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197799

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1772 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061336806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 2, 1757, March 4, 1762, March 14, 1767, Nov. 15, 1770, & Nov. 17, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:34

$72.00
197412

Very Early Sport of TENNIS - Patagonian Indians - Pensacola FL 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036392740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1767  * Very early tennis The front page has: "A Further Account of the Patagonian Indians". Inside has a rare & very early tennis report: "Yesterday the great match at Tennis between Tomkyns and Maccon was determined in favour of the latter; many of the nobility were present, and considerable bets depending." Also a report headed "America" is datelined from Pensacola, West Florida. Eight pages, some rubbing to the front page, an archival mend on page 2, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:10

$59.00
197232

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394022106567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 24, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Newspapers from England during the time of the Revolutionary War are always interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War in this issue, however there is much on events in Europe. Contains literary items, as well as politics, and perhaps a passing reference to the situation in America, etc. A very nice issue from the middle of the Rev... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2022 07:30

$29.00
196833

Early Southern CHEROKEES Native Americans Indians Education 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996967696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 11, 1767  * Early Native Americans * Cherokees - Indians Inside has reports from Boston and Charleston headed: "America" with reports datelined Boston and Charleston, the latter noting: "Mr. Hammerer, who came over from England with intent to civilize and convert the Cherokee Indians, has met with more success than some persons seemed to expect...have elected him head man over them all. Some of the principal Indians have given him their children to educate...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:37

$32.00
196702

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989157974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 13, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 4 has a report  noting in part: "...There remained at present only one thing to be done in order to restore unity & harmony to the empire, and that was to move for the independence of America, upon the same principle that the independence of Ireland was acknowledged: when America should have a legislature of her own, independent of the Parliament of Great Britain, he made no doubt but France, and the agents of Congress, would not be able to prevent a good understanding between the Colonies & the mother country..." with more. But page 6 has another alternative: "...The plan which is in agitation, with r... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:34

$46.00
196348

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393959234563

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE England, dated July 3, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement Inside has an interesting advertisement headed: "American Lands" promoting the sale of: "...thirty-five thousand acres of choice land in the  county of Albany and province of New York...situated in a populous and flourishing part of the county..." with a bit more detail. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2022 11:03

$27.00
196034

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Execution on HMS Monarch for MINORCA Failure 1757 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925441034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 5, 1757  * Admiral John Byng execution * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure Inside has nearly 2 pages consumed by a very detailed account headed: "Extract from the Authentic & Circumstantial Account of the Confinement, Behaviour and Death of Admiral Byng". A few bits include: "...When he had drank...he added, 'I am to die tomorrow and as my country requires my blood, I am ready to resign it, though I do not as yet know what my crime is...". Also much detail on his final moments before being executed. Admiral John Byng was a Royal Navy officer who was notoriously court-martialed and executed by firing squad for failing to relieve a besieged British garrison dur... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:49

$67.00
196031

Post REVOLUTIONARY WAR America & England Relations 1783 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393926456659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1783  * Just after the Revolutionary * America & England relations Inside has more than a full page taken up with a letter concerning the situation in America after the Revolutionary War, as it relates to the British people (see for portions). Another article is headed: "Half Pay to the Officers of Provincial Corps" which notes near the beginning: "...a proposition for half-pay to the officers of certain American corps, raised to serve in America during the late dissensions of that country...", all this taking most of a page. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:48

$36.00
195832

General President GEORGE WASHINGTON Dictator of America for Life? 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373912267017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789  * President George Washington * Dictator of American for Life ? Page 4 has an: "Extract of a Letter From New York" which begins: "His Excellency General Washington, our new congressional President, and perhaps I might add Dictator of America for life, gave a very sumptuous entertainment on Thursday the 4th inst. on account of the recovery of his Majesty the King of Great Britain..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2022 15:14

