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The death of Prince Edward, Duke of York...

Item #646266

September 29, 1767

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 29, 1767

* The death of Prince Edward, Duke of York & Albany

The front page has an order for a day of "General Mourning for his late Royal Highness Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany." Other items on the front page provide how this day of mourning is to be carried out. Prince Edward is the namesake of Prince Edward County, Virgi... See More  

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Loyalists in New York are in fear of their safety...

Item #646246

October 16, 1782

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 16, 1782  Page 3 has nearly a full column headed: "American News" which is a detailed letter by a committee of Loyalists in New York who express great concerning about their safety & future should England grant the American colonies independence. One bit note: "...But should the great event of the Independency of the Thirteen Co... See More  

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Supporting the Americans... Trouble with the Creek Indians...

Item #646146

April 16, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 16, 1774  Over a full column on page 6 is taken with with a report from Charleston relating to the trouble with the Creek Indians (see).

The back page has an item which notes: "A writer treating of the present disputes relative to the Bostonians says, 'It is true, we did assist America in the late war, but did they not assist us, for whilst we ke... See More  

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How wrong they were!

Item #645992

January 27, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1774 

* Prelude to the Revolutionary War

* Original reporting from the enemy

The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping tro... See More  

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The new American states struggling with money issues...

Item #645990

June 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1787  Included near the back is nearly half a page headed: "American News" which begins: "The present state of America is rather to be deplored than envied..." concerning its financial situation, including; "...America, like every other rising state, must have much to struggle with before it can arrive at opulence...".

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On the growth of the new American republic...

Item #645986

February 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1787  Included are over 3 pages taken up with: "Judge Pendleton's Animated Charge to Grand Juries of South Carolina" which is prefaced with a note: "Those who have attended to the revolutions of empires, and marked the slow progress of infant states towards greatness, will not be surprised that all the unhappy consequences have ha... See More  

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The card game of Quadrille...

Item #645984
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1787  Among the articles: "On the Game of Quadrille" which is a type of card game from the 18th century. The article takes over a full page and is very descriptive. Near the back is half a column of news headed: "America" with information from a letter arrived from Philadelphia. Much news from England as well.

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A hostile ship encounter off Long Island...

Item #645898

December 09, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 9, 1760  Page 5 has over half a column headed: "America" with a New York dateline. The report details a hostile naval encounter off Long Island between the ships Sampson and the Winchester.

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Latest news from America...

Item #645845

December 27, 1763

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1763  Page 5 has reports headed "America" with datelines from Boston and New York with the latest news in those parts, including mention of trouble with Indians (see).

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Breaking the non-importation agreement...

Item #645766

June 15, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1769 

* Breaking the Non-Importation agreement

Page 2 has a report from New York concerning some people who imported goods contrary to the non-importation agreement, and the  four points on how such situations are going to be dealt with.

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

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Layout for a colonial town in America... Print of a Patagonian penguin...

Item #645597
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1769   Within this issue is an interesting article: "Plan for Settling New Colonies" which includes an illustration showing how a town in an American colony is best laid out with a "middle square", the "first street", "second street", location of houses and roads, etc. (see). The article describes how such ... See More  

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The French & Indian War...

Item #645529
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1755  Among the articles within are: "A Succinct Account of Disorders lately cured at Stockholm by Electrification..." "Origin of Chivalry from Voltaire" "A Female Impostor in France Detected" and so much more.

Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including... See More  

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Premature report of the death of Ben Franklin....

Item #645503

March 04, 1788

LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 

* Benjamin Franklin

* False death report

Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his of the most extra... See More  

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News from America...

Item #645467
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1760  Among the articles in this issue are: "A Treatise on Canine Madness" "On The High Price of Candles" "Reflections by M. Maubert on the Importance of Canada" "A Description of Montreal & the Adjacent Country" "Some Account of Carisbrook Castle in the Isle of Wight..." which is accompanied by ... See More  

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An Extra broadside edition...

Item #645328

November 13, 1760

THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 13, 1760  A quite rare broadside issue (single sheet, printed on front side only). This is an "extra" report on the Battle of Torgau, so early that many details were not known at the time of printing. This was a costly victory for the Prussians over the Austrians (see the web for more).

A single sheet, 7 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches (wider th... See More  

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Broadside "Extra" on the Seven Years' War... Battle of Emsdorf...

Item #645215

August 09, 1760

THE LONDON GAZETTE: EXTRAORDINARY, England, August 9, 1760  Quite a rare broadside "Extra" edition of this newspaper, with the entire front page taken up with a report on the battle of Kalle, part of the larger Battle of Emsdorf which was part of the Seven Years' War in Europe. See the photos for the complete text of this report. The entire back side is blank.

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More on Moody's book on America...

Item #645129

January 02, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 2, 1783  Page 2 has some content concerning independence of America (see), and page 5 is entirely taken up with the continued: "Further Extracts From the Printed Narrative of Lieutenant James Moody's Exertions and Sufferings in the Cause of Government in North America".

