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184565

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Secretary of State Signed in Type 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392953759971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792 * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. It is very difficult to find 18th century newspapers with Jefferson's signature in type. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing and a few archival mends at the margins.

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:33

$56.00
184538

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952341235

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

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:00

$30.00
184525

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1791 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952322565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791  * Nice 18th century American publication Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report of the Secretary of State on the Subject of the Cod & Whale Fisheries" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson. Page 3 has another letter signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, plus a letter from Washington, Pennsylvania, mentioning: "...out situation never was so dangerous since I came to this country with respect to the Indians; they are killing almost every day, more or less of the inhabitants on our frontiers...." with more. Four pages, minimal foxing, good condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:52

$48.00
184439

1st United States FIRST ACT OF CONGRESS George Washington & Adams 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214727687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK PACKET, June 6, 1789  * 1st United States Congress * Very first act of Congress This is a very significant issue as it contains on page 2the very first Act passed by the newly-formed federal government, thus being a milestone in the establishment of the federal republic. This issue, along with the noted Gazette of the United States, is almost certainly the first newspaper printing of this Act, as the nation's capital was in New York City at the time. The Act is titled: "An ACT to Regulate the Time and Manner of Administering certain Oaths" which is signed in type by the President: George Washington and the Vice President: John Adams. Additionally, the front page has an advertisement headed: "The Pre... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$665.00
184435

Initial USS Frigates Construction BEGINS United States Navy 1794 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214722449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 24, 1794 * re. United States Navy creation * Construction of the frigates begins * USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S. A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. Page 3 has a notable report from Boston: "American Frigates" in which it announces the building of the first frigates of the U.S. Navy: "...Gen. Jackson is for that to be built in this ports...one at Portsmouth, one in this ports, one at New York, the other at Philadelphia. Captain Nicholson is to command that to be built here." The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, one signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very ... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:01

$72.00
184434

Massachusetts Governor SAMUEL ADAMS State of the Union Address 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943994644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 21, 1795  * Governor Samuel Adams * State of the Union Address Page 3 has over a full column taken up with what appears to be the governor's state-of-the-state address to his legislature, headed: "Address" and signed in type: Samuel Adams. In it he includes reference to the Whiskey Rebellion in a "sister state". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:01

$47.00
184307

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER Sentence 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936137675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD---EXTRA, Sept. 27, 1842  * John C. Colt murder trial sentence * Brother of famous gun inventor This is an uncommon single sheet "extra" edition created for the expressed purpose of reporting: "Sentence of JOHN C. COLT, Convicted On The Murder of SAMUEL ADAMS on the 19th September, 1841". This murder case was quite a sensation at the time, the details easily found on the internet. Complete as a single sheet issue, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:30

$43.00
184249

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor w/ Documents SIGNED in Type 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198503049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 18, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type Most of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States". Page 3 contains four "Resolves" from the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:19

$62.00
184247

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts SAMUEL ADAMS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934960046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1795  * Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams Page 2 has a "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:16

$48.00
184223

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198465706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this City" and more. But perhaps the most notable content is on the back page with: "Inauguration of Jefferson Davis" datelines from Montgomery, Feb. 18. The report has the text of his inaugural address. Also on the bkpg: "Reception of Mr. Lincoln in the Metropolis" "Vice President Hamlin" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception in Philadelphia" a... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:57

$84.00
184095

XYZ AFFAIR French Relations with France w/ JOHN ADAMS Speech 1798 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392928044203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE LITERARY MUSEUM OR MONTHLY MAGAZINE, West Chester, Pennsylvania, May, 1797  * The XYZ Affair * France relations * John Adams speech This was a short-lived magazine, existing only from January thru June, 1797. The highlight would be the quite lengthy "Speech of the President of the United States" to the special session of Congress he had called on May 16, 1797. The focus was the growing tension with France in what would become known as the XYZ Affair. In his speech Adams called for both diplomacy and a buildup of American naval capabilities as it attempted to deal with France. This speech takes over 6 pages. Complete in 56 pages, very wide, never-trimmed margins, 6 by 9 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:29