$58.00
194843

Early BOTANY BAY Australia Voyage & Composer Alessandro Stradella 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373819778277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1790  * Early Botany Bay - Australia voyage * The life of Alessandro Stradella (composer) The front page has much on the life and eventual fate of the great 17th century composer, Alessandro Stradella. The inside also has a mention of "Governor Phillip's Voyage to Botany Bay", which was a 21-volume contemporary account of the establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island. Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout. Complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:17

$60.00
194827

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON First 1st Inauguration as President 1789 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775200766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789  * President George Washington * First inauguration (historic) Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon. Here is a nice report of this significant event found on page 2, datelined: "Extract of a Letter from New York, dated May 1" with the text giving more details on the inauguration than is found in many American newspapers. See the photos for the complete report, with portions reading: "Yesterday took place...a ceremony of the introduction of his Excellency Geor... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:06

$965.00
194427

Revolutionary War Era TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373796235198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Page 6 has news from the House of Commons noting in part: "...Mr. Hussey wished that the Americans might be put on the footing of the most favoured nation, but still he thought that a duty ought to be laid on American oil; he believed that the bill would not give satisfaction to the Americans who would look upon it as a snare insidiously to entrap them..." and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2021 10:21

$32.00
193855

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761975461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 2, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Inside has a letter from Paris mentioning: "...The day following they went to Dr. Franklin's hotel at Passy. From the frequent conferences they have since held with the American plenipotentiary...it is imagined that they are charged with a commission to settle the preliminaries for a general pacification." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, a repair to the back leaf, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:57

$35.00
193847

PRINCETON NJ New Jersey beomes Temporary UNITED STATES CAPITAL 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761972294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783  * Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S. Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disbanded soldiery, and who...were very alarming have become much less so...Anarchy and confusion seem to pervade the whole United States...The state of Virginia...intends deferring their decision on the subject of payment of debts and restitution of property till the signing of the Definitive Treaty... There are accounts...that several members of Congress,... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:52

$57.00
193643

BASTILLE Paris France Fortress Prison Cells Pre-French Revolution 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749941821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1783 * Bastille - fortress in Paris, France Page 7 has an: "Extract from Memoirs of the Bastile", the famous Paris fortress that was used as a prison for political dissidents by the royals of France. Its storming in 1789 was the catalyst of the French Revolution. The article has interesting details including: "...when a fresh victim is brought to them, is the search. Their mode of taking possession of a prisoner's person, and their manner of shewing him the infernal property in which he will be held, is first to strip him of all his own...They take away his money...his jewels...his papers...they drag him to the cell destined for his reception. These cells are all contained in tower... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:09

$28.00
193207

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas Pacific 1st Voyage HMS Endeavour 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728532454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1771  * HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * 1st voyage of South Pacific An inside page has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman on Board the Endeavour...", which includes in part: "We sailed in August, 1768 and after touching at several places, arrived at St. George's Land...great care was taken to cultivate a friendly correspondence with the natives..." with more, taking over a full column. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:08

$115.00
193124

MUSCOGEE INDIANS Creek Nation Native Americans South Carolina 1772 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574188768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1772  * Creek Nation * Muscogee Indians An inside page has a small item from Charleston headed "America" noting: "...from the country of the Creeks inform us that those Indians are at present very turbulent, they have killed a Trader named Inman, beat & otherwise maltreated several other traders in their towns, and threaten to commit further outrages." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:32

$28.00
192082

ISAAC HAYNES British Execution American Revolutionary War 1782 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393481420960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  * re. Isaac Haynes execution * American Revolutionary War All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutionary War as Isaac Haynes was hanged by the British under controversial charges. Near the back is nearly half a page of news from Charleston which also includes a Proclamation from British General Leslie in which he pledges the support & protection of all loyal subjects in the colony. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2021 06:39

