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191627

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654508484

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

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:34

$73.00
191597

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373651539002

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

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Ends August 16, 2021 06:47

$65.00
191596

LOUISIANA REBELLION Creole Spanish Occupation of New Orleans 1766 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393445899041

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

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Ends August 16, 2021 06:46

$37.00
191588

18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era AMERICA 1772 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373650821632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 8, 1772  Over one-third of page 6 has news from America with datelines from Philadelphia, Boston, Albany, and Providence. Several of the report deal with trouble with the Indians. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:32

$28.00
191928

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


eBay Auction Item # 393469889653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated March 24, 1757, June 10, 1762, June 2, 1767, Sept. 27, 1770, & Dec. 29, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends August 04, 2021 10:38

$59.99
191888

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393468091693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788  * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 03, 2021 14:34

$49.99
191815

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373661173505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 26, 1783  * American Revolutionary War nears the end Pg. 2 has a brief item: "Sir Guy Carleton is to continue Commander in Chief of the British forces in North America". Page 5 has most of a column headed: "American News" which has much on the federal finances & includes a letter from Mr. Robert Morris. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends August 02, 2021 08:57

$28.99
191809

ISAAC HAYNES British Execution American Revolutionary War 1782 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393465772330

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

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Ends August 02, 2021 08:14

$49.99
191808

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy LONDON Chronicle England SAVANNAH Georgia 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393465762939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 22, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "American Intelligence" relating to the British evacuation of Savannah, Georgia. It begins with a letter from General Green to the President of Congress noting: "I do myself the honour to transmit your Excellency a copy of General Wayne's letter giving an account of the evacuation of Savannah..." signed in type: Nath. Greene. And what follows is Anthony Wayne's letter with the details beginning: "The British garrison evacuated this place yesterday at 13 o'clock, leaving the works & town perfect, for which the inhabitants are much obliged...". There is then a letter from Congress re... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2021 08:09

$59.99
191203

CELEBRATING the Repeal of the Stamp Act in Charleston SC 1766 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632078820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 12, 1766  * Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration Page 2 has a report on the "Ascot Races", one of the more renowned horse races in the world. Another report is on the East India Company which talks in part about the tea trade. The back page has a note that: "A letter from New York...says that a solemn thanksgiving had been appointed to be held throughout the whole province on account of the repeal of the Stamp Act & that it was expected all the British colonies would follow the example." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:14

$48.00
191060

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393405625816

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

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Ends July 22, 2021 12:02

$54.00
190892

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373614795213

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

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:11

$38.00
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
190594

Coverting 18th Century JEWS TO CHRISTIANITY ? Jewish Judaica 1770 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373041105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 20, 1789 * Judaica - Jewish Page  2 contains an interesting Judaica item headed: "A Singular Imposition" and beginning: "The boast of the Jews, that not one of them ever became a genuine convert to Christianity since its establishment is probably confirmed by the following instance...During the last summer a Polish Jew...so far excited the attention of the congregation by the seeming fervency of his devotions that he was prevailed upon to make a public renunciation of his native profession; when he informed his admirers that his conversion from Judaism was not immediate..." with more. Eight pages, very nice condition. Partial red ink tax stamp.

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:06

$56.00
190229

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON GAZETTE England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579901075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 22, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy This issue has a few tidbits on the Revolutionary War including: "...address of the...county of  Dumfries congratulating his Majesty upon the success that has hitherto attended his  arms in suppressing the unnatural rebellion of his deluded subjects in America." Also mention that cargo from a ship: "...brought in here...a large packet of letters directed to Dr. Franklin & other persons. They are supposed to contain material intelligence from the Congress...". Another page notes a ship from Phila. taken by the Levant frigate, and: "...account ourselves lucky in not seeing any of these pirates....there has n... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:09

$56.00
189787

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373559175059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing and wear at the folds with small piece torn away on the front page, otherwise generally good.

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Ends May 28, 2021 09:46

$23.00
189436

CELEBRATING the Repeal of the Hated Stamp Act DISASTER 1767 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538598868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 22, 1766  * Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration disaster The back page has a letter from Burlington, New  Jersey, offering thanks for the repeal of the hated Stamp Act. A portion includes: "...On hearing the joyful news of the repeal of the stamp act, about 3 half-barrels of powder were provided...a negro boy, seeing some powder scattered on the ground, scraped some of it together & set  fire to it...went off with a terrible explosion, tore the house to pieces..." with much more on the horrible consequences, including: "...two of those were supposed to be driven through the window into the air & were thrown a considerable distance from the house...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice cond... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:42

