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612962

News from "America"...

Item #612962

January 12, 1771

BINGLEY'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Jan. 12, 1771  The front page has a bit item from Charleston (see) and page 2 has a bit more under "America" (see).

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
612869

Documents to accompany the President's message...

Item #612869

February 13, 1797

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Feb. 13, 1797



* Early American title



All of page 1 & most of pg. 2 are taken up with: "DOCUMENTS Which Accompanied the Message of the President...to Both Houses of Congress...". Inside includes various reports of the war in Europe.

Four pages, some fold foxing, bit irregular at the spine margins, some bottom margin tears.... See More  

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$37.00
612766

A letter of thanks from Boston...

Item #612766

June 08, 1767

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (Gloucester), England, June 8, 1767  Page 3 has: "A Letter from Boston, New-England" is a note of thanks including: "...noble & generous efforts in support of the common rights of mankind & liberties of Great Britain & her colonies..." (see). The tone would change in a few years.

Red tax stamp on the front page, 4 pages, folio size, neve... See More  

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$43.00
612759

Three issues from during the Revolutionary War...

Item #612759

February 26, 1780

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland.  A trio of issues from during the Revolutionary War dated Feb. 26, March 11 & April 3, 1780. Each issue is from the midst of the Revolutionary War however I find little or no content relating to the war. Much news from Great Britain and elsewhere.

Four pages, folio size, minimal wear, generally nice.

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$55.00
612734

North Carolina governor censures the Assembly...

Item #612734

May 29, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 29, 1773  Inside has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston including mention that: "...his Excellency Josiah Martin,  Governor in Chief of North Carolina, gave his assent to 25 bills & rejected 17. His Excellency then...censured the conduct of the Common House, prorogued the General Assembly...& the next day dissolved the sa... See More  

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611816

Much on politics...

Item #611816

February 27, 1797

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Feb. 27, 1797 



* Early American title



All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with: "Documents Which Accompanied the Message of the President...to Both Houses of Congress", continued from a previous issue. Page 3 has more on this, as well as: "War In India!"

Four pages, foxing at the folds, period notations at the very top. ... See More  

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611545

On General Fraser's work in Canada...

Item #611545

March 17, 1780

EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, March 17, 1780 



* Revolutionary War



Over one-third of the front page is taken up with a: "Eulogium on General Fraser--From General Burgoyne's State of the Expedition from Canada, just published" (see for portions).

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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611292

Repairing St. Paul's Covent Garden...

Item #611292

December 02, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795  Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: "...repairs of which near 5000 pounds have...been expended was entirely destroyed by fire. The flames broke out in the cupola...". Other interesting news of the day.

Four pages, a few archival mends at the spine, some foxing... See More  

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$34.00
610704

18th century America...

Item #610704

June 08, 1796

THE NEW YORK WEEKLY MAGAZINE, June 8, 1796  Basically literary content, including; "The Fatal Effects of Indulging the Passions" and "The Victim of Magical Delusion" and more.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 inches, nice condition.

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$27.00
609768

Torture device illustrated... Madras, India...

Item #609768
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1747 One page has an interesting engraving of: "...a cruel machine...supposed to be made use of by the rebels to extort confession..." with the text going on to describe its use (see). Another page has a print of: "...a Stone found in Cast Steeds Garden..." with an inscription (see).

Another page is taken up with: "A Suc
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$44.00
608064

Duties on beer, ale, spirits...

Item #608064
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1744  Over 19 pages at the beginning of the issue are taken up with reports on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited.

Among other items found in this issue is a full page chart of: "Duties Paid on Spirit
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607476

Study of the earth... much on comets...

Item #607476
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1744 (this is an incomplete issue, missing pages 197-200.)  Among the various articles found in this issue as noted in the table of contents are: "Virtues of Tar Water against the Smallpox, Ulceration of the bowels, Consumptive Cough..." "Mr. Yate's new Theory of the Earth Continued" "An Account of Comets" "
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607276

John Peter Zenger & freedom of the press...

Item #607276
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1737



* Ad regarding John Peter Zenger's "freedom of the press" trial



The back page has a small note of the publishing of a book, reading: "The Tryal of John Peter Zenger, who was lately tried & acquitted for printing and publishing a Libel against the Government." This is the famed Zenger trial--publisher of the New... See More  

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607081

Toasts to America & patriotism...

Item #607081

January 09, 1796

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Jan. 9, 1796  Page 3 has a report from the Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of New York which includes a list of 15 toasts, beginning with one for the President (see).

Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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606596
Item #606596

January 02, 1796

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Jan. 2, 1796  Page 3 has various news items including reports from Portland, Boston, Augusta, Charleston and Newark.

Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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606551

Relations with America...

Item #606551

June 09, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 9, 1780  The bottom of the front page begins a letter which takes two-thirds of pg. 2 concerning relations with America, beginning; "I shall wave mentioning any thing with regard to the American war; so much has been said pro and con by men of superior abilities...this is not my design, but I shall confine myself to a few of the most notorious rec... See More  

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605913

Mention of importing iron from America...

