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198040

President GEORGE WEASHINGTON Returns to Mount Vernon as Citizen 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080354043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1797 * George Washington returns home * Becomes a private citizen * Mount Vernon, Virginia Page 2 has a report noting that 24 Philadelphia clergymen presented an affectionate address to George Washington on the last day of his presidency, to which he replied: "Believing as I do, that Religion and Morality are the essential pillars of civil society; I view, with...pleasure, that harmony and brotherly love which characterizes the Clergy of different denominations, as well as in this as in other parts of the United States, exhibiting to the world a new and interesting spectacle, at once the pride of our country and the surest basis of universal harmony." This is followed by a repor... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:23

$98.00
197817

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061344796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781  * Revolutionary War * Cornwallis' surrender * Gen. Benedict Arnold * Battle of Groton Heights Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London, Connecticut, known as the Battle of Groton Heights. Also included is a letter from George Washington to Congress which prefaces another letter from Gen. Gist concerning the safe arrival in the Chesapeake of Adm. De Grasse & his 28 French ships. It was this bit o... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:46

$325.00
197801

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061337013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1795  * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has one of the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisements we have seen in any newspaper. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:34

$58.00
197756

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Election WIN 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058169378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793 * President George Washington * Historic 2nd election victory Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation. But by far the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 report announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President. History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of 1792.  Page 3 has a report datelined February 20 which states: "On Wednesday last [the 13th] both houses of Congress met in Con... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:57

$1,150.00
197634

Rare THANKSGIVI NG DAY PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln 1863 Anti-Slavery Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374046387457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863  * President Abraham - Abe Lincoln * Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic) * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. A notable issue as page 3 has: "A National Thanksgiving, by the President of the United States, A Proclamation" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This was the creation of the very first national Thanksgiving Day, still celebrated ... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:11

$480.00
198108

GEORGE WASHINGTON LETTER re. Lord Cornwallis Surrender at Yorktown 1791 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374087272674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1791  * President George Washington letter * re. Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown Several pages are taken up with: "A Brief Examination of Lord Sheffield's Observation on the Commerce of the United States" with details on the manufacture of "Naval Stores" "Pot and Pearl Ashes". Also: "That it Must Always be the Situation of the United States to Court Great Britain" "Observations on the Relative Situation of Fugitives from America to England..." "On Secrecy" and a portion of an ongoing story: "The Negro Equaled by Few Europeans" which takes 8 pages. There is also a portion of another ongoing article: "Essay on the Influence of Religion in Civil Society" which takes 6 pages. A... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 08:20

$39.99
198107

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 394082593860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1791 * Creating the District of Columbia * Early United States government * President George Washington Over 3 1/2 pages are taken up with a: "Description of Cape Cod & the Country of Barnstable", continued in a future issue. Also: "Picture of Jamaica" which curiously begins: "Jamaica is the dunghill of the universe; the refuse of the whole creation...a shapeless pile of rubbish...", then it gets worse, taking 1 1/2 pages. Near the back over 5 pages are taken up with "Abstract of the Proceedings of Congress" which includes some interesting discussion on who would replace the President & Vice President. Other interest discussion as the federal government structure was stil... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 08:09

$249.99
197568

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Philadelphia Pennsylvania Letter 1793 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394045734674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1793  * President George Washington On page 2 under "Pennsylvania" is an address presented to the President "...at his house..." by a committee of "Commercial and Trading Interests" in Philadelphia supporting his Proclamation of neutrality, followed by his gracious reply, signed in type on pg. 3: Go. Washington. Over half of the front page has continued reporting on the: "Trial of Louis XVI". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:27

