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194515

1797 Newspaper PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718753687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept.  9, 1797  * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons * USS Constitution to be launched The top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, including an engraving of the Masonic seal, with the notice signed in type: Paul Revere, Grand Master". Page 2 has a brief yet notable item datelined "Navy Yard, Boston" noting: "The constructor has the honor to inform his fellow citizens, that the Frigate CONSTITUTION, is to be launched into her element on Wednesday the 20th inst., at 11 o'clock." signed in type: George Claghorn.  The back page begins with a poem: "On JOHN ADAMS, President of the United States...". Four pages, a bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:59

$75.00
194390

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Ratification Federal Edifice Completed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706542066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Dec. 26, 1789  * United States Constitution * Ratification by all states * Federal Edifice completed A page 3 report from Boston dated December 16 concerns the ratification of the Constitution by all of the states, except Rhode Island. The report reads in full: "The Twelve States of America, convened in Federal Convention, which proposed the Constitution, have now all adopted, ratified and confirmed it. The Edifice may now be declared complete--and on its completion we cordially felicitate our country." Hereafter is a list of the states and the dates they ratified the Constitution. Two-thirds of the state were needed for ratification and this occurred when New Hampshire adop... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:17

$430.00
194340

JOHN ADAMS Script Signed Act re. Bank of the United States Fraud 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373792977094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 21, 1798   * President John Adams signed act * Bank of the United States fraud The front page has half a column take up with: "An Act to Punish Frauds committed on the Bank of the United States" signed in script type: John Adams. Page 2 has a document headed: "John Adams, President of the United States of America: To All Whom It May Concern" which is signed by him in script type: John Adams. Four pages, minor archival mend inside, nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2021 15:16

$63.00
194177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Election Victory & NYC Arrival for Inauguration 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781434670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789  * George Washington's election victory * Arrival in New York City for inauguration A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of Congress", the first headed: "Brief Sketch of the Most Interesting of the Proceedings of Congress, Monday, April 6, 1789" which begins: "A Quorum of both houses met, and on counting the votes for president and vice president, they appeared to be: For President: His excell. gen. Washington....69. For vice president: Hon. John Adams.....34..." followed... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:14

$420.00
194483

(6) President JOHN ADAMS Front Page Letters Signed in Type 1798 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393716417096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 26, 1798 * President John Adams A nice issue for display as the front page contains not just one but six letters, each signed in type by the president: JOHN ADAMS. There are two more letters signed by Adams on page 2. These letters are in response to letters sent to him by people or groups in Lancaster &  Harrisburg, Penna., and also Burlington & Bridgetown, N.J., and others. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2021 14:06

$49.99
193705

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623926153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 6, 1793  * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has a lengthy Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes" signed in type by the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State: Go. WASHINGTON, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. A decorative issue as such. Inside has content on the French Revolution. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$71.00
193152

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 19, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with any of them. Sam. Fraunces, Steward of the Hous... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:57

$128.00
193151

President JOHN ADAMS Letter Response to Weston CT Connecticut 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 29, 1798  * President John Adams letter Page 3 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Weston, Connecticut, followed by "The President's Answer' signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing inside, good condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:57

$46.00
193131

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Alexander McGillivray Indians 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722477245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1790  * President George Washington * Alexander McGillivray Inside has a report of "Duels", as well as an attack by Indians, and a letter from Savannah, Georgia, beginning: "McGillivrary, there is reason to fear, is still meditating mischief of some sort or another..." amongst the Creek Indians. Alexander McGillivray was a leader of the Creek Indians, being part Creek and part Scottish. The back page has a federal: "Act to Establish an Uniform Rule of Naturalization" signed in type by the President: George Washington, and also by Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:34

$94.00
193116

18th Century 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ John Adams Letter Response


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722468616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 15, 1798  Page 2 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Kanhawa County, with the response signed: John Adams. Also an address from the grand jurors of Hampshire County to the President, with the response signed: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:28

