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Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795155696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 26, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. Page 3 has a: "...letter from an officer of distinction to the honorable Major-General Gates..." which begins: "I am happy to have the pleasure to again congratulate you on the success of our arms. His Excellency having formed a plan to surprize the garrison at Powle's Hook, it was accordingly the night before last carried into execution by Major Le who effectually surprized & took the garrison..." with more. Half of page 3 is a document dealing with the increasing ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:18

$680.00
194390

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Ratification Federal Edifice Completed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706542066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Dec. 26, 1789  * United States Constitution * Ratification by all states * Federal Edifice completed A page 3 report from Boston dated December 16 concerns the ratification of the Constitution by all of the states, except Rhode Island. The report reads in full: "The Twelve States of America, convened in Federal Convention, which proposed the Constitution, have now all adopted, ratified and confirmed it. The Edifice may now be declared complete--and on its completion we cordially felicitate our country." Hereafter is a list of the states and the dates they ratified the Constitution. Two-thirds of the state were needed for ratification and this occurred when New Hampshire adop... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:17

$430.00
192393

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502206107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776  * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House  of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & a... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:43

$490.00
191853

JULIA Dent Cantacuzene Spiransky-GRANT Newport RI WEDDING Weds 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373662165286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 25, 1899 * Julia Dent Cantacuzene Spiransky-Grant * Newport RI Rhode Island wedding - weds   The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BRILLIANT WEDDING OF MISS JULIA GRANT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:11

$38.00
190814

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVE. POST England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388229603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 14, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The back page has some: "American News" taken from the Boston Evening Post, including: "...that Congress have nearly accomplished the important measure for establishing the credit of our currency...that there is now no naval force at Rhode Island except two gallies." Also a report from North Carolina: "...that after the small advantage gained by the enemy t an action with Gen. Ash...the governor himself turned out at the head of the militia...which marched with great spirit upon the occasion...impatient to meet the enemy & drive them from their country. Many in the same spirit were on their march from Vi... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:52

$46.00
190095

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393312284043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 29, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. The front page has: "General Orders" relating to fixing prices in the colonies, in response to attempts to capitalize on selling food to the French & Continental troops. Other war-related items on the front page as well. Page 2 has reports on the concern for the depreciating currency, one item including: "The absolute necessity of a common circulating medium for carrying on war & defending against the invasions of a relentless enemy is fully known to every American...... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 08:15

$640.00
189428

BATTLE OF STONO FERRY Benjamin Lincoln American Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538591211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 5, 1779  * Battle of Stono Ferry, Charleston, South Carolina * Revolutionary War - General Benjamin Lincoln A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. The entire front page has content dealing with the increasing prices of commodities in the colonies as merchants attempt to capitalize on the war, which was a notable concern at the time. More similar content on inside pages as well. Page 2 has a report from the House of Commons concerning the war in America. Also a nice report  on the Battle at Stono Ferry led by General Lincoln in his unsuccessful attack upon General... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:34

$250.00
189263

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Gen. John Burgoyne Failures 1779 Providence RI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373528467396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Oct. 2, 1779  * American Revolutionary War * Gen. John Burgoyne failures Almost the entire front page is taken up with a letter: "To Lieutenant-General Burgoyne" taken from a London newspaper and reprinted here. Not surprisingly the theme is critical of Burgoyne, who is best remembered as the commanding general at Saratoga who gave up that strategic post to American General Gates, a major turning point in the war as the event spurred European support of the American cause, principally the involvement of France. One bit note: "....that the people of this country are ever inclined to acquit the General, who has fought bravely, though he has fought unsuccessfully... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2021 07:22

$388.00
187647

USS S-51 United States Navy SUBMARINE Block Island Disaster 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393119603214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1925 * USS S-51 class submarine * U.S. - United States Navy * 'City of Rome' collision  disaster The top of the front page has a four column headline: "EFFORTS TO RAISE SUNKEN S-51 FAIL; GIANT CRANE SHIP DUE AT DAYBREAK; CAPTAIN DIEHL ANSWERS NAVY CRITICS" with many subheads and two related photos. (see) More on page 2. Coverage on the sinking the USS S-51 (SS-162) submarine near Block Island off of Rhode Island. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:24

$42.00
187128

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ Gen. Greene in the Southern Colonies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781    * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was accused of being a spy and who spent 7 months in a London prison. Page 2 has a great wealth of content on the Revolutionary War with: "Intelligence From the Southward" with much on the work of General Greene around the events of the Battle of Cowpens and the defeat of Col. Tarleton. Included also is a fine letter signed by: Henry Lee, beginning: "I have the honor to advise y... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$440.00
187014

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 1779    * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #16 issue. The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a letter from Phila. which: "...confirms the account of the defeat of the British troops near Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina..." with a bit more. Page 2 has a brief bit about the celebration over the defeat of the enemy at Charleston. Also an item from Pot au Prince noting: "The French are making great captures & daily bringing them t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:48

