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203938

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394445273565

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

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Ends March 03, 2023 13:36

$68.00
203927

Board of Health President Paul Revere Notice 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374494338104

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

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Ends March 03, 2023 08:29

$58.00
203834

Paul Revere Grand Master Masons Masonic Freemasonry Notice Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394440824773

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

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Ends February 28, 2023 15:17

$72.00
203819

George Martha Washington Letter - NC Gold & West Point Military 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374489435784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1829  * George Washington letter to Martha * Early Susquehanna River * Gold in North Carolina * West Point Military Academy Page 3 has a brief report on: "The Susquehannah" and its use by arks & rafts in the Bradford area. Also: "Plenty of Gold!" begins: "We are informed that a gold mine has been recently discovered in Davidson co. containing a vein of the precious metal eighty feet in width..." with more detail. Inside has: "The Private Memoirs of Washington" which were then in the process of being published. Highlighted is the terrific letter by him dated Phila., June 18,1775 sent to his wife and telling her of his appointment by Congress to be commander-in-chief of the C... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2023 14:51

$30.00
203739

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434699830

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

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Ends February 26, 2023 14:36

$37.00
203734

Rare & Early 1824 Lexington KY Kentucky Fayette Urban County Co.Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434698649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN MONITOR, Lexington, Kentucky, Feb. 27, 1819 * Rare publication * Early for Kentucky  A quite rare & early newspaper from Lexington. Typical news & ads of the day with over half of page 2 taken with a lengthy report headed: "The Seminole War". A curious note by a customer brings to our attention the "Hon. J. Q. Adams" name penned at the very top (partially trimmed: see), which is typically the subscriber to the newspaper. John Quincy Adams was frequently in Lexington visiting Henry Clay. It is likely this was the newspaper he subscribed to during one of his visits. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 14:34

$56.00
203718

Nice Massachusetts Spy Published by Isaiah Thomas 1791 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434481094

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

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:31

$42.00
203700

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434467074

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

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:15

$42.00
203685

Ethan Allen Captivity Thomas Paine Revolutionary War 1779 old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481066188

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

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:07

$462.00
203651

Sally Hemings Child Thomas Jefferson James T. Callender Dispute 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478091812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 11, 1802   * President Thomas Jefferson * Rare Sally Hemings mention * James T. Callender Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. This issue has a wealth of fine content on the Callender/Jefferson situation. Page 2 begins with over a full column report/editorial concerning the two, the full text shown in the photos. Also on page 2 is a letter signed in type by: Jas. T. Callender from Richmond, Sept. 2. It begins: "Sir, I am extremely tired of these long stories...attempting to show that Mr. Jefferson disapproved of the contents of 'The Prospect' and that he paid me these hundred dollars without being aware... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 14:02

$885.00
203649

United States First Federal Congress Government Beginning Start 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478090635

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

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Ends February 24, 2023 14:01

$360.00
203647

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432409426

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

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Ends February 24, 2023 14:01

$47.00
203644

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432407723

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

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:58

$44.00
203643

President James Madison Act of Congress Duties on Imports Tonnage 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432407539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, May 6, 1816  Page 2 has: "AN ACT to regulate the duties on Imports and Tonnage" signed in type by the President: James Madison. This was an important piece of legislation that continued the protective duties established in the War of 1812 and which provided a shield for developing American industries against stiff foreign competition in the postwar era. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:57

$28.00
203626

James T. Callender Thomas Jefferson Dispute Sally Hemings Child 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478056331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Sept. 7, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * Sally Hemings * James T. Callender Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender. Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties. In the late 1790s, Thomas Jefferson sought him out to attack President John Adams, which Callender did. After Jefferson won the presidency, Callender expected employment as a postmaster, which was denied by Jefferson. Callender then reported on... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:26

$52.00
203621

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478045136

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

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:15

$45.00
203617

Benjamin Franklin French Constitution Josiah Harmar Military Regiment 1791 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478044175

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

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:13

$46.00
203611

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478041767

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

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:09

$37.00
203483

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424384524

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

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:34

$46.00
203481

Nice Massachusetts Spy Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466362199

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

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:34

$55.00
203480

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466361654

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

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:33

$66.00
203395

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374458111130

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

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:23

$45.00
203392

Thomas Jefferson State of the Union Address w/ Lewis and Clark 1806 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394419030393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 9, 1806  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * re. Lewis and Clark Expedition Page 2 has the President's "Message" communicated to Congress, it being Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation. Of significance is some fine mention of the Lewis and Clark expedition: "The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke [sic]...has all the success which could have been expected....it is but justice to say that Messrs. Lewis and Clark, and their brave companions, have, by this arduous service, deserved well of their country."  There is a second reference to these two explorers as well. The address is signed by the President at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson. ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:21

$272.00
203387

Prelude to the War of 1812 James Madison Embargo Act Signed 1812 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374458105026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 6, 1812   * James Madison Embargo Act * Prelude to the War of 1812 The front page has nearly two columns taken up with a great letter headed: "Reflections on WAR!" being part of a sermon. This was from just two months before the War of 1812 would be formally declared. Also on the front page is a notable: "Law of the United States" titled: "Authorizing the departure of ships & vessels from the ports and harbors of the United States, in certain cases." This obviously related to the coming War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:17