$47.00
192238

JAMES MONROE 5th President of United States Founder Father DEATH 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373677405156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831  * President James Monroe * 4th of July death An inside pg. has: "Death Of James Monroe--Fifth President of the United States" and still in the heading is printed: "At the house of his son-in law, Samuel L. Gouverneur, esq. New York at half past 3 o'clock P.M. July 4, 1831." What follows is a lengthy "Bibliographical Sketch" of him which is then followed by 3 announcements of his death, one from the New York Society of the Cincinnati beginning: "The president with deep & sincere regret announces to the members of the society that the venerable James Monroe, late president of the United States...died at his residence in this city..." with more. There are two other re... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2021 08:22

$39.00
191698

President JOHN ADAMS State of the Union Address House Response 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454181095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 13, 1798  * President John Adams - annual address * State of the Union Address response Page 3 has the response of the House of Representatives to the President's state-of-the-union address recently delivered, followed by his: "Answer' signed: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:06

$47.00
191553

JOHN ADAMS Leaving Offfice of VP to Become President of U.S. 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373649381795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 17, 1797  * John Adams as president elect Page 3 has  report concerning John Adams leaving his position of Vice President to assume the Presidency, noting: "On Wednesday, the Vice President, in a very affectionate address, took leave of the Senate of the United States and resigned the chair. He was very much affected on the occasion & the emotion of the Senate was not less visible...May his future administration be as unexceptionable as his conduct during the period he has presided over the Senate." Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:54

$68.00
191210

President JOHN ADAMS Annual State of the Union Address 1800 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632080943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Dec. 1, 1800  * New Federal Capital - Congress * President John Adams * State of the Union Address A quite historic issue on the move of the federal capital to its new, permanent site of Washington, D.C. The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress, one: "...appointing the time & directing the place of the next meeting of Congress...That the session of Congress next ensuing the present shall be held at the city of Washington, in the district of Columbia, and said session shall commence on the third Monday of November, one thousand eight hundred." signed in type by both John Adams and Th. Jefferson. This held true, as Congress would convene its first session in Washington on November 17, 1800... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:18

$144.00
191207

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632080072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 22, 1794 * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has an entire column taken up with an Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate the Claims to Invalid Pensions" signed at its conclusion by: Go. Washington, as well as John Adams and Th. Jefferson. Page 3 has a: "State Paper" signed in type by the President: Go. Washington, concerning relations with France. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:16

$82.00
190999

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS New Capital of Washington D.C. Welcome 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373622488574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 21, 1800  * President John Adams * New U.S. capital welcome The front page has a letter from the residents of the City of Washington to the President welcoming him to the new capital of the nation, followed by his answer: "To the Inhabitants of the City of Washington" thanking them, signed in type: John Adams. Page 2 begins with an item from Alexandria: "The President of the United States arrived in this town this day, escorted by a troop of horse, and welcomed by the assembled citizens with that cordiality and respect which they once delighted to show their illustrious but now deceased neighbour." This is followed by more on Adams' arrival at Washington, including mention of the de... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2021 09:29

$98.00
190118

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576577933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796  * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, a bit irregular at the right margins, good condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:02

$89.00
190096

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ Gen. Greene in the Southern Colonies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576305263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 5, 1781 * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Page 2 has a few items concerning the war, including an item: "...after the precipitate  retreat of Lord Cornwallis from Deep River, General Greene not finding it convenient for want of provisions to continue the pursuit, filed off & directed his march to Camden...to join Gen. Marian [Marion] and to invest the enemy's post of  communication upon the Santee. Upon his arrival at Camden, finding it impracticable to storm the town, he took such a position...as might induce the enemy to sally...", with more. Interesting items carry over to page 2, including a report from Bo... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:15

$365.00
189016

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513311432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796  * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:42

$88.00
188966

18th Century 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ John Adams Letter Response