$69.00
197382

REVOLUTIONARY WAR George Washington on Joshua Huddy Execution 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023569944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 21, 1782  * American Revolutionary War closing events * George Washington & Joshua 'Jack" Huddy Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Debates in the House of Commons Upon the American War". An excellent report providing much insight into the discussions on the troubling situation in America and how to resolve it. Consensus shows a strong interest in ending the military involvement in America. Page 2 has some good reporting on the naval events in the Caribbean which were part of the entire Revolutionary War enterprise. Fine war content continues on page 3 as well including: "The perfidious Arnold, accompanies Sir Guy Carleton, and is to be invested... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:54

$375.00
197380

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032552921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 26, 1790  * President George Washington * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress signed in type One-third of the front page is taken up with early reports from Congress, carrying over to pg. 2. The middle of page 2 is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning establishing federal judicial courts in Rhode Island, signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington, and headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle. Keep in mind that New York was the nation's capital at this time. Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, a bit of foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:53

$129.00
197377

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Toasted for a Job Well Done 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 6, 1796  * President George Washington celebrated Page 2 has an interesting item: "Recent Instance of the Patriotism of Our Young Men" which is followed by various "Toasts", the first to: "George Washington, President of the United States--May his wisdom & integrity continue to preserve the happiness & liberties of America...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:52

$45.00
196994

GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING Freed 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394008609769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington (freed) * Alvin "Creepy" Karpis ?? The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TACOMA BOY FREE, $200,000 IS PAID; HE NAMES KARPIS" with subheads. (see) Report continues on page 3 with photo of Karpis. Karpis was suspected in the kidnapping but it turned out that he had nothing to do with it. First report coverage on the freeing of George Weyerhaeuser, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowin... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2022 12:15

$47.00
196959

GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Journey to New York re. Inauguration 1789 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992306327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, May, 1789  * re. George Washington's inauguration * His journey to New York City The issue begins with a continuation of: "A Concise History of the Late War In America" taking 8 pages. Also: "Account of the Preparations at Gray's Ferry on the River Schuylkill & the Reception of General Washington there, April 20, 1789, on his way to the Seat of the Federal Government to take upon him the High Office of President of the United States" (lacking the plate noted). "Account of the Manner of Receiving, at Trenton, his Excellency George Washington...on his Route to the Seat of Federal Government..." and more. Near the back is "The Chronicle" with the latest news reports, and under "Unite... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:13

$97.00
196864

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES State of the Union Annual Address 1877 Wisconsin Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393999007340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXPOSITOR INDEPENDENT, Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, Dec. 14, 1877  * President Rutherford B. Hayes * State of the Union Address Certainly one of the less common titles we have encountered from Wisconsin. All of pages 2, 3 & a portion of page 6 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type at its conclusion: R. B. Hayes. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun by George Washington & which continues to this day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:44

$37.00
196650

GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. U.S. Military & John Adams 1798 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393986100184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 16, 1798  Page 2 has the: "Answer of the President of the United States to the address of the youth of the borough of Norfolk" signed in type: John Adams. Also a nice letter beginning: "The illustrious Washington is expected in this city in about three weeks on his way to the eastward...his object...to see the state of the militia throughout the union..." with much more concerning the need for a proper militia, ending with: "...the times are so pregnant with danger to the United States that inactivity is guilt--inaction cowardice--and indifference baseness." Four pages, handsome masthead, light foxing to an upper corner, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:24

$43.00
196262

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Birthday & Samuel Adams Acts 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373944659069

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796  * President George Washington * Samuel Adams The 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, as well as an account from Harvard on honoring Washington. Another pg. 2 item: "Washington Street" mentions: "The citizens of this truly federal street noticed...at the Washington tavern--were among other toasts they gave--GEORGE WASHINGTON--The Constitution of the United States...and fired a salute of 15 guns at sunset from the artillery cast in this town by Col. Revere." There are various other kudos to Washington for ... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:43

$49.00
196033

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams re. State of the Union Address 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925440288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 26, 1795  * President George Washington The ftpg. contains an address to the President concerning Washington's very recent state-of-the-union address, signed in type: John Adams, plus his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Nice to have both Adams and Washington on the front page. Four pages, scattered foxing, minor printing flaw at the bottom not close to mentioned content, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:49

