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Item #625993GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1785 Among the articles are: "Curious Caves on the Elephanta Island" near India; "Epitaph Proposed by Dr. Fordyce for Samuel Johnson" and so much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of the day, which includes a report: "This day John Adams, minister plenipotentiary from the... See More
December 05, 1792
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
April 07, 1798
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.
Four ... See More
June 09, 1798
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.
February 25, 1799
FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM, NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Feb. 25, 1799
* Napoleon Bonaparte
Page 2 has; "Buonaparte's Proclamation" in which hoe orders the burning of the town of Alkham because its inhabitants assassinated the French aid de camp & 15 others (see). Various American reports as well.
Four pages, very nice condition.... See More
April 22, 1795
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.
October 18, 1790
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
January 13, 1790
MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1790
* Tobacco as medicine ?
Page 3 has a report about the annual meeting of the "Middlesex Medical Association", with mention that Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse spoke about the internal use of Tobacco in the cure of "Dropsies & Dysurias". The back page has a poem about "Newport".
Four pages in nice condition.... See More
January 20, 1798
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.
October 23, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 23, 1788 The front page is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has an item: "On Tuesday last an oration on the adoption of the Federal constitution was spoken at Mr. Brown's English school...large number of ladies & gentlemen were present...". Much other news of the day.
Printed by John Du... See More
April 02, 1791
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.
November 02, 1796
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
May 30, 1798
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 30, 1798
* President John Adams
* Provisional Army ?
The front page is taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France". Page 2 has reports from Congress concerning: "...into a committee of the whole on the bill...authorising the President to raise a provisional army...proposing to authorise the calling... See More
September 13, 1800
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.
November 26, 1777
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 26, 1777
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
* General William Howe proclamations
This was a strongly Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British were in occupation. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the ... See More
July 17, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 17, 1793 Page 2 has: "British Official Account Of The Battle At Maulde" which is a lengthy account. Also from Penna: "A letter from Fort St. Clair informs that every preparation for a campaign was making there: That several tracts of Indians had been seen round the fort...". A report from Rhode Island notes: : "...The late Proclamatio... See More
July 30, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 30, 1796 Page 3 has a letter which begins: "The reduction of the army & the arrangements in the war office will occasion man revolutions in our microcosm...". Another item comments on those serving in office (see).
Four pages, great condition.
March 03, 1798
THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798 An uncommon title which lasted only from Feb., 1798 thru June, 1799, during which time it was suspended for 6 months due to the death of the editor. Mostly literary content but the issue begins with "Essay III....on the Amusing Accomplishments of Drawings, Shading & Painting..." which also includes a full page plate (unusual in t... See More
April 19, 1787
THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, April 19, 1787
* Shays' Rebellion
* Post Revolutionary War
Page 2 has some reports concerning the Shays' Rebellion noting in part: "...in the state of Vermont, small parties have expressed a zeal in favour of the insurgents...that Shays was in some town upon Lake Champlain endeavouring to raise a party in his favour..." and also... See More
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
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
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
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.
Item #606829THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March, 1790
* United States Constitution
* Rhode Island refusing to accept
Included is an unusual illustration (rarely found in 18th century magazines) of a chamber lamp, within the descriptive text. Other items include: "Character of General Lee" "Female Heroism: or Magnanimity of the Whig Lades in Charleston when that City w... See More
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
May 06, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1788 Although mostly filled ads with news on pages 2 & 3 including datelines from Philadelphia, Wilmington, Providence, Dublin, London and elsewhere.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.
February 11, 1794
DUNLAP AND CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1794 Page 3 has a letter headed "Carlisle" which begins: "At this present crisis there is every appearance of a war with the United States, it is hoped that wise and able General Washington will prevent the effusion of human blood & horrors of war..." with more (see).
November 12, 1794
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 12, 1794 The front page features a report from France on the introduction of "James Monroe" as the ambassador to that country, with his lengthy address to the French National Convention. Page 2 has: "The Mineral Waters of Saratoga in the State of New York" which takes over a full column.
Four pages, a small piece from the top of the back ... See More
June 27, 1792
THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, June 27, 1792 The front page is filled with ads, and inside has reports from Boston, Philadelphia, Salem, New York, Charleston & elsewhere.
Four pages, a few tiny worm holes, very nice condition.
