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659999

General Howe captured Boston and destroyed it?

Item #659999

September 25, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Sept. 25, 1777  The front page has a few items on the war in America including: "...the forces under General Howe had landed at Boston, destroyed the city...had possessed themselves of all the posts near the city, and that a body of 10,000 men marched into the heart of the province...letters had been received from America of a defeat of the Howes up the ... See More  

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658974

British in Georgia & the Carolinas... Indians working with the British...

Item #658974

February 11, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 11, 1779  Page 3 has several reports from New York including: "...From Phila. & other quarters we learn that a division of his Majesty's troops had landed in Georgia & erected the King's standard, which was repaired to by a great number of the inhabitants, and that the troops were in motion towards Carolina without opposition. That t... See More  

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658745

The Battle of Stono Ferry...

Item #658745

August 05, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 5, 1779  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.... See More  

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663453

British vs. the Spanish at Barbadoes...

Item #663453

February 28, 1780

THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Feb. 28, 1780  "Extraordinary" issues were printed on special occasions when notable news arrived outside the normal printing cycle.

The ftpg. is taken up with a letter signed by: Geo. Brydges Rodney concerning the action at Barbadoes against the Spanish squadron.

Pages 2 & 3 have related reports & include a: "Return of the K... See More  

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663732

Latest from the Charleston campaign... Washington to attack New York?

Item #663732

April 29, 1780

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 29, 1780  The ftpg. has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord G. Germain dated at James Island, South Carolina, in which he reports the latest news on the Southern campaign from his perspective. A few bits: "...My intention is to pass to the neck of Charles Town as soon as possible. The enemy, I find, have collected their whole force to that place...t... See More  

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672473

Battle of Camden...

Item #672473
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1780  Inside has a lengthy & very detailed letter from Lord Cornwallis to Lord Germain on the battle of Camden, S.C., which begins: "It is with great pleasure that I communicate to your lordship an account of the...victory obtained on the 16th inst. by his Majesty's troops under my command over the rebels of the southern army, commanded ... See More  

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649287

1781 Revolutionary War military pay document...

Item #649287
FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated 1781 and is approx. 4 by 6 inches.

Minimal wear but generally very nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated during this very significant year in the war when Cornwallis surrendered.

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658554

Articles of Confederation are now in force... Wealth of fine content...

Item #658554

March 20, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 20, 1781  A very historic issue, as page 3 reports that Maryland has ratified the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation was the first constitution of the United States of America and legally established the union of the states.

Maryland Governor Thomas Sim Lee signed the Act on Feb. 2, 1781 whereby the Mar... See More  

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666748

Reflecting upon the Revolutionary War... On the surrender at Yorktown...

Item #666748

December 18, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 18, 1781  The entire front page is a very interesting: "Letter IV To the People of Great Britain" concerning the Revolutionary War, reflecting upon the history of it and the consequences of many of the noteworthy battles.

Page 2 has a report noting: "...dispatches from Sir Henry Clinton containing the articles of capitulation at York Town wi... See More  

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672476

Referencing Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown...

Item #672476
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1782  The issue begins with 8 pages of "Proceedings In Parliament" which begins with some mention of the Cornwallis surrender at Yorktown: "...Every member must be convinced that the prosecution of the American War is the object ministers have in view...Having read the 10th article of the capitulation between E. Cornwallis and Gen. W... See More  

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673671

Reflecting upon Washington crossing the Delaware & the Battle of Trenton...

Item #673671

July 25, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1782  Pg. 2 has a report beginning: "So determined are the French to pursue their favorite plan of annihilating the British power in North America, & particularly to the capturing the British army in New York...to co-operate with General Washington towards the reduction of that important garrison...".

All of pg. 4 & a bit of pg. 5 are... See More  

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671568

Independence granted to the American colonies...

Item #671568

October 04, 1782

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Oct. 4, 1782  Inside has a letter signed in type by: William Franklin, written: "To the Loyal Refugees from Connecticut". Franklin was the son of Ben Franklin, governor of New Jersey, and a staunch Loyalist through the Revolutionary War.

