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670192

Capture of Savannah by the British...

Item #670192
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1779  The highlight would be the historic letter from Lt. Colonel Campbell to Lord George Germaine dated from Savannah, January 16, 1779. The letter provides much details on battle events in that theater of the war and includes this capture of Savannah from General Robert Howe on December 29.

Both plates called for are present, one of the rather infamo... See More  

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$58.00
659107

Battle of Briar's Creek, Georgia...

Item #659107

April 22, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, April 22, 1779  The ftpg. has a few brief items from American on the war. The prime content is the lengthy & very detailed letter on the Battle of Briar's Creek signed in type by the commanding general: A. Prevost (letter mis-dated as 1776; is actually 1779).

This is followed by: "Lt. Col. Campbell adds to the foregoing account that at Augusta &... See More  

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$62.00
658301

Latest news from the Revolutionary War in a very rare newspaper...

Item #658301

May 27, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 27, 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. 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... See More  

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659225

John Paul Jones after his naval victory... Battle of Minisink...

Item #659225

October 19, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 19, 1779  The front page has a brief item: "Paul Jones, since he has been at Amsterdam, has put into the hands of  the American agent there ransom bills to the amount  of upwards of 8000 guineas for him to procure the payment of them...Paul Jones resides at a public hotel at Amsterdam...".

Page 3 has nearly a full column of American ... See More  

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666947

Much on the latest reports from the Revolutionary War...

Item #666947

August 01, 1780

THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, August, 1780  Inside has nearly 5 pages taken up with a continued detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America". Some fine war reporting with the focus turning on the events in the South.

Further on is a report noting in part: "We hear from Charles-Town [Charleston] that ... 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.

The photo is re... See More  

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658559

Parliament reflects upon the war: gain of Arnold not equal the loss of Andre...

Item #658559

May 08, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 8, 1781  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 posse... See More  

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658838

Broadside edition of this famous title, with good content...

Item #658838

January 08, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1782  Apparently a quite unusual broadside edition as the issue is single sheet with the back page blank. If page 2 had text I would suspect that the back leaf was missing, but the ftpg. text concludes on the front page and the reverse is entirely blank.

The ftpg. has an item including: "...from Paris...that the King ... See More  

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671550

1782 military pay document...

Item #671550

February 18, 1782

A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated February 18, 1782. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, and is written out for "Two Pounds".

Measures 6 1/2 by 4 inches and is in nice condition. A terrific item for display ... See More  

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640570

Events from late in the Revolutionary War...

Item #640570

June 01, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 1, 1782  Most of the front page is taken up with: "America - From Rivington's New York Gazette" which  begins with reports of the events in New Jersey. Also: "Mr. Washington, Commander of the Rebel troops, has lately passed through Jersey...on the way to their chief posts at West Point...The soldiers of the Jersey line, it is said, h... See More  

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649641

Cornwallis is defensive of his actions at the Battle of Guilford Court House...

Item #649641

March 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1783  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 occasi... See More  

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651190

Independent spirit of those from Vermont...

Item #651190

September 20, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 20, 1783  The bkpg. has a report: "Private letters from New York mention that the inhabitants of the new State of Vermont are determined to encounter every danger, and even to form alliances with the Indian nations, rather than be incorporated with, or, as they conceive, subjected to the control of any of the United American States...".

Earlier ... See More  

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671571

Washington's historic Farewell orders to the military..

Item #671571

December 27, 1783

THE EDINBURGH ADVRTISER, Scotland, Jan. 6, 1784  Certainly the most notable & historic content is the full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It takes portions of both pages 2 and 3.

It reads in part: "...A c... 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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668662

Rare print of a manned, Hawaiian canoe... Much on General Greene in the Revolutionary War...

Item #668662
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1784  The issue begins with a description of a medal created in honor of the late Capt. Cook and which is accompanied by a plate of it.

The front page also has an article: "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands Described (which is Hawaii), also accompanied by a great foldout plate, more typically lacking.

Another article of interest is: "Memoirs... See More  

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666757

The Yankee-Pennamite War...

Item #666757

November 23, 1784

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.... See More  

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658799

From the year before the creation of the Constitution...

Item #658799

February 07, 1786

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 7, 1786  An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government.