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373512153193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 23, 1798  Page 3 has an: "Address to John Adams, President of the United States" from the Assembly of Pennsylvania, on his work as President. This is followed by the President's "Reply" signed: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, various foxing, more so to an upper quadrant, some margin wear, good condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:21

$42.00
188650

Historic DEPARTMENT OF STATE George Washington John Adams CREATED 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183341849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789 * Department of State creation   Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. Holding true to this statement, page 3 contains the first newspaper printing of the Act of Congress which created the State Department, titled: "An Act for Establishing an Executive Department to be Denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs". This was the first executive department created by Congress. A bit later the name would be chang... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:29

$755.00
187503

President JOHN ADAMS Act re. $$ Signed in Type 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373441843637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 26, 1798  * President John Adams Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "AN ACT To Enable the resident of the United States to Borrow money for the Public Service" signed at its conclusion: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing to an upper corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:20

$47.00
187015

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Act of Congress re. Shipping Signed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 12, 1789  All of pages 1, 2, most of pg. 3, & all of pg. 4 are taken up with an extremely lengthy Act of Congress: "...to Regulate the Collection of the Duties Imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships..." which is signed in script type by the President at its conclusion at the bottom of the back page: George Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Save for two ads on pg. 3 the entire four pages of this issues are taken up with the text of this Act of Congress (unusual). Nice to have the President's signature in type from the early months of his first administration. Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line on page 1 and 4, and the left si... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:49

$110.00
186558

Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ George Washington & John Adams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373396556511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798  * General George Washington again ? Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams. Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Gen. Washington Commands!! Hark! the Drum Beats to Arms!" being a call to the men of Middlesex & Somerset counties in New Jersey, noting: "...that they will be accompanied by the great, illustrious, magnanimous General WASHINGTON..." who recently accepted the position of commander-in-chief of the military. A fine letter. Four pages, handsome mast... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2021 06:45

$54.00
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
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
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
185229

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989482658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 13, 1799  * 18th century American title The front page has an appeal: "To Delinquent Customers" signed in type by the famed publisher: Isaiah Thomas. Also: "A Proclamation" for a day of fasting, humiliation & prayer, by the governor. And also an "...Answer of the President to the General Assembly of Maryland..." signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, some foxing, small rubbing hole to the front leaf, good condition.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:17

$48.00
182696

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Signed Letter to United States Congress 1798 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105949127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 14, 1798 Page 2 has a letter to Congress, signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning our relations with France. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:54

$43.00
180642

Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 Congress George Washington Signs 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770668181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 7, 1790 * United States Funding Act of 1790 * President George Washington signs * Also John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Taking about a full page of text, including almost all of page 2 is: "An Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington. This was the very historic Funding Act of 1790 which was passed on August 4, 1790 by the United States Congress to address the issue of funding of the domestic debt incurred by the individual colonies during the Revolutionary War and when they were in confederation before the organization of the federal government. By the Act the new federal government a... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:16

$3,250.00
180373

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE John Adams Letter Florida Boundary Line 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392757101970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 13, 1797 * Rare 18th century publication * President John Adams * Early Florida boundary Page 3 has a letter to Congress signed in type by the President: John Adams. The focus is on the disputed boundary line between the colonies of East and West Florida and the territory of the United States. 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. ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:15

$76.00
179877

PUBLIC OFFICIALS SALARIES SET Early United States Government 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995380307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 2, 1799 * Early United States government * Salaries for public officials The back page has: "An Act to Augment the Salaries of the Officers Therein Mentioned" which has a list of key positions including their salaries, signed in type by the President: John Adams. A few include: Sec. of the Treasury, $5,000; Sec. of War, $4,500, The Postmaster General, $3,000, etc. Four pages, various foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:46

$46.00
179381

President JOHN ADAMS Act of Congress Script Signature 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712637046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 7, 1798 * President John Adams : script signature on front page Most of the third column on the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress, signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see) concerning the prevention of trade with foreign countries. Other news of the day and ads throughout including six back page illustrated ship ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:51

