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203680

Board of Health President Paul Revere Notice 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374480923763

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

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Ends February 02, 2023 08:10

$49.99
203575

Paul Revere Grand Master Masons Masonic Freemasonry Notice Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374476371677

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

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Ends January 30, 2023 08:57

$64.99
203018

Battle of Horse Neck Greenwich CT Revolutionary War G. Washington 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394399879782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1779  * The Battle of Horse Neck * Greenwich, Connecticut * General Israel Putnam * Gen. George Washington * Rare publication w/ nice masthead A very handsome issue as the masthead features an engraving taken from one done by Paul Revere for colonial currency at the time. It is a very patriotic device showing a soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll with 'Independence' in the other, with the words 'Appeal To Heaven" above him. The front page begins with a letter concerning the situation in Canada. It is followed by a letter signed in type: G. Washington, datelined: "Head Quarters, Middlebrook, March 8, 1779" which is a letter of introduc... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:28

$980.00
201909

Paul Revere's Midnight Ride Battles of Lexington and Concord Revisted 1795 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394317743710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 5, 1795 * re. Paul Revere's Midnight Ride * Battles of Lexington and Concord * American Revolutionary War revisited Period accounts of Paul Revere's legendary ride on the eve of the battle of Lexington and Concord are exceeding rare. The few we discovered over the past 46 years are exceedingly brief. As Paul Revere was running for the vacated post of town treasurer for Boston, a friend writes a piece for this Boston newspaper in support of him, and includes a very rare reference to his 'midnight ride'. This is the first we've seen of such a report. The full article appears in the photo, but a portion includes: "...I have frequently wondered that some notice...has not been taken of ... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2022 06:28

$495.00
201670

President John Adams Visits Newark NJ New Jersey Paul Revere 1797 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374319700599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 5, 1797  The front page has 1 1/2 column taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 has an address from the people of Newark, New Jersey, to the President concerning his recent visit, followed by his kind response, signed: John Adams. Page 3 is filled with ads, including one headed: "Boston Bell & Cannon Foundery" with various details, and signed in type by: Paul Revere. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2022 10:17

$67.00
201068

Extraordinary Paul Revere Join or Die Snake Woodcut Masthead 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374279010589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774   * Extremely rare publication w/ Paul Revere * "Join or Die" snake issue masthead It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead. In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is commonly used in history books--typically the photo with a smiling Harry Truman waving it--so too is this famous newspaper when images of a revolutionary theme are needed. What image could better portray within its masthead the revolutionary spirit? In our 46 years in this ... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:58

$18,500.00
200122

Historic Cornwallis Surrenders at Yorktown Revolutionary War 1781 USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394206133634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, December 14, 1781   * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * American Revolutionary War ending This issue contains one of the most historically significant letters from the Revolutionary War, being Cornwallis' official announcement of his surrender to Washington at the Battle of Yorktown. The report consumes all of page 3, prefaced with: "I am directed to send you the enclosed letter from Lieutenant General Earl Cornwallis, to his Excellency the commander in chief, which you are desired to publish in your next Gazette." The letter is datelined: "York-Town, in Virginia, October 20, 1781"and begins with the very famous first sentence: "I have the mortification to inform your excellenc... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2022 13:24

$4,650.00
197180

Paul Joseph Warren Revere Copper Co. Bell Foundry Advertisement 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394019712199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 25, 1822  The bottom of the front page has an illustrated ad for "Joseph W. Revere..."Factory and ship Bells..." with a bit more. Joseph was the 3rd Paul Revere's 8 children, taking over the bell foundry business from his father in 1811. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2022 12:24

$26.00
196829

Best JOHN HANCOCK Declaration of Independence Signer DEATH 1793 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996964814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 9, 1793  * John Hancock death (1st report) * Declaration of Independence signer * 1st Massachusetts Governor * From his hometown (rare) Curiously, the ftpg. includes "A Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving By His Excellency John Hancock, Governor..." carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed by him in type: John Hancock. Contrast this with a page 3 report headed: "Yesterday departed this life, His Excellency JOHN HANCOCK..." with more, set in type that is larger than typical. This is a very early death report of this famous statesman, and likely the first report in a newspaper given this was his home town. Page 2 has a Paul Revere mention with: "...I do not recollect your... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:33

$440.00
195574

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Jacob Duché 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869595865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778  * Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress * Famous letter to General George Washington * American Revolutionary War A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other. The entire front page is a very interesting discussion concerning the Articles of Confederation, headed: "Letter V From a Gentleman in the Country to His Friend in This Town [Boston]" and which begins: "I am greatly obliged to you for the Articles of Confederate with the Resolves of Congress...which you were so good as to send me: They are interesti... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:23

$1,225.00
166230

GAY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Planned Construction Martha'a Vineyard 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 6, 1799 * Gay Head Lighthouse * Martha's Vineyard Page 2 has a report of a naval battle noting in part: "...the capt. of the privateer lost one leg. Bradford, it is said, came beating YANKEE DOODLE; he mounted only ten four pounders and had 25 men." But the most notable content is the full column on page 4 which has: "Plan of a Light House to be Erected at Gayhead, on the Island of Martha's Vineyard...". This is a very historic lighthouse, still standing, and the text is extremely specific on how it is to be build, which corresponds with the information on Wikipedia (see). Also of interest is a brief item at the bottom of pg. 3 which lists the "Board of ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 14:33

$67.00
193697

PAUL REVERE Board of Health Office President Report 1800 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753046509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 28, 1800  * Paul Revere * Board of Health Page 3 has a report from  the: "Health Office" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere.  Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:41

$43.00
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