Various news reports of the day. The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial pe... See More  

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647089

John Adams' Vice Presidential inaugural address... Earliest debates in Congress...

Item #647089
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), June, 1789  This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792.

Among the articles within are: "Physical & meteorological Observations, Conjectures &... See More  

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647090

John Adams' Vice Presidential inaugural address... Earliest debates in Congress...

Item #647090
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), June, 1789  This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792.

Among the articles within are: "Physical & meteorological Observations, Conjectures &... See More  

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652708

Philadelphia magazine from the formative year of America's government...

Item #652708

June 01, 1789

COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1789  The issue begins with the continued "Concise History of the Late War In America" which takes 8 pages.

Other articles include: "The Life of William Penn, the Celebrated Founder of Pennsylvania" which is a continued article; "Arguments Drawn from Interest as well as Humanity Against the Practice of Slavery in the French Col... 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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671518

The Ohio Indian Wars of the 1790's... Major Hardin...

Item #671518
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  The issue includes a wide range of articles taking the majority of the pages, and also has near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France". There is also a report headed: "America" noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More  

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674402

Ten different titles from 1785 thru 1798...

Item #674402

January 01, 1790

Ten issue lot of 18th century American newspapers, ten different titles: The Herald; a Gazette for the Country, The Diary or Loudon's Register, Independent Chronicle, American Mercury, N.Y. Packet, Gazette of the U.S., The Mass. Centinel, Continental Journal, Dunlap's American Daily Advertiser, and Columbian Centinel.

Dates range from 1785 to 1798. All have some sort of damage yet still a... See More  

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659412

Celebrating the birthday of President George Washington...

Item #659412

February 11, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 11, 1790  Page 3 has a small bit headed: "The President" noting: "Of the United States, this day, enters on his 59th year--that he may long, very long, continue an ornament to mankind & a blessing to the rising empire of America is the fervent prayer of every honest man." Also included is an: "Ode, On ... See More  

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671558

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

Item #671558

January 01, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, 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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665867

Jean-Pierre Blanchard, the famed balloonist...

Item #665867

January 26, 1793

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1793  Page 2 contains a letter signed by Blanchard, the renowned balloonist, noting that he is erecting a large building for the purpose of it being an: "...arostatical labortaroy, I shall not only exhibit the balloon with which I ascended here, but another, much larger, similar to that which I crossed the British chan... See More  

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669578

A damaged American lot from the 1700's...

Item #669578
18th CENTURY LOT - a group of 8 American newspapers, comprised of 5 different titles from the 1700's, all with damage. All dates are from the 1790's save for one from 1789.

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667742

A magazine from 1790's Boston...

Item #667742
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows too a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance ... See More  

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671510

Six dollar reward for a runaway...

Item #671510

September 14, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 14, 1793  The front page is filled with ads including 18 illustrated ship ads. The bkpg. has a: "Six Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway Irish servant man, with details.

Page 2 has a full column on: "Thoughts on the Legality of the Federal States' Lottery".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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671559

From when the capital of the United States was here...

Item #671559

January 01, 1794

GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, 1794  A fine example of a newspaper from the city which was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The ftpg. is filled with ads while news reports are on the inside pages. More ads on the back page.

Four pages with never-trimmed margins (desired), very nice, clean condition.

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660414

Washington sends a note to Congress...

Item #660414

April 05, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 5, 1794  Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress, being an introduction to other letters concerning foreign affairs. It is signed in type: Go. Washington.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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664952

Seeking bids for timber to build the founding frigates of the U.S. Navy...

Item #664952

May 22, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 22, 1794  Shortly before this date the federal government passed the historic Naval Act of 1794, authorizing the building of six frigates, the founding ships of what would become the U.S. Navy.

The back page has a detailed advertisement from the "Treasury Department which essentially is seeking bits for the building of these frigates. It n... See More  

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668168

Trouble with the Creek and Cherokee Indians...

Item #668168

January 12, 1795

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 12, 1795  Page 3 has a letter form Knoxville noting trouble with the Indians, with details, mentioning in part: "...there has not been less than 20 persons killed by the Indians in this Territory--whether Cherokees or Creeks...".

Four pages, never-trimmed, very nice condition.

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666809

A displayable title... Neat music shop advertisement...

