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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


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
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
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
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
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
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
189721

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
188882

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
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
188650

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
188387

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
187814

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
187444

Rare BABE RUTH Red Sox Baseball Pitcher vs. Walter Johnson 1916 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440779188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 16, 1916   * Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson pitching duel * Early coverage for Ruth, before he was a Yankee * Best publication to be had ? - very rare as such Near the bottom of the back page is a brief yet very historic report with small heading: "Red Sox Increase Lead After Great Battle with Washington" with the text beginning: "A hotly contested game of thirteen innings, which resulted in George Ruth's third 1 to 0 victory of the season over Walter Johnson..." This was Babe Ruth from early in his career when he was a pitcher for Boston, against fellow Hall of Famer Walter Johnson. Unfortunate for the small report here but it was somewhat typical of the day. Great to have this report i... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2021 15:01

$115.00
187309

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Sir Henry Clinton Revolutionary War 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 24, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth - New Jersey * Sir Henry Clinton vs. George Washington * American Revolutionary War Such "extraordinary" issues were created when notable news was received outside the normal printing schedule and the publisher wanted to rush the news to the people as quickly as possible. The purpose of this issue is the historic Battle of Monmouth. All of pages 1 and 2 are a lengthy letter signed: H. Clinton with his report on the battle, a few bits including: "...I evacuated Philadelphia on the 18th of June...& proceeded to Gloucester Point...I had received intelligence that Generals Washington and Lee had passed the Delaware with their army..." with much... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:02

$288.00
187308

2 President GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Proclamation SPAIN Treaty 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20 and 24, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy proclamation signed in script A pair of issues: beginning on the ftpg. of the Aug. 20 issue, carrying over to pg. 2, and concluding on pages 1 and 2 of the Aug. 24 issue is the complete text of the: "PROCLAMATION"  by the President for putting into effect a treaty with Spain. It is signed in script type at its conclusion: Geo. Washington. This was one of just a few newspapers which occasionally used script type for printed signatures of notable officials. Each issue is complete in 4 pages, various foxing, irregular to a portion of the right margin affects some ads.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$98.00
187177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Sequin Island ME Lighthouse 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432159242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1795  * President George Washington act of Congress * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed The top of third column on the ftpg. has: "Laws Of The United States" "Published By Authority" "Third Congress of the United States". Hereafter is the text of: "An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks...", signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a lengthy document headed: "Treasury Department--Proposal...for building a Light House on Sequin Island near the mouth of the Kennebeck River...coast of...Maine..." with considerable detail on how it is to be built Nice to have on the front page as this title was one of the few from this period to feature script signatures of Ge... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:30

$110.00
187017

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093430206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775  * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia.  When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Page 3 has an excellent and detailed account of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Headed with: "Copy of a letter from Mr. Isaac Lathorp, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown", his letter is datelined "June 22, 177... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:50

$13,790.00
186859

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Algerian Pirates & American Ships Docs 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1796  * President George Washington Fully half of the front page, the two middle columns, are taken up with a lengthy treaty of peace and amity between the United States and Algeria, relating to the problems with the Algerian pirates capturing American ships. At the top is: "Treaty with the Dey of Algiers" with the George Washington script signature, and at its conclusion is a document noting its ratification, also with a George Washington script signature. A significant document in international relations from the early years of the new American republic. Four pages, damp staining mainly to the top quadrant, a small rubbing hole affects 2 words in the treaty.

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:26

$92.00
186740

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Historic Farewell Address to His Army 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578694

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVRTISER, Scotland, Jan. 6, 1784  * General George Washington * Farewell address to his Army Certainly the most notable & historic content is the full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It takes portions of both pages 2 and 3. It reads in part: "...A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$670.00
186558

Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ George Washington & John Adams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373396556511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798  * General George Washington again ? Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams. Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Gen. Washington Commands!! Hark! the Drum Beats to Arms!" being a call to the men of Middlesex & Somerset counties in New Jersey, noting: "...that they will be accompanied by the great, illustrious, magnanimous General WASHINGTON..." who recently accepted the position of commander-in-chief of the military. A fine letter. Four pages, handsome mast... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2021 06:45

$54.00
186242

GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE Hudson River Suspension NAMED 1931 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373375878045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1931 * George Washington Bridge named (1st report) * Hudson River double-decked suspension bridge The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Washington Memorial Bridge Is Name of New Hudson Span" (see) First report coverage on the famous suspension bridge being named after our first president. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Also at the top of the page is a two column heading: "Mawson Discovers New Land in Antarctic; Aides Fly Off Ship as Ice Blocks Passage" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice conditi... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 13:42