$38.00
203332

Parson Weems George Washington Biography Book Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394417597506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 20, 1803  * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography 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 Washington (1809 im... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:31

$33.00
203310

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374454603657

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

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:14

$57.00
203303

Rare Tallahassee Leon County Florida Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374454598659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Oct. 6, 1848  * Rare antebellum publication This issue from Tallahassee, the capital of Florida, includes many articles and advertisements: "Gen. Taylor's Northern Platform" "Extract of a Speech Delivered in 1827 by Henry Clay of Kentucky" "General Taylor & the Proviso" "New Game of Ride and Tie"  "Taylor & Texas" and a wealth of other political reports. Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly rare are those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from over 13 years before the outbreak of the Civil War.  Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:11

$93.00
203297

Tariff Act of 1789 President George Washington Signs 1789 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416749499

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

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:08

$495.00
203908

Rare American Revolutionary War Original New Haven CT Connecticut 1775 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374494318561

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

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Ends February 10, 2023 08:12

$649.99
203247

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450501202

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

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:58

$67.00
203229

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450447451

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

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:20

$98.00
203228

Samuel Adams 3 Acts of Massachusetts Legislature Type Signatures 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413704708

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

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:20

$65.00
203226

Thomas Jefferson Letter to United States Congress Military Troops 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413703885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 8, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * Early U.S. military The middle of the front page has a letter to Congress signed by the President: Th Jefferson, on his concern for a need to raise troops during the present troubling times in Europe. It begins: "The danger to our country arising from the contests of other nations, and the urgency of making preparations for whatever events might affect our relations with the...". This is followed by half a column headed: "Plan For Raising Troops" which has the details. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:18

$38.00
203224

1807 Thomas Jefferson Presidential State of the Union Address 1807 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413702102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Nov. 5, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address Over half of page 3 is taken up with the: "President's Message" to the Senate & House of Representatives, signed in type at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson. This was Jefferson's annual state-of-the-union address in which he reviewed the events of the year. This was a tradition begun by Washington & continues to this day. Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:15

$98.00
203218

2nd Inauguration of Andrew Jackson Inaugural Address 1833 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413699768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 7, 1829  * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address An inside page has a nice article headed: "The Inauguration" which begins with details of the proceedings including: "...in the presence of an immense concourse of spectators, filling the portico, the steps...the president of the United States delivered his inaugural address as given below, and having concluded it, the oath to support the constitution was administered to him by chief justice Marshall..." with more. This is then followed by the: "Inaugural Address" which takes 1 1/2 columns. Among other articles within this issue are: "The New Cabinet", a letter signed in type: John Quincy Adams headed "Polit... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:13

$57.00
203215

John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Presidential Election Victory Win 1797 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450412825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, February, 1797  * John Adams presidential election * Thomas Jefferson as vice president The most notable report is the announcement that John Adams has been elected President of the United States. A report near the back notes in part: "Yesterday, agreeable to a provision of the Constitution...the members...assembled...to count the votes of the Electors for, and determined the election of, a President and Vice President of the United States: when John Adams, Esq. was declared rot be elected President, and Thomas Jefferson, Esq. Vice-President..." with a bit more. Among the articles are: "Application of the Doctrine of Septic Fluids to Explain Some of the Diseases of Human Te... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:12

$77.00
203878

Revolutionary War & the Declaration of Independence 1776 American Map Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374492597992

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Sept. 1776  * re. Declaration of Independence * American Revolutionary War map Certainly the prime feature would have to be the great fold out map titled: "A Map of the Country Round Philadelphia including Part of New Jersey, New York, Staten Island and Long Island." which shows eastern Penna., portions of Maryland, most of New Jersey, all of Staten Island, Manhattan, Southwest Connecticut and most of Long Island. This map measures 8 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches and is in great condition with just a bit of foxing. The first article is a: "Debate...to inquire into the Ill Success of his Majesty's Troops" which takes half a page. This is followed by nearly 5 pages of: "Summary of Proceedings in ... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 09:46

$499.99
203877

Benjamin Franklin Copley Medal of the Royal Society Honor Print 1753 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374492586685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1753  * The Copley medal of the Royal Society * Benjamin Franklin electricity experiments Of particular interest is: "Annual Medal of the Royal Society" which has Ben Franklin's name on it. There is related text noting: "...This mark of distinction is double due to Mr. Franklin. It is due to him as a philosopher; it is due to him as a man. The successful experiments of this philosopher have given us probable hopes of being one day able to secure ourselves from the dreadful effects of lightning. And the publick spirit, the modesty, the goodness & benevolence of the man have been long conspicuous & the effects of them long felt in the country where he resides." Near the back is... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 09:34

$49.99
203847

Rare 18th Century Capital of Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1798 American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374491223293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 24, 1798  * Uncommon 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Most of page 1 and all of page 2 are taken up with the latest reports from Congress. The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 1796, in which the Charge of Speculation Against Alexander Hamilton, Late Secretary of the Treasury, is Fully Refuted. Written by Himself..." with more detail. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2023 14:12