$76.00
195978

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373921768211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 23, 1796   * President George Washington The back page is mostly taken up with three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. The most notable and the lengthiest--taking half of the page--is: "An Act to Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States". Page 3 has a bit headed: "John Paul Jones" concerning passing on to heirs the 5867 acres of land he owned in the Northwest Territory. He died 4 years previous. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2022 08:39

$82.00
195957

TREATMENT OF PRISONERS During Revolutionary War George Washington 1795 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393918811920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  November, 1795 * Re. Revolutionary War prisoners * George Washington & Thomas Gage Included is: "General Gage's Answer to General Washington" dated at Boston, Aug. 13, 1775, which is in response to Washington's complaint that American prisoners were being treated very poorly. Gage does in part: "...Britons, ever per-eminent in mercy...over-looked the criminal in the captive...your prisoners, whose lives by the laws of the land are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care & kindness..." with more, signed in type: Thomas Gage. And this is followed by Washington's response, taking most of a page & signed in type: G. Washington. Near the back: "Intelligence of Importanc... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2022 13:32

$43.00
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
195629

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373884756018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States. Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends February 18, 2022 08:01

$103.00
195574

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Jacob Duché 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869595865

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

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:23

$1,225.00
195545

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. John Jay's Treaty 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869609360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 31, 1795  * George Washington address * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has a letter from the people of Morris County, N.J. on their concerns about the Jay Treaty. Also a similar letter from the merchants of Phila. to the President followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: Geo. Washington. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:13

$74.00
195321

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Dwarf Attraction 1790 Old Concord NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845501473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, New Hampshire, July 6, 1790  * President George Washington On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the activity of the House of Representatives. The back page has a report about a "remarkable dwarf" who lived in New Jersey during the war and attracted "crowds of people", including Gen. Washington. Some details about his meeting with Washington. Four pages, trimmed close at the bottom, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:49

$58.00
195084

Great PHILADELPHIA Revolutionary War Era MAP & Battle of Trenton 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833909293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777 * The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey * Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the greater Phila. vicinity. The map measures 12 by 14 1/2 inches and is in uncommonly great condition. More typically these maps are heavily worn & torn from constant folding & unfolding. The bottom half of the right margin is trimmed close so as to fold into the issue, however no inked areas are compromised. The map is called for on the title/index page of... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:35

$565.00
195075

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACTS of Congress 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393809828042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1796 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress The front page contains not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. A very nice issue for display given these four Washington signatures on the ftpg. Four pages, some foxing, minor chipping to a portion of the right margin causing no front page text loss.

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:31

$147.00
195074

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamations w/ COPPER CENT Coin 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833906164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 18, 1796   * President George Washington * (4) proclamations signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, plus part of a fourth Act which carries over to pg 2, also signed by Washington. The very first, at the top of the front page, is: "An Act Respecting The Mint" detailing the ways & means of procuring copper for the minting of cents and half cents. A great & early numismatic item. Also of significance is a pg. 3 item reading: "...reports...that the President will decline being considered a candidate for the Chair the ensuing election, I cannot find that he has given any intim... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:30

$210.00
195044

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. Retirement 1797 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393800428546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 14, 1797  * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career The ftpg. has: "Summary of the Points of the Debates in Congress on the Answer to the President's Address" referring to Washington's last state-of-the-union address. It begins: "On one side, it was openly declared that they did not regret the President was going to retire...". Page 2 has a report from "Virginia" concerning: "...a late meeting, chose a respectable committee to address the President of the United States on his determination to retire from office, to express their extreme regret..." and more. This is followed by the response of the President signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice con... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:15

$91.00
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
194589

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. John Jay's Treaty 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744183152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 29, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has a letter from the President to the New York Chamber of Commerce concerning the controversial Jay Treaty with England, signed in script type: Go. Washington. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:52

