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653341

Battle of Savannah... Captain Cook...

Item #653341
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780 



* Siege of Savannah - Georgia

* Benjamin Lincoln letter

* Captain James Cook - South Seas




Near the back is a section headed: "Advices Received from America" which includes: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This... See More  

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652656

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #652656

March 17, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, March 17, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar).



* Rare colonial periodical



This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years.

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651044

A letter from Ben Franklin...

Item #651044
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1789 of the "Gentleman's Magazine", London.  This is the supplementary issue issued at the end of the year, with much of the content taken up with: "Parliamentary Proceedings of the Lords and Commons". Of special interest is a letter datelined from New York headed: "American Passport from Dr. Franklin for Captain Cook" which includes a... See More  

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650576

Anger over the Trail of Tears...... Franklin quote...

Item #650576

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.

Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their ... See More  

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649956

Anger over the Trail of Tears... Franklin quote...

Item #649956

August 01, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1829  The top of the ftpg. has a small bit about Martin Van Buren, Secretary of State at the time, being granted an honorary doctorate of law degree from Rutgers' College.

Inside has an article: "Slavery In Colombia" as well as: "Georgia And The Cherokees" being a letter from the brother of a chief and his anger at their ... See More  

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649309

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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648714

Benjamin Franklin's thoughts on religion...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Jan. 1815  Within this issue is: "Dr. Franklin's Last Thoughts on Religion" which begins: "That the name of Benjamin Franklin cannot fail of occupying a conspicuous place in future histories of the 18th century, will, I have no doubt, be readily admitted..." and ends with his thoughts: "...inquiring of the Doctor what were his... See More  

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647135

Franklin is returning to America after five years in Paris...

Item #647135

August 07, 1783

DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Aug. 7, 1783  The ftpg. includes a report: "That able & ingenious veteran Dr. Franklin is preparing to leave Paris (where he has resided five years with great credit to himself, & profit to his country) to return to America...". Also reports concerning articles for peace & negotiations with some Caribbean Islands as it relates to the ... See More  

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645581

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #645581

March 10, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 10, 1743,4  (year noted as such as it was 1743 or 1744 depending on which calendar was used).



* Very rare 18th century magazine

* 1st successful magazine in America




This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this t... See More  

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642354

Ben Franklin creates a medal honoring the end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #642354
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1783  Near the beginning are 15 pages of: "Summary Proceedings in the Third Session of the Present Parliament" which include some discussions concerning America. Another article concerns the tune Yankee Doodle, particularly details on the presumed author of the famous tune (questionable) who had recently died. It notes: "Your readers, &a... See More  

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638619

On Ben Franklin's will... Northwest coast of America...

Item #638619
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  August, 1790  Included is: "Remarks on the Slave Trade Occasioned by Bruce's Travels". Near the back is a brief bit  noting: "The common council at Paris paid to the illustrious Franklyn [Franklin]  tribute of homage, singular in its nature but due from a free & enlightened city to the memory of a man who gave libert... See More  

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623320

Franklin Prophecy antisemitic speech....

Item #623320

March 10, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1937



* Benjamin Franklin "Prophecy" "Forgery"

* Antisemitic speech - Jewish - Jews

* Charles A. Beard expose




Page 9 has one column headings that include: "FRANKLIN FORGERY EXPOSED BY BEARD" "Anti-Semitic 'Prophecy' Cited in Germany Was Discredited by Historian 2 Years Ago" and more. (see)

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617546

Final items regarding the Revolutionary War...

Item #617546
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1782  The issue begins with 8 pages of "Proceedings In Parliament", the first 3 of which have much concerning America with mention of an exchange of prisoners, Mr. Laurens, Ben Franklin, Lord Cornwallis, General Burgoyne, and more.

Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day, including men... See More  

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615582

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #615582
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East" , and more.

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597240

Americans to give up hope for independence...

Item #597240

June 09, 1777

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 9, 1777  Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Further Extract from the Letters sent by the Missionaries in America to the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts" which ties to the Revolutionary War, including: "...Matters now became critical in the highest degree. The rebel army amounted to near 30,00... See More  

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597077

News from the Revolutionary War...

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May 24, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 24, 1777  Page 2 has a few reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "From Connecticut that the jail in that colony are filled with loyal Americans who are treated in the most barbarous manner. Some are chained on their backs to the floor & others so loaded with irons that they can hardly walk...General Lee has a good room in New Yor... See More  

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597074

A plan to reduce America to obedience... Much on the war...

Item #597074

May 14, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 14, 1777  Over half of the front page is taken up with American news, including: "A Scheme for Reducing America to Obedience...by a Well-wisher to Government" (see). This is followed by reports from the New York Gazette which reports two military skirmishes, including: "...ordered out to attack a party of the rebels at De Lancey's Mi... See More  

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596058

Native Americans...