The bkpg. has a paragraph noting: "...advices came from America, no ... See More  

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Will Loyalist merchants in Charleston be left in the lurch? Land in Canada for the Loyalists...

Item #645118

November 26, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1782  Page 4 is entirely taken up with the petitions of various merchants in Charleston to General Leslie (military commander of British troops in the city) recalling a commercial agreement of two years prior, now suspect given the planned evacuation of the British from Charleston. Page 6 includes: "In the Treaty of Peace now carrying on between Gr... See More  

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American government is broke... Huddy/Asgill Affair...

Item #644860

September 26, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1782 

* American Revolutionary War

Page 2 has news headed "America" mentions: "...lately sent to wheedle the Eastern provinces into a submission to the intolerable extractions of the Congress for the further support of their tyranny, are returned empty handed." Also a letter from New York: "People here in general talk muc... See More  

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

Item #644856

September 17, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782

* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy

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... See More  

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Foldout plate of Gibraltar... American news...

Item #644835
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1762  The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout plate titled: "Plan of Gibraltar" which folds out to measure 8 by 18 inches (see). It includes an inset titled: "Bay of Gibraltar". There is a related & very detailed article: "The Advantages to England from the Possession of Gibraltar..." which takes over a ful... See More  

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French & Indian War... Hudson Bay fur trade...

Item #644829
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1754 

* French & Indian War

* Much from America including the Hudson Bay fir trade

The "Historical Chronicle" near the back has a few items with American mention including: "Our North American navigators have found out a safe & good passage between the Colloredo rocks and Cuba which will shorten the passage from Jam... See More  

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Early Judaica item...

Item #644796

February 12, 1791

THE WORLD, London, Feb. 12, 1791 Page 3 contains a report reading: "It is with pleasure we can announce to the public the imprisonment in this city of the thieves who lately stole Madam du Barre's jewels. They were detected by offering to sale a small parcel of them, value about 7,000l to a Mr. Simon, a Jew, for 1,500l which caused in him a suspicion of their being obtained by some dishon... See More  

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Oswego during the French and Indian War with an in-text map...

Item #644735
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757  Inside has is a quite lengthy article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages. This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville". Included as wel... See More  

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Rare title in original blue wrappers...

Item #644707
THE NEW LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October., 1792  No, this is not the much more common "London Magazine" we often offer (although formatted like it and the 'Gentleman's Magazine'), but a more rare title "New London Magazine" which existed only from 1785 thru 1792. Crane & Kaye (Census of Newspapers 1620-1800) notes that only one American institution has any... See More  

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The 'Swamp Fox' enters into a treaty with the Loyalists...

Item #644621

August 13, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1782 

* American Revolutionary War

* Francis Marion - "The Swamp Fox"

Page 7 has the: "Articles of Treaty Between General Marion in Behalf of the State of South Carolina, and Major Ganey [for the Loyalists] & the Inhabitants Under his Command...17th of June, 1781". This was a truce which begins: "Major Ganey and his m... See More  

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

Item #644617

August 03, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1782 

* Ending the Revolutionary War ? peace ?

All of the ftpg. & part of pg. 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 diffe... See More  

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Independence of America will destroy the marine power of England... A plan for capturing General Greene...

Item #644610

July 18, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 

* Revolutionary War

* From The Enemy

Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America mu... See More  

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French & Indian War... Penna. Militia Act concerning the Quakers... With the plates...

Item #644599
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1756  The lead article which takes 2 1/2 pages has much concerning the French & Indian War, debating the troubles between England & France. Other articles within include: "...Remarks on a Scheme made use of by the French in Order to ascertain the Strength & Riches of their Dominions in America" "Signs of an Approach
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Marriage of the future King George IV...

Item #644596

April 10, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, April 10, 1795  This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a nice & very detailed report headed: "The Royal Marriage" between Caroline Queen of Brunswick, and the future King George IV. T... See More  

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Mention of New Spain and the West Indies...

Item #644588

November 18, 1718

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 

* Rare title

The front page begins with a report noting: " get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Ind... See More  

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Peace not to happen... Ethan Allen's treasonous efforts...

Item #644549

May 18, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782 

* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy

The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we should once more be united to our Mother Country but those glorious hopes are now vanished for the Congress have agreed on an... See More  

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Government's role in the public welfare vs. debt...

Item #644502

May 14, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 14, 1768  Inside is an interesting article on the role of Government and Providence in relation to public welfare and government debt.  It begins: "The political disease seems to be near a crisis...". Several hundred years later the topic continues to be at the forefront of public discourse.  Also within this issue is a mention of "A Portugal... See More  

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Objections to acknowledging American independence...

Item #644478

April 23, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 23, 1782 

* American Independence ?

