Catalog 321 - released for August, 2022...


Catalog 321
 (for August): This latest offering of authentic newspapers is comprised of over 300 new items, a selection which includes the following noteworthy issues: the most-desired masthead from the 18th century (Franklin's "Join or Die"), 1665 Oxford Gazette (predecessor of the London Gazette), the Battle of Gettysburg (the desirable New York Times), a Newsbook from 1664 with American reports, the first newspaper printed in Alaska, Lincoln’s assassination (illustrated), and more.

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Catalog 321 - released for August, 2022...

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679953

Reacting to the Boston Massacre...

Item #679953

July 17, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 17, 1770  The back page has an extract of a letter from Boston reading in part: "...merchants of this town determined to break through their agreement & import fall goods, notwithstanding the continuance of the tea duty; we can assure the public that nothing can be further from the truth nor has the spirit of the trade at any time appeared more det... See More  

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687194

Likely the most desired masthead from the 18th century...

Item #687194

October 23, 1770

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774  It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead.

In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is com... See More  

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679779

Sam Adams is selected...

Item #679779

July 21, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1772  Page 6 contains a report from a Boston letter concerning political events in that town, and which mentions "...the House then made choice of Mr. Samuel Adams for their clerk...". The article goes on to report other political happenings, taking an entire column. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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679956

Indian troubles in America...

Item #679956

December 01, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 1, 1772  An inside page has reports from Charleston including: "...that the Chactaw Indians have obtained a very considerable advantage over their enemies the Creeks & have carried off a great number of their scalps. They write from Georgia that a number of emigrants from Virginia were lately killed in their way to the Mississippi by some Indians, ... See More  

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677648

Attempts at brokering a peace... Battle of White Plains...

Item #677648
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1776  The first article has five pages taken up with: "Debates in Parliament" which include much discussion on the situation in America.

This significant issue contains General Washington's actual correspondence with General Howe and Lord Drummond on the prospects of an early peace, which would mean the Americans would have to abandon... See More  

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649259

Revolutionary War era lot... 2nd-rate and damaged...

Item #649259
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War.  The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during... See More  

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$42.00
670242

Two Proclamations by General Howe... Wealth of war reporting...

Item #670242
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1777  "American State Papers" has a Proclamation signed in type  by: W. Howe, concerning soldiers who were pressured into leaving the King's allegiance, offering pardon if they return. Plus another Proclamation signed by Howe offering acres of land in America at the war's end to those who enlist for two years.

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689079

A Loyalist states why America is at war...

Item #689079

February 28, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Feb. 28, 1778  This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

Half of the front page first column is a: "Proclamation" signed by: W. Howe, concerning naval affairs. Page 2 has: "It cannot have escap... See More  

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$470.00
686353

John Burgoyne... Regarding the surrender at Saratoga...

Item #686353
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1779  The first five pages are a: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes various discussions concerning the Revolutionary War, including one interesting bit: "...told us the bulk of the people are our friends; that the Congress was chosen by a faction; that they held their seats by force; that their tyranny ... See More  

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659116

How Spain fits into the war in America... "Terms of Negotiation"...

Item #659116

June 19, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 19, 1779  Most of page 2 is taken up with the "King's Message" from England, and a "Manifesto" from Spain, concerning the relationship of Spain to America, England and France in relation to the ongoing war in America.

Page 3 has: "Terms of Negotiation" listing 6 points, the first: "That commissioners be appointed t... See More  

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687441

Very handsome 1780 document from Massachusetts Bay...

Item #687441

January 01, 1780

Handsome & very displayable promissory note headed: "State of Massachusetts Bay, The First Day of January, A.D. 1780".

This would appear to be a document promising to pay Samuel 

Stocker for his service in the Continental Army thru funds provided by a 1779 Resolution of the General Assembly for that purpose.

The printed text begins: "In behalf of the State of Massachuset... See More  

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683369

Two opinions on how peace should be negotiated... Building a navy...

Item #683369

August 03, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1782  All of the front page & part of page 2 are taken up with: "Letters From an American Farmer Describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customers not General Known..." which offers some interesting thoughts on the culture of the Americans at that time.

Pg. 3 includes: "The difference of political opinion between Earl S... See More  

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683364

"Peace is near at hand"... Huddy/Asgill Affair...

Item #683364

September 17, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782  Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress & what terms the colonies they represented, were to be... See More  

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681293

The king and work towards a peace treaty...

Item #681293

December 10, 1782

THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Dec. 10, 1782  Page 2 has an address to the King of England in response to his recent speech. A few bits include: "...graciously pleased to direct your measures to promote a cordial reconciliation between Great Britain and America...our satisfaction that your Majesty...has laid the foundation of a peace with the that country & has actually agree... See More  

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673958

Beware of those who might subvert the American cause...

Item #673958

April 19, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 19, 1783  Page 2 has over half a column headed: "American News" which is taken up with a great document from the Senate of Virginia, warning all to be careful not to be involved with those who might secretly try to promote the motives of England: "...to defeat the malice of those who are.., or may have been suspected to act as the emissaries... See More  

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687310

First report on the Treaty of Peace, printed on the front page...