$58.00
192043

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479672576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 30, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy All of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with letters from General Clinton to Germain giving his military reports on events in the New York vicinity as well as events in the South, plus two letters from General Earl Cornwallis in Charleston with his views of events in his theatre or war--terrific reading! The first letter begins: "I had the honor in inform...of my arrival from Charles Town & of the position in which I had placed the troops four miles in front of King's bridge defences...".  Another has: "...A corps of near 2,000 rebels under their Generals Wayne, Irving and Proctor...made an attack upon them on ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:03

$63.00
192041

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479669801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:03

$59.00
191627

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654508484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 6, 1781  * Post Surrender of Cornwallis * Should the British continue the war ? * General Benedict Arnold Being  a week or more since the news of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown reached Parliament, this issue has a considerable amount of discussion from the: "House Of Commons", which includes various talk on the Revolutionary War, with some reflective thoughts on continuing the war, on what when wrong, etc. One portion talks of Benedict Arnold's actions in America, noting: "...It was really a matter of astonishment that the English should act in a manner to provoke retaliation; yet so it was, that at the very time Lord Cornwallis was surrounded with 42 pieces of heavy artille... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:34

$73.00
191597

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373651539002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 1, 1777  * British General William Howe proclamation Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the Revolutionary War with a Proclamation signed in type by: W. Howe, which reads in part: "...declare & do hereby promise & engage that all persons bearing arms as aforesaid who shall surrender themselves to any officer commanding any part of his Majesty s forces on or before the first day of May next, shall be entitled to pardon for all offences heretofore committed against his crown & dignity...every non-commissioned officer & private man who shall come in with his arms shall also receive the full value for them..."  with more. Page 2 also has several other war-related reports which ar... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2021 06:47

$65.00
191596

LOUISIANA REBELLION Creole Spanish Occupation of New Orleans 1766 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393445899041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1766  * Louisiana Rebellion - Creole revolt * Spanish Occupation of New Orleans Inside has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston, S.C. dateline. There are several news items, one of which notes: "...that the Spanish governor...was arrived at New Orleans in order to take possession of that place..." with more on the French leaving because: "...they had rather live under the Turkish than the Spanish government." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2021 06:46

$37.00
191060

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393405625816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1782  * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has news headed "America" mentions: "...lately sent to wheedle the Eastern provinces into a submission to the intolerable extractions of the Congress for the further support of their tyranny, are returned empty handed." Also a letter from New York: "People here in general talk much of peace...I fear it will be patched up, greatly in favor of the Rebels & against Britain, which I should be sorry for as I am sure the Rebels are at a very low ebb at this time, and it is expected Washington will very soon be obliged to disband his men for want of money to pay them..." with more. Another letter from New York begins: "A kind of tacit cessation... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2021 12:02

$54.00
190892

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373614795213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 23, 1791  * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing  challenge Inside has two-thirds of a column taken up with a nice account of a boxing match headed: "Boxing - Ward and Mendoza". Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. The report includes: "Yesterday being the day appointed for deciding the bets on the match between Ward and Mendoza...that the battle would be fought there...then proposed that they should fight at the Cricket Groun... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:11

$38.00
189430

TREATY OF PARIS Signing Announcement Revolutionary War ENDS 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538592046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1783 * Treaty of Paris (signing) announcement * End of the American Revolutionary War It was on Sept. 3, 1783, when that Treaty of Paris was formally signed by all parties. There were actually four treaties involving England with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch Republic. The treaty would be printed in the next issue of this newspaper (September 30), however page 6 has a notable, yet brief, report: "A letter from the Hague brings advice that preparations are making for great rejoicings there, on account of a messenger being sent off to Paris with the ratification of the Definitive Articles of Peace." Additionally, the back page has: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION" concerning th... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:36

$270.00
187018

Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS in America vs. Loyalists 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426075185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1783 * Closing events of the Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "The arts of factious demagogues have hitherto prevented a calm consideration of those articles of the treaty that respect the Loyalists...certain obnoxious characters that it is imagined will not he permitted to return." Page 7 has: "American News - State of North Carolina" deals with several items relating to the war, including: "...We scorn to triumph over enemies we have defeated...we are satisfied they never can make good subjects of these States on account of their early prejudices against our government, their bigoted attachment to Great Britain, and the mortification the... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:51

