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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
187019

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles ASGILL AFFAIR Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426076018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1782  * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has a nice accounting of the controversial hanging of American patriot Capt. Huddy and the resulting Asgill Affair including: "...Capt. Lippencot (the executioner of Capt. Huddy) was under trial of a court martial...that he would be condemned & punished; for it has been proved that he deliberately, & without any order, took the unfortunate sufferer, Capt. Huddy...and carried him to the Jersey shore saying he was there to be exchanged, instead of which he was hanged upon the first tree they reached..." with more on this, and then: "...Although the situation of Mr. Asgill is not a pleasant one, there is every reason to suppose it not dangerous... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:52

$88.00
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
187185

EXECUTION OF PIRATES Hanged Hangings at Martinique Caribbean Sea 1765 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373432189311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1765  Page 6 has over half a column headed: "America" with datelines from Charleston, Boston and Savannah containing various news reports. One bit notes: "...from Martinico...he saw three pirates hanged there; eleven others were also condemned. They belonged to a pirate sloop of six carriage guns...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, good condition.

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Ends January 25, 2021 08:05

$29.99
186595

Third PENNAMITE-YANKEE WAR Wyoming Valley Pennsylvania Lands 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400652590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 23, 1784  Page 3 has a nice account of the dispute between Pennsylvania and Connecticut on lands in the Wyoming Valley of Pa. This dispute was known as the Third Yankee-Pennamite War. This report takes over one-third of the page. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:10

$46.00
187104

RICHARD PENN JR. Pennsylvania Governor Arrives in Philadelphia 1771 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373428167004

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 January 21, 2021 08:54

$26.99
187102

18th Century Pre Revolutionary War w/ AMERICAN COLONIES Reports 1766 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373428162097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 20, 1766  Page 6 has nearly half a column headed: "America" with datelines from New  York and Hartford.  There is mention of the trouble caused by the cutting down of the flag staff on the common. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 7 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 08:46

$26.99
187101

George Washington REVOLUTIONARY WAR - Ethan Allen & PRISONERS 1777 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393096100129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 12, 1777  * Revolutionary War battle reports * Ethan Allen & treatment of other prisoners * George Washington's intentions Page 2 has a: "...Letter from Lewistown to the Congress at Philadelphia" which tells of a naval encounter between the Roebuck and the Morris in Philadelphia bay, which includes: "...and blew the ship up & I am sorry to tell you that so brave a man has fell in the attempt. The scene was horrid to behold. The cargo is in part blown on shore..." with more. Also a letter from an officer at New York. Another page has a rather lengthy & fascinating article concerning the cruel treatment of Col. Campbell by the Americans, and includes: "...It is justified from the beh... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 08:43

$69.99
186529

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058062118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 1, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A page 2 item notes: "...General Howe & our army were all well; that a party of Rebels had attempted to surprise Major Rogers in Fort Independence but had been repulsed...". Another page has a lengthy letter concerning the war in the colonies, including: "...war, at the very best, even when successful, is a sore visitation; a mark of God's anger...but the rebellion of our colonies was planned & fomented by its leaders without any pretense of this nature. The colonists were not in a state of oppression...grievances indeed were pretended...in short...the Americans knew, & most of them were willing to confess, th... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:23

$76.00
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
186446

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052197670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1783  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Most of page 4 is taken up with some great content concerning Cownwallis's defense of his actions in America, particularly in relation to criticisms from General Henry Clinton. The first part is a letter from his concerning his actions at the historic Battle of Guilford Court House, noting: "...our failure in North Carolina ws not occasioned by our want of force to protect the rising of our friends, but by their timidity & unwillingness to take an action & useful part." Then a letter from the Board of Loyalists to Cornwallis, with his response signed in type: Cornwallis. This has more on his actions in the Car... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:18

$47.00
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
185594

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320345817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YORK COURANT, England, Feb. 8, 1780  * American Revolutionary War * 18th century original * From The Enemy The front page has a few news items on the Revolutionary War: "...account that Sir Henry Clinton & Lord Cornwallis were about to embark, with 10,000 men...lying ready at Sandy Hook to take them on board for the southward...Several prizes taken from the American, laden with tobacco...are come over with the above fleet...assured that General Clinton, after leaving a sufficient force at New York, has taken with him the rest of his army to Virginia. By this means the Rebels will be put between two fires...advices...received from the back of the province of New York, that some of our Provincial Corps had fallen in ... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:09

