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186108

(5) SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368397617

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 7, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 3 runaway slave ads. One more on page 3 and another two on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:48

$42.00
186106

Runaway & Sale SLAVE Black Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368394558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 15, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slavery advertisements 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 the sale of a Negro boy. Two runaway slave advertisements are on page 3. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, irregular along the right blank margin of the 2nd leaf (see), generally in very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:47

$38.00
186105

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034080376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 16, 1798 * 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 December 27, 2020 10:47

$34.00
186093

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368370770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 25, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page includes two "Proclamations" by Sir William Howe, the second of which includes: "Whereas complaints have been made...the depredations complained of are encouraged by citizens purchasing from the soldiers and others what is thus unwarrantably taken from their neighbours..." which is signed in type: W. Howe. Page 2 includes a letter which reads in part: "...following instances of barbarous... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:29

$360.00
186092

NORTHWEST INDIAN WAR Ohio River & John Armstrong Attacked 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034065630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWPORT HERALD, Rhode Island, May 28, 1791  * Northwest Indian War * John Armstrong This is a title we very rarely have the opportunity to offer. Page 3 has a report from Danville, Kentucky, noting: "...Capt. Armstrong & about 30 men were going up the river Ohio & were attacked by a body of Indians...about 20 of Armstrong's men were killed...the Indians have done more mischief latterly than they have for many years past; they seem very much disposed for war...". Another report from Pittsburgh reports an encounter with Indians (see). Four pages, some damp staining, minimal spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:29

$147.00
186089

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA 1771 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034065282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, August 22, 1771  * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. Half of the front page 1 taken up with a report from the Virginia Gazette: "To Messrs. Henley and G. Watkin, Two of the Protesters Against Bishops". Page 2 is taken up with reports from Europe as well as a note from Boston,and pg. 3 has reports datelines from Newport, R.I., New York, and Philadelphia, as well as a wealth of ads including two for runways. Four pages, a bit of staining near the top of pg. 3, two very tiny rubbing holes near the top ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:28

$180.00
186083

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA w/ GEORGE WASHINGTON Birthday 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368359551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 24, 1797  * Rare 18th century American publication * President George Washington's birthday A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. Page 2 has 3 articles celebrating the 65th birthday of President George Washington, one headed: "The Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington, President of the United States". Page 3 has the Senate's response to John Adams' farewell address to them as he would soon be inaugurated as President. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:25

$89.00
186082

CHICKASAW PEOPLE Nation Indians Attack in French and Indian War 1757 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034061222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 12, 1757  * French and Indian War * Chickasaw People Nation The front page has a report headed America" which includes datelines from Charleston, including: "...learn from Georgia that the Chickasaw Indians lately attacked four French boats on the Halbama River...killed four men...not improbable that they have in view some attempts upon these  Southern provinces & the ensuing Spring may perhaps be the time." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:24

$37.00
186081

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Engraving Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034060691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 20, 1798  * Rare 18th century American publication Page 2 has a lengthy address from the President to Congress concerning on-going troubles with France, signed in type: John Adams. This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, one very minor & discrete archival mend at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:24

$70.00
186080

Rare BALTIMORE MD w/ Benjamin Franklin to James Huey Full Letter 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368358926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 24, 1798  * Benjamin Franklin letter to James Huey Page 2 has the full printing of a quite famous letter from Ben Franklin to James Huey, in which Huey thanks Franklin for a cure through use of electricity, & prompting him to inquire of Franklin about: "...what religion he professes?". A website notes that: "Few of Franklin's letters were more often copies in the 18th century than this, or more frequently printed in the 19th." It takes 3/4 of a column and is signed in type: Benjamin Franklin, dated at Philadelphia, June 6, 1753. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:24

$66.00
186057

Rare FRANCIS MARION The Swamp Fox Mention in Revolutionary War 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365424109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 25, 1782  * American Revolutionary War * Francis Marion - "The Swamp Fox" Most of page 6 is headed: "American News - From the South Carolina Gazette" which includes a report from Charleston: "...that since the evacuation of Wilmington the loyal inhabitants...have plundered of almost all their efforts by the Rebels..." with more. Also: "...A part of our cavalry...fell in with Marion's corps on the Santee River and totally routed them. Of the Rebels about 80 were killed, wounded, & taken..." and: "...In some places where the Loyalists conceal themselves in the swamps, the neighbouring Rebels have gone to the houses of those people & entreated their wives to use their interest with their h... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:54

$47.00
186053

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Message Signed re. Ohio Statehood 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365421297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 13, 1796  * President George Washington * re. Ohio statehood ? The back page has a message to Congress from the President concerning Ohio's work towards statehood. Signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:52

$69.00
186051

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Maryland Considers Ratification 1788 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365419001