$73.00
184094

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION North Carolina Ratifies Ratification 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373186056253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1789  * United States Constitution * North Carolina ratification * Albany, New York The issue begins with a full page: "Description of the City of Albany" (plate is lacking). Other items include: "Memoirs of The Bastille"; a very interesting & detailed: "Letter III - Letters from a Pennsylvanian on his Travels Into the Eastern States..." which takes over 5 pages; a full page chart: "Table Exhibiting an Account of the Progress of Grain from the Market to the Mouth"; the continued: "History of the American War" which takes over 4 pages; "Cautions Against the Burial of Persons Supposed Dead" & more. At the back is: "The Chronicle" with various "foreign intelligence". Inclu... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:26

$118.00
184038

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925785240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776  * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British service (now a prisoner in an... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:58

$610.00
183794

THOMAS JEFFERSON Criticism by Staunch Federalist Harry Croswell 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912989881

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

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:25

$67.00
183551

(3) THOMAS JEFFERSON Letters re. Controversial John Jay Treaty 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138643711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794 * Thomas Jefferson letters * re. John Jay Treaty The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is signed: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the blank spine with a small piece missing, good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:27

$47.00
183343

President JOHN ADAMS Letters in Rare 18th Century Baltimore MD 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128816151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 14, 1798 * President John Adams letters Page 2 has a letter from the people of Kittery, Mass. (now Maine), to the President, followed by his response to them signed: John Adams. A similar letter from the town of Cincinnati "in the North-western Territory" (now Ohio) to the President, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And a third letter from the town of Hamilton in the Northwest Territory as well. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$52.00
183335

1787 1st Magazine Printing UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION George Washington HISTORIC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887892319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, September, 1787 * First magazine printing of the Constitution of the United States This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792. He was very proud of his subscription list which contained the names of the most famous men in the country, and printed commendatory letters of Washington, Dickinson, Livingston, Randolph and many others. Washington wrote in part: "I believe the American Museum has meet with extensive, I may say, with universal approbation from competent judges...eminently calculated to d... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:10

$7,350.00
183291

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884125134

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

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:37

$88.00
183280

THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter re. Foreign Naval Impressment 1793 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884122532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson letter * Military impressment Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France's presence in America. Also a letter to the merchants of Hartford concerning impressment of American ships and men by foreign powers, signed in type: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few discreet archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$46.00
183147

John Adams Signature - George Washington - Warships West Indies 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879719590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 22, 1798 * John Adams, George Washington... * Warships headed to the West Indies... Page 2 contains an address to the President from the Senate for actions concerning the troubling relationship with France, with the President's "Reply" signed in type: John Adams. Also a letter to the Prescient concerning the General Bankruptcy Bill, with his reply signed: John Adams. Page 3 has a brief item: "Lieutenant General WASHINGTON has left Philadelphia for Mount Vernon. The arrangement of the permanent army is agreed on." Also: "Wooden Walls" mentions: "...now in the West Indies, three United States armed vessels...The United States, of 44 [guns] and the Constitution of 44, are said to be dest... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:31

$52.00
183145

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879717236

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

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:30

$27.00
183135

SECOND BOSTON TEA PARTY Ship Fortune in Harbor - Benjamin Franklin 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1774 * The Second Boston Tea Party * Dr. Benjamin Franklin Among the articles in this issue are: "...Address & Petition presented to the King...previous to his Majesty's signing the Bill for the better Government of Quebec" "Conjectures Concerning the Phenomenon of Saturn's Ring" "A Wonderful Improvement in the Art of Healing" "New Tour in the Midland Counties of England" "Useful Observations on the Aurora Borealis" and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Included is a brief mention of bills which received the royal assent, including: "...for providing quarters for the officers and soldiers in America..." which was the h... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:23

$117.00
182979

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1862 Columbia S.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inaugural address * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”. Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes over a full column. The front page includes: "The Hampton Legion" "Sketch of Clarkesville" "The Defences of Augusta" "Burning Our Towns". The bkpg. includes: "The Rebel Territory" "Confederate States Senators" "The Women of the South" "The Crisis" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, minor mend at a margin, nice c... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:41