Item #605913
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1738  A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 19... See More  

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$24.00
605772

Supplement issue concerning the United States & France...

Item #605772

February 06, 1799

SUPPLEMENT TO THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, (Boston), Feb. 6, 1799  This four page "supplement" issue is almost entirely taken up with the: "Report of the Secretary of State on the Transactions relating to the United States and France..." which has a brief introductory item signed by the President: John Adams.

Four pages, nice condition.

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605766

Firepower for the "approaching season"...

Item #605766

January 12, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 12, 1799  Page 2 has a lengthy speech by the Mass. governor, signed in script type: Increase Sumner. The back page features a very interesting & unusual illustrated ad for "Gunnery Articles Suitable for the Approaching Season". One wonders what the season is, as the illustration shows a cannon (see).

Four pages, wear at the margins with minimal ... See More  

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$38.00
605710

Scarce title from New York...

Item #605710

October 01, 1793

THE NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, Oct., 1793  Most of the content is literary in nature, however the back 4 pages has news of the day from both Europe and the United States.

Measures 4 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches, disbound, slightly irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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$37.00
605654

News from Congress...

Item #605654

March 14, 1792

THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, March 14, 1792  Page 2 has much reporting from the: "Congress of the United States". The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a stagecoach line (see).

Four pages, several quite small worm holes, otherwise good.

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$36.00
605650

Proclamation signed by John Jay...

Item #605650

December 06, 1797

THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 6, 1797  Close to half of the first column of the back page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" concerning state law & prisoners, signed in type by the governor: John Jay.

Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing.

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605516

a letter from Richmond concerning the scourge...

Item #605516

August 16, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 16, 1800  Page 3 has; "Summary of the Late News" which includes a letter from Richmond concerning the "scourge" which has afflicted the city.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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$14.00
605484

From the Revolutionary War...

Item #605484
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780  A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as there is very little American content in this issue. Just one report in the "Historical Chronicle" with two items: "There have been no material advices from America that can be rely'd on. A vague report...that two French sh... See More  

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605483

From the Revolutionary War...

Item #605483
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780 



* American Revolutionary War

* From the enemy




A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as there is very little American content in this issue. Just one report in the "Historical Chronicle" with two items: "There have been no material advices from America that can ... See More  

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605140
Item #605140

April 20, 1796

THE NEW YORK WEEKLY MAGAZINE, April 20, 1796  An eight page literary newspaper, measuring 8 by 10 inches. Some foxing stain otherwise good.

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605097

Uncommon title...

Item #605097

January 20, 1753

THE SCOURGE, London, January 20, 1753  A very curious and uncommon newspaper from England done in the editorial format, popular with other titles at that time as well. It was published "By Oxymel Busby, Esq." as noted in the masthead. Beginning on the front page is an interesting letter which holds much truth even to this day: "Daily experience shews us that one of the chief ca... See More  

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605020

On the death of King George II...

Item #605020

October 30, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 30, 1760  Page 2 has: "The Lord Marshal's Order for a General Mourning for his late Majesty King George the Second.' (see)  Also a report from the "London Gazette Extraordinary" headed: "A Proclamation Requiring all persons being in Office of Authority of Government at the Decease of the late King, to proceed in the Execu... See More  

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604887

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

Item #604887

October 10, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 10, 1798 



* President John Adams



Page 2 has and: "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 (see).

Four pages, never bound ... See More  

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$48.00
604844

America at war: The Great War Collection...

Item #604844
(11) THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 10 being newspapers), one each for:



French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War... See More  

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

This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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$195.00
604149

A 1790's literary newspaper...

Item #604149

May 18, 1796

THE NEW YORK WEEKLY MAGAZINE, May 18, 1796  Basically a literary newspaper, page 2 has: "The Fatal Effects of Indulging the Passions".

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 inches, nice condition.

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603435

Dismissing an agent...

Item #603435

April 02, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 2, 1767  Inside has an "Extract of a Letter from Boston (New England)" concerning the dismissal of Mr. Jackson as an agent, signed by the governor: Fra. Bernard (see).

Eight pages, 88 1/4 by 11 inches, some damp staining & minor margin wear.

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603321

England, France, and America...

Item #603321

January 01, 1796

LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, Jan. 1, 1796 



* Rare 18th century title



Page 4 has: "Extracts From An American Journal" which concerns the relations among England, France, and the United States.

Four pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, wear at the margins, minor foxing.

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602504

Supreme Court Decision...

Beginning of the "Miranda Rights" law...

Item #602504

June 14, 1966

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 14, 1966 



* Miranda rights onset

* Supreme Court decides the Miranda vs. Arizona case

* Landmark decision




The top of the front page reports on a game-changing ruling for law enforcement, as the Supreme Court responds to the case of "Miranda vs. Arizona". The headline reads:



"Law Aides Critical Of Confession Edict"



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602434

Note from President Washington...