$59.00
175660

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458082726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 27, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter to the House of Rep. signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning France. Page 3 has mention of the birthday of George Washington. Much reporting from Congress. Four pages, ornate masthead, light rubbing & toning at the top quadrant, good condition. Bit close-trimmed at right margin of front leaf shaves some letters.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:16

$34.00
174468

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Address 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 16, 1798 * 18th century America * John Adams address Pages 2 & 3 have an address to the President from the: "Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." with his response to them signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day. Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:17

$48.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
172623

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 7, 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. Rarely found today. All of the front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 contains a report headed: "From Rebel Papers, Charlestown, South Carolina, Oct. 7" and one with a Boston dateline which includes: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., President of the American Congress & first Major-General of the militia of this State...his arrival was ma... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:01

$395.00
171049

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY John Adams Formed Creation 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392248064479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 20, 1798 * United States Department of the Navy creation * Thomas Jefferson & John Adams forms 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-War", ... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:39

$655.00
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
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XYZ AFFAIR French Relations with France & JOHN ADAMS 1798 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238451983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 4, 1798 * re. the XYZ Affair * France relations * John Adams The front page, most of pg. 2 & some of page 5 are taken up with a lengthy letter from the U.S. ambassadors to the French ministers of state concerning the XYZ Affair, including an introductory note signed by the President: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:37

$53.00
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re. XYZ AFFAIR French Relations with France & JOHN ADAMS Letter 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575095663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 27, 1798 * re. the XYZ Affair * France relations * John Adams Pg. 2 has an address of Congregational ministers of Mass. to the President, with his reply signed in type: John Adams. Also an address of the Mass. Assembly to him concerning the XYZ Affair, with his response signed: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:53

$58.00
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BOON ISLAND York Maine Very 1st Beacon John Adams Act of Congress 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155088138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 7, 1799 * Very 1st Boon Island beacon * President John Adams act Most of the front page middle columns are taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see). One is to erect a beacon on Boon Island. Wikipedia notes on its Boon Island page: "...In 1799 the first day marker and the station itself were established on the island...". Four pages, some foxing to the top half, generally good..

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:42

$74.00
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President JOHN ADAMS Letter 18th Century New York City 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371625871192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, April 18, 1798 Page 2 has a letter: "To the Grand Inquest of the U.S. for the District of Pennsylvania" signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day & wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:06

$48.00
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Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 6, 1799 * 18th century American title The front page has a Message from the President to Congress forwarding various letters relative to the affairs with France, signed in type: John Adams. Includes letters signed in type by Timothy Pickering & E. Gerry. Also on the ftpg. is a notice concerning changes to the newspaper, signed in type by the famous publisher: Isaiah Thomas. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:43

$41.00
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JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson (2) Acts of Congress & Letters 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565046554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 16, 1798 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * (2) Acts of Congress Most of the last column on the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. One is for erecting light houses and the other is for purchasing ships. The front page also notes that John Adams was elected president of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. Page 2 has two letters signed in type by John Adams, in response to letters to him from the towns of Wells and Concord, Mass. Four pages, some light staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:15

$58.00
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JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. Military & more 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488845491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 23, 1798 The back page has most of a column taken up with two Acts of Congress, headed by a engraving of a heraldic eagle, one to: "enable the President...to Procure Cannon, Arms and Ammunition..." and the other: "To Authorize the President...to procure to be purchased or built, a number of small vessels to be equipped as gallies or otherwise." each signed in type by the President: John Adams, & by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:38

$57.00
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Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474410971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 28, 1797 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century making it very nice for display. Among the ftpg. items are: "Peace Negociation" "Bank of England" "Suppression of the Fleet Mutiny" and "Yellow Fever". Pg. 2 has a very lengthy letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Four pages, various foxing throughout, a bit heavier at the folds, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:41

$47.00
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