$335.00
182905

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams ACTS of Congress Signed1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867661048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 5, 1792 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are four "Acts" each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Each act is also signed in type: Jonathan Trumbull, John Adams & TH: Jefferson. One of the acts was for erecting "...a Light-House on Montauk Point in the State of New York..." & another established "...the Compensations of the Doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress...". Page 2 has a report concerning a statue of Ben Franklin. Four pages, much staining but no loss of readability, some wear at folds, dirtiness to the top quadrant, untrimmed margins.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:58

$76.00
182903

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy Newspaper General John Burgoyne BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109819838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 11, 1777 * Great ftpg. Rev. War content * General John Burgoyne * Benjamin Franklin Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific item headed: "An Appeal to the Unprejudiced or a Vindication of the Measures of Government with Respect to America" which is a great statement on the need for the Revolutionary War. A nice issue for display as such, as one can get a sense for the feelings of the day from just the front page. Elsewhere is a report from Paris that: "...with respect to the arrival of Dr. Franklin in that city...the King has forbidden his ministers from having any thing to do with the Doctor either directly or indirectly...on pain of disgrace & the King's indigna... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:53

$71.00
182823

MASONIC Masons Grand Lodge Celebration Toast to George Washington 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1795 * Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry * Toast to President George Washington * St. John the Baptist celebration Page 2 has a report of a: "Fraternal Feast", a Masonic celebration, beginning: "The Feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated by the Grand Lodge of this Commonwealth..." with details of the event. Among the toasts given: "Our worthy & beloved brother, the illustrious George Washington. May his virtues, like the rays of the celestial light, shine from the east..." with more. Page 2 also has a letter: "By the Governor" signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$49.00
182820

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, Jan. 20, 1842 * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor A rare "Extra" edition produced to offer the latest news on the fascinating trial of John Colt. Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the case of Colt who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Note that the front page has a print headed: "Samuel Adams, The Printer, Before He Was Cut Up and Salted." Also a "Diagram of Second Floor" where the murder happened. Much of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with much text headed: "Colt's Trial". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$53.00
182778

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Wants to Resign from Public Service to Congress 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107087160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 22, 1783 * Benjamin Franklin wants to resign Page 3 has a brief item: "Dr. Franklin has written to Congress requesting permission to resign his public employment, 'the business being too weighty for his old shoulders'. Such was the Doctor's expression." Page 7 is mostly taken up with: "American News" which talks of ships leaving the colonies, concerns of New Yorkers with paying their taxes, the capture of various ships, a report of an expedition up the Mohawk River to "...surprize and reduce the British post at Oswego..." with more on this. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:40

$34.00
182770

SIEGE OF AUGUSTA Georgia & George Washington in Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865265195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 31, 1781 * Siege of Augusta, Georgia * General Andrew Pickens * George Washington Almost all of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of correspondence and detail concerning the Siege of Augusta, also known as the Siege of Fort Cornwallis. Included are the "Articles of Capitulation..." and many of the correspondences are signed in type by Andrew Pickens, Henry Lee, and Francis Marion. All of this is prefaced with a letter signed in type by: Nathaniel Greene which includes: "...and enclosed the capitulation & surrender of the garrison of Fort Dreadnough, and an account of small action at Augusta. On the 5th of this instant Fort Cornwallis surrendered..." wit... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:32

$466.00
182705

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863979352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and, Like His Accomplice Booth, Takes to the Woods" "He is Pursued & Forced to a Stand" "He Shows Fight & Flourishes a Dagger in the Style of the Assassin of the President" and more. The details of this historic report take up fully half of the front page. The balance of pg. 1 is taken up with other end-of-war items. Most of an inside page is taken up with testimony of the trial of the c... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:00

$75.00
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
182691

JOHN ADAMS Minting Coins in United States Notice Proclamation (7) 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863975513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 21, 1797 * President John Adams proclamation 7 * Notice of Commencement of Minting U.S. Coins Page 2 has a very historic "Proclamation" signed in script type by the President in which he proclaims that now that the United States Mint is fully operating all foreign coins (Spanish milled dollars excepted): "...will cease to pass current as money within the United States...". The United States now has its own functioning coinage system. This is followed by a very brief yet notable sentence: "Between the hours of twelve and one, wind and weather permitting, a third attempt will be made to launch the CONSTITUTION Frigate." Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:50

$96.00
182615

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858455123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:02