This is followed by a report beginning: "Governor Franklin who lately arrived from New York, had yesterda... See More  

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649647

American to continue to maintain a military...

Item #649647

April 08, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 8, 1783  Page 2 has a brief item: "Letters from Philadelphia say that Congress have resolved to keep up a military force, consisting of regular effective men, and that Gen. Washington had been applied to for his opinion as to the number necessary to be maintained, their pay, quarters, and mode of establishment."

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/14 in... See More  

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651193

Announcement of a treaty signed... First "passenger" hot air balloon flight...

Item #651193

September 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1783  It was on Sept. 3, 1783, when that Treaty of Paris was formally signed by all parties. There were actually four treaties involving England with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch Republic. The treaty would be printed in the next issue of this newspaper (September 30), however page 6 has a notable, yet brief, report: "A letter from the Hag... See More  

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649227

Decorative masthead... late 1700's...

Item #649227
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, 1784  See the photo for the very nice & ornate lettering in the masthead, making this a displayable issue. This is a folio size newspaper of 4 pages which was never bound nor trimmed--difficult to find as such.

Various news of the day & a wealth of ads, and a red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of the front page. Minor wear to the edges and li
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672477

Map of Port Royal, the haven for pirates... Ben Franklin returns from France...

Item #672477

November 01, 1785

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1785  Inside has over a full page taken up with: "Peter the Wild Boy" who was quite the sensation at the time.

Also: "Observations on the Properties & Effects of Coffee" & much more. The best item would be the very nice & detailed foldout map of "Old Port Royal" in Jamaica, with an accompanying article:... See More  

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672918

Georgians are 'the most lawless & licentious people in America'...

Item #672918

November 30, 1785

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1785  Page 2 has an item: "The request of the United States to their great and good alley [France] to furnish them with $400,000 in order to bribe the Algerines to a peace meets, it is said, with a very cool reception at Paris...how far that measure may be consistent with the safety & independence of the United States... See More  

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672908

Maryland ratifies the federal Constitution...

Item #672908

May 29, 1788

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 29, 1788  Of the 8 inside page columns nearly half of them are taken up with the announcement & celebration of the federal Constitution by Maryland. A report datelined from Annapolis has near the beginning: "....the day appointed by the honourable convention of this state for the ratification of the federal government...too... See More  

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659061

Terrific issue discussing amendments to the Constitution...

Item #659061

August 01, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 1, 1789  A terrifically historic issue s this is one of the early newspapers to be found with a very early printing of proposed amendments To The Constitution, which would ultimately become the Bill of Rights.

Beginning on the front page and taking one-third of page 2 is noteworthy reporting on: "Amendments To the Constitution", which be... See More  

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649301

At a lesser price... from Boston...

Item #649301
(6) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of six 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18th century America. Could contain close-trimming, staining, archival mending, etc., but will not have loss of text. Please note: The S&H for this lot is a bit higher than that of a si... See More  

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659430

"Supplement" issue with two Acts signed b John Hancock...

Item #659430

March 25, 1790

SUPPLEMENT TO THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 25, 1790  The entire front page and over half of the back page are taken up with two Acts of the Mass. Legislature, the first being the very lengthy: " Act to Raise a Public Revenue by Excise & to Regulate the Collection Thereof".

Both Acts are signed in type by the governor: John Hancock.

Single sheet, never-trimmed margi... See More  

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659333

Vermont to consider the new Constitution... Virginia criticizes the historic Funding Act...

Item #659333

November 17, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 17, 1790  Among the news in a page 3 report that: "The State of Vermont has passed an Act for calling a Convention, to deliberate upon, and agree to the Constitution of the United States. The members are to be chosen the first Tuesday of December; and the Convention is to meet...January next, at Bennington."

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672479

Numismatic interest... General Hamar's Indian battles...

