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193706

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Last Act of Congress & John Adams 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753048540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 24, 1797  * Last act of congress ? Page 3 has an Act of Congress, repealing in part the: "Act Concerning Duties on Spirits Distilled within the U.S..." with more, signed in type by the President: George Washington. This was likely his last document signed as president, March 3, as Adams was inaugurated March 4. Page 3 also has the full text of President Adams's "Speech" calling for the first special session of Congress in order to consider the worsening French-American crisis. It takes 2 1/2 columns and is signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, rubbing at a fold causes loss of 2 words in the Adams speech, bit of foxing, bit close-trimmed near the bottom  of page ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$72.00
193705

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623926153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 6, 1793  * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has a lengthy Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes" signed in type by the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State: Go. WASHINGTON, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. A decorative issue as such. Inside has content on the French Revolution. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$71.00
193704

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Plans of Retirement to Private Life 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753048116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 5, 1796  * President George Washington to retire ? Inside has a report beginning: "We learn, with the most sensible grief, that...old tried friend, Gen. WASHINGTON, the best, the most virtuous & the greatest man in the world, has evidenced his intention to resign, to retire to the calm & undisturbed walks of private life..." with more. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:45

$63.00
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
193827

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Letter re. United States Congress 1792 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373761780463

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 October 26, 2021 10:42

$69.99
193825

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393637890701

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 27, 1778  * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * Lead by General George Washington Almost half of page 2 is taken up with a fine account of the Battle of Monmouth, as reported in the "New Jersey Gazette". The report begins: "His excellency general Washington having early intelligence of the intended movement of the enemy from Philadelphia..." with much more and including much detail on this historic battle. Near the end is: "Our success, under heaven, is to be wholly ascribed to the good disposition made by his excellency, supported by the firmness & bravery of both officers & men..." with more. Also relating to the Battle of Monmouth are two back page letters signed in t... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2021 10:19

$159.99
193824

Very Early GEORGE WASHINGTON re. French And Indian War 1758 American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373761757289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK GAZETTE OR WEEKLY POST-BOY, Dec. 4, 1758  * Very early George Washington mention * French and Indian war involvement The front page features a very nice Address to the Lt. Governor & Commander in Chief of the colony of New York from the General Assembly concerning the French & Indian War, set in larger than normal type and taking two-thirds of the width of the page. It contains nice content as well, including: "...congratulations on the success of his Majesty's arms in North America...The reduction of the town & fortress of Louisbourgh...is certainly a most important acquisition &, if continued in the British possession...must tend to the advancement of the trade of Great Britain...From the va... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2021 10:14

$749.99
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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728535001

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
193152

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576343838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 19, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with any of them. Sam. Fraunces, Steward of the Hous... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:57

$128.00
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
193131

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Alexander McGillivray Indians 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722477245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1790  * President George Washington * Alexander McGillivray Inside has a report of "Duels", as well as an attack by Indians, and a letter from Savannah, Georgia, beginning: "McGillivrary, there is reason to fear, is still meditating mischief of some sort or another..." amongst the Creek Indians. Alexander McGillivray was a leader of the Creek Indians, being part Creek and part Scottish. The back page has a federal: "Act to Establish an Uniform Rule of Naturalization" signed in type by the President: George Washington, and also by Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:34

$94.00
193004

Post-PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Inauguration Early U.S. Govern. 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393562320001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1789  * United States government in it's infancy * Post-President George Washington inauguration A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two Houses yesterday was read & referred to a committee  of the whole. In committee of the whole, on motion of Mr. Madison, resolved, that it is the opinion of this Committee that an address to the President ought to be prepared expressing the congratulations..." and more. Page 3 has a neat report from New York: "We are informed that the President has assigned ever... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2021 14:07

$179.00
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
192422

UNITED STATES MINT President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683297358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1793  * United States Mint * George Washington Taking the entire first column of the front page is: "An Act Making Certain Appropriations therein mentioned". Included are appropriation: "...For purchasing two lots of ground, with the buildings thereon, and for erecting other buildings, and purchasing sundry materials and necessaries for the use of the mint, twelve thousand and seventy nine dollars, and seventy eight cents:--For the salaries of the officers of the mint, from the first day of July to the thirty first day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety two, two thousand six hundred and ninety four dollars, and eighty eight cents:--for the salary of the following offic... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:21

$133.00
192409

1st Year of GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Administration & Government Start 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502217712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1789 * From the 1st year of George Washington's presidency * United States government (Congress) in it's infancy Page 3 has an item "From New York" noting: "...the Address of the Legislature of Massachusetts to the President was presented by the two senators & eight representatives from that state: the committee was very graciously received & the address answered with sentiment, animation and politeness. This is the first address from a deliberative assembly." Remember that the federal Congress was but several months old at the time. Page 2 has reporting from the earliest weeks of the new federal government headed: "Proceedings In The Legislature of the Union". Page 3... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:52

$53.00
192402

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502212941

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393454182429

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373619449920

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
190935

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 13, 1795 * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the back 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 July 15, 2021 15:05

$56.00
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
190889

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393394001603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1776  * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain Certainly the overriding significance of this issue is the complete printing of arguably the most important document in American history, headed: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. A Declaration by the Representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress Assembled" which begins with the famous line: "When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:08

$13,500.00
190881

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393393997217

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 July 14, 2021 15:03

$265.00
190844

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373611463664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796  * John - Jay's Treaty * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in the issue of the 19th taking all of the front... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2021 08:32

