolutionary War Southern America Inside has an: "Extract of a Letter From Pensacola". Most of a page has part of a continuing article on: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & Its Inhabitants". Elsewhere are a few items from "America", one noting a ship bound for New Orleans was "...lately cast away at the mouth of the river Mississippi with a great quantity of dollars on board...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:09

$27.00
203611

Loyalists Evacuation of New York City Revolutionary War Ending 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478041767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 19, 1783  * Evacuation of New York City * Sir Guy Carleton & George Washington * American Revolutionary War Ending events Page 3 has a few reports of naval encounters, and also that: "...at last a meeting was held between General Carleton and Mr. Washington, relative to the intended evacuation of New York, when...an offer was made to leave a considerable quantity of naval and military stores behind, if the Americans would relax in their prosecution of the Loyalists on which subject General Washington was to consult Congress...". Page 6 has more American content including: "...The Loyalists in America, who, or most of them, are supposed to have been emigrants prove, that instead of... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:09

$37.00
203607

Five 18th Century London England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1758-1772 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478040212

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 10, 1758, Nov. 4, 1760, Jan. 20, 1763, Jan. 12, 1768, & Fed. 1, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:07

$77.00
203483

Chowan County North Carolina Letter to John Adams & Sign Response 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424384524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 8, 1798  * President John Adams Page 2 has a letter to the President from the officers & soldiers of the Chowan county, North Carolina, concerning: "...the critical situation of our country..." as it relates to France. It is followed by the: "Answer" signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:34

$46.00
203482

Siege of Fort Recovery Northwestern Indian War Ohio Confederacy 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424383260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 17, 1794  * Siege of Fort Recovery - Ohio * Northwest Indian War - Confederacy * General Mad Anthony Wayne A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. Page 2 has a report noting: "...was reported that Gen. Wayne was surrounded and completely invested in Fort Recovery by the Indians, who had carried 70 scalps into Detroit." Also a report: "Execution of Mad. Elizabeth", Madame Elizabeth being the youngest sibling of Louis XVI. It ends with: "...was brought before the Revolutionary Tribunal, tried, convicted, & sentenced to death. Her execution took place this day. She died with great fortitude, aged 30." Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:34

$59.00
203481

Nice Massachusetts Spy Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466362199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 5, 1797  * Nice 18th century American publication * President John Adams proclamation The front page has reports from the: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress". Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" concerning a need to convene Congress, signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:34

$55.00
203480

Baltimore Merchants Letter to George Washington w/ Sign Response 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466361654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 12, 1793  * President George Washington Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Address of the Merchants & Traders of Baltimore, to George Washington, President of the United States, which is followed by: "The President's Answer" which is signed in type by him: George Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:33

$66.00
203479

Mad Anthony Wayne Skirmishing with Chippawas Indians in Ohio 1793 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466361234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1793   * "Mad Anthony" Wayne A page 3 item reports in part: "...from Pittsburgh, we learn that General Wayne had marched from the Miami against the Indians with 3000 regular troops and 1500 volunteers from Kentucky....Still Knee, a chief of the Chippawas, had come into Fort-Pitt, with assurance that his nation had resolved to observe a strict neutrality." Inside also have no fewer than 3 reports concerning Citizen Genet, the French ambassador to the U.S. who was the person in the Citizen Genet Affair which embroiled the U.S. and France in a diplomatic crisis when the U.S. tried to remain neutral. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:33

$47.00
203472

Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo U.S. & Madrid Spain Ratification 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424379932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 6, 1796   * Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo Taking all of the front page is a detailed report from the province of Lower Canada, concerning trade with the United States. Among the many notices is one concerning the purchase of land lying in the "Triangle" in the northwest corner of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Population Company. The notice is signed in type by four managers, including an Aaron Burr. Of notable significance is a brief but historical report about the ratification of  Pinckney's Treaty that reads, in full: "The treaty of friendship, limits and navigation, concluded between the United States and Spain, on the 27th of October, 1795, was ratifie... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:30