$42.00
185463

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999749899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782  * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our masters..." with more. Then some talk on the situation at Charleston, then: "...that Mr. Washington's next attempt is to be directed against New York, & with a view of collecting the largest force he can..." with more. Page 7 has most of a column with news from: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:52

$47.00
185130

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985013502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 6, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A page 3 item notes: "By the Appalachia, Ogilvie, arrived in the Downs from East Florida, advices are received that the inhabitants on the frontiers of Georgia and East Florida continue to distress each other & that some soldiers had been ordered there to protect the latter from the Georgians who had committed great depredations on them." Another page has some bits regarding America, including: "...a few American emissaries, particularly a Maryland gentleman...that pay great attention to the hardware branches, particularly that of the foundery, musket & musket locks, from which it is supposed their country is... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:49

$41.00
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
184882

Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana American Deep South Description 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392970344341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1765  * Early New Orleans, Louisiana description The back page has a letter from Pensacola with some good information concerning New Orleans. It includes: "I am afraid this place will not answer fully our expectation: If we had had the island of New Orleans, this would soon be the first province in America, but without it we shall be slow in our progress to flourishing...New Orleans is a very large and a pleasant town, the country round it is extremely fertile...sugar grows in the isle of New Orleans..." with more on New Orleans. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, foxing & minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:32

$39.00
184881

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont to Join w/ England ? Ethan Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258555016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we should once more be united to our Mother Country but those glorious hopes are now vanished for the Congress have agreed on another treaty with the court of France & that they will not agree to make peace with England unless they have their own terms fully complied with..." Then a letter beginning: "General Clinton has lately had a visit .from Ethan Allen, the Chief of the Vermont association offering to become the allies of Great Britain under certain circumstances...he & his party...fell into the hands of the rebels who lodged them... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:31

$57.00
184880

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258551128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * From The Enemy Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squadron under the command of Paul Jones..." with more. Also a letter from New York which includes: "In the general confusion here I do believe...that his Majesty's Commissioners are more at a loss how to conduct themselves...The resolutions of Congress have frustrated all their plans--they have now three parties to keep in good humour, the enemy, the army, and the Loyalists...The last letters from New York say that Gen. Washington has crossed the North River..." with more on this. And then: ... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:31

$53.00
184878

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258550604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 20, 1783  * Loyalists (British) escaping America Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the British evacuating: "...large quantity of shipping are preparing here...for the purpose of transporting his Majesty's garrison & effects for England...How soon the business may commence it is, however, impossible to say, as we do not hear that the negotiation with Congress goes on at all briskly. America has her old doubts & fears..." & more. Page 4 has reports from the House of Commons discussing terms of the treaty to end the war. A brief bit notes: "The Hessians in America, it is said, have refused, to a man, to return to Europe."  and also: "...a pressing invitation has been sent by... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:30

$31.00
184876

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258543623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782  * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." a... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:22

$45.00
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
184539

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Sea Explorations & Revolutionary War 1777 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226075771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777  * Captain James Cook explorations * American Revolutionary War The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: "Address to Edmund Burke on his late Letter relative to the Affairs of America." which carries over a bit to pg. 2.  An inside page is almost entirely taken up with an excellent & detailed account titled: "Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Sloop, the Resolution, commanded by Captain Cook, during the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5 -- Description of the Inhabitants of Ea Oowhe, an Island in the South Sea, adjacent to Tonga Tabbo, or Tasman's Amsterdam Island.". Yet another page has an item headed: "Extract of a Letter... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:01

$70.00
184255

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934969848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * Working towards peace * From The Enemy Page 2 has a letter from New York which includes: "The refugees have abandoned their post at Bergen Point; many of them, perhaps all, are going to Halifax where lands, according to their merits, are to be assigned them..." with more. Page 4 has the 2nd part of the Treaty of Amity & Commerce with The Netherlands. The bkpg. begins: "Mr. Adams, Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of North America, took his leave of the President of their High Mightinesses..." which was his leaving The Netherlands. Also: "A private letter from Paris says...Dr. Franklin, and Mr. Jay for America....have had another co... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$37.00
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
183758