* British opposition

The back page has a short bit noting: "It is said the great obstacle of peace with America is  the proposition of independence. The Earl of Shelburne and Lord Ashburton are positively against it. They have already given their opinions publicly."

This is followed by a letter fr... See More  

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Thoughts on Washington's military plans...

Item #644477

April 18, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1782  Pgs. 2 & 3 have a letter New York noting in part: "...the garrison, fearing an attack would be made on that city by Gen. Washington, were busily employed in fortifying the island & taking every preparation to resist the enemy...there being no commercial intercourse whatever between the garrison & the Americans. Gen. Washington... See More  

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Good front page war content...

Item #644428

January 17, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1782  Two-thirds of the ftpg. has "American News" from before Cornwallis' surrender; including: "...from Wilmington, we are happy to find that the inhabitants in general of North Carolina are daily manifesting their attachment to his Majesty's government by joining in large bodies...assisting in the suppression of this wicked &... See More  

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Letter from the Sugar Planters...

Item #644393
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1736

* "Letter from the Sugar Planters" "Quakers Perverse Humour Shewn" and more... 

* Nice 18th century British magazine... 

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 ot... See More  

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With both full page plates...

Item #644374
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1763  Included is an article: "Description of the Pagoda" which is a full page plate of: "The Great Pagoda" (see photos). Other articles include: "Some Account of the Laws & Regulations in France, called the Police..." "Observations on the Law for Repairing Highways" and other items.

Contains both of the f... See More  

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Gifts to George Washington from Virginia...

Item #644294

May 01, 1785

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785  Among the articles within are: "Observations on a Tour Through the Island of Jersey" which is in the English Channel; "Anecdotes of Hogarth" "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament" "Original Letter form Dr. Johnston" & so much more.

Near the back is: "Intelligence..." with... See More  

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Fort Augusta in Jamaica...

Item #644282
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1763  Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Life of the Celebrated Christina, Queen of Sweden" "Monstrous Credulity of Papists" "History of Canterbury & its Cathedral" "Inflammatory Fevers, Sore Throats, etc." & more. In the "Historical Chronicle" is a report beginning: ... See More  

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Uncommon British title...

Item #644243

December 25, 1792

THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, December 25, 1792  A nice "typical" folio-size newspaper from the 18th century. There is a wealth of news of the day on the front page and inside pages with some ads scattered throughout as well. 

Complete in four pages in very nice condition. Partial red tax stamp is on page three.

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A new card game...

Item #644160

July 30, 1795

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 30, 1795  Inside has an interesting article: "A New Game of Cards" called the 'Revolution', which is based on events of the French Revolution (see).

Four pages, very nice condition.

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Obituary of the famed abolitionist William Wilberforce...

Item #643573
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1833  Near the back is the: "Obituary - William Wilberforce" which takes over 3 pages. Wilberforce was a member of Parliament who lead the charge to abolish slavery. The historic Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 would receive the Royal Assent on Aug. 26, less than a month after his death. See the internet for much more on the
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Abolishing the slave trade in England... Victor Hugo poem...

Item #643530
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1833  The prime report is taken from the: "Proceedings In Parliament" near the back, which includes a somewhat inconspicuous--yet noteworthy--report reading: "Mr. Stanley brought in a Bill for the Abolition of Slavery, and for the compensation of the owners of slaves. Read a first time." This would be the Slavery Abol
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Two European maps...

Item #643503
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime features of this issue are the two maps, one being a full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Duseldorp..." (see), and the other a foldout map measuring 8 by 10 1/2 inches titled "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend, to Cape Finisterra, including the Opposite Coast of the British Chan... See More  

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Abolishing the slave trade in England...

Item #643459
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, April, 1807

*From history to the movie "Amazing Grace"

* William Wilberforce & his efforts to abolish the slave trade

Within this 90+ page issue is a report from the House of Lords datelined Feb. 5, which begins: "The debate on the Slave Trade Abolition Bill was resumed by Lord Grenville who repeated all his former ar
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Battling the Spanish in the Caribbean...

Item #643444
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1741  This issue includes over 1 1/2 pgs. on "The New Governour's Speech to the General Court or Assembly of New England" with a larger head of: "State of the War in America". This is concerning the battles with the Spanish in the Caribbean, specifically mentioning Cuba (see photos for portions).

This issue also features... See More  

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Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #643242

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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From America's West Coast...

Item #643209
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1743  Two full pages are taken up with charts headed: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards from Jan. 20, 1742 to Jan. 20, 1743" (see photos for portions).

Among other articles within this issue are:

* "On the Shameful Management of the War, & the Reason of it."

* "Method to Prevent Smuggling of Tea"
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Early reports from Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #643202
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1742

* 18th century British magazine

* early reports (2) from Charleston, South Carolina

There is a full page of text on an: "Extract of a Letter from Mr. John Smith on board the Success Frigate...dated at Charles-Town [Charleston] in S. Carolina" with some good reading (see photos for portions).

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