$56.00
182607

DR. BENJMAIN FRANKLIN & Slaves Slavery - Quakers 1783 Salem Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100839872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1783 * Dr. Benjamin Franklin * Slaves - Slavery - Negroes This issue has a variety of news items concerning the end of the Revolutionary War. The front page of this issue features a report noting: "Dr. Franklin writes to a friend, that he has reason to suspect the Americans have no friends in Europe; for the same caution that now aims at restraining their trade, will eventually control their power." The back page features a Petition of the People called Quakers: "...having solemnly engaged considered the state of the enslaved Negroes...entitled to the natural rights of mankind, are held as personal property in cruel bondage;... your petitioners, deeply affected with a con... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:58

$125.00
182330

ISRAEL PUTNAM DEATH George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092715134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, N.Y., June 12, 1790 * First 3 presidents of the United States * Israel Putnam "Old Put" death * Battle of Bunker Hill fame A page 2 report announces the death of: " ...that justly celebrated hero, Patriot and Philanthropist, ISRAEL PUTNAM...", plus some details about the funeral. The top of page 3 has a Congressional Resolve headed with ornate letter and an engraving of a heraldic eagle, signed in type by: George Washington, President, John Adams, Vice President, and Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State. Page 3 has a report on the return of the President: "....from Sandy Hook and the fishing banks, where he has been for the benefit of the sea air, and to amuse himself in the...recrea... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$136.00
182064

(4) SAMUEL ADAMS ACTS Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084249531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 6, 1795 * Nice 18th century masthead Over half of the front page is taken up with four Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, archivally rejoined at the spine, various foxing throughout

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:57

$50.00
182031

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084158418

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

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:37

$258.00
182007

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084127770

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

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:28

$28.00
181709

Rare 18th Century NEW YORK CITY w/ Native Americans Indians Rpt. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 28, 1795 * Native Americans - Indians Page 2 has an items concerning John Adams as ambassador to The Netherlands. Page 3 has two nice articles concerning relations with Indians, one beginning: "The Western Posts, which have so long been a bone of contention between the U.S. and Great Britain and which are to be delivered up to the American arms in June, 1796, are four in number: Oswego..." with details, and then details also on Niagara, Detroit, and Michillmackinac. The other items concerns a treaty with the Cherokees, with talk of war involving the Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, etc. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$43.00
181242

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Closing Moments George Washington 1782 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050979211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 12, 1782 * American Revolutionary War closing events * George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The inside pages have various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, including: "...nothing but the utter destruction of the Carolinas was talked of by the ministry & their creatures; but since the French have blocked up the Chesapeake & landed 8000 troops, they can condescend to think it very well if Lord Cornwallis should be lucky enough to effect his escape back to New York." Further on: "The important dispatches that are hourly expected to arrive from Lord Cornwallis will, no doubt, enable government to form a decisive opinion as to the probability or improb... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$465.00
181236

NIce 18th Century AMERICAN TITLE w/ John Adams Address & Letter 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797829825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 21, 1798 * 18th century American publication * President John Adams address & letter * Nice masthead for display The front page begins with an address to the President by the Convention of Congregational ministers, with the President's response signed: John Adams. And also a letter from the President to the commander-in chief and other officers of the state of New Jersey, signed: John Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, several stains, good condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:13

$57.00
181161

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson Death FUNERALS Obsequies 1826 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373048936787

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

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:37

$140.00
181158

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373048933249

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

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:36

$28.00
180798

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Creation Thomas Jefferson Signed Letter 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775281876

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

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:44

$57.00
180784

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Signed Acts of Congress 1794 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775132440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 31, 1794 * U.S. presidents sign acts of Congress Page 2 begins with two Acts of the U.S. Congress, each signed in type by the President: Go. Washington, and the Vice President: John Adams. The back page has a notice headed: "War Department" concerning applying for pension for those injured from the Revolutionary War, signed in type by the Secretary of War: H. Knox. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:02

$105.00
180771

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor Acts of Legislature SIGNED 1790 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775125493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 20, 1790 * John Hancock acts signed * Massachusetts governor An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper. Half of the front page is taken up with 3 Acts of the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Half of the bkpg. is taken up with ads including five large illustrated house for sale ads. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 10:56

$62.00
180708

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029575910

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

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:17

$1,235.00
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
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