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185399

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392995940774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818  * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cotton daily, making cotton produ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2020 13:38

$52.00
185320

LUCIUS CRASSUS Alexander Hamilton's Pen Name re. Thomas Jefferson 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993648003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Jan. 5, 1802  * re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address * Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus Starting on page 2 & taking all of page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number I" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth.  Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:10

$85.00
185139

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed Mississippi River 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * Mississippi River Navigation Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negroes at Cape Francois and landed them at Savannah, Ga. for sale." Four pages, minor archival mend near the top of page 2, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$30.00
185138

THOMAS JEFFERSON State of the Union Address - Louisiana Purchase 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston Oct. 26, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * re. Louisiana Purchase Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE" of Thomas Jefferson to Congress, being his annual state-of-the-union address signed by him in italic type: Th. Jefferson. Not surprisingly, most of Jefferson's address is concerning the Louisiana Purchase, a timely event near the end of 1803. One bit includes: "Should the acquisition of Louisiana be constitutionally confirmed & carried into effect, a sum of nearly thirteen millions of dollars will then be added to our public debt..." with more. The purchase would be ratified the following month. Four pages, a bit irreg... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$68.00
185137

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & James Callender Controversy LETTER 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 15, 1802 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Page 2 contains a letter datelined from Monticello, Sept. 6, 1799, signed in type by: Th. Jefferson, sent to publisher James Callender, with whom he had a very contentious relationship. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$35.00
185091

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed re. the EMBARGO ACT 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276339616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 22, 1808  * Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the Embargo including: "President's Answer" signed in type: Th. Jefferson.  This is followed by: "To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson" which carries over to page 2. Four pages, handsome masthead, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:21

$28.00
184538

(3) President THOMAS JEFFERSON Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952341235

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * (3) Acts of Congress signed The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:00

$30.00
184362

Nice Pre-WAR OF 1812 Heraldic Eagle Masthead / Little Belt Affair 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937128380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTONIAN, Windsor, Vermont, Nov. 25, 1811  * Little Belt Affair * War of 1812 prelude The dominant feature of this issue is the displayable masthead, featuring a large engraving of a heraldic eagle with an 11 inch banner. Page 3 has a: "Message" to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, concerning: "...the aggression committed by a British ship of war on the U.S. frigate Chesapeake...". This would have been the Little Belt Affair, an event which would lead to the War of 1812. Four pages, irregular at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:59

$29.00
183794

THOMAS JEFFERSON Criticism by Staunch Federalist Harry Croswell 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912989881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, November 2, 1802 * Criticism of Thomas Jefferson * Harry Croswell - Federalist Party Pages 2 & 3 contain an article: "To The People" by the publisher, Harry Croswell, a staunch critic of Thomas Jefferson. This article does much to defend his statement: "That Mr. Jefferson in an Infidel...That he would be pleased with a subversion of christianity in this country...". At the beginning is: "Much has been said & written concerning Mr. Jefferson's religious sentiments. There is a class of men professing to be christians, who say that it is immaterial whether he is an infidel or not. Another class...consider that a christian country should have christian rulers...". ... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:25

$67.00
183655

JAMES MADISON Acts of Congress re. the United States Navy War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905149500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 18, 1813 * President James Madison * United States Navy The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress, one: "To Increase the Navy of the United States", both signed in type by the President James Madison. Other War of 1812 content includes; "More About Impressments" "War Measures" "The Navy" and other items. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$31.00
183291

Lot of (15) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1800-1808 American NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884125134

Offered are 15 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A lot of fifteen American newspapers, all dating from 1800 thru 1808, and each containing a letter of document signed in type by President Thomas Jefferson. One issue has Jefferson's 1803 state-of-the-union address. However each is either damaged or in "2nd rate" condition, hence the very low price for an early lot on Jefferson.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:37

$88.00
183281

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 26, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Georg... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$37.00
183145

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter re. Relations w/ France 1804 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879717236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * Letter re. France relations Page 2 contains a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, which concerns relations with France. Four pages, an archival mend on pg. 2, some smudges inside, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:30

$27.00
182709

LOUISIANA Territory PURCHASE Controversy re. France 1803 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105953536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 19, 1803 * Debating the Louisiana Purchase Pg. 2 has a list of 4th of July toasts, including to: "Alexander Hamilton, and the Constitution". Page 3 has an interesting letter criticizing the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, noting: "When the news was first announced that Louisiana had been ceded to the United States...declared that the intelligence had arisen from ignorance..." with some detail on the reason, including: "The U.S. stand in no present need of the immense countries of Louisiana. It would be injurious to our prosperity to possess Louisiana in full sovereignty...it would diminish the price of our lands...it would diminish & disperse our populati... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:02