$38.00
189431

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538594446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 8, 1783  * United States military * General George Washington Page 2 has a brief item: "Letters from Philadelphia say that Congress have resolved to keep up a military force, consisting of regular effective men, and that Gen. Washington had been applied to for his opinion as to the number necessary to be maintained, their pay, quarters, and mode of establishment." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:38

$29.00
189430

TREATY OF PARIS Signing Announcement Revolutionary War ENDS 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538592046

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

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:36

$270.00
188648

Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS in America w/ Florida & more 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183339751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1783  * American Revolutionary War - closing events Two-thirds of page 4 are taken up with: "American News" including a Proclamation concerning plans for he evacuation of Loyalists. Also several news items from St. Augustine, and a letter from Savannah which includes: "...If, as we are led to believe, East Florida is to be evacuated, I request your Excellency to take the earliest opportunity to prohibit the transportation of such property belonging to the people of this state, particularly negroes as may ow be in the possession of the inhabitants of that prince..." with more. Page 5 has a report from Charleston concerning work of the Committee of Correspondence. The bkpg. has a r... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:28

$36.00
188625

NEW YORK & JERSEY NY-NJ Boundary Dispute Colonial America Era 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373492803267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 19, 1769  Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston (see). Also on page 6 is a letter from New York which has a settlement for the dispute of the boundary line between New York and New Jersey. Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2021 09:00

$34.00
188475

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393173011353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 29, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 3 has an item noting: "...reported so far as relate to government mention that after a large detachment of the King's troops on the island had been sent as a reinforcement to Gen. Howe's army in the Jerseys, the rebels had made several attempts to repossess themselves and drive away the King's forces...they retired without coming to action..." and a bit more. Most of another page is taken up with: "A Matter of Fact, Relative to American Taxation" followed by: "Mr. Grenville's Offer to the Colony Assemblies to Raise the Supply themselves instead of having it done by a Parliamentary Stamp Act", both of ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:34

$65.00
188004

CHEROKEE NATION Indians & North Carolina Boundary Line Argument 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462337013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 17, 1766  * Cherokee Nation - Indians An inside page has reports datelined from Charleston, Philadelphia and Annapolis, dealing with various unrelated items. An additional report from Charleston notes: "...the boundary line between this Province & the Cherokee Indians has been lately run...the Indians express great uneasiness at the limits between their lands & those of North Carolina & Virginia remaining unsettled; & if measures are not speedily taken to give them the reasonable satisfaction they request, it is apprehended bad consequences may ensue."  Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$35.00
187331

RICHARD PENN JR. Pennsylvania Governor Arrives in Philadelphia 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105162558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 17, 1771  * Richard Penn Jr. arrives in Pennsylvania Page 6 has a brief item headed: "America" with a Philadelphia dateline which reports the arrival of: "...the Hon. Richard Penn., Esq., our Governor. On his landing he was received by a great  number...bells were immediately set a ringing...". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:10

$28.00
187083

BANK NOTES Paper Money Currency Cutting 1/2 ROBBERY Prevention in 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393095253498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 12, 1782  * Cutting paper money in half * Prevention of mail robberies Page 5 has a report from a Pennsylvania newspaper with some talk of prison ships, and the destination of some of the British departing the colonies (see). The back page has a letter from New York reporting how: "...America is more internally weak at this moment than almost at any other period of the war. However paradoxical this may appear after their late success, the fact is true.." with more on this. ending with: "...had it not been for the French land force...Mr. Washington with all his boasted continental strength, could not have effected any thing to purpose against Lord Cornwallis." Also mention of the death ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:16

$47.00
187018

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426075185

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

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:51

$40.00
186767

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074792722

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

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Ends January 29, 2021 11:26

$54.00
186526

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393713657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1767  * 18th century London, England Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & its Inhabitants...", continued in future issues. Page 2 has half column of news items headed "America", as well as:  "An Extract from Obilby's Account of America" which is about South America. Another page has nearly a full column of news from America. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:19

$29.00
186396

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393050079105

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

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Ends January 09, 2021 13:53

$740.00
185816

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015713195

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

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:14

$2,600.00
185791

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN is Agent for Province of Pennsylvania to London 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015554003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1769  * Benjamin Franklin Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the former noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin & Richard Jackson, Esqrs. are continued agents for this province at the court of Great Britain for the ensuing year." Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:22

$39.00
185790

GEORGE WASHINGTON Circle Equestrian Statue Ordered & Ben Franklin 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337029784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1783  * Equestrian statue of George Washington (Washington Circle) * New York loyalists - Benjamin Franklin re. treaty w/ Sweden Page 3 has a report noting in part: "...that a treaty had been ratified in Congress the 29th day of July last...between the U.S. and the King of Sweden. This Treaty was concluded at Paris...and signed by Dr. Franklin..." Also a resolution from Congress: "...That an equestrian statue of General Washington be erected at the place where the residence of Congress shall be established..." with various details. Also a letter from Boston concerning a congratulatory Address to be sent to General Washington. Then a letter from New York with notable content includi... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:22