Item #666809

March 26, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 26, 1795  Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, among the illustrated advertisements on the back page is a nice one for: "Callender's Music Shop" showing a flutist, with various text as well.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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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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666811

A displayable title... Neat music shop advertisement...

Item #666811

August 27, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, August 27, 1795  Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, among the illustrated advertisements on the back page is a nice one for: "Callender's Music Shop" showing a flutist, with various text as well.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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670391

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

Item #670391
THE THEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, New York, September & October, 1795  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 condi... See More  

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640340

George Washington letters regarding the Jay Treaty...

Item #640340
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1795 

Near the back are various news reports including a section headed: "America" which has a letter to the Select Men of Boston signed in type by the President: George Washington, relating to the Jay Treaty. This is followed by a letter from the merchants & traders of Philadelphia to the President, also relating to the Jay Treaty... See More  

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669401

Dealing with the Indians...

Item #669401

November 26, 1795

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston Nov. 26, 1795  Certainly one of the less common American titles from the 18th century.

Pages 1 and 2 contain: "Creek Indians - Extract of a Letter from the Sec. of War to...George Mathews, Gov. of Georgia..." which concerns a treaty with the Creek Indians. Also on page 2 is a report from Winchester which begins: "A gentleman from the South Western Territ... See More  

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659369

Letters signed by John Jay...

Item #659369

January 16, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 16, 1796  Page 3 has several letters concerning John Jay including two signed in type by him as governor of the state of New York. Much other news of the day.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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668121

First native-born dentist: Dr. J. Flagg...

Item #668121

February 20, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1796  A ftpg. "Act" of the Mass. legislature is signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Also on the ftpg. is an ad for: "Dr. J. Flagg, Surgeon Dentist" with details. Kane lists Flagg as the first native-born America dentist.

Four pages, damp staining, discrete archival mend at the interior spine.

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668124

Two front page George Washington script signatures...

Item #668124

March 23, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1796  Fully half of the front page, the two middle columns, are taken up with a lengthy treaty of peace and amity between the United States and Algeria, relating to the problems with the Algerian pirates capturing American ships.

At the top is: "Treaty with the Dey of Algiers" with the George Washington script signature, and at its conclusion i... See More  

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665494

George Washington and Sam Adams...

Item #665494

April 16, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 16, 1796  The front page features two Acts of Congress concerning courts, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

Page 2 has a chart of the latest count for the election of Mass. governor, showing Judge Sumner leading over Gov. Sam Adams.

Four pages, some foxing, a bit irregular at the right margin, two small archival mends inside.... See More  

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668127

Governor Sam Adams addresses his legislature...

Item #668127

June 01, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 1, 1796  The middle of page 2 has most of a column taken up with an: "Address" of the governor of Mass. to his legislature, signed in type by him: Samuel Adams.

Page 3 has a nice advertisement for: "Church Bells of any size, cast...By PAUL REVERE..." with further details.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the right margin, good condition.... See More  

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668635

The brutality of Capt. Hugh Pigot...

Item #668635

August 31, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 31, 1796  The ftpg. has an interesting article by the notorious Captain Hugh Pigot of the British Navy, concerning cruelty towards Americans. Within a year his reputation for brutality would provide his men to mutiny, one of the bloodiest in the history of the Royal Navy, causing the death of Pigot and 9 of his officers.

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665513

Paul Revere masonic notice...

Item #665513

September 10, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1796   Page 3 has a Masonic notice for the "Grand Lodge" which is signed in type by the Grand Master: Paul Revere.

Four pages, various foxing, and chipping at the right margin does affect some text but not close to the Revere ad.

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668768

Governor Sam Adams address the state...

Item #668768

January 08, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 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.

Page 3 has a lengthy: "Address" to the people of Massachusetts, headed: "Governor's Speech" and signed in type by: Samuel Adams.

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671495

Scarce, short-lived newspaper from Philadelphia...

Item #671495

January 10, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 10, 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, good condition.

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665527

Celebrating Washington's birthday...

Item #665527

February 23, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 23, 1797 Page 3 has two reports on celebrating the 65st birthday of President George Washington. Also a report from the Senate prefaced with: "The answer to the Address of the Vice President of the United States on his retiring from the senate, was yesterday agreed to as follows..." with the letter.

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