$40.00
186767

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074792722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 22, 1788  * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fight Inside has most of a column taken up with: "Mendoza's Answer to Humphries' Challenge" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. The letter is interesting in the particulars of the conditions of the proposed boxing match. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 11:26

$54.00
186396

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393050079105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783  * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of  the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to all our loving subjects, and we d... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2021 13:53

$740.00
185816

RULES OF CRICKET Laws of Bat-And-Ball Game ESTABLISHED 1789 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015713195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789   *  A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This game, at present so fashionable, and at all times so creditable and manly, will, it is feared, receive a check from the variable state of the weather. While the frequent showers, however, are preventing cricket from being played so often as it otherwise would, it may not be amiss to compensate to inexperienced batsmen and bowlers for the loss they sustain in being deprive... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:14

$2,600.00
185628

General WILLIAM TYRON Assumes Office as 39th Governor of New York 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322315596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1771  * William Tyron assumes office * 39th governor of New York Page 2 has a report from New York under the heading: "America" on the arrival of Governor Tryon in New York for his formal installation as governor of New York. He had arrived, with his family, from North Carolina, where he had previously been governor. Eight pages 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:02

$29.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1779" along with the list of captures at Fort Morris. This report is on the action at Fort Morris (Sunbury), Georgia in which General Augustine Prevost led a force of 2,000 British against a much smaller force of 200 Continentals led by Major Joseph Lane. After Prevost positioned his artillery Lane surrenders. Each side incurred only minor casualties. Also beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of pg. 3 is an extremely detailed account of the... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$71.00
184542

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952345393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777  * Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressing General Howe upon his retreat from the heights of Boston. And a short note from Ticonderoga, followed by a report from New York noting: "...General Howe has wrote for more troops...Whatever has been the success, or the object of Dr. Franklin's mission to France, it is said that he is to return to America...". Also a terrific address from Congress to rally the troops reads in part: "The salvation of America, under God, depends upon the activity & resolution of our troops. Vigilant officers & brave soldiers are invincible Let no tho... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$72.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
182412

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851910920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 4, 1777 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy A page 2 item from Philadelphia headed "America" is concerning supplies for the army, noting: "...sundry inhabitants of these United States to keep supplies from the army or promote their own interest have purchased considerable quantities of clothing & refuse to dispose of the same unless upon extravagant or unreasonable terms..." followed by a "Resolve" to take "...such suitable measures for obtaining, for the use of the army, such necessary articles...& that laws be provided in each of the states for effectually preventing monopolies of necessaries for the army...". Another report notes the arrival of Dr. Franklin fro... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:28

$125.00
181478

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain London Chron. DEATH 1760 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806390198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1760 * George II of Great Britain death * Early, same day report (rare) Only to be had in a London newspaper is this very rare, same-day report of the death of the king. At the top of the back page is a heading: "Postscript" with news recently received, the text noting: "This morning about seven o'clock, departed this life, at his palace at Kensington, his Sacred Majesty our most gracious Sovereign; a Prince endowed with all royal virtues. The grief and consternation which this unexpected event has occasioned, is legible in every countenance, and will be deeply felt by all his subjects, who regarded him as their common father." This was the report of the death of King George II... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:52

$172.00
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NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY General George Washington & Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1783 * Newburgh Conspiracy re. military payment * General George Washington letter Over half of the front page is taken up with a notable letter from George Washington to Congress, dated at his Newburgh, New York, headquarters, dated March 18. This letter is concerning the Newburgh Conspiracy, in which the military officers were to meet concerning actions relating to the anger that Congress had not provided back pay promised, and other issues. Washington had what was described as an emotional meeting with the officers on March 15 appealing to their faith in Congress, and in this letter to the Continental Congress dated March 18, Washington wrote to assure the body that the unrest ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:30