$71.00
194401

JEWISH REFUGEES Jews Escaping Hitler & Nazi Germany CARTOON Print 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706554482

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill):  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1938  * Jewish refugees political cartoon * Escaping Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany The top of an inside page (E-3) has a very notable political cartoon concerning the plight of Jewish refugees trying to flee Nazi Germany, notable enough that it is a feature display in the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. This cartoon was created in anticipation of the Evian Conference, an idea of President Franklin Roosevelt to be held in Franc... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:28

$345.00
193970

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Letter re. United States Congress 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652029165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1792 * President George Washington * United States Congress Page 3 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning his thoughts on apportioning representatives for the House according to the first census. Hid notes his two objections. Signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:40

$74.00
193699

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Occupies New York as British Army Leave 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623923717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1784  * General George Washington enters NYC * Evacuation Day (New York) British Army leave Page 4 has a report noting in part: "...Admiral Digby...having quitted the American command. The troops which lately occupied New York, in consequence of the orders of Sir Guy Carleton evacuated that garrison on the 26th & 27th of November last, at which time General Washington, at the head of a detachment of the American army, took possession of the works. The wretched appearance of the American troops exhibited a terrible reverse of the military array of the British..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:42

$83.00
193636

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Annual Address 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393619204833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1795  * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Over half of the front page is taken up with the "President's Address" being George Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for the year 1795, a tradition he started in his first administration and which continues to this day. The "Speech" as it is headed, is prefaced with: "This day, precisely at 12 o'clock, The President of the United States met both Houses of Congress in the hall of the Representatives, and addressed them in the following..." (see for beginning & end). Page 2 has some items which were in response to the President's address. The bkpg. has 16 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, various foxing... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:05

$345.00
193455

British Troops ESCAPE NEW YORK Revolutionary War Ending Events 1783 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393605472451

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783  * Loyalists escaping New York Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America. Also included under: "American Intelligence" is a letter from Sir Guy Carleton from New York City, concerning the evacuation of that place by the British. There is also an extract of proceedings of the New York Assembly at Peekskill, and a letter from Boston which is a congratulatory address to General George Washington. Both plates called for are present. Complete in 88 pages, full title/content... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:42

$69.00
193303

1787 UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Philadelphia Printing George Washington Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393592108141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1787  * Philadelphia printing of the Constitution of the United States This title, along with the "American Museum", has the honor of being the first magazine to print the Constitution of the United States. Both publications were from Philadelphia, the city where the Constitution was created. Comments from the Library Company of Philadelphia note that it can not be definitively determined which of these two publications was the first to print, but rather: "...for all practical purposes they were simultaneous." Another source notes that this magazine was likely printed on Sept. 22 as the last internal date, on the last page, refers to an event that took place on the 17th ... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 14:36

$7,350.00
193280

1784 GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address & British Evacuate New York in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731750802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784  * re. George Washington's Farewell Address * British Troops evacuation of New York The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in compliance with a resolve of Congress...has discharged all the troops in the service of the United States..." with more relating to this. Then, and still on the front page, is the: "...Letter and Address were Presented to his Excellency General Washington..." with a dateline of West Point, Nov. 15, 1782. This is the response of the military offic... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:30

$172.00
193216

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY w/ U.S. Military Recruiting Ad 1799 Worcester Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799  * From the year of George Washington's death Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military. Three bkpg. runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details. Four pages, minor loss to the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:13

$46.00
193150

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Baltimore Mechanical Society Letter 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 29, 1793  Page 2 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" with his reply, signed in type: George Washington. Many illustrated ads including ships, musical instruments, houses, and stage coaches. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:56

$62.00
192427

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Response re. the Jay Treaty 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683300270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 3, 1796  * President George Washington * re. the Jay Treaty The ftpg. features an address "To the President of the United States" concerning the Jay Treaty, with his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Pg. 2 report from "The Mint" reports on the quantities of various coins minted. The back page has a commercial ad: "By Thomas & John Hancock". Four pages, some stray ink marks on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:23

