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A wealth of varied content throughout with various news reports from England near t... See More
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1788 for Gentleman's Magazine. Beginning on page 2 is an article: "Thoughts on the Manner in Which America was First Peopled" which takes two pages. Near the back is the conclusion of a detailed report on the: "Grand Federal Procession at Philadelphia" celebrating the 4th of July and the creation of the new federal Constitution. This content ta... See More
Perhaps the most notable content is near the back headed: "America - Grand Federal Procession at P... See More
Other articles noted in the table of contents include:
"Celebrated French Painters" "Hospitality of an Old Indian" "Jeanot and Colin, a Remarkabl
One of the article is titled: "Objections to Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets" which includes one small engraving.
Among the other articles in this issue are: "On the Battle at Bettingen&q
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 1, 1766 The ftpg. has "Our late Sovereign King of Denmark, Friderick (Frederick) the Fifth, after having laboured some Months under a Dropsical Disorder, expired this Morning...", with much more. Other news of the day and period advertising is also present. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition, partial red-inked tax stamp on the ftpg., meas... See More
CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, New Haven, Feb. 21, 1799 A page 2 report from "Troy" says that a group of men, mostly Quakers, recently purchased: "...the principal part of the village of Lunenberg, on the North River, opposite the city of Hudson..." plus a few details about Lunenberg's ideal location. Note: The North River is now the Hudson River.
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CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New-Haven, Jan. 7, 1796 Page 3 has an item noting: "On Wednesday the 30th ult. was installed in the Ministry over the church and Society in Colebrook, the Rev. Jonathan Edwards, D.D." This was the son of the famous clergyman Jonathan Edwards.
Four pages, various stains throughout, a few small holes, never-trimmed margins.
THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, May 23, 1798 One of the more notable newspapers of the 18th century with much news from England as well as some items concerning the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has a report on a trial for high treason.
Four pages, partially loose at the spine & a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1786 A prime feature is the quite large 4 page foldout plate showing: "View of a Crescent as Planned...in St. George's Fields..." in London (see).
Included are a wide range of articles, and near the back are various news reports from the day which also includes: "American News" which reports of the "...discovery o... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1785 Articles within include: "Notices of Handel" the famed composer; "Dr. Johnson at Cambridge" and a wealth of other British-themed articles. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which provides the latest news of the day, as well as: "Proceedings in the Present session of Parliament".
Included is o... See More
THE MORNING POST, AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, January 25, 1790 Page two carries two articles pertaining to George Barrington, the Prince of Pick-pockets.
Other news, articles and advertisements are within.
Complete in four pages and in nice condition with a complete red tax stamp on the front page.
* Judaica mention
* Tobacco is not a poison
* Exploring a northwest passage through America
Of greatest interest are: "Of a North-West Passage, Probability of it allowed by Mr.Dobbs & Capt. Middleton" which takes over 3 pages with much great text on exploring America, "Tobacco not a Poyson [sic
THE TIMES, London, Dec. 27, 1798 Page 3 has a report from Paris which includes: "...has been in circulation to-day, brought from Vienna, of the death of Buonaparte. The difference of the particulars in this account makes it very questionable. This General is in three ways said to have been killed--in the open field, while engaged in battle--in the street as he was going to a meeting--an... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 5, 1792 Page 3 has a report from "Congress of the United States" concerning discussion of: "The bill for determining the northern boundary of the territory ceded to the United States by North Carolina...". Much other news of the day and a wealth of ads, including a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway appren... See More
DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 27, 1783 Page 2 has an item from Lisbon reading: "Since the Declaration of American Independence on the part of Great Britain, the court of Lisbon have thought proper to withdraw their prohibitions against the entry of American vessels into their harbours & to publish an ordinance...'As the independence of the United States of American ... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971.
Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is t
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 7, 1798
* President John Adams : script signature on front page
Most of the third column on the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress, signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see) concerning the prevention of trade with foreign countries.
Other news of the day and ads throughout including six back page illustrated ship ads.
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EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772
* Rare title
Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads.
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
THE GAZETTEER & NEW DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Dec. 24, 1778 The front page has a lengthy report to the King concerning following the "rules of war" in the prosecution of their goals in America. Heading the article is a quote: "Nothing will be done in American contrary to the practice of the most civilized nations in Europe." The bottom of the ftpg. has another letter ... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1768 Over one-third of a page is taken p with a letter concerning: "The establishment of a Protestant episcopate in America is also very zealously contended for; and is very alarming to a people whose fathers, from the hardships they suffered under such an establishment, were obliged to fly their native country into a wilderness in order peaceabl... See More
MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 18, 1787 Page 2 has a brief Judaica item mentioning: "...lately took in an unguarded Israelite...most cursedly; and they are so charitably disposed as to be always ready to take in either Jew, Turk, Heathen, or Infidel." Much typical news reporting of the day.