April 07, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1791 Page 2 has a report from "Annapolis" which begins: "Early on Friday morning last this city was honoured by the arrival of the President, attended by only his private secretary, major Jackson..." with more on this (see).
Four pages, the bottom right corners have been archivally mended, but otherwise in ve... See More
February 16, 1791
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 16, 1791 Most of the Page 2 has an article headed: "Dueling" taking about one-third of a column (see). Page 3 has: "Vermont" which is a short article on hopes of it becoming a state (see).
Four pages, some margin tears, loss to a lower corner, a few crude pg. 1 margin tears.
November 02, 1796
SUPPLEMENT TO CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2, 1796
* Early Lexington, Kentucky
The back side of this single sheet "Supplement" and an item datelined "Lexington" which has a description of this town, noting near the beginning: "...must afford a pleasing satisfaction to view the rapid progress of building & impro... See More
October 18, 1788
THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 18, 1788 Page 3 has an item from Philadelphia beginning; "The celebrated author of Common Sense says true when he says that..." (see). Also a report from New York concerning treaties with the Indians, plus a letter from Gov. St. Clair concerning an attack by Indians upon the federal troops.
Four pages, very nice condition.
June 01, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1, 1791
* General Charles Scott
Page 3 has an item noting: "...from Kentucky, informs us that Gen. Scott was about to march against the Indians..." with more (see photos). Page 3 also has a notice headed: "Dr. Franklin's Legacy" (see).
Four pages, a few very discrete archival... See More
June 20, 1796
THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, June 20, 1796 This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century (see). Page 3 has an interesting letter which begins: "The treaty lately negociated with Great Britain has been the means of destroying, effectually, the friendship which so happily subsisted between American and France..." with muc... See More
February 03, 1794
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER--EXTRA, Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 1794 This is a single sheet "extra" edition, completely filled with: "Papers Relative To Great Britain, Being the Second Part of the Message of the President of the United States; Consisting of the Correspondence of Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Hammond, Mr. Pickney, etc." which is continued from an... See More
November 25, 1795
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 25, 1795 A handsome masthead with ornate lettering. Inside has reports from Salem, Rutland, Vermont; Charleston, Philadelphia, London & elsewhere. Four pages, nice condition.
December 24, 1790
THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1790 The ftpg. is taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 are mostly taken up with reports from the House of Representatives carrying over to page 3, which also has: "A Proclamation" by the governor of Pennsylvania.
The back page is filled with ads including one for noted Jewish financier Isaac Franks (see). Four pa... See More
April 10, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 10, 1799 The front page has an address from the Grand Jury of Morris, N.J., to the President, and his gracious reply signed in type: John Adams. Page 2 has an address from the citizens and inhabitants of the Mississippi Territory to the President, and his gracious reply signed in type: John Adams.... See More
Also in this issue are: "Buonaparte's Expe
Also in this issue are: "Buonaparte's Expe
March 09, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 9, 1792 Page 2 has an illustration of "Thirty-Six Lots of Ground" to be sold in Philadelphia, bounded by Spruce, Madison, & Twelfth Streets, as well as Twenty-Feet Alley. Other news of the day and many ads, including a back page "War Department" notice signed by: H. Knox, Secretary at War.
Four pages, nice c... See More
March 07, 1794
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 7, 1794 Page 3 has an: "Extract of a Letter from the Island of Bermuda" plus various other news of the day. A large number of ads including 5 illustrated ship ads on the front page.
Four pages, light foxing, very nice condition.
November 03, 1790
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 3, 1790
* Creating Washington D.C.
Page 2 has: "The Western Posts" which begins: "Those barriers of the United States are still retained by the British; and...have lately been strengthened by additional fortifications & troops..." (see). Also from Georgetown a significant report on the beginning of plans to develop the permanent ... See More
July 27, 1792
THE AMERICAN APOLLO, Boston, a group of 3 early issues of this magazine: July 27, September 14 & 28, 1792.
* Rare 18th century Massachusetts magazines
All being riddled with worm holes which render the issues damaged. Otherwise complete and never bound nor trimmed with a decorative engraving on the outer wrapper (see photos).
June 24, 1797
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 24, 1797 Inside has various news reports from both Europe & America, as well as news items from Congress. Pages 3 & 4 are mostly taken up with ads.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.
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