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African colonization...

Item #205137

November 11, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 11, 1820  This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related from different regions of America. Featured in this issue is a report on African colonization in America. Octavo-size in nice condition except for little staining.

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With a full page plate...

Item #642565

December 01, 1820

THE ANALECTIC MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1820  This was a very famous literary-themed magazine, but this issue features a nice full page plate: "Return from a Boarding School"  Accompanying the print is a two page article.

Complete in 88 pages, full title page, disbound, measures 5 1/4 by 8 1/4, foxing throughout, generally nice condition.

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Connecticut Chooses Republican...

Item #206375

December 11, 1820

NATIONAL ADVOCATE, N.Y., Dec. 11, 1820 A pg. 2 item says that electors of Connecticut chose James Monroe and Daniel Tompkins, and that it was "...the first time the electoral votes of this state...were ever given for the republican candidates...". Stray writing in the masthead, trimmed close at the bottom causing minor unrelated loss.

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United States Bank...

Item #206554

December 23, 1820

NATIONAL ADVOCATE, N.Y., Dec. 23, 1820 Pg. 2 has a "Description Of The Interior Of The New U. States Bank Building". Stray writing above the masthead, trimmed close at the bottom causing minor unrelated loss.

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Eating rattlesnake in Florida...

Item #150635

April 07, 1821

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, July 7, 1821 A writer relates his experience in eating rattlesnake (almost) in a front page article head: "The Rattle-snake eaten in East Florida."

Other news and advertisements, some which are illustrated, are within.

This is complete in four pages, untrimmed, and is in nice condition.

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Miniature watch made...

Item #206882

October 26, 1821

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, Oct. 26, 1821 An interesting page 2 report reads: "Phineas Davis, of York, Pennsylvania, has made an ingenious little exhibited in the Philadelphia Museum. Its circumference is a little less that a six penny bit, and only 3 16ths of an inch in depth; it...keeps good time, and goes for 30 hours...". Good condition, untrimmed.

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London in 1822...

Item #153051
THE COURIER, London, 1822  A nice, "typical" newspaper from England during the early 19th century, with the entire front page taken up with ads and various news of the day on the inside pages. In great condition with a partial red-inked tax stamp at the top of page one.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have t... See More  

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Front page illustrated ad for the Revere bell foundry...

Item #604762
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Massachusetts, 1822 The front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere, who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. ... See More  

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Front page illustrated ad for the Revere bell foundry...

Item #622727

March 14, 1822

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 14, 1822 The bottom of the front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. ... See More  

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Cumberland Road Bill in 1822....

Item #217485

May 15, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 15, 1822.


* Cumberland Road Bill for tolls vetoed

On the front page under Cumberland Road Bill is word that the President returned the bill for erecting toll gates on the Cumberland Road, his reason being ...that the Constitution does not authorize Congress to pass a bill of this kind.... Says that the Congress voted in the negative to override
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1822 James Monroe...

Item #219965

August 26, 1822


* James Monroe Naval act

* 19th century Concord New Hampshire

The front page has: An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States for the year 1822..., signed in type: James Monroe. Two other acts also signed in type by Monroe. Other news of the day includes: "Election !" "Cru
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An uncommon title...

Item #575782

November 02, 1822

BOSTONIAN & MECHANICS JOURNAL, Boston, November 2, 1822 

* Uncommon Title 

As noted at the top of the front page, this relative uncommon title is: "...devoted to science, arts, and miscellany...". Four pages, small folio size, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Capital of Maine in 1822.....

Item #219975

November 16, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 16, 1822.


* Capital of Maine location ?

* Early 19th century periodical

A front page report under Capital of Maine says: A committee of the Legislature of Maine...have recently visited Portland, Brunswick and Hallowell, for the purpose of designating a central and suitable place for the permanent seat of government. Other news of the day
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Bellows Falls, Vermont in 1823...

Item #597483

January 20, 1823

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, January 20, 1823  This newspaper has news of the day, topical articles and a few advertisements. An uncommon title.
Complete in four pages, untrimmed, in good condition.

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Cigars - Tobacco Trade in 1823....