$47.00
182698

ILLINOIS TERRITORY James Madison Signs STATEHOOD Joins the Union 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105949773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 12, 1818 * Illinois statehood The front page has a rather inconspicuous report headed: Journal of 15th Congress" noting in part: "...Messrs. Hunter of R.I. and Edwards and Thomas took their seats this day. The two latter represent the new State of Illinois, the law to admit which into the Union has been signed by the President...The Union is now composed of Twenty-one States...". Edwards and Thomas were the first two Senators from the new state of Illinois. The ftpg. also has a lengthy: "Letter of Mr. Jefferson" datelined from Monticello & signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:56

$57.00
182688

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Captures Papal States of Rome Pope Pius VII 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863974910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Aug. 14, 1809 * Napoleon Bonaparte captures * Pope Pius VII - Papal States Page 3 has: "Annihilation of the Pope's Temporal Power" which is a report from Rome concerning Napoleon capturing the papal states, noting: "...has been published...a decrees of his majesty the emperour & king, which unites the states of the Pope to the French empire..." and which includes a document signed in type by: Napoleon, listing seven Decrees beginning with "The States of the Pope are reunited to the French empire." Also: "By the President of the U. States of America, A Proclamation" signed in italic type: James Madison. Another item notes; "Last Monday departed this life...his Exc... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:49

$47.00
182326

JAMES MADISON Signed Proclamation re. Trade w/ France French 1810 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850292095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, Nov. 13, 1810 * President James Madison proclamation Page 3 begins with a half column: "Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, concerning revoking various edicts against the French in regard to trade. Four pages, a very handsome masthead, small wear hole at fold juncture, foxing and a central crease.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:47

$27.00
182031

THE JEWS BILL (Maryland) Voting Equal Rights Jewish Judaica Adams 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084158418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER with the "Supplement To Volume XV", Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 20, 1819 * The Jew Bill - president's support * Equal rights for Jews - voting Certainly the best content in this issue is in the lengthy "Supplement" to the volume, with an article headed: "Legislature Of Maryland - The Jew Bill--From A Correspondent" which takes nearly four pages. As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution safely protected "...all persons professing the Christian religion..." yet said nothing at all for those of other beliefs. It was a fact not widely known among other Americans that in the State of Maryland, and in Maryland alone, a citizen professing the Jewish religion could not hold any office, civil ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:37

$258.00
182007

Early 19th Century w/ THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Signed 1803 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084127770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, June 13, 1803 * Early 19th century * Thomas Jefferson The entire front page is taken up with a huge chart of: "Wholesale Prices Current at Boston" with prices to hundreds of staples, etc. Page 2 has: "Mr. Jefferson's Paper Money Tender to Mr. Gabriel Jones" concerning money Jefferson owed. Included is a letter from him datelined: "Monticello, 29th April 1799" signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:28

$28.00
181907

MARTHA WASHINGTON President George Wife Mount Vernon DEATH 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373073382631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington." Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:13

$80.00
181161

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson Death FUNERALS Obsequies 1826 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373048936787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 29, 1826 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * Deaths and funerals The front page has some editorial comment concerning the recent deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the 50th anniversary of the 4th of July, taking over half of the page. Additional items are on the inside pages headed: "Adams and Jefferson" and "Honor To The Illustrious Dead!" with various reports on the funeral ceremonies. This coverage takes over two pages. There is also an item on the: "Jefferson Lottery" including a letter from Monticello dated Feb. 8 & signed in type: Th. Jefferson, concerning the lottery and his property. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches very nice condition. As n... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:37

$140.00
181158

Early ERIE CANAL Hudson River to Lake Ontario & Erie PLANNING ? 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373048933249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 21 (1812) * Early Erie Canal planning ? Year was omitted in the masthead but documents inside are dated 1812. Of interest is over half a page headed: "The Grand Canal" being the famous Erie Canal, with thoughts concerning its construction and its great value to the country, this being 5 years before construction would begin. One bit notes: "...that the project of making a canal communication from the Great Lakes to Hudson river is by far the most important that has heretofore been presented to any of the the United States..." which proved to be very true. Included is an 8 page "Supplement" issue which begins with a letter inviting Thomas Jefferson to be a member of the "Society... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:36

$28.00
180798

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Creation Thomas Jefferson Signed Letter 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775281876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 15, 1821 * Thomas Jefferson on founding the University of Virginia Perhaps the best item in this issue is the nice & lengthy letter under the heading: "University of Virginia", signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson, as Rector of the University of Virginia. It was this letter that sets out the founding of this institution by Jefferson & others. A significant letter on the creation of the University of Virginia (see photos for portions). This letter takes nearly a full page. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Annual Treasury Report" "Kentucky" "Affairs at Pensacola" and "Commerce with Sweden" This issue is complete in 16 pages, measures about 6 1/4 by 9 1... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:44