Item #602434

September 26, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795  Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various small tears & archival mends ne... See More  

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602351

The best of patriots...

Item #602351

September 13, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 13, 1774  Inside has a lengthy letter sent to America, by a "...a noble Lord in a very high office" (see). It also has a letter from New York which begins: "Every body here, high and low, are in a combustion. Those who have nothing to lose are our warmest Patriots & declare they will hazard their All for their dear country..." with ... See More  

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602180

18th century Boston...

Item #602180

February 03, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 3, 1798  The front page has: "American and France" Also a letter headed: "Intercepted Letter" which is signed: James Monroe. Other news & ads of the day.

Four pages, a few small & very discrete archival mends, some light damp staining, nice condition. 

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$37.00
602163

The Aurora Borealis...

Item #602163
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1792  Among the articles of interest are: "Continuation of Two Months Tour in Scotland", "Report on Pendulums", "Virtues of the Coffee Drink", "The regular Appearance and Departure of Swallows" "Query on the Aurora Borealis", and much more. Near the back are various news reports under: "Inte... See More  

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602162

The Aurora Borealis...

Item #602162
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1792  Among the articles of interest are: "Continuation of Two Months Tour in Scotland", "Report on Pendulums", "Virtues of the Coffee Drink", "The regular Appearance and Departure of Swallows" "Query on the Aurora Borealis", and much more. Near the back are various news reports under: "Inte... See More  

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602070

The Bennington Mob... Gage coming to America...

Item #602070

April 07, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 7, 1774  Page 2 has an item noting: "Yesterday some dispatches arrived in town from Governor Hutchinson, of Massachusetts Bay...We hear that Lieut. General Gage is preparing to embark for Boston in New England in consequence of his appointment to succeed Governor Hutchinson during his Majesty's pleasure." A fateful decision that would set the... See More  

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602021

Creating Trumbull County...

Item #602021

March 03, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1774  An inside page has over a full column concerning how to deal with the American situation. See photos for the full text.

Another page has reports from Boston and New York headed "America" and includes: "...on Thursday last the Tea, which was saved out of Capt. Loring's brigantine, was landed at the Castle by order of the Officer... See More  

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601976

Mostly literary content...

Item #601976

November 21, 1795

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Nov. 21, 1795  Basically a literary-themed newspaper, but page 3 has reports from Philadelphia, New Haven, London, & Cork.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, scattered foxing, generally nice.

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601642

News from America...

Item #601642

September 10, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 10, 1765  Page 7 has a: "...Letter from a Person of the First Distinction in Virginia to his Friend in London", and the back page has some reports from America as well.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor foxing at the margins, generally nice.

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601603

Captured by Indians...

Item #601603

September 24, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 24, 1792  The front page features 19 illustrated ship advertisements. Page 3 has a curious article from Pittsburgh concerning a man captured by Indians near Grave Creek in Ohio County.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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601599

A literary newspaper...

Item #601599

April 06, 1796

THE NEW YORK WEEKLY MAGAZINE, April 6, 1796  This is primarily a literary newspaper. Articles include: "On Ambition" "Caroline's History" "The Victim of Magical Delusion" & more.

Eight pages, 8 by 10 inches, nice condition.

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$24.00
601561

News from Quebec...

Item #601561

July 11, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1765  Page 2 has a letter from Quebec telling of the activities there, noting: "...We have had balls, assemblies, etc. in town; sleighing, bear-hunting & fishing in the country...General Murray intends to establish a playhouse..." with more (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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601362

Settling the boundary dispute between New York & New Jersey...

Item #601362

December 19, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 19, 1769  Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston (see). Also on page 6 is a letter from New York which has a settlement for the dispute of the boundary line between New York and New Jersey.

Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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$34.00
601356

Ben Franklin to be Pennsylvania's agent to England...

Item #601356

December 05, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1769 



* Benjamin Franklin



Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the former noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin & Richard Jackson, Esqrs. are continued agents for this province at the court of Great Britain for the ensuing year."

Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition... See More  

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$39.00
601354

Great report on non-importation in Boston...

Item #601354

November 30, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 30, 1769 



* Non-Importation agreement



Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from Boston, New Haven and Williamsburg, the former having a great report concerning non-importation, including: "We are assured that the merchants of this town, considering that the period to which their late agreement to withhold the impor... See More  

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$52.00
601345

Americans resolved not to submit to the yoke of oppression...

Item #601345

November 09, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1769  Page 6 has a great letter from a gentleman in Boston to a friend in London, beginning: "The Americans are firm & resolved not to submit to the yoke of ministerial oppression: All the merchants have entered now into bonds not to import any goods from England upon any terms whatsoever..." with more (see).

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

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$57.00
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