Item #217788

February 25, 1823



* early tobacco trade in America

* cigars imported 

* Uncommon Hartford Connecticut title

Page 3 has a report: Segars.--12,478,000 were imported last year. The domestic manufacture, from foreign tobacco, was of much greater amount. The consumption of all sorts, may be about fifty millions a year. Other news of the day includes: "L
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1823 Albany NY....

Item #213335

March 22, 1823



* Albany New York NY

* Uncommon Title From 1823

* Original

Has some literary content, various commentary and a few ads. A volume II issue. Measures 14 3/8 by 10 1/4 inches, 4 pages, some lite foxing, otherwise in good condition. Early and uncommon from Albany.
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Item #151796

October 25, 1823

THE NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Phila., Oct. 25, 1823 "Reflections On Volcanos By Guy Lussac" takes three columns on the ftpg. and part of a column on pg. 2. These "reflections" were read before the Royal Academy at Paris. Traces of foxing, otherwise good.

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Item #150655

February 11, 1824

SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, (Washington), Feb. 11, 1824 A folio-size singlesheet, most of which is taken up by a "Speech Of Mr. M'Lane, (Of Del.)". Traces of foxing but mostly nice. Untrimmed.

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An Act on Lobster Fishery...

Item #557180

April 17, 1824

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, April 17, 1824 

* Lobster Fishery act 

* Gloucester, Massachusetts 

The front page has: "An Act regulating the Lobster Fishery in the town of Gloucester."

Page 3 has a report about the final performance of the Liliputian Minstrels at Pantheon Hall.

Other news of the day with many ads throughout. Some light foxin... See More  

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Light Houses...

Item #150118

June 30, 1824

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 30, 1824 The ftpg. has an "Act" for the construction of "Light Houses, Light Vessels & Beacons" at many listed locations. Good condition.

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Gold mining in Aruba...

Item #150329

August 28, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 28, 1824  See the photo for the short article on an inside page concerning gold mining in Aruba. An uncommon account.

A complete, 16 page issue measuring 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing throughout but causing no loss of readability.

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Item #221092

January 08, 1825

Baltimore Patriot and Mercantile Advertiser, Baltimore, MD, January 8, 1825.  (print only)

The is a advertisement print for a coach line and steam boat and also features the paper's masthead information. The print size is approximately 2.25 x 5.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 7.25 x 10.5 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.... See More  

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Anti government act by residents of Illinois...

Item #549413

May 13, 1825

RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, May 13, 1825

* Early Union Illinois report

* Anti government act by residents

Page 3 has a report: "More Decency!--In the town of Union, (Illinois,) the citizens fasted the effigy of Mr. Cook, their Representative, to a whipping post, scourged it, hung it, shot it, and burnt it."

Other news of the day,  mostly religious.

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Verde Antique discovery in 1825...

Item #219976

July 01, 1825


* Verde Antique discovery

* West Chester New York

A page 3 report says: A quarry of green marble has been discovered at West-Chester, N.Y. , in digging for the foundations of the State resembles the celebrated Verde Antique...& the quarry appears to be very extensive. Other news of the day (mostly religious). 4 pages
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White slaves, Porter's court martial trial, The Shakers, Creek Indians...

Item #638112

September 03, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 3, 1825  Page 3 has an interesting article: "White Slaves". Elsewhere are: "The Shakers" with some details on them at Watervliet, New York; over 4 pages taken up with: "The Trial of Commodore Porter" concerning his general court martial for invading a town in Puerto Rico, which includes 2 letters signed in type: James ... See More  

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General Andrew Jackson visits Jackson, TN...

Item #659552

October 22, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 22, 1825  Featured in this issue is a nice, early report regarding General Andrew Jackson's visit to Jackson, Tennessee. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

This 16 page newspaper is in good condition, and measures 9 1/2 by 6 inches.... See More  

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Penny magazine from London...

Item #153255
THE PENNY MAGAZINE, London, 1836  A small illustrated periodical with an illustrated front page. 

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 8 by 12 inches, 8 pages, some foxing throughout.