$57.00
180708

1801 Reuben Etting First Jewish American Appointed #2 in Jewish-American History


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029575910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801 * Extremely Historic! * First Jewish American Appointment to a federal position * A significant report for any Judaica collection It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable. It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the recognition of Jewish Americans when President Thomas Jefferson appointed the very first Jew to a federal position by naming Reuben Etting of Baltimore as United States Marshall for Maryland. This report--likely not found in many newspapers of the time--notes this appointment under the heading: "Appointments by the President of the United States". The website JewishPost.com has a list of 20 si... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:17

$1,235.00
179931

UNITED STATES NAVY Napoleon Bonaparte War of 1812 Andrew Jackson 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737781336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1815 * United States Navy * Napoleon Bonaparte Inside has an article: "Navy of the United States" which includes a half page chart of the ships of the United States, columns for "Rate" "Name of Vessels" "Commanders" "Stations, etc.". This is followed by a smaller chart with text headed: "List for 1812--Before the War". There is over a full page of: "War Events: Or Things Incidental to the Late War" and a letter signed in type: Napoleon, plus "Trial of Gen. Jackson" which takes 3 1/2 pages and ends mid-sentence, continuing in the next issue. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated m... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$45.00
179460

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison - TECUMSEH & Indians 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977276558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians..." with the complete text taking nearly 4 pages. (see photos for portions), including the note signed in type: James Madison, and the detailed battle report signed: William Henry Harrison. There is also another report datelined "Vincennes, 4th Dec. 1811" on the battle, signed: William Henry Harrison. Included also are the census reports for Georgia, North Ca... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:27

$68.00
179107

Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1822 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961174377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 14, 1822 The bottom of the front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:35

$18.00
177985

PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903795010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 21, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingt... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$30.00
177720

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598208420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 18, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Geor... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:08

$26.00
176843

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Death FUNERAL Doctor James Craik 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543448339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 * President George Washington death - funeral The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affection of the upper part of the wind pipe..." with much more, giving the details of his affliction, the treatments they applied, and the account of his death, which includes: "...speaking, which was painful from the beginning, how became almost impracticable; respiration grew more & more contracted and imperfect, till half after 11 on Saturday night retaining the f... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:10

$650.00
175749

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797380388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation * Historic report This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812. Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed by James Madison, declaring that a state of war exists between the United States & England, marking the official beginning of the War of 1812. Inside has a nice editorial: "War Against England" which takes close to 2 pages and includes near the end: "War is Declared--Great Britain is the Enemy..." and at the very end: "...and e... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:57

$139.00
175483

JOHN ADAMS President & Founding Father 67th BIRTHDAY Celebration 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1802 * President John Adams * Celebrating 67th birthday The front page has over a full column of text concerning the birthday of John Adams. Headed: "Tribute of Gratitude", it begins: "Saturday last being the Birth Day of the Hon. JOHN ADAMS, late President of the United States, the same was celebrated at Quincy...". Included is an address to him, to which he responded, signed in type: John Adams. Various; toasts, etc. Four pages, a few minor archival mends near margins, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$28.00
174510

First 1st MARYLAND JEWS ELECTED Jewish Judaica & Andrew Jackson 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729275673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826 * First Jews elected in Maryland * Judaica - Jewish * Andrew Jackson One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to office in Maryland, being until lately denied the rights of citizens by the constitution of the state..." with just a bit more. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Army of the United States"; a letter signed: Andrew Jackson, with a dateline of "Hermitage" taking most ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:24

$88.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:51

$36.00
171249

WAR OF 1812 United States Navy Naval WAR VESSELS Ships Chart 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392252977750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 15, 1812 * War of 1812 * United States Navy Inside has over half a page on: "An Act to Authorize the Issuing of Treasury Notes" signed: James Madison. Also: "Drafted Militia" "Proclamation" by the governor of Connecticut concerning the War of 1812; "North Carolina Patriotism" and a nice chart headed: "Vessels of War" listing ships by size (see). There are many "Military Notices" as well. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:44

$33.00
170879

INDIANA TERRITORY to Join the Union Statehood (EVE) John Adams 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243215222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1816 * Indiana will become a state (eve) Page 3 has reports of discussions from Congress, one report headed: "Indiana State" which includes: "...proceeded to the order of the day on the resolution recognizing the republicanism & conformity to constitution and law of the constitution of the new State of Indiana...and ordered to a third readying. It was accordingly read a third time and passed unanimously." It would be presented to the President for signature the day after this printing and Indiana officially became the 19th state of the Union on December 11. The top of page 3 has an ad for the historic: "Union Tavern, Georgetown". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:55