$60.00
203398

Loyalists Evacuation New York Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394419031690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 5, 1783  * Loyalists escaping America Page 2 has a report noting in part: "...dispatches were sent off from Lord North's office...to Sir Guy Carleton at New York. They are confidently said principally to relate to the final disposal of the troops, and the evacuation of that province by his Majesty's forces there...". Page 5 has a letter from New York noting in part: "The peace is rendered still more humiliating to the Loyalists from the fixed rancour and enmity discovered by the resolves of the several States, and every one here that can possibly retreat to their only asylum, Nova Scotia and Canada, are preparing to remove when the army finally quits this city..." with more. Also a r... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:24

$48.00
203397

From United States American Government in its Infancy 1789 Philadelphia Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394419031553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1789  * American government in it's infancy era The issue begins with the continued "Concise History of the Late War In America" which takes 8 pages. Other articles include: "The Life of William Penn, the Celebrated Founder of Pennsylvania" which is a continued article; "Arguments Drawn from Interest as well as Humanity Against the Practice of Slavery in the French Colonies..." "Description of the Green Woods in Connecticut" (lacking the plate called for), and more. The back page has "Intelligence" headed: "United States" which includes datelines from New York, Virginia, Georgia, and the Western Territory. Two of the reports deal with relations with Indians (see).  Included i... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:24

$65.00
203396

Stumps Run Massacre Pennsylvania Indians Killed Carlisle Prison 1768 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394419031352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 18, 1768  * Stumps Run Massacre * Pennsylvania Indians * Fort Augusta, Sunbury PA (currently spelled Gloucester)  The ftpg. has a letter from Philadelphia which includes: "...relative to the late murders committed on ten Indians...as the perpetrators of those  horrid barbarities have been rescued from prison since this talk was transmitted, it is much doubted whether a reconciliation will take place." Then a letter has: "Brothers of the six nations Delawares, and other inhabitants of the west branch of Susquehanna, hear what I have to say to you...that Frederick Stump and John Ironcutter have unadvisedly murdered ten of ours Indians near Fort Augusta..." with further details. Pa... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:23

$57.00
203395

George Washington 65th Birthday & Samuel Adams Mass. Acts Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374458111130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796  * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * President George Washington birthday he front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Page 2 includes a report on the celebration of the 65th birthday of President George Washington. Four pages, irregular at the right margin causes a bit of loss to some back leaf ads, foxing & light damp staining.

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:23

$45.00
203345

Five 18th Century London England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1758-1772 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374456129389

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 7, 1758, May 15, 1760, Jan. 20, 1763, Jan. 5, 1768, & Jan. 30, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:51

$77.00
203330

Revolutionary War Original Enemy London Evening Post England old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394417596923

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 17, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The bottom of page 3 has a report noting: "...brings...a confirmation of the defeat of Prevost and that that General would have met with the fate of Burgoyne had it not been for the boats he had on the river, in which he caused to be embarked the small number of troops that escaped the sword of the Americans." The back page has a full column letter "To Lord North", quite critical of the war in America. One bit notes: "It is impossible to speak of the continuance of the war in North America without the deepest concern, but we have given such unquestionable proofs of our sincere disposition to put an end to these ... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:30

$46.00
203311

Rare Porcupine's Gazette Engraving Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416756001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 17, 1798  * Rare 18th century American publication 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. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, mild wear at the margins, good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:15

$62.00
203310

Edmund-Charles Citizen Genet Affair Thomas Jefferson & France 1794 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374454603657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, January 2, 1794   * Citizen Genet affair * Edmund-Charles Genet * Thomas Jefferson All of the front page, a portion of page 2, and the full front page of the "Extraordinary" sheet which is included, is taken up with the notable letter of Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State to Governeur Morris, America's ambassador to France. The subject concerns the Citizen Genet Affair, whereby the U.S. tried to maintain neutrality in the problems between England & France. It is signed at its conclusion: Thomas Jefferson. The back page of the Extraordinary is a response to Jefferson from the French ambassador to the U.S., signed: Genet. Six pages with the "Extraordinary" sin... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:14

$57.00
203297

Tariff Act of 1789 President George Washington Signs 1789 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416749499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 24, 1789  * Tariff Act of 1789 (Tonnage) * George Washington signs * 1st major piece of legislation The entire front page is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has an address to George Washington from the governor & council of North Carolina, which is followed by his reply which carries over to page 3 & is signed in type: G. Washington. Also on page 3 is: "An Act Imposing duties on Tonnage" signed in type by the President: G. Washington, and the Vice President: John Adams. This was a follow-up to the earlier & very historic Tariff Act of 1789, further defining tariff rates on ships with foreign goods. The rates varied according ... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:08

