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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
187015

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Act of Congress re. Shipping Signed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 12, 1789  All of pages 1, 2, most of pg. 3, & all of pg. 4 are taken up with an extremely lengthy Act of Congress: "...to Regulate the Collection of the Duties Imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships..." which is signed in script type by the President at its conclusion at the bottom of the back page: George Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Save for two ads on pg. 3 the entire four pages of this issues are taken up with the text of this Act of Congress (unusual). Nice to have the President's signature in type from the early months of his first administration. Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line on page 1 and 4, and the left si... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:49

$110.00
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
186298

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393043561463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1795 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Also an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in scrip type by the Governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2021 14:17

$97.00
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
185331

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War Battle of the Kegs 1778 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300788978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * The Battle of the Kegs * British Fleet in Philadelphia This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is entirely taken up with ads & notices, the very first being: "By Order of his Excellency the Commander in Chief" to all deserters from the American army: "...who wish to go to Europe are to give in their names & places of abode...in order that a passage... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:20

$485.00
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
185176

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Signed re. Michigan 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 4, 1796  * President George Washington Page 2 has: "A message...received from the President of the United States..." to Congress, beginning: "The measures now in operation for taking possession of the posts of Detroit and Machilimachinac..." with more, signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$72.00
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
185028

GEORGE WASHINGTON Samuel Adams & Edmund Randolph 1794 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272098338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 9, 1794  * George Washington & Samuel Adams Pages 2 & 3 contains  very lengthy letter from the Secretary of State, Edmund Randolph, concerning the troubling relationship with France, which is introduced the President, signed in type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a letter from the governor of Mass. signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$69.00
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
182769

BENEDICT ARNOLD & Judas Isacariot Revolutionary War South Events 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865265005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 21, 1781 * Benedict Arnold compared to Judas Iscariot * American Revolutionary War events in the South The front page has a report concerning Benedict Arnold, with one item noting: "Judas Iscariot betrayed his master for 30 pieces of silver, but repenting of his guilt returned the money into the treasury & went & hanged himself. Judas Arnold received 5,000 pds. sterling for his treachery & we find has lodged the money in the British funds, but he has not spirit enough to pursue the character in the only part worthy of imitation." More ftpg. war-related content in a letter signed in type: George Germain. Page 2 has a great wealth of fine war-relat... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:31

$399.99
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
181710

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
181404

CAPITULATION TREATY Lord Cornwallis & George Washington 1782 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805026231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 8, 1781 * Treaty of Peace * Lord Cornwallis capitulation * General George Washington * Revolutionary War closing events The front page has an: "Account of the number of British & German troops, and of ships of war, surrendered at Yorktown...". But then the great document is on page 2 which prints the: "ARTICLES of CAPITULATION entered into between his Excellency Gen. Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Armies of America and France....and the Right Hon. Earl Cornwallis, Lt.-General of the Forces of his Britannic Majesty...in York River, in Virginia...". What follows are all 14 Articles of the treaty by which Cornwallis surrendered his entire army to the French & Amer... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:23

$560.00
181242

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050979211

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

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$465.00
180978

GOLD & SILVER FOR COINS Early United States Congress Treasury 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039017161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, Aug. 31, 1786 (year in Roman numerals) * Early United States Congress * Gold and Silver for coins * General George Washington One page has "American Intelligence" which praises the attributes of Alexandria, and another page notes: "...Our Academy flourishes: about 100 scholars, twenty of which are educated on the Bounty of General WASHINGTON, are already received into it, although it has not been opened more than six months..." followed by a report from Pittsburgh concerning trouble with Indians. But certainly the prime content would be the back page "Resolve" from Congress dated August 8, 1786, establishing the standard of money to be created by the United States, ... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:46

$555.00
180708

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029575910

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

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:17

$1,235.00
180642

Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 Congress George Washington Signs 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770668181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 7, 1790 * United States Funding Act of 1790 * President George Washington signs * Also John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Taking about a full page of text, including almost all of page 2 is: "An Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington. This was the very historic Funding Act of 1790 which was passed on August 4, 1790 by the United States Congress to address the issue of funding of the domestic debt incurred by the individual colonies during the Revolutionary War and when they were in confederation before the organization of the federal government. By the Act the new federal government a... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:16