$37.00
169663

Rare 19th Century PORTLAND ME Cumberland County Maine 1806 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555543616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTERN ARGUS, Portland, Sept. 25, 1806 * Rare 19th century title * Thomas Jefferson This was actually part of Massachusetts at the time as Maine did not become a state until 1820. A very early Maine newspaper 14 years before statehood. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with An Act" of Congress relating to claims of land in the territory of Orleans, part of the recent Louisiana Purchase. It is signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, scattered foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:43

$32.00
167349

Fall of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exiled to Saint Helena Island Letter 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464907956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 1, 1816 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena The front page has a brief letter from St. Helena concerning Bonaparte in banishment (see). Also on the ftpg: "Earthquake at Lisbon". Page 2 has a very lengthy Act of Congress "To regulate the Duties on Imports & Tonnage" signed in type by the President: James Madison. Four pages, bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:47

$27.00
165557

ANDREW JACKSON re. End of WAR OF 1812 Warns Soldiers Ghent Treaty 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387127237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 1, 1815 * General Andrew Jackson * Warns his soldiers (end of war?) * re. Treaty of Ghent Inside has a letter signed by: And. Jackson to his "Fellow citizens and soldiers" with a New Orleans dateline, regarding the articles of peace signed at Ghent, telling them to be on guard: "...the enemy too often seeks to accomplish what the utmost exertions of his strength will not enable him to effect. To place you off your guard and attack you by surprise..." until such time that it has been verified that the articles of peace had been signed by both governments. Prefacing this is a brief report noting: "It is expected the official news of peace may have re... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:55

$38.00
165185

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372371009560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE STATESMAN & CONCORD REGISTER, Dec. 18, 1825 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address All of the ftpg. and most of pg. 2 are taken up with the President's state-of-the-union address to Congress, a tradition begun with Washington and continuing yet today. Signed in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. A great review of notable events in 1830. Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:45

$29.00
164979

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372359003696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829 * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good overall condition, but the front page does have a small amount of foxing and lite ink smudging (see images). As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:24

$27.00
163725

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302495227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon The top of page 3 has a nice, decoratively bordered report headed: "DIED, At Mount Vernon, on the 22nd last, Mrs. Martha Washington" and the text beginning: "widow of the late General George Washington. Composure & resignation were uniformly displayed during seventeen days of depredations of a severe fever..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:32

$135.00
163394

(2) PAUL REVERE SON Joseph Warren Copper Company Bell Foundry ADS 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289781288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 12, 1822 * Paul Revere's son Near the bottom of the front page is a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Close to it is another add: "Copper" for sale by J.W. Revere, at the same address. Nice to have these 2 Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:21

$28.00
161039

President JAMES MADISON Separation of Church and State Controversy1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975699548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 * President James Madison * Church & State controversy Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a Religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--the House negatived the bill 55 to 33 !" How ironic that one of the principal architects of the Constitution was confr... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:45

$84.00
160358

SAMUEL ADAMS Founding Father & Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959840444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 * Samuel Adams death * Governor of Massachusetts The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition and bodily pain natural to the infirmities of age. He had reached his 81st year." Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:25

$74.00
160013

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
159013

5 Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1829 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135348444

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1829 A lot of five issues, each containing on the back page a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:30

$30.00
157506

TREATY OF GHENT Signed Belgium War of 1812 Officially ENDS Peace 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086536880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815 * Treaty of Ghent signed * War of 1812 officially over The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous of termination the war...between the countries, and of restoring, peace...have, for that purpose, appointed their respective plenipotentiaries...", plus details about the representatives appointed by the King and those by the President of the U.S., all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full pow... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:37

$200.00
157294

(3) JAMES MONROE Inauguration U.S. President Inaugural Address 1817 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888651233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, a nice trio of consecutive issues dated March 12, 15, and 19, 1817 on the inauguration of James Monroe. * James Monroe inauguration * President of the United States March 12 has on pg. 2: "The Inauguration" from Washington City, including: "Under the auspices of a delightful day, yesterday took place the interesting ceremony attendant on the entrance of he President elect of the United States on the duties of his arduous station. The ceremony & the spectacle were simply but grand..." with much more on the details (see). The March 15 issue has on the front page: "President's Inauguration - Speech" being Monroe's inaugural address, which concludes on ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 14:45

$84.00
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PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE Furniture Tax Act of Congress Signed 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809253273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 21, 1815 * President James Monroe Over half of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Furniture Tax - An Act" of Congress, signed in type by the President: James Madison. Four pages, some light dirtiness inside.

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:46

$27.00
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