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

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:51

$68.00
185960

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361211088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 15, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$47.00
185959

Great REVOLUTIONARY WAR Gen. George Washington & New Jersey 1777 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361209916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 10, 1777  * Great weath of reports on the Revolutionary War * Orders from General George Washington Page 2 contains an extract of: "A Letter from General Sir William Howe to Lord George Germain, dated at New York the 24th of April..." which includes: "...Lord Cornwallis, ever watchful to take advantage of the enemy's situation, surprised & defeated on the 13th instant...a corps of rebels at Bound Brook...The general officer commanding there very narrowly escaped being of the number...A detached corps of troops...embarked in transports...with six field pieces under the command of Gov. Tryon who has accepted of the rank of Major General of the Provincials. The design is to destroy a larg... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:55

$72.00
185955

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION North Carolina Ratification Talks 1788 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361204472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1788  * United States Constitution * North Carolina ratification ? The entire ftpg., all of page 2, and a column of page 3 are taken up with some terrific discussion on ratifying the Constitution by the state of Massachusetts, dates of Jan. 30 and Feb. 1. There is discussion as to whether it should be required that: "...the rulers ought to believe in God or Christ...and that a person cold not be a good man without being a good christian..." and so much more. It is apparent Mass. was close to ratifying, as pg. 2 notes: "...that a motion had been made and seconded, that this Convention do assent to, and ratify, the Constitution which had been under consideration..." and much ... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:54

$178.00
185942

SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS Yorktown Siege PRELUDE Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361168054

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

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:46

$550.00
185882

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346177671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 20, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has some reports from America on the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that it is for the interest of mankind, America should be free and independent. It will become a happy asylum for the oppressed subjects of all the arbitrary Princes in the world..." with more. And another item includes: "The recalling the troops from Virginia is one of those secret maneuvers...which we do not understand. This however is certain, nothing can be more ruinous to our cause than such proceedings, for the loyalists who came in & took the oaths are now exposed to the fury of the rebels..." and more. Four pag... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:06

$45.00
185875

Rare 18th Century NEWPORT RI Rhode Island w/ President John Adams 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346165457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWPORT MERCURY, Rhode Island, June 13, 1797  * Rare 18th century publication * President John Adams Half of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "Opinion of Chief Justice Ellsworth in a Case Respecting British Debts...". Page 2 has an address: "To the President of the United States"  followed by his reply to the House: John Adams. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, bit of foxing, a date stamp above the masthead, one small archival mend, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:01

$63.00
185842

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020540177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 17, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 2 slavery related ads. Page 3 has two more and the back page has another one. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor light damp staining, generally very nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:29

$42.00
185816

RULES OF CRICKET Laws of Bat-And-Ball Game ESTABLISHED 1789 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015713195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789   *  A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This game, at present so fashionable, and at all times so creditable and manly, will, it is feared, receive a check from the variable state of the weather. While the frequent showers, however, are preventing cricket from being played so often as it otherwise would, it may not be amiss to compensate to inexperienced batsmen and bowlers for the loss they sustain in being deprive... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:14

$2,600.00
185813

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1728 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015712100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728  * Rare publication A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:12

$48.00
185812

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337301105

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

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:12

$143.00
185791

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN is Agent for Province of Pennsylvania to London 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015554003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1769  * Benjamin Franklin Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the former noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin & Richard Jackson, Esqrs. are continued agents for this province at the court of Great Britain for the ensuing year." Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:22

$39.00
185790

GEORGE WASHINGTON Circle Equestrian Statue Ordered & Ben Franklin 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337029784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1783  * Equestrian statue of George Washington (Washington Circle) * New York loyalists - Benjamin Franklin re. treaty w/ Sweden Page 3 has a report noting in part: "...that a treaty had been ratified in Congress the 29th day of July last...between the U.S. and the King of Sweden. This Treaty was concluded at Paris...and signed by Dr. Franklin..." Also a resolution from Congress: "...That an equestrian statue of General Washington be erected at the place where the residence of Congress shall be established..." with various details. Also a letter from Boston concerning a congratulatory Address to be sent to General Washington. Then a letter from New York with notable content includi... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:22

$39.00
185788

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015551110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, June 17, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 14. The entire front page and over half of the back page are taken up with & lengthy & detailed letter: "To the Inhabitants of the United States of America" signed in type: John Jay, as President of the Continental Congress. It begins: "The present situation of public affairs demands your most serious attention, and particularly the great & increasing depreciation of your currency...America, without arms, ammunition, discipline, revenue, ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:18