$3,250.00
180480

NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY General George Washington & Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021160362

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

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:30

$377.00
180470

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021158034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 17, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication The front page has several letters from British Lt. Col. Balfour, most dealing with discussion for an exchange of prisoners with General Greene. This discussion carries over to page 2 where is found a letter datelined: "Torbay prison ship, Charlestown harbour, May 19, 1781" concerning men on the prison ship. Then yet another letter from on board the prison ship. Page 2 also has a nice: "Proclamation - By His Excellency George Washington, Esq. General and Commander in Chief of the Allied Army" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Page 3 has more on the war including a letter from General Greene... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:26

$485.00
179717

Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON & Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729059937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication 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, as any experienced collector is aware. Simply a terrific issue, containing reports on the historic Battle of Bunker Hill, Washington being named commander--in-chief of the Continental Army, and much more. The notable reports are on page 2, one datelined "Norwich, J... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:56

$10,000.00
179566

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a letter signed in type by: W. H... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$465.00
179257

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967714505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 22, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty Page 3 has a letter from the county of Westmoreland to the President complaining about the terms of the Jay Treaty, followed by his response in which he notes: "...my deliberate opinion that in ratifying the treaty I had consulted the true interests of my country...". It is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:03

$72.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
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PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903795010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 21, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingt... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$30.00
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Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598208420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 18, 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 Geor... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:08

$26.00
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(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress re. Courts Signed 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861837736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 16, 1796 * George Washington & Samuel Adams The front page features two Acts of Congress concerning courts, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Page 2 has a chart of the latest count for the election of Mass. governor, showing Judge Sumner leading over Gov. Sam Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:09

$125.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Death FUNERAL Doctor James Craik 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543448339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 * President George Washington death - funeral The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affection of the upper part of the wind pipe..." with much more, giving the details of his affliction, the treatments they applied, and the account of his death, which includes: "...speaking, which was painful from the beginning, how became almost impracticable; respiration grew more & more contracted and imperfect, till half after 11 on Saturday night retaining the f... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:10

$650.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON Brunswick County Virginia JAY TREATY 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372821355403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1795 * President George Washington * Brunswick County, Virginia Page 2 has the: "Answer Of the President to the Brunswick, Virginia, Proceedings" relating to the Jay Treaty, which is signed by him in type: G. Washington. Four pages, bit of foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:05

$68.00
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Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806614915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not produce happiness..." with much more. Page 2 has news from C... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:45

$665.00
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Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458082726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 27, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter to the House of Rep. signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning France. Page 3 has mention of the birthday of George Washington. Much reporting from Congress. Four pages, ornate masthead, light rubbing & toning at the top quadrant, good condition. Bit close-trimmed at right margin of front leaf shaves some letters.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:16

$34.00
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GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Wealthy Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392393804148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 27, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington ransom The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "RANSOM READY TO FREE BOY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Seven related photos are on the back page. Coverage on the kidnapping of George Weyerhaeuser, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington. Nice for display here. 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, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rath... See More  

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Ends September 22, 2019 15:28

$48.00
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PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 * President George Washington Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$60.00
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President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Southern Tour South Carolina Visit 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720255403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1791 * President George Washington * Southern tour - South Carolina Page two contains a report headed: "Tour of the President" through the South, with reports of his visits to Charleston & Georgetown, South Carolina. Page 3 has a report headed: "The late Duel" with details. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:27

$52.00
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Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
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INDIANA TERRITORY to Join the Union Statehood (EVE) John Adams 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243215222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1816 * Indiana will become a state (eve) Page 3 has reports of discussions from Congress, one report headed: "Indiana State" which includes: "...proceeded to the order of the day on the resolution recognizing the republicanism & conformity to constitution and law of the constitution of the new State of Indiana...and ordered to a third readying. It was accordingly read a third time and passed unanimously." It would be presented to the President for signature the day after this printing and Indiana officially became the 19th state of the Union on December 11. The top of page 3 has an ad for the historic: "Union Tavern, Georgetown". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:55

$37.00
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