$80.00
192424

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter to United States Congress 1794 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683299173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 16, 1794 * President George Washington Page 2 has a letter to Congress signed by the President: Go. Washington, being in introduction of carious letters concerning foreign affairs. Also a report from Virginia that: "...a party of 13 persons...were attacked in the wilderness by a large party of Indians..." with more. Decorative ads on the back page. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:22

$65.00
192402

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. John Jay's Treaty 1795 Boston Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has a letter from the President to the inhabitants of Georgetown concerning the late Treaty with Great Britain, known as the Jay Treaty. One bit notes: "...On a subject so complex, and having such extensive relations, some diversity of opinion might be expected...", signed in type: Go. Washington.  The ftpg. also has: "Federal Ship News" which begins: "The good ship Federal Government, George Washington Commander, still prosecutes her voyage with safety and success...". Page 3 notes: "Appointment. Elias Boudinot, Director of the Mint..." followed by a: "Statement of Coins made at the Mint of the United States". F... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$73.00
192392

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Uniting Patriotic Americans 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682409132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1795  * President George Washington Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia noting: "The President has returned here from Mount Vernon. The reception he every where meets shews he unites in him all patriotic hearts...". Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:42

$42.00
192220

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393488743869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, May 31, 1802  * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon The bottom of page 2 carries the report "DIED, At Mount-Vernon, on the 22 inst. Mrs. MARTHA WASHINGTON, widow of the late illustrious General George Washington. To those amiable and christian virtues, which adorn the female character, she added dignity of manners, superiority of understanding, a mind intelligent and elevated -- The silence of respectful grief is our best eulogy." Four pages, slightly irregular left spine, some light damp staining, generally good.

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:43

$135.00
191701

GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo - Madrid 1796 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 6, 1796  * President George Washington * Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo Page 2 has a letter to the House concerning ratification of the Treaty of San Lorenzo, signed: Geo. Washington. Then "An Act" of Congress providing relief to soldiers injured or disabled in the military, also signed: Go. Washington. Included as well is the slightly smaller, single sheet "Extra" entirely taken up with discussion in the "Federal Legislature, House of Representatives" concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. Six pages with the "Extra", very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:07

$64.00
191558

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. John Jay's Treaty 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393442209203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 29, 1795  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 3 has  letter from the people of Savannah to the President on their concerns about the pending Jay Treaty. This is followed by the President's response, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Over half of the front page is taken up with the continuing article: "Features of Mr. Jay's Treaty". Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2021 09:56

$82.00
191520

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signature re. Indians Troubles 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373648058450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 15, 1789  * President George Washington script signature Over one-third of the front page is taken up with; "Proceedings in the Legislature of the Union" from the  earliest months of the new  federal government. Interesting reading on the concerns from this period. The prime content would be the nice page 3 letter from the President to the House of Representatives concerning the troubles with the Indians, signed in script type by him: George Washington. Page 2 has an interesting letter concerning what title to use for the President. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2021 06:32

$147.00
191207

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632080072

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

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:16

$82.00
190949

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON San Diego Visit Address on NEGRO Black Race 1903 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 6, 1903 * Booker T. Washington address * Educator, author & orator * African American leader * President George Marston The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "WASHINGTON'S WORK FOR THE NEGRO RACE" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. San Diego History Center: What is known, thanks to some historical digging by Phillips, is that Washington visited San Diego in January 1903, and Marston served as ... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2021 06:55

$52.00
190932

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter & Samuel Adams Document Signed 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 12, 1794  * President George Washington * Samuel Adams A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress in which is relays: "...the present state of certain hostile threats against the territories of Spain in our neighbourhood...", signed in type: G. Washington. Page 3 has a document signed in type by Governor Samuel Adams among others. Many illustrated ads on the back page. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:04

$69.00
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