$380.00
186809

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417360404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 27, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 11. The front page reports on a letter "...from a tory in England to his friend in New York, written in cypher...Upon deciphering it, it was found that the writer gives a very serious account of the uneasiness, tumults and mobs in England...destination of the fleet that lately left New York...some conjecture was bound to Georgia, others to Canada, while others suspect it is designed for Chesapeake Bay to form a junction with the troops of ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:03

$1,075.00
186445

BENEDICT ARNOLD Joins British Army & John Andre Executed 1781 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373387009383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 8, 1781  * General Benedict Arnold joins the British * American Revolutionary War - Major John Andre All of the front page is taken up with reports from: "London - House of Lords" which includes some comments about the war in America, mentioning in part: "...Were we better now in America than we were? His Grace apprehended not; we had lost the only port that was worth keeping. The French had taken possession of Rhode Island...A great deal indeed has been said of our late victory by Lord Cornwallis...Much too had been said of the desertion of General Arnold who had lately come over to us...Nothing more than that we had lost a good man and found a bad one; for t... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:17

$450.00
186051

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Maryland Considers Ratification 1788 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365419001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 15, 1788  * United States Constitution * Maryland considers ratifying Page 3 has a report from Providence that Rhode Island is making some steps towards considering the new Constitution. A report from Baltimore notes the votes for two members to represent the city in the convention at Annapolis to: "...decide on the New Constitution...they were decidedly of opinion that the ratification of the Constitution ought to precede any amendments or alterations, & that it must be injurious to our common interests to delay its ratification...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to a bottom margin not affecting any text, a few archival mends at the margins... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:51

$68.00
185343

Rare BENJAMIN FRANKLIN American Revolutionary War Providence RI 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300793117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 9, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication * Lengthy letter from Benjamin Franklin A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. The entire front page and a bit of the back page are taken up with a very lengthy: "Address To the Inhabitants of Ireland", signed in type at its conclusion: B. Franklin. Versailles, October 4, 1778. It begins: "The misery & distress which your ill-fated country has been so frequently exposed to & has so often experienced...has most sincerely affected your friends in America and has engaged the most serious attention of Congr... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:27

$965.00
185330

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Petersburg Siege 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300788868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 17, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..."  (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:19

$37.00
181067

Rare NEW ORELANS LA The Crescent City Louisiana ANTEBELLUM 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788604985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CRESCENT CITY, New Orleans, May 22, 1842 * Rare antebellum title * From the deep South One of our earliest offerings from New Orleans. Among various articles are: "Sketches of the West" "Wreckers of Key West" "Rhode Island--Free Suffrage" "From Texas" and much more. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, some damp staining, generally good.

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:00

$34.00
181061

Best 2 BOB DYLAN Famous Newport Folk Festival w/ Electric Guitar 1965 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788602797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Aug. 5, 1965 * Bob Dylan & his electric guitar controversy * Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island The front page has a banner heading: "Newport: It's All Right, Ma", a reference to Dylan's transition from folk to rock at the Newport Folk Festival. The writer editorializes on the transition, and noting that all will still be well with the music world. His first sentence is: "The Newport Folk Festival will take place again next year." But there is criticism: "Bobby Dylan is out of control. He never had it & never will. Like a mogul he surrounds himself with flunkies who feed him lines & laugh when he repeats them...And, wearing a white Mad Hatter's hat whose crown is about 20 inches hig... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2020 14:57

$340.00
180870

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373035791812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, June 10, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #13 issue. The front page has a report noting in part: "...a proposal is talked of among the southern gentlemen in case he enemy should not soon evacuate Georgia, of manumitting a number of the black & forming them into regiments, who upon their good behaviour during the continuance of the war, are to have their freedom every after; for which...that their masters should have a consideration made them by the public...". Most of page 2 is taken up... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:10

$765.00
180540

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023202895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, October 21, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 32. Page 2 has: "By the King. A Proclamation" which begins: "Whereas we have received intelligence that preparations are making by our enemies to invade this our kingdom...". Also on pg. 2 are various reports from Charleston, one item concerning: "...return of General Mackintosh from the northward into Georgia, a military force is collecting in the interior part of that country...", then a report concerning British ships in port at Beau... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:47

$1,150.00
180375

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373017252346

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, December 23, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 41. The front page begins with the conclusion of: "A Plan for Reducing New England by the Lakes" signed in type by: J. Burgoyne. Page 2 has a report prefaced with: "The following are some of the reasons that have been assigned why the assault on Savannah did ot succeed...", they taking half a column. Also a small bit concerning Ben Franklin. A report from Trenton mentions a loan from France and the States of Holland, result of a ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:16

$998.00
180007

TORPEDOES WARFARE Newport RI Naval Station Experiments Development1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740831884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1875 * Early Torpedoes development experiments * Naval Torpedo Station at Newport, Rhode Island * Naval Undersea Warfare Center - Goat Island Page 4 has an article headed: "TORPEDOES" "Boom! Boom! Slap, Bang!" "Experiments with the Infernal Machines at Newport" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:25