Item #672479
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1791  One of the plates has several prints of early coins with some descriptive text as well. Another plate has a coastal: "View Near Margate" plus a: "View in Lower Saxony". Another page has an article and a small print of the: "Correct Calculation of the Ensuing Solar Eclipse".

Near the back news reports under t... See More  

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640630

Detailed article on early Australia... Death of Rev. John Wesley...

Item #640630
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1791  An article concerning the respect given to Benjamin Franklin begins: "As there were few men more attentive to the tracing the causes of natural effects, or more ready & ingenious in accounting for them, than the late Dr. B. Franklin, his opinions on any such subjects are therefore deserving of our special attention. Thus on the subje... See More  

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664970

Full page chart of troops from the Revolutionary War...

Item #664970
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1791  The issue begins with over a full page article: "The Natural History of the Baltimore Oriole, a North American Bird", lacking the plate of it.

Other articles include: "On the Impiety of Profane Swearing" "Influence of the American Revolution Upon the Human Body", and there is also a nice full page: "Accurate St... See More  

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672944

A great, late 1700's American newspaper...

Item #672944

February 22, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 22, 1793  If you are looking for a very nice, typical American newspaper of the late 1700's, here's a great one for a modest price. A four page issue with a nice mix of news of the day and advertisements. Wide, never-trimmed margins (desired) and in very nice, clean condition.

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672736

Letter to Washington, responded to by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #672736

August 28, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 28, 1793  Page 3 has a letter from the French minister "To General Washington, President of the United States" but it is responded to by the Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, as it is a state matter and not meant for the President's attention. It relates to the Citizen Genet Affair & the troubling situation with the on-going French Revolu... See More  

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665863

Washington's Proclamation on a planned invasion in Kentucky of Spanish territory...

Item #665863

March 31, 1794

GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 31, 1794  Page 3 has half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation" by the President, signed in type: Go. Washington. This relates to the cabinet suggesting that the President issue a proclamation in an effort to stop the expeditions that were being planned in Kentucky to invade Spanish territory.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small bindi... See More  

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669023

Two front page letters from Washington...

Item #669023

June 26, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 26, 1794  A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue.

The front page begins with a letter signed in type by: G. Washington, concerning a portrait of him. This is followed by a brief letter of introduction, signed: G. Washington, or a much lengthier letter of the Secretary of State: Edmund Randolph which carries over to page... See More  

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659374

Proclamation by General Anthony Wayne...

Item #659374

April 25, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 25, 1795  Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by Anthony Wayne, for establishing a permanent peace with all the Indian tribes and nations northwest of the Ohio River.

Four pages, never-trimmed, two binding holes at the spine, some damp staining.

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669911

Ten London newspapers from the 1790's...

Item #669911

May 04, 1795

THE SUN and THE TIMES were two of the more famous & successful of British newspapers in the late 18th century. The Times remains one of the iconic papers of the world, having begun in 1788 and is still printing today. It was the first newspaper to have "Times" in the title, since lending its name to innumerable newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Here is a lot of ten issues, f... See More  

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649281

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #649281

June 16, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.

A fine issue of this ti... See More  

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672909

Was George Washington ever a commissioned officer in the British army?

Item #672909
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1795 Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess from the French & Indian War. Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging h... See More  

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665847

A letter from Ben Franklin...

Item #665847

September 23, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 23, 1795  The front page has a letter written by Ben Franklin when in Paris in 1783. It relates to the terms by which land can be acquired in America, at a time when the treaty ending the Revolutionary War was being negotiated. It is signed in type: B. Franklin.

Four pages, foxing, loss at the right margin causes some text loss to ads on the back leaf.... See More  

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669546

Front page letter signed by George Washington...

Item #669546

September 23, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY: OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 23, 1795   The top of the first column on the front page features a letter headed: "George Washington, President of the United States of America" which concerns him no longer recognizing Thomas William Moore as the Vice Consul from England in the United States. It is signed by the President in type: George Washingt... See More  

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660502

The Senate's response to Washington's state-of-the-union address...