$1,150.00
185785

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON POST England 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015538747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 5, 1779  * NJ Governor William Livingston * Assassination plot - Henry Clinton * American Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a few bits headed: "Advices from America" one item noting: "The General Assembly of New Jersey...busy framing a law in order to impress every 8th man in the province to serve in the militia for the campaign of the year 1779." Page 3 has a letter from the governor of New Jersey to Henry Clinton concerning knowledge of an assassination attempt upon him perpetrated by an officer in Clinton's army, signed in type: Wil. Livingston. This is followed by Clinton's response, noting: "...Had I a soul capable of harbouring so infamous an idea of assassination, you Sir,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:02

$55.00
185784

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337003990

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

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:02

$44.00
185783

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337001927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Dec. 2, 1795  * Uncommon title * re. John Jay's Treaty Inside has much under the heading: "France National Convention". Page 2 has some discussion concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, and a brief item noting: "There has been a battle between the Creeks & Chickasaws--the Creeks were defeated with 26 killed--The Chickasaws lost 6 men and one woman." Four pages, never-trimmed, water staining, and some irregularities at the margins.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:01

$38.00
185740

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333071679

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

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:53

$88.00
185738

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333071096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * General George Washington & more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page begins with a half column "Proclamation" by William Howe, commander of British forces in America, concerning keeping the streets clean as well as chimneys to prevent fires.. Also another "Proclamation" by Howe about inhabitants not crossing the river to New Jersey (see). Page 2... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$460.00
185737

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333070859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 31, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...support of my parliament in this co... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$325.00
185702

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011230683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY; OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 9, 1790  * President George Washington The back page has a column taken up with: "Congress of the United States - An Act for the Relief of Disabled Soldiers & Seamen Lately in the Service of the United States..." which is signed in italic type by the President: George Washington, as well as by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. The top of page 3 has: "The President's Departure" from New York, then the capital of the United States. He would head for Mount Vernon until his presence was needed at Philadelphia, the new temporary capital of the U.S. for ten years while the District of Columbia was under construction. Some nice detail of ceremonies. Four pages, ha... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:12

$94.00
185641

American Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Lord Cornwallis & more 1783 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005346704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1783  * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Eighteen pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the 3rd Session of the Present Parliament" which include  discussion on concluding events with the war in America, including: "...With respect to America, parliament had left little for ministers to do in negociating a peace with that country..." and further on is more detailed discussion of the provisional treaty of peace for ending the Revolutionary War. A full page plate of the Cathedral of Eveaux in Normandy is accompanied by a descriptive article. Another article: "The Story of a Young Jewess, lately Banished (from) the Imperial Dominions in Germany" & more. Near the ba... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:11

$54.00
185640

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005345939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773  * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most historically significant item in this issue is: "An Argument in the Case of James Somersett, a Negro, Lately Determined in the court...attempted to be Demonstrated the Present Unlawfulness of Domestic Slavery in England" which takes about a full page. This case involves James Somersett, an American slave purchased by Charles Stewart when he was in Boston. Stewart brought Somersett with him when he returned to England in 1769 but in 1771 he escaped. After being recaptured he was imprisoned on a ship & bound for Jamaica to be sold to a plantation for labor. The case was quite convoluted but ultimately became a boon ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:10

$93.00
185637

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette 291 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322327012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 29, 1751 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 269 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:06

$26.00
185629

Early CHARLESTON South Carolina NATIVE AMERICANS Pre Rev. War 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322317743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1767  * Early Native Americans * Pre-Revolutionary War The bottom of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline noting: "...that the Chickasaws had joined the Chocktaws in their present war against the Creeks..." with more on this. Inside has half a column headed; "America" with datelines from New York, Newport, and Boston. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:03

$28.00
185628

General WILLIAM TYRON Assumes Office as 39th Governor of New York 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322315596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1771  * William Tyron assumes office * 39th governor of New York Page 2 has a report from New York under the heading: "America" on the arrival of Governor Tryon in New York for his formal installation as governor of New York. He had arrived, with his family, from North Carolina, where he had previously been governor. Eight pages 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:02

$29.00
185594

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320345817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YORK COURANT, England, Feb. 8, 1780  * American Revolutionary War * 18th century original * From The Enemy The front page has a few news items on the Revolutionary War: "...account that Sir Henry Clinton & Lord Cornwallis were about to embark, with 10,000 men...lying ready at Sandy Hook to take them on board for the southward...Several prizes taken from the American, laden with tobacco...are come over with the above fleet...assured that General Clinton, after leaving a sufficient force at New York, has taken with him the rest of his army to Virginia. By this means the Rebels will be put between two fires...advices...received from the back of the province of New York, that some of our Provincial Corps had fallen in ... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:09