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Item #206437

January 20, 1826

THE STATESMAN, N.Y., Jan. 20, 1826 A somewhat uncommon title containing general news and content, and ads. Lite fold rubbing on the ftpg., has a bit of stray writing in the right margin of the ftpg., some lite foxing.

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Eagle shot and killed in 1826....

Item #222277

March 24, 1826



* Large Golden Eagle shot 

* Early 19th century original reading

Page 3 has a report stating that a Golden Eagle was shot at Corton Point, N.Y. Says the eagle was a yearling, & measured 7 feet 8 inches across the wings, 3 feet from his beak to feet, and that his beak was 3 inches long and 5/8 inches in circumference. Other ne
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Item #549822

April 21, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, April 21, 1826

* Attorney general William Wirt

* 19th century original reading

A page 3 report says, "Mr. Writ [sic], Attorney General of the United States, has been appointed Professor of Law in the University of Virginia. The Richmond Inquirer thinks it probable that he will not accept..."

Other news of the day, mostly r... See More  

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Boundry line between Georgia and Florida...

Item #556878

November 22, 1826

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 22, 1826

* Boundary line between Georgia and Florida

* Early Arctic expedition

On the front page under "Arctic Land Expedition" is an informative letter from one of the members of the expedition.

From "Columbia" is word that Thomas Mann Randolph, late governor of Virginia was appointed by the President " be ... See More  

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Military Academy at West Point...

Item #541280

January 11, 1827

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington DC, January 11, 1827

* West Point Military Academy

* Band instructor Willis

A page 3 report says that:

* "...Mr. Willis, the leader and instructor of the Band at the Military Academy at West Point arrived in this city, and he...intends giving a Concert this evening. The musical talents of this gentlemen have been universally admired and particularly his... See More  

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Nice Ads... Literary Content...

Item #638905

February 10, 1827

LITERARY CADET, & SATURDAY EVENING BULLETIN, Providence, 1827 As the name implies, the content is mostly literary with some ads as well. Some spine wear. Foxing. Folio-size with four pages. In generally good condition.

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Item #221099

April 27, 1827

Unknown Title dated April 27, 1827.  (print only)

The is a advertisement print for the New-York Goose and Gridiron Refectory, No. 7 Park. The print size is approximately 2.5 x 2.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 6.5 x 6.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.

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Goose and Gridiron in 1827

Item #219430

May 04, 1827



* Goose and Gridiron

A page 3 notice for The New-York Goose and Gridiron Refectory states that the owner has returned to his old stand and is ready to serve the public. Includes a small engraving of a goose on a flatiron. News of the day includes: "Police" "Virginia Elections" and more. Some edge wear, foxing spot in unrelated content, otherwise in g
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John Quincy Adams...

Item #542294

June 19, 1827

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington D.C., June 19, 1827

* President John Quincy Adams testimonies

Page 2 has an ad headed: "Wanted--300 Cords Of Wood". Ad says proposals "...will be received by the Superintendent of the Treasury Building..." for 150 cords each of Ash and Black Jack wood, plus a few other details.

On pg. 3 under an engraving of an eagle and shield are five ... See More  

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Early shark fishing...

Item #548067

July 13, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Massachusetts, July 13, 1827 

* Early shark fishing

Page 3 has a report: "A New Haven papers says, that 17 large sharks were taken in that harbor July 2d, at one haul in a seine for taking white fish..." plus mention that most of the white fish escaped because of the damage to the nets caused by the sharks.

Other news of the day includes: &quo... See More  

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Early illustrated bathtub advertisement...

Item #204720

July 18, 1827

LITERARY CADET & RHODE iSLAND STATESMAN, Providence, July 18, 1827 See the photo below for the interesting, illustrated advertisement for  a "Warm Bath" with further text, and the print of a man in an 1820's-style bath tub. Complete in 4 pages, various news of the day plus many other ads as well. Some tears at the edges and some browning, generally nice as never bound nor trimmed.

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Early Tightrope Walking Ad 1827...

Item #215438

November 10, 1827

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington, Nov. 10, 1827.