Item #687310

September 09, 1783

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 9, 1783  Certainly the most notable content is the very historic front page report, a portion reading: ".....arrived...The Definitive Treaty with the United States of America was also signed at Paris on the 3d instant, by David Hartley, Esq; His Majesty's Plenipotentiary, and by the Plenipotentiaries of the United States; and Mr. Hartley is hou... See More  

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674661

Philadelphia is prosperous... Site off the new capital?

Item #674661

December 09, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 9, 1783  The front page has reports headed: "America" with one item noting: "We are informed by a gentleman lately from Philadelphia that that city never appeared to be in a more prosperous way; its spacious streets are crowded with foreign merchants, and arts and commerce flourish in a high degree."

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674660

Philadelphia is prosperous... Site off the new capital?

Item #674660

December 09, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 9, 1783  The front page has reports headed: "America" with one item noting: "We are informed by a gentleman lately from Philadelphia that that city never appeared to be in a more prosperous way; its spacious streets are crowded with foreign merchants, and arts and commerce flourish in a high degree."

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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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687173

From between the end of the war & the creation of the Constitution...

Item #687173

May 31, 1786

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 31, 1786  Page 2 has a memorial to General Andrew Williamson, of Charleston, South Carolina. Page 2 also has: "...American minister, employed by the United States to negotiate a treaty of trade with this [Spain] Court, a few days set out for Bayonne without having accomplished his purpose...The Spanish ministry look with a jealous eye on the emanci... See More  

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683375

Payments to Loyalists... Death of Tippoo...

Item #683375

June 27, 1786

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 27, 1786  Inside has: "American Loyalists"  which notes: "On the report of the bill for granting the sum of 55,000 pounds as a temporary relief to the American Loyalists...desired to know...whether it was intended to allow such Loyalists as were in England during the times of the troubles in America the same as those actually on the spot... See More  

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687174

Putting the Constitution into effect, & New York is the capital...

Item #687174

September 20, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 20, 1788  The top of the front page has an article signed by: "A Federalist" which is very supportive of the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the various states. It notes in part: "...The game that is now playing by the antifederalists is their last chance--Under the fallacious guise of being advocates for wha... See More  

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665027

Maryland contemplates ratifying the Constitution...

Item #665027
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, November, 1788  Articles include: "To the Ladies on the Use of Cosmetics" "Interesting Extracts from the Life of General Putnam" which takes over 8 pages; "On the Religion, Language & Sciences of the Gypsies" "An Account of Campus Martius at the City of Marietta, Territory of the United States North-West of the River... See More  

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681129

Washington to be dictator of America for life?

Item #681129

July 07, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789  Page 4 has an: "Extract of a Letter From New York" which begins: "His Excellency General Washington, our new congressional President, and perhaps I might add Dictator of America for life, gave a very sumptuous entertainment on Thursday the 4th inst. on account of the recovery of his Majesty the King of Great Britain..." with mor... See More  

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668866

Three letters signed by George Washington...

Item #668866
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789  Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing Sugar from the Sap of the Maple Tree" and an address to the President from the state of New York with the: "President's Answer" signed in type: George Washington; and an ad... See More  

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686116

Hamilton & Knox to be on Washington's Cabinet... Setting federal salaries...

Item #686116

September 19, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 19, 1789  The front page has an interesting article which could be appropriate today: "Propositions for Reforming the Present System of Publick Education in Boston".

Page 2 begins with reports from the House of Representatives concerning discussions on setting the salaries for House & Senate members.

Page 3 has: "THE PRESIDENT has... 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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686162

Two documents signed by Alexander Hamilton...

Item #686162

November 28, 1791

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Nov. 28, 1791  Mot of the front page is taken up with the French Revolution with a lengthy letter signed: Louis.

Most of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress, including a brief note to the House concerning expenses for the year signed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton. This is followed by another letter signed: Alexander Hamilton with a ch... See More  

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686161

Alexander Hamilton is named a fellow...

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November 29, 1791

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Nov. 29, 1791  The top of the front page has a report from the: "American Academy of Arts & Sciences" noting its recently elected Fellows, including: "Hon. Alexander Hamilton, Esq. Secretary of the Treasury of the U.S."

Page 2 has most of a column headed: "Reflections on the Present Situation of the Distilleries of the United Sta... See More  

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642026

Timely report of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791  Presented inconspicuously amongst other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment: "At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. by his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss." He died on December 5 making this a very ... See More  

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619744

Determining representation in Congress... Paul Revere...

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THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1792  Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published  by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society.

Content includes "The Pleasures of Poverty" "An Oration on Genius" "Funeral Rite... See More  

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686160

Signed in script type by President George Washington...

Item #686160

May 19, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 19, 1792  The entire front page and a part of page 2 are taken up with: "An ACT for Raising a farther sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, & for other Purposes Therein Mentioned" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by Th. Jefferson and Richard Henry Lee.

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686159

George Washington Act of Congress...