$248.00
190815

President George Mother MARY BALL WASHINGTON Fredericksburg Death 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388229799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789  * Mary Ball Washington death * President's G.W.'s mother Pgs. 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government.  Pg. 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Washington, mother of the President of the United States." Also discussion on: "...the business of a permanent residence...there is a majority against moving from New York...the North East banks of the Susquehanna be the spot for the permanent seat of the General Government...The Virginia & some other southern members were earnest for the banks of the Potowmack...". ... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:53

$190.00
190810

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & SecState Edmund Randolph LETTERS 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388221007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 20, 1794  * George Washington & Edmund Randolph Page 2 has a letter of introduction to the Congress signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. It introduces a letter from the Secretary of State concerning: "...the vexations and spoliations on our commerce since the commencement of the European war...". The much lengthier letter is that by the Secretary, signed in type: Ed. Randolph. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:47

$74.00
190287

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ George Washington


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373583414999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 16, 1798  * Rare 18th century American publication Page 3 has: "General Washington" which is a lengthy letter from an Englishman: "To George Washington, Esq. Of Mount Vernon, in Fairfax County, Virginia" praising his virtues despite their being enemies at war not long before. Some fine reading. 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. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2021 14:40

$70.00
190226

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S 63rd BIRTHDAY Toasts 1795 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579900405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 25, 1795  * President George Washington's birthday Page 3 has most of the first column taken up with reports on the celebration of President Washington's birthday, including a list of 15 "Toasts" to him. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:07

$61.00
190224

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Treaty of Algiers 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393321498557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 21, 1796  * President George Washington The middle of page 2 has "An ct" of Congress for providing money to defray the costs of putting into effect the treaty with Algiers. It is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:07

$63.00
190119

GEORGE WASHINGTON Treaty of Amity & Commerce - JAY TREATY 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576578286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795  * George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce, Between Great Britain & the United States of America", which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a letter signed by: Geo. Washington, dated June 2, 1783. One paragraph begins: "Your congratulations on the happy prospect of peace and independent security...I receive with great satisfaction...". Four pages, spotted foxing, good condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:02

$63.00
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GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576577933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796  * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, a bit irregular at the right margins, good condition.

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:02

$89.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter on Front Page Signed in Type 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393271949990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY: OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 23, 1795  * President George Washington letter signed The top of the first column on the front page features a letter headed: "George Washington, President of the United States of America" which concerns him no longer recognizing Thomas William Moore as the Vice Consul from England in the United States. It is signed by the President in type: George Washington. The front page also has: "The Death of Capet" being the 10 year old son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. The balance of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Plan of a Constitution for the French Republick". Four pages, small wear hole at a fold juncture does not affect mentioned content, ... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2021 08:51

$60.00
189016

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513311432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796  * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:42

$88.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218746116

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, light rubbing & dirtiness on the top quadrant of the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:22

$78.00
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WASHINGTON D.C. Land Sale Early American Government 1791 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393214541296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAPS AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 11, 1791  * Washington D.C. land sale * Early U.S. government The front page has a nice ad datelined at "George-Town",= concerning the sale of a "...Number of Lots in the Federal City...". Mentions that the President of the United States approved the "...Sites for the Public Buildings pursuant to the Act passed by Congress ...for establishing the temporary and permanent Seat of Government...". Includes details about the sale of the lots described as being "...in the best Situations in the Federal City." Might be the earliest notice (?) for building lots in the future capital, especially since it appeared in a newspaper from what was then the tempora... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2021 07:18

$72.00
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(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373502463705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1795  * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the president: George Washington. One of the Acts is for trading with the Indians. The ftpg. also has a detailed ad: "30 Dollars Reward" for deserters from the military. Four pages, various scattered foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends April 17, 2021 15:03

$118.00
188677

GEORGE WASHINGTON President of the United States LETTER Signed 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186392185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 29, 1794  * President George Washington letter Page 2 has a report headed: "Proceedings of the Senate on Chief Justice Jay's appointment", which includes an introductory letter signed by him: Go. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:38

$76.00
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Historic DEPARTMENT OF STATE George Washington John Adams CREATED 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183341849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789 * Department of State creation   Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. Holding true to this statement, page 3 contains the first newspaper printing of the Act of Congress which created the State Department, titled: "An Act for Establishing an Executive Department to be Denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs". This was the first executive department created by Congress. A bit later the name would be chang... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:29

$755.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. U.S. Military 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393169672195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 15, 1795  * President George Washington * Congressional act signed in script Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress titled: "An Act...to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties in goods, wares and merchandize imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington on the following page. This was one of just a few newspapers which used the "script" type signature. Complete in four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2021 09:32

$88.00
188162

Democrat Mayor GEORGE F. COTTERILL Seattle Washington Unrest RIOT 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373471209986

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 19, 1913 * Democrat Mayor George F. Cotterill * Seattle Washington civil unrest - rioting The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEATTLE UNDER ABSOLUTE RULE OF MAYOR; Newspaper Suppressed; Saloons Close; Police Rule" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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 22 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: As mayor, Cotterill instigated an anti-vice campaign that raised civil liberties issues, and he soon became embroiled in other issues, as well. There were thousands of ... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2021 09:22

$40.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation re. U.S. Mint Coins Cent 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126079217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Jan. 30, 1796  * President George Washington * Coinage - coins - U.S. mint Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" concerning the: "...act establishing a mint & regulating the coins of the United States.." which relates to the reduction of the size of the copper coin due to the increased cost of copper. It is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. A significant numismatic item. Four pages, binding holes & foxing near the spine affects a few words in the Proclamation, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:26

$49.00
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