Four pages, two small wear holes near the middle of first leaf, otherwis... See More
THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 9, 1798 Pages 1 & 2 have literary content and pg. 3 includes a chart of the: "Election for Governor". Also: "Depredations of Our Commerce" & a few other items.
Four pages, various foxing, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, good condition.
DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 6, 1783 This issue is from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, with a page 3 item noting in part: "...when the King of Sweden heard first of the independence of America being acknowledged by Great Britain...proposed a commercial treaty with the new republic..." and: "The Americans are busily employed in settling the form of l... See More
THE MONTHLY REVIEW ENLARGED, London, August, 1798 This very uncommon title still has the blue/green outer wrappers. These wrappers are worn at the edges with some loss at the spine (see).
The front wrapper includes the title/index page. Among the articles included are: "Emigration to America Considered" "Wallace's Essay on the Manufactures of Ireland" "Mrs... See More
Pamphlet titled: "The Christian Subject's Duty to His Lawful Prince, In A SERMON Preach'd January the 30th 1716...", from London, England. This sermon was delivered by Luke Milbourne, Rector of St. Ethelburga's. This pamphlet has a full title page dated 1716, bordered in black (see). Measures 4 3/4 by 7 1/2 inches, complete in 38 pages, terrific condition.
GREENLEAF'S NEW YORK JOURNAL, EXTRA, April 22, 1795 "Electioneering" content takes up most this single sheet "Extra" with a few ads on the reverse.
Nice condition, untrimmed.
CONNECTICUT COURANT, & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 18, 1790 A page 3 report under "Hartford" states that the commissioners of New York & Vermont reached a decision: "... the result is, that Vermont is dismembered from...New-York, and the New Hampshire grants...are acknowledged to be valid. Thus the way is open for the admission of Vermont into the Federal Unio... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1765 Inside has nearly a full column of reports from New York and Charleston headed "America" which has some news concerning relations with Indians (see).
Eight pages. 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, some foxing, generally nice.
THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 20, 1798
* Governor John Jay
The back page has the "Answer of the Senate of the State of New York to the Speech of...John Jay, Governor..." which is followed by his response, signed in type: John Jay.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, June 13, 1780 Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including a front page "Proclamation" by the King.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, June 16, 1780 Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including a front page "Proclamation" by the King concerning treasonous activity.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light wear to folds, generally nice condition.
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1767 Page 2 has a report announcing the birth of a son to King George III, with: "This day about noon the Queen was happily delivered of a Prince...This great event was soon after made known by the firing of the Tower guns. Her majesty is, God be praised, as well as can be expected; and the young Prince is in perfect health." This was Prince E... See More
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 2, 1791 Front page has a notice for a "Grand Concert", and ads headed: "M. d. Duport, Dancing Master" "Silver Watches, Clapped & Plain" and "Andrew Summers, Junior, Broker". Many others, taking all of the front page.
Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.
CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Nov. 2, 1796
* Rare 18th century American title
Most of the content is from Europe although page 2 has a report headed: "American Claims In the High Court of Admiralty". The back page has a very nice illustrated bell ad (see).
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very small bit from the blank spine margin, otherwise in very nice condition.... See More
Near the back is over 4 pages of an: "Acc... See More
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Sept. 13, 1800 Although there are some news tidbits, there is much literary content. Four pages, loss to a lower corner affects 2 words on the ftpg., minor upper corner loss, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches.
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 28, 1789
* 18th century boxing
Page 3 has an early item on a boxing match, noting: "A boxing match is to be fought...between Bullard and Brighton, two Suffolk men, for 50 pounds a side, in which it is expected many hard blows will be given as they are very powerful men & upwards of six feet high."
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ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, June 17, 1771 Page 2 has a very brief Judaica item: "...In the attack Marshal Sawa was wounded...To escape the Russians, he was put into a great basket & carried into a marshy place...having agreed with a Jew to come and dress his wound, who was to find his way to him..." (see).
Four pages, full red tax stamp on the ftpg., bit of foxing ... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 1, 1788
* Christoph Willibald Gluck death
* Classical music composer
* Italian & French opera
Page 3 has a report on the death of notice composer Christoph Gluck, beginning: "The death of Gluck, the celebrated musical composer who died suddenly of an apoplectic fit the 17th ult. at Vienna in his 73rd year..." with more, taking two-thi... See More
Over a page is on: "Account of the Anthelmia..." plant from Jamaica, which is accompanied by a full page plate of it as well as other items (see photos).
Other items in t
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 5, 1793
* Lord George Gordon death
* British politician
Page 5 has a report of the death of Lord George Gordon. (see hperlink) Lord George Gordon is primarily known for his 1780 involvement in the "Gordon Riots" which he led, an anti-Catholic protest against the Papists Act of 1778. He also converted to Judaism for which he was ostrac... See More