$44.99
203152

President George Washington 3 Documents Signed in Type 1796 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374443272054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 22, 1796  * President George Washington * Three documents signed in type Page 2 has a document headed: "The United States of America...Letters Patent..." which is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. The document notes a patent has been given to: "...Robert Dawson...of Delaware...hath alleged that he hath invented a new and useful improvement in bolting cloths...to be made patent...for the term of fourteen years..." with more. The web verifies that this patent was issued to Robert Dawson. Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "AN ACT For the Relief of Persons Imprisoned for debt" which is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. A... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:15

$96.00
203151

George Washington President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394408281724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, June 16, 1789  * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Page 2 has almost a full column of reporting of: "Congressional Intelligence" almost entirely taken up with: "...the amendments proposed by the senate to the bill for imposing duties on goods, wares, and merchandize imported into the United States." One of the discussions is focused on: "...to alter the enacting stile, by striking out The congress of the United States', and inserting 'The Senate and Representatives of the United States in Congress Assembled.' ". Another report has a letter concerning the possibility of Vermont joining the Union. Among the ads on page 3 is one: "Samuel Fraunces" the fam... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:14

$93.00
203150

William Henry Harrison Wins Presidential Election Win 1841 Washington Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394408281325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1841  * William Henry Harrison * Presidential election victory The back page has a chart noting the: "Official - Popular Vote For President" for both Harrison and Van Buren, listed by state, showing a close election: 11,268,752 vs. 1,123,057. This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) notes it was a semi-weekly devoted to "...the security of the right of suffrage by additional laws to punish bribery & fraud...an exposure of abuses & corruptions in government..." and more. Amos Kendall was Postmaster General under Andrew Jackson, later publishing this small, bi-weekly newspaper from 1841-1844 He was very pro-democrat and anti-Whig. ... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:14

$46.00
203040

Society of the Cincinnati w/ Second President John Adams Letter 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374433530686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 14, 1798   * Society of the Cincinnati * President John Adams The front page has an extract of the President's answer to the Address of the (Society of) Cincinnati of Pennsylvania, signed in type: John Adams. Also has his answer to an address from the Legislature of New Hampshire, signed in type: John Adams. Also on the front page is much on the: "Summary of French Affairs" which related to the on-going XYZ Affair, one bit noting: "...the conduct of Thomas Paine deserves particular notice. He lives in the house of a journalist of note, who is usually the first to publish whatever appears hostile to our country..." with more. Inside includes: "A French Pirate Captured" "French Barbari... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 09:50

$62.00
203036

President James Madison Separation of Church & State Controversy 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374433525287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 confronted with this issue in a lat... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 09:46

$87.00
203020

Rare New Haven CT Connecticut Pre Revolutionary War Tar & Feather 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394399881080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, Feb. 11, 1774  * Pre Revolutionary War * Tarring and Feathering The front page has a brief item: "We hear that the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., is appointed to deliver the ORATION in commemoration of the Bloody Tragedy on the 5th of March 1770." which was the Boston Massacre. Page 2 begins with a report of a man being tarred & feathered for an unwarranted seizure of a ship, with a notice: "...for bringing villains or greater consequence to a sense of guilt and infamy." signed in type by the "Chairman of the Committee for tarring & feathering." Page 3 begins with an item on the contested land in Penna. claimed by Connecticut. Other news items of the day. Four pages, wide, un... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:29

$465.00
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
203017

Historic Declaration of Independence John Hancock Type Signed 1776 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374432124784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1776   * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find issues containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $100,000 or more in nice condition--if available--here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. And this is one of the less common magazine titles of the 18th century. More typically when we come across this document it is in the "Gentlema... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:27

$3,400.00
203014

1769 Yankee Doodle Song - Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Imports old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374432123338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 6, 1769   * Early Yankee Doodle song mention * Importation - exportation tensions The front page has an interesting article about: "...George being now master of the ceremonies made the music play just as he pleased; and one night...he swore he would exhibit to the company a dance which had never been attempted but in North America. 'Twas in vain that his friends, observing the state of intoxication he was in, endeavoured to dissuade him...George Was obstinate...called aloud to the music to play up Yanky Doodle, but the fiddlers not playing fast enough..." with more. This is the earliest mention we have seen of Yankee Doodle in a newspaper. Insi... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:25

$325.00
203013

John Hancock Massachusetts Governor Signed Letter re. Taxes 1791 Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374432123114

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY; OR, THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 13, 1791 * Massachusetts Governor John Hancock  Page 3 has a report concerning the collection of taxes, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Page 2 has a report on the: "Indian Expedition" of General Wilkinson. Four pages, handsome & decorative masthead, great condition.

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:25

$55.00
203007

President James Madison State of the Union Address Annual Message 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394399866656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 6, 1809   * President James Madison * State of the Union Address Taking over 2 columns of the front page & ending on page 2 is the: "President's Message" being his annual state-of-the-union address in which he recounts the events of the year, signed in type: James Madison. Four pages, scattered foxing, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:18

$75.00
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