$377.00
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Historic CORNWALLIS Surrenders at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War 1781 U.K. Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 27, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * Historic item - 1st report This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Although the formal letter from Cornwallis announcing the surrender would appear in the next issue, that issue dated Nov. 29 was simply a more formal announcement as the "news" was in this issue of November 27. Page 4 has a report headed: "London" which includes: "We are sorry to communicate to our readers the following authentic particulars of the disast... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$2,450.00
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Post Revolutionary War TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 22, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Several items concerning the reestablishment of trade between America and England including: "We hope & trust that the stipulations of the treaty are such as will revive our injured trade & restore our commercial intercourse with our American Brethren...declare it to be our firm persuasion that the great commercial interests of this country, & of North America, are inseparably united." Then there are over 3 pages of reports from the "House of Commons" concerning; "American Trade" as well as "Motions Concerning The Peace". Simply a wealth of interest background on how the treaty of peace was tweaked before... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$37.00
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LOYALISTS STAYING IN AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 13, 1783 * Loyalists staying in America ? Page 5 has: "Letters received from Philadelphia, by the way of France say, that the Loyalists are likely to receive a much more favourable treatment from the new government than was generally expected; it being determined by the Pennsylvanians to prevent emigration as much as possible by lenient measures, which will likewise tend to bring others over to them from Europe." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:16

$32.00
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Tobacco TRADE WITH AMERICA ? Post Revolutionary War 1783 Old British Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 20, 1783 * Post Revolutionary War * Trade with America Page 6 has a report from the South Carolina Gazette has a note that Sweden has lessened the duties of items from America in order to encourage commerce. Then a letter from France beginning: "Since the Preliminaries of Peace have been signed & ratified, the Farmers-general have lost all their former privileges in the tobacco trade; that branch of commerce is become free & they will in future become purchasers like any other merchants..." with a bit more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:11

$29.00
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PLIGHT OF THE LOYALISTS in Post Revolutionary War America 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696148632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 8, 1783 Beginning on page 1 & concluding on page 2 is a nice report concerning the plight of the Loyalists in America: "The American Loyalists, resident in the metropolis, held a meeting...to consult upon a proper measure for obtaining redress...was at last agreed that delegates should be selected to represent the several provinces that felt themselves particularly aggrieved..." and then more on the various lands where they might settle. (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:31

$38.00
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Very Early CALIFORNIA Monterey Bay Voyage 18th Century LETTER 1787 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 19, 1787 Inside has a very rare, early account of a visit to California as part of a voyage to explore the Bering Sea (off Alaska) by Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse. It notes in part: "...following melancholy intelligence imparted by one of the companions of Mons. de la Peyrouse during the latter's voyage round the world; it is dated Montelery [Monterey], in new California, Sept. 19, 1786: We were fondly congratulating each other on having traveled from one end of the world to the other; visited whole generations of men hitherto unknown & unjustly by set down as barbarians and reached the distant spot, without the loss of a single man..." and then goes on to report a disa... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:47

$85.00
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Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE: or, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, September 29, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page begins the report on the coronation of King George III. "This day his Majesty King George the Third, and Queen Charlotte, were crowned in the abbey church of Westminster, with the ceremonies accustomed upon that great and glorious solemnity...". The article continues with in-depth details of the coronation, taking the entire second page and nearly half of the third page as well. The back page has an extract of a letter which describes the celebration of the coronation that occurred in Liverpool. Nice to have in a newspaper from London, England. This is complete i... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:40

$385.00
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Unusual PEDESTRIANISM Man vs. Horse Racewalking Wagering Match 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997195730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1791 Inside has an interesting article: "Extraordinary Walking Match", as pedestrianism was a sport at the time. It mentions: "...a match between Cotterel, the celebrated walker, and a horse belonging to Mr. Ryley, which was wagered to walk against him, for 20 miles..." with details of the man vs. horse walking match. (see). Eightpages, 8 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:53

$46.00
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