$40.00
186221

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON French & Indian War Gov. Robert Dinwiddie 1755 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393040323368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755  * Early George Washington * Governor Robert Dinwiddie There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of  "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent..." and others. There is also a report reading in part: "The poor men who suffered at the meadows with colonel Washington recommend to your favour as they were disabled in the service of their country...".  This is very early & rather rare mention of George Washington, when he was just 23 years old. The very fir... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 10:54

$220.00
185483

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000035333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1796  * President George Washington - John Adams * Four Acts of Congress signed in type The front page features not one but four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by: Go. Washington, President of the United States. Each is also signed in block type by the Vice President, John Adams. One of the Acts is: "...for allowing compensation to the members of the Senate & House of Representatives of the United States...". Four pages, light foxing, slightly irregular at the spine and some rubbing to a fold causes a tiny hold not affecting the mentioned content.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:13

$183.00
185277

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & the Construction of Washington D.C. 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298297721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Page 2 has an interesting document headed: "By the President of the United States" concerning the suspension of two building codes in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to spur development, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Pages 2 and 4 contain six letters each signed in type: Buonaparte on his latest military efforts. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:07

$78.00
185031

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. United States Military 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272101000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This was one of very few newspapers which used script type when printing documents or letters from President Washington, making this a displayable issue given its front page presentation. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:36

$98.00
184886

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Reply to U.S. Senate 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 23, 1795  * President George Washington * re. State of the Union Address * Senate's response Page 2 has the Address of the Senate to the President, focused on his recent state-of-the-union address. It is followed  by: "To Which the President was Pleased to Make the Following Reply" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, light damp stains, minor printing error to the ftpg. only, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:17

$72.00
184437

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Commander-in-Chief Nomination 1798 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214725854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 5, 1798  * President George Washington * Commander-in-Chief again ? Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! the great, the good, the aged WASHINGTON, has said, 'I am ready again to go with my fellow citizens to the field of battle, in defence of the Liberty and Independence of my country'. The president has accordingly nominated to the senate, George Washington, Esq. to be Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of our armies of the United States. The nomination took place yesterday: there is no doubt of the concurrence of the senate." Four pages, handsome masthead, damp staining at the corners, otherwise good.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$59.00
184019

GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING Captures 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176734429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington (freed) * Suspects captured - Harmon Metz Waley The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COUPLE CAUGHT IN UTAH CONFESS THEY KIDNAPPED THE WEYERHAEUSER BOY" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. First report coverage on the capture of George Weyerhaeuser's kidnappers, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:29

$40.00
183281

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 26, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Georg... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$37.00
182806

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865530046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. It is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This is a significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, various foxing, and some minor chipping at the right margin which does not affect any text.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:21

$158.00
182788

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107090182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston. Nov. 12. 1795 * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has: "Indian Intelligence - Of the Creeks" which is most of a column with details on relations with them & other tribes. The report is datelined from Savannah. Page 3 has a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington, concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, one bit noting; "...It is now well known that my assent to the Treaty has been given--and the principles which governed my determination have also been made public...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:44

$79.00
182329

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795 * Jay's Treaty - John * 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 all of the front page and a bit of page 2 in the July 9, concluding in the issue of the 13th taking all of the ftpg. and a bit of pg. 2 where it is signed in type by Grenville and John Jay. Of significance also is page 2 of the July 13 issue also contains the report of the: "Conditional Ratification, on the Part of the United States", datelined from the Senate, June 24, 1795. Although the Treaty of Paris ended the Americ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$425.00
182305

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092706260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 23, 1791 * Washington D.C. land lots for sale * Early United States government era The front page is filled with ads, and certainly the most intriguing is the one with a dateline of "George-Town, Sept. 9, 1791" with the text including: "The sales of the lots in the Federal City will commence on Monday the 17th...commissioners finding they may engage materials & workmen for the Public Buildings to any desirable extent..." with a bit more. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$45.00
181907

MARTHA WASHINGTON President George Wife Mount Vernon DEATH 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373073382631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington." Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:13

$80.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. U.S. Military 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815365251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 22, 1795 * President George Washington * U.S. Military act signed in script Taking over half of the front page is: "An Act for Continuing & Regulating the Military Establishment of the United States..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$98.00
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