$495.00
203908

Rare American Revolutionary War Original New Haven CT Connecticut 1775 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374494318561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 27, 1775  * American Revolutionary War The front page has some reports on the actions of Major Rogers in Maryland & Virginia. Also mention of work of the Virginia Provincial Convention. Plus a report of a soldier: "...who\ is on his parole in Gen. Wooster's camp. This person having been observed to follow at a distance, a load of powder on its way to the camp at Cambridge, was taken into custody by the rifle men and carried to General Washington, who not finding any evidence against him, sent him to General Wooster...". Much content on page 2 including an item from Williamsburg noting the Governor Dunmore is being recalled to England. Also an extremely significant--albeit brief... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2023 08:12

$649.99
203254

Alexander McGillivray Muscogee Creek Indians Chief Leader Death 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450507626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 1, 1793  * Alexander McGillivray death * Muscogee - Creek - Indians On page 3 under "Deaths" is: "Alexander McGillivray, of the Creeks, is DEAD, so say the Cherokee accounts. This idolized chief of the Creeks stiled himself King of Kings...", and a bit more. McGillivray was a Creek Indian leader. The son of a Muscogee mother and a Scottish father, he had skills no other Creek of his day had: he was not only literate but educated, and he knew the "white" world and merchandise trading well. These gave him prestige, especially with European-Americans, who were glad to finally find a Creek leader they could talk to and deal with. Prior to contact with Europeans, the Creek did not have lead... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 11:01

$68.00
203253

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles Asgill Affair Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413735455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1782  * American Revolutionary War The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "Letters from an American Farmer describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customs not Generally Known...". An interesting & detailed account of the "culture" of the American people at that time. Two-thirds of pg. 4 are taken up with an interesting letter signed "A Loyalist" defending the action of the hanging of Capt. Huddy, which led to the very controversial Huddy/Asgill Affair. And half of pg. 5 is: "A Letter from the Board of Loyalists to Sir Henry Clinton" concerning the Huddy/Asgill Affair as well. Page 7 has an account of a naval action between the British & Americans. Eight pages, never... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 11:01

$61.00
203247

John Adams 4 Acts of U.S. Congress USS Constitution Construction 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450501202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 9, 1797  * President John Adams * 4 Acts of Congress signed * USS Constitution under construction The full first column of the front page has four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. Also, page 2 has a letter signed in block type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 also has an update on "Naval Articles" which notes the "Constitution" is still being built and should be launched soon, and that Capt. M'Rea has been appointed to command the marines on the frigate 'United States'. Four pages, minor loss to a blank corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:58

$67.00
203246

Future Developing New York City Manhattan into a Major Metropolis 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450498998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 3, 1796   * Developing New York into a major World city Page 3 has a letter dated Fort Ontario: "...from the officer commanding the Federal troops sent to take possession of the post at Oswego...". Another interesting report talks of the economic advantages of New York City and its development, one bit noting: "...New York is destined to be as large as Paris or London, and as the present plan of building resembles much of the old Gothic cast of narrow streets and alleys..." with more concerning the possibility of the yellow fever being a problem. Page 3 has much on the Napoleonic War with two documents signed: Buonaparte. A "Treasury Department Circular" concerns... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:56

$41.00
203229

Thomas Paine The Age of Reason Deism Political Theology Religion 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450447451

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 7, 1794  * Thomas Paine in prison * "The Age of Reason" book From the nation's capital at the time, as the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 3 has a report from Paris beginning: "Thomas Paine, in his prison here, is determined not to remain idle. A production of his has just made its appearance in English, and bears the following title: 'The Age of Reason; being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology. By Thomas Paine, Citizen and Cultivator of the United States of America' " Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:20

$98.00
203228

Samuel Adams 3 Acts of Massachusetts Legislature Type Signatures 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413704708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 17, 1796  The front page has over a full column taken up with three Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each Act signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, a bit irregular at the margins, light foxing & damp staining, generally good.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:20

$65.00
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