Item #686159

May 30, 1792

THE NEW-YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, May 30, 1792  Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Law Of The Union" "An Act for raising a farther sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers..." which is signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington

Page 3 has a report noting: "Reports from the eastern shore of Virginia, of a forming insurrection among the... See More  

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669126

Trial of Louis XVI...

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May 22, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 22, 1793  Half of the front page is taken up with a continued report headed: "Trial of Louis XVI", continued in a future issue. He was beheaded in January.

The back page has 14 illustrated ship ads, plus a nice illustrated stagecoach ad.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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669178

Germantown school offers its buildings as the home for Congress... Washington responds...

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November 27, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 27, 1793  The front page begins with an interesting: "Address of the Trustees of a School at Germantown, to the President" in which they: "...tender the school buildings for the accommodation of  Congress, should they convene at this place...". This is followed by his kind response to them, signed in type: Go. Washington.

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665227

Federal news from this temporary seat of government...

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April 19, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 19, 1794  Given that Phila. was the temporary capital of the United States while the District of Columbia was under construction, it is nice this issue has reports from Congress during this early year of the federal government.

Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margin, very nice condition.

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683390

Very displayable French criminal broadside from 1794...

Item #683390

May 02, 1794

Interesting French criminal broadside announcing the acquittal of a trial against Etienne Michaud.  Headed in large type at the top (translated): JUDGMENT OF THE CRIMINAL COURT of the Department of Rhone, Who Declares Etienne Michaud Acquitted of The Charge Against Him." followed by details of the result of the trial.

There is a "dateline" at the middle: "Du 17 Floreal, l... See More  

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649281

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #649281

January 01, 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'.

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687177

How he lost his ship...

Item #687177

February 06, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Feb. 6, 1795  Page 3 has a lengthy letter from Read-Admiral R.R. Bligh (not of mutiny on the Bounty fame) concerning how he lost his ship the Alexander. Nice red tax stamp on pg. 3.

Four pages, two nice engravings in the masthead one being Canterbury Cathedral. Very nice condition.

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683510

Ten London newspapers from the 1790's...

Item #683510

May 04, 1795

(10) 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 issu... See More  

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668106

Sam Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #668106

July 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 15, 1795  Fully half of the front page is taken up with three Acts of  the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor, Samuel Adams.

The ftpg. also has lengthy letter concerning the Jay Treaty signed in type by: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, nice condition.

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676834

General Wayne concludes a treaty with the Indians...

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September 01, 1795

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, September, 1795  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back four pages contain news items of the day.

Among the articles are: "Description of Charles River Bridge" (plate lacking), and "A Dissertation on the Means of Preserving Health in Charleston and the Adjacent Low Country" which takes 5... See More  

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660489

Washington's letter concerning the Jay Treaty...

Item #660489

September 10, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 10, 1795  Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Page 3 has: "President's Answer to the Town of Charlestown"" concerning the pending Jay Treaty. It is signed in type: Geo. Washington.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condi... See More  

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687435

Criticizing the Jay Treaty... Thanksgiving to the Most High...

Item #687435

November 18, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 18, 1795  The front page has a lengthy: "Address to the President Of the United States" with criticisms about the controversial Jay Treaty with England. It carries over to page 2 as well.

Page 3 has a brief note: "Peace is at length concluded between the United States and the Regency of Algiers...". Another pg. 3 its notes: "Tomorrow ... See More  

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678535

Revisiting Revere's 'midnight ride' to Lexington & Concord...

Item #678535

December 05, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 5, 1795  Period accounts of Paul Revere's legendary ride on the eve of the battle of Lexington and Concord are exceedingly rare. The few we discovered over the past 45 years are exceptionally brief.

As Paul Revere was running for the vacated post of town treasurer for Boston, a friend writes a piece for this Boston newspaper in support of him and includes... See More  

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676837

Jefferson elected president of the American Philosophical Society...

Item #676837

January 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, January, 1797  A detailed article taking over 3 pages is: "Some Account of the Barbarities of the Northern Indians".

Near the back are several pages of news reports from Savannah, Albany, Philadelphia, Poughkeepsie, New York, etc., including mention that Thomas Jefferson was elected president of the American Philosophical Society.

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660384

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #660384

June 10, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 10, 1797  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. The first issue ap... See More  

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669099

Dealing with Pinckney's Treaty and the borders in the South...

Item #669099

August 09, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 9, 1797  The entire front page is taken up with various correspondences between Manuel Gayoso de Lemos, the governor of Spanish Louisiana at the time, and Piercy S. Pope, the commander of the US. troops in the Mississippi region. Their correspondences deal with enforcement of the Treaty of San Lorenzo, or Pinckney's Treaty, between... 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.  

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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687169

An address to the President, with his response...

Item #687169

October 10, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 10, 1798  Page 2 has an: "Address" prefaced with: "Among the numerous addresses presented to the President few, if any, have been better expressed than the following." signed: James Oliver. This is followed by the President's reply signed: John Adams.

Four pages, two very discrete archival mends inside, great c... See More  

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