LONDON CHRONICLE American Colonies TAXATION Pre Revolutionary War 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152221248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Dec. 21, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * American colonies & England Page 2 has a report from Williamsburg, Virginia, headed "America" which notes: "...informs us that they are in daily apprehension of an Indian war in consequence of the late murders committed on those people..." with a bit more. Also a report from Boston which includes a report of the publisher of the 'Boston Chronicle' being ill-treated by men who Mein reported unkindly about in his newspaper. Also a report from London notes: "...the plan for restoring the tranquility of the Colonies will consist chiefly in fixing the quota of the different provinces...the respective Assemblies having the choice of the easiest methods ... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 11:59

$47.00
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
182904

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109836422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1777 * Revolutionary War * Fort Ticonderoga * From The Enemy Inside pages have some content on the Revolutionary War, including items containing: "...the King's arm were near Crown Point; the rebels abandoned the Fort of Ticonderoga & brought their stores over the Lake George...every rebel they found obliged the drivers & every rebel they found to take the oath of allegiance to his Majesty...rebels found the loyalists had abandoned the mountain..." with more. A back page report from Hartford includes: "Gov. Tryon having collected a gang of starved wretches from among the British troops & tories, came over from Long Island..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:57

$58.00
182781

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 30, 1782 * Vermont to fight for British ? * Southern events - Georgia & more * American Revolutionary War Page two has several reports of military events in the South with mention: "...that all apprehension for the loss of Georgia were now entirely unnecessary...the enemy to relinquish all thoughts of attacking it. General Greene had re-crossed the Edisto & taken post at Dorchester...a severe action having taken place near Charlestown between the British...& the army under General Greene...". Also an interesting item stating: "That Commissioners from Vermont had met...and offered to become subject to the Crown of Great Britain upon the following terms..." with those terms listed.... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:41

$57.00
182778

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107087160

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
182684

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102244741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From England Pg. 2 has a bit noting: "...an officer is arrived there from America & has brought some disagreeable news...that there is a revolution in some of the colonies, & that dispatches are also brought from the Congress to Dr. Franklin complaining of the bad behaviour of some of the French troops in America..." and more. Then a letter includes: "...the Americans in general seem impatient for and expect a speedy peace with England; but he adds, I do not know an idea existing among them short of independence..." and more (see). The bkpg. has an item: "...that every thing in the provinces of New Hampshire & Connecticut were in th... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:44

$42.00
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Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858455123

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, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:02

$56.00
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
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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
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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
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


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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
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Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion ending ? The back page has a report on the Shays' Rebellion noting: "...that Gen. Lincoln was continuing to disperse the insurgents in the state of Massachusetts, that Shays was said to be nearly deserted by all his followers;...that he has still 1500 men with him...issued a proclamation offering a reward for apprehending D. Shays, Luke Day, Adam Wheeler, and Eli Parson as principal abettors & supporters of a rebellion against the dignity, authority & government of the commonwealth of Massachusetts." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:48

$43.00
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Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain London Chron. DEATH 1760 Old UK Newspaper


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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
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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
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NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY General George Washington & Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


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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


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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
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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
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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

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BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND & Riding the Rail Torture 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 10, 1776 * Battle of Long Island * American Revolutionary War * Riding the Rail torture Page 3 has a nearly half column letter from Chamblee with reports on events in the Crown Point & Lake Champlain vicinity (see photos). An inside pg. has reports concerning the British in New York, including: "...that they had done their utmost endeavours with the Congress to bring about a reconciliation but in vain, & therefore they were preparing to attack New York...that the army was then preparing for action but that it would take up many days before they could begin...no time would be lost in proceeding upon the operations of the campaign..." with a bit more. But by far the most historic re... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:03

$162.00
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870049835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 4, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has a short yet notable bit: "On Monday, & not before, his Excellency Sir Guy Carleton set out from his apartment in Duke Street, Grosvenor square, for Portsmouth, to embark immediately on his expedition to New York to take upon him the chief command of his Majesty's forces in America...". The top of the bkpg. has an item: "...from a friend at Boston which says, 'Every day increases our hopes that we shall soon enter into a negociation for a reconciliation with our mother country. the Congress is heartily tired of the arbitrary proceedings of the French, and are much displeased with the conduct of General Washing... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$54.00
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