* Early tightrope walking (funambulism) ad

* Mr. Villalave

Page 3 has a notice for a performance by Mr. Villalave and Company at the Washington Theatre. Has details about the performances, plus a woodcut of a tight rope walker doing a juggling routine. News of the day includes: "The Presidency" "Pennsylvania" "Important From Ver
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By the Quakers...

Item #153059
THE FRIEND, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1828. A small-size Quaker newspaper subtitled: "A Religious and Literary Journal" which pretty much describes its contents. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 11x 9 inches and containing 8 pages.

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From when it was a newspaper...

Item #539259
THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1828  This very famous title--much more famous from its 20th century life than its 19th century beginnings--actually started as a newspaper. It wasn't until close to the turn of the century that it became a magazine, filled with photos and illustrations. It began in 1821 making this issue from the earliest period of its life which would end over 14... See More  

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1828 Religion....

Item #215146

January 02, 1828

ZIONS HERALD, Boston, Jan. 2, 1828.

* Carrier's Address
* 1828

Back page has a poem: "New Years Address To The Patrons Of Zions Herald". Mostly Religious content throughout. Scattered foxing spots. 4 pages in good condition.

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Drownings in the Schuylkill River...

Item #544777

June 20, 1828

BOSTON RECORDER, Boston, Massachusetts, June 20, 1828 

* Drowning tragedies...  Schuylkill River... 

* Creek Indians of Georgia... 

Page 3 has a report: "Solemn Warnings.--Nine young men were drowned in the River Schuylkill, near Philadelphia, on the Lord's day, June 1st, while out in a boat on a party of pleasure. On the 8th inst. (Sabbath) Henry Demeritt, aged... See More  

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Angel Masthead...

Item #203523

September 13, 1828

TRUMPET AND UNIVERSALIST MAGAZINE, Boston, Sept. 13, 1828 Has religious-related content, a few news items. Masthead has a woodcut of a trumpeting angel. Lite foxing. 4 pages.

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Small newspaper, nice masthead...

Item #560208
RELIGIOUS INTELLIGENCER, New Haven, Connecticut, 1829 

* Rare title

A very interesting little newspaper which has a great & graphic masthead, featuring an engraving of the angel Gabriel "trumpeting" the news, holding a banner reading "Glad Tidings". 

This issue is complete in 16 pages, was never bound nor trimmed, measures 7 by 10 1/2 inches, and is in n... See More  

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New Year's Poems...

Item #206312

January 02, 1829


* New Year's Poems
* Carrier's Address

Back page has a poem: "New Years Address Of the Carriers of the Christian Advocate & Journal". Two minor printing creases in the poem, piece missing in the upper margin causing loss in the masthead, some foxing.
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Volume 1 Providence Rhode Island...

Item #203327

January 09, 1829

LITERARY SUBALTERN, Providence, Rhode Island, Jan. 9, 1829.

* Maria Antoinette Jones

Has literary content, topical items, bits of news and ads. A volume I issue (number 3) of this uncommon title. Feature article concerns Maria Antoinette Jones.  Folio-size, 4 pages., foxing in the margins, otherwise in nice condition.
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University of Pennsylvania...

Item #151850

March 24, 1829

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Phila., March 24, 1829 "University Of Pennsylvania" on the ftpg. lists the recent graduates of the medical school. There is also a report about the laying of the cornerstone of the new Medical Hall. Small hole in the second leaf, light fold rubbing, traces of foxing.

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Overthrow of Brazil... Ice Floods On Susquehanna River...

Item #665306

March 28, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 28, 1829  Featured in this issue is a report on the government overthrow in Brazil, with details from Buenos Ayres.

Additional articles are in regards to ice flooding on the Susquehanna River, a letter signed by John Quincy Adams (signed in block type), and a lengthy speech by Henry Clay regarding Panama.

Octavo size, 16 pages,  ne... See More  

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1829 Rare Title....

Item #215043

May 27, 1829

THE SOUVENIR, Phila., May 27, 1829.

* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* 1829

Inside has a Soliloquy Of A Drunkard's Wife. Other various topics such as: "The Menageries" "Cinnamon Fields Of Ceylon" and more. Quarto-size , 8 pages, has areas of lite staining, with some in this content, otherwise in good condition.
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