$33.00
178709

TEXTILE WORKERS STRIKE w/ Saylesville (Lincoln) Rhode Island RIOT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674001109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 12, 1934 * Saylesville, Rhode Island mill riot * General Textile Strike of 1934 The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MOB OF 4000 FIGHTS 250 R. I. GUARDSMEN IN FURIOUS RIOTING" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the riots in other parts of the East. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins with some wear along the right margin but no text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:09

$42.00
174402

RHODE ISLAND & Jamaica Loyal To King James II re. Rye House Plot 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726357172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 23, 1685 * James II of England * Rye House Plot The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar letter and report from Jamaica. The backdrop of this event is the famous and historic Rye House Plot. It was just days later that King James issued a Proclamation seeking the summons of several of the potential conspirators. A single sheet newspaper, bit of bkpg. ink smearing, very nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:46

$125.00
172533

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Southern Events 1779 Providence RI Rhode Island Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284185884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Nov. 6, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * Southern events - Georgia & more Most of the first column is taken up with the details of a non-exportation act by the state of Rhode Island, similar to that enacted by Massachusetts & Connecticut. Included are the penalties for those found guilty. Also an act for: "...the Preservation of the Public Buildings in this State erected or improved for the Use of the Army...". More acts on page 2. Page 2 has a letter from Charleston noting: "...we hear that almost every man in that place & all the troops that could be collected, had gone to Georgia to co-operate with count d'Estaing in the reduction of that state; that a num... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$615.00
168302

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172072684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documents from R.I. governor Samuel W. King, as well as two letters signed in type by Thomas W. Dorr himself. Else where is a fine letter signed by: Charles Dickens concerning the need for enforcement of an international copyright law, endorsed by other British writers. Included is a response to Mr. Dickens signed by: Thomas Carlyle. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 1... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:26

$47.00
167088

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2 & 3 contain a fine content on the Dorr Rebellion, beginning with a statement: "Governor Dorr issued his proclamation of war against the United States, and having proceeded to the house of Burlington Anthony, a guard of soldiers was stationed there to protect him from arrest, with a cannon at the side of the house..." and what follows is a detailed account, by hours and day, or the actions of the Dorr Rebellion including mention of Dorr's flight from town (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:28

$58.00
166384

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372428238256

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Page 5 has news headed: "Rhode Island" which is consumed for information on the Dorr Rebellion, including an address by the rival governor Thomas Dorr, prefaced with: "The revolutionary legislature passed an act for the registration of votes throughout the state; an act repealing resolutions passed by the (charter) general assembly..." and more (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:47

$36.00
164386

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326988242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 4, 5 & 6 have much on the follow-up to the Dorr Rebellion, including talk calling for a convention correct the problem with voting restrictions in Rhode Is. (cause of the Dorr Rebellion). Also reports on the whereabouts of Thomas Dorr including: "...The enemy to the number of 700 are entrenching themselves on Alcot's Hill...They have about 10 cannon and plenty of arms & ammunition. Mr. Dorr is expected to reach the encampment this day...". Also a Proclamation establishing martial law in Rhode Is, and including: "...And I do warn all persons against any intercourse of connexion with the TRAI... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:24

$47.00
163345

Rare DORR REBELLION Middle Class Residents of Rhode Island 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287832822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1842 Page 3 has a message from the governor of Rhode Island given at a special session of the legislature which relates to the on-going Dorr Rebellion in that state (see hyperlink for details). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:23

$33.00
160294

SEABISCUIT Narragansett Thoroughbred HORSE RACING 2nd Victory 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958065359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1935 * Seabiscuit wins Watch Hill Claiming * Narragansett - Pawtucket, Rhode Island * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Races to New Mark In Taking Narragansett Sprint" with subhead and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Watch Hill Claiming at the Narragansett racetrack. An early report here as this was Seabiscuit's 2nd career victory. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:33

$62.00
151374

JOHN RODGERS United States Navy INFRASTRUCTURE Letter Document 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842085668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829 Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well. Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:20

$37.00
140002

TOURO SYNAGOGUE Jewish Jews Newport RI is National Historic Site 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1946 * Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island * Declared a National Historic Site Page 15 has one column headings that include: "NATION SETS APART TOURO SYNAGOGUE" "Shrine of Judaism at Newport, Oldest in Country, Designated as a Historic Site" "Relic Of Colonial Beauty" "Clergy of Other Faiths Join in Extolling Memorial to Early Patriots of America" with smaller subheads. Also on the same page is a three column photo with caption: "Newport Synagogue Designated a National Historic Site" (see). First report coverage on declaring the Touro Synagogue the oldest such building still standing in the United States, a National Historic Site. I suspect this is one of th... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:03

$77.00
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