$42.00
185549

JAMES OGLETHORPE & the Founding of SAVANNAH Colony of Georgia GA 1733 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393002470104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1733  * Terrific on the founding of Savannah * James Oglethorpe & Georgia Page 4 has a very early & terrific letter from James Oglethorpe, headed: "Extract of Mr. Oglethorpe's Letter to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia, dated from the Camp at Savannah, Feb. 10, 1732-3." in which he describes the area where he would create the town of Savannah, including : "...I fix'd upon a healthy situation about ten miles from the sea. The river here forms a half moon...banks are about 40 foot high...the plain high ground extends into the country five or six miles...Upon the river side in the centre of this plain I have laid out the town over against it is an island of ver... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:11

$133.00
185547

18th Century VERACRUZ San Juan de Ulua Castle Port New Spain MAP 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393002467732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1740  The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map of Vera Cruz, Castle of San Juan, Port of New Spain titled: "A Plan of the City and Harbour of La Vera Cruz and the Castle of San Juan De Ulua, being the Key of Traffick and the Principal Port of New Spain", folding out to measure 6 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches, with hand-tinted highlights (rare). There is a related article headed: "Account of the Strength of Fort St. Augustine in Florida, the Nearest Settlement of the Spaniards to Georgia, Vera Cruz, in the Gulf of Mexico, and St. Jago de Cuba." which mentions James Oglethorpe with text including: "...About 7 leagues below Fort St. Augustine are two forts, the one on the north and the... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:09

$138.00
185528

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1772 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373317631652

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 11, 1757, Sept. 24, 1765, Jan. 2, 1767 Sept. 2, 1769, & March 10, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with minor damp staining & some foxing. 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 December 04, 2020 09:38

$57.00
185496

Very Early Colony of GEORGIA Year of Founding Colonial America 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313492585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Feb. 12, 1732 * Very early Georgia - founding  A wealth of brief news reports on pages 1 & 2, with pages 3 & 4 taken up with advertisements.  Page 2 has: "We hear that  the Trustees appointed for establishing the new Colony in Carolina, are entitled, 'The Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America' and that they are gentlemen of  figure and character who have undertaken this publick service without any salary or advantage whatever, but that of promoting a publick good." Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front  page, 10 1/4 by 14 inches, small archival mend to the inside spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:20

$83.00
185495

Very Rare PUBLICATION 18th Century London England 288 Years Old 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000039371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, April 8, 1732  * Rare 18th century publication A quite rare title as this is the first we have encountered in our 44 years. It appears to have run from 1730-1735. Later in 1732 the title would add: "...or, Universal Journal". A nice "newsy" paper with a wide variety of items are found on pages 2 and 3, mostly from England. Four pages, red tax stamp on the front page, 10 1/4 by 13 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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$69.00
185490

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania NEWPORT RI 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313486222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777  * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page 3 are taken up with: "The Trial of the Dutchess of Kingston". Page 3 has a report concerning the war, including: "The Tories at Newport, in general, fair little better than the friends to our cause. I am very certain almost every one of them have soldiers quartered at their houses, are insulted, and abused...they had been inviting, soliciting & petitioning Mr. Howe to take possession of the island..." and a bit further on is: "...since the Resolve of Congress that prayers for t... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:16

$357.00
185487

re. Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 Treasury Department & INDIANS Warpath Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000036358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 25, 1790  * re. United States Funding Act of 1790 The back page has a "Proclamation" signed by the King of France: Louis. The front page has a notable item headed: "Treasury Department" concerning the historic Funding Act of 1790, whereby the new federal government assumed the debts of the individual states incurred during the Revolutionary War. Page 3 has an interesting letter from  James Cresswell concerning the capture of his family & himself by Saganan Indians at  Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, and were: "...stripped...of all our goods & effects, tied ...together by the necks, and brought...to Detroit..." but were interceded by Major Smith who gave them their freed... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:15

$110.00
185483

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000035333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1796  * President George Washington - John Adams * Four Acts of Congress signed in type The front page features not one but four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by: Go. Washington, President of the United States. Each is also signed in block type by the Vice President, John Adams. One of the Acts is: "...for allowing compensation to the members of the Senate & House of Representatives of the United States...". Four pages, light foxing, slightly irregular at the spine and some rubbing to a fold causes a tiny hold not affecting the mentioned content.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:13

$183.00
185478

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE Grandson Publisher 1794 Philadelphia PA Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313469766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 17, 1794  * Benjamin Franklin's grandson Published by Benj. Franklin Bache, Ben's grandson, as noted in the masthead. The ftpg. is filled with ads, the first being a "One Hundred Dollars Reward" for a runaway servant, with details. Other news of the day & ads, 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:08

$38.00
186074

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


eBay Auction Item # 393031649776

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

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Ends December 02, 2020 12:23

$89.99
185463

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999749899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782  * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our masters..." with more. Then some talk on the situation at Charleston, then: "...that Mr. Washington's next attempt is to be directed against New York, & with a view of collecting the largest force he can..." with more. Page 7 has most of a column with news from: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:52

$47.00
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