$39.00
185628

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322315596

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

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:02

$29.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

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

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$71.00
184542

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952345393

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

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$72.00
183926

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373165872380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1767  * 18th century London, England Page 6 has most of a column with news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Philadelphia. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:16

$28.00
183628

Post Revolutionary War LOYALIST HANGING in America 1783 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904179570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 28, 1783 Page 5 has a letter noting: "...trade of this port is at a very low ebb...nor do I expect it will revive until the States of America obtain a more settled government, which...seems to be at a very considerable distance...the state of Virginia...is under the control of a governor & council..." and more. Another small item has: "One Stinson, who during the war was suspected of being a Loyalists & sent out of the state of New Hampshire...on hearing that the war was over & peace settled, returned...soon as he was landed he was dragged into prison...condemned, and hanged the next day." Page 7 has "A Proclamation" which relates in part to trade with the American colonies, then a report... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:19

$36.00
182778

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Wants to Resign from Public Service to Congress 1783 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 22, 1783 * Benjamin Franklin wants to resign Page 3 has a brief item: "Dr. Franklin has written to Congress requesting permission to resign his public employment, 'the business being too weighty for his old shoulders'. Such was the Doctor's expression." Page 7 is mostly taken up with: "American News" which talks of ships leaving the colonies, concerns of New Yorkers with paying their taxes, the capture of various ships, a report of an expedition up the Mohawk River to "...surprize and reduce the British post at Oswego..." with more on this. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:40

$34.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

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

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
182412

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851910920

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

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:28

$125.00
182254

PEACE TREATY THOUGHTS & American Independence on it's Way ? 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 15, 1782 * Possible peace treaty ? * American Independence ? The entire ftpg. (and one-third of pg. 2) are taken up with a lengthy letter concerning the situation with America and the terms for a peace treaty, with much thought on independence (see for beginning). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:15

$48.00
182251

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 3, 1783 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has several items concerning prisoners from the war and an agreement made concerning Loyalists: "A negociation has been held between the American Congress & the King's officers relative to such persons as intended to stay, to dispose of their effects after the King's garrison were withdrawn..." Also: "...Left New York near 5000 of the British prisoners of war had arrived at New York from Philadelphia...the numbers stood 5826 out of which there were but 806 Germans, and 326 belonging to provincial corps which last the Americans were determined should not stay among them...". Also a report concerning: "The u... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$48.00
181478

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806390198

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

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:52

$172.00
181190

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049238204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Over one-third of page 4 is taken up with the: "Short Abstract of Bill for the Provisional Establishment & Regulation of Trade and Intercourse Between the Subjects of Great Britain, and those of the United States of North America." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:31

$32.00
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
180379

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392757119420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 29, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * American Revolutionary War ending * Historic item w/ Articles of Capitulation This is a terrifically historic issue, reporting the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and his British army to Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. The front page has a report which includes: "...when we had the mortification to hear that Lord Cornwallis had proposed terms of capitulation to the enemy on the 17th. This intelligence was brought us...other persons who came off from the shore & said they had made their escape from York on the 18th...Comparing therefore the intelligence given by these people & several others...... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:19

$865.00
180276

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Some top British Leaders Oppose it 1783 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015235077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 23, 1782 * American Independence ? * British oppose The back page has a short bit noting: "It is said the great obstacle of peace with America is the proposition of independence. The Earl of Shelburne and Lord Ashburton are positively against it. They have already given their opinions publicly." This is followed by a letter from Amsterdam which notes: "...respect to a peace with England...the French part are against it; they have, however, no objection to a general peace...if England will acknowledge America independent...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:14

$41.00
179122

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266711

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

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$2,450.00
177334

ENDING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Peace Terms Talks 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870046860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1782 * Ending the Revolutionary War ? peace ? All of the ftpg. & part of pg. 2 are taken up with: "Letters From an American Farmer Describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customers not General Known..." which offers some interesting thoughts on the culture of the Americans at that time. Pg. 3 includes: "The difference of political opinion between Earl Shelburne & Mr. Fox was simply this: the latter wanted to declare...the immediate & unqualified independence of America & then meanly to throw ourselves on American gratitude for a subsequent peace. On the other hand, the noble Earl conceived that if the declaration of such independence was unavoidable it should at le... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:13

$68.00
176761

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536448401

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

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$57.00
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