Item #660502

December 24, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 24, 1795  Page 3 contains the Senate's response to the Washington's recent state-of-the-union address, signed in type: John Adams, Vice President. This is followed by the President's replay, signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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670393

An obscure 18th century religious title from New York...

Item #670393
THE THEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, New York, January & February, 1796  A religious magazine which published bi-monthly, each issue dated for two months. It begin in July, 1795, and lasted only thru February, 1799, the latter issues being quarterly. An obscure title from the 18th century.

Eighty pages, disbound without a full title/contents pages,  4 3/4 by 8 inches, minor foxing, nice condit... See More  

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668122

Signed by Governor Sam Adams... Much on Washington...

Item #668122

February 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796  The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Page 2 includes a report on the celebration of the 65th birthday of President George Washington, as well as an account from Harvard on honoring Washington.

Another pg. 2 item: "Washington Street" mentions: "The citizens of... See More  

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665510

Samuel Adams as governor of Massachusetts...

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August 17, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1796  The front page has "An ACT for incorporating certain persons for the purpose of building a Bridge over the Acuishnet River in the town of New-Bedford." signed in type by the Mass. governor: Samuel Adams.

Four pages, some damp staining, irregular to a portion of the right margin.

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672754

Scarce, short-lived newspaper from Philadelphia...

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January 13, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 13, 1797  A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. Various news reports and advertisements of the day.

Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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669090

Reports from the federal congress...

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January 25, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 25, 1797  Over half of the front page has reports from Congress headed: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" carrying over to take three-quarters of page 2 as well.

Four pages, a few indents at margins, minor foxing, good condition.

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665937

Inaugural addresses of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams...

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March 15, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 15, 1797  Page 2 contains the: "Vice-President's Speech" which is prefaced with: "On Saturday morning the Senate of the United States, being convened, THOMAS JEFFERSON was sworn in as Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate. On which he address the Senate as follows..." and what follows is his inaugural address.... See More  

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672946

Calling on the first three frigates of the U.S. Navy...

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June 08, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 8, 1797  Page 2 has a report from "Congress" noting in part: "...Another bill has been brought forward for providing for the protection of the trade of the United States by empowering the President...to cause the frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation to be manned and employed; & also to procure by purchase...a nu... See More  

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649216

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #649216
(5)AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.  

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668894

William Cobbett's famous newspaper... An Act and letter from John Adams...

Item #668894

July 11, 1798

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 11, 1798  This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment.

Page 2 has a very... See More  

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668959

North Carolina militia write to President Adams...

Item #668959

October 05, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 5, 1798  The front page is filled with ads including 14 illustrated ship ads, as well as one for a runaway, and a wanted ad for: "A Family of American Negroes", both with details.

Page 3 has an address to the President by the North Carolina Militia with his "Answer" signed: John Adams. Plus another address to the Pres... See More  

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668961

Stopping the spread of Yellow Fever in 1798... A broadside "supplement"...

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October 13, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 13, 1798  The front page has: "A PROCLAMATION" by the mayor of Baltimore concerning the on-going Yellow Fever epidemic in the East and his efforts to prevent its spread noting: "...hereby forbidding the entrance into the city of Baltimore, or within 3 miles thereof, of all persons whomsoever who have come from the cities of... See More  

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668997

Nelson's letter detailing his victory at the Battle of the Nile...

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December 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 4, 1798  Page 3 has much detail on Horatio Nelson's defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of the Nile. Headed: "Nelson's Victory Complete!" the lengthy reporting includes a letter from him, datelined: "Vanguard, Mouth of the Nile, Aug. 7, '98" and another letter from him dated Aug. 3, the latter beginn... See More  

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669004

Horatio Nelson granted a title of baron for his victory on the Nile...

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December 14, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 14, 1798  Page 2 begins with an: "Address To the President of  the United States" from the state of Vermont concerning the troubling relationship with France, followed by his: "Answer" signed: John Adams.

Page 2 also has some follow-up on the Battle of the Nile including a letter signed by: Horatio Nelson, and a ... See More  

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649292

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #649292
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.

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