Item #596058

June 01, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1, 1791 



* General Charles Scott

* Kentucky




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  

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592256

British defeat in the South...

Item #592256

August 24, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 24, 1779  Most of the first column on the front page is taken up with a piece from the book of Genesis prefaced with: "The following beautiful Apologue in the Eastern stile was written by Dr. Franklin some years ago, with a view of reclaiming his countrymen in New England from that spirit of intolerance and religious persecution which were then so... See More  

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578283

British & American forces in America...

Item #578283

February 03, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 3, 1781  Several pages are taken up with reports from the "House of Commons" which includes one bit noting: "...Lord Howe complained of a late publication in which he had been accused of having carried on a correspondence with Dr. Franklin, a little before he took the command in America--the fact was true, but the whole of that treasonable co... See More  

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569699

Prelude to the Revolutionary War...

Item #569699
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1774  Most of the front page is a report headed: "The Journal of a Voyage...for making Discoveries towards the North Pole by the Hon. Commodore Phipps..." (see for beginning). 

A full column on pg. 2 has reports from Boston (see) concerning strained relationships with England, and mentioning Ben Franklin (see). This is followed by a lette... See More  

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177392

Sultan's Dummy Railway....

Item #177392

May 26, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1906  There is a front page photo, "The Late Carl Schurz in his Library". There is an article, "Carl Schurz, Pilot" by Mark Twain and "The Sermon in San Francisco's Stones" by Henry Harrison Suplee. Also an article, "The Sultan's Dummy Railway" by William Tyler Bliss and photos such as "The ... See More  

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177386

Niagara Falls and Power Companies....

Item #177386

April 07, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1906  Front page illustration "Pardners" by Frank Wing; "The Crime Against Niagara" by Orrin E. Dunlap; photos of "Niagara and the Power Companies"; "The Missionary and the African Savage" by H. W. Nevinson; photos of "England's Strenuous Suffragists--The Recent Arr... See More  

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217171

Ben Franklin on learning to swim... Holt Castle print...

Item #217171
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1779  Inside has nearly two pages on: "Useful Hints For Learning To Swim, In a Letter to a Friend, by Benj. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S."

Also within: "On the Fatal Effects of Revenge" and: "On Female Conduct" & so much more. Near the back are news reports of the day but I see no war-related content.

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177105

Collegiate Rowing... Yachting...

Item #177105

July 13, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1901 Illustration "Waiting for Grandpa" by Ransom; Collegiate Rowing Races at Poughkeepsie; The "Columbia" - "Constitution" Races of Newport; fullpage illustration "Battles of the United States Army - The Storming of Stony Point"; doublepage centerfold "Opening of the Bathing Season at Narragansett Pier" by P... See More  

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173682

Christmas morning...

Item #173682

December 28, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 28, 1872  Full ftpg: 'Early Birds: or, Christmas Morning' shows two children playing with toys. Two fullpg. Nast cartoons. Halfpg: 'Wide Awake--Christmas-Eve' shows a Black family.

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173586

Early Ku Klux Klan... Good Mormon content with prints...

Item #173586

January 27, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872  The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".

Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More  

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173424

First reading of the Declaration of Independence...

Item #173424

July 09, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1870  Great full front page illustration with some text: 'First Reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York'. Inside the issue is quarter-page illustrations of "The Late Dr. Nadal" and Hon. Richard L. Larremore" and "The Recent Accident on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad".  One-third page: 'A Pr... See More  

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172908

Nast prints on recovering from the Civil War...

Item #172908

August 05, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1865  The front page has prints of: "The Late Right Reverend Alonzo Potter" "The Late Rev. Newton Heston" and "The Boat Race at Poughkeepsie, New York". Prints inside include a full page: "Reception of the German Singing Societies at the City Hall Park" and: "The Launch of the Ironclad 'Dunderberg". T... See More  

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173078

The Dakota Territory...

Item #173078

March 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman,  Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.

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176208

Lake Michigan...

Item #176208

February 27, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1897  Full front page illus. of "The Armed Peace of Europe." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chicago's Water Supply - Winter Difficulties at the Cribs in Lake Michigan." Three small portraits of "King George of Greece, Crown Prince Konstantine of Greece and His Brother Prince George, and Queen Olga of Greece." 1/2 pg... See More  

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175228

The Grand Army Celebration at St. Louis...

Item #175228

October 08, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1887  Full ftpg: 'The Presidential Tour' shows Pres. Cleveland & wife in their private railroad car. Nice fullpg: 'The Grand Army Celebration at St. Louis'. Two fullpg. prints of yachts in the America's Cup race. Fullpg: 'Sketches of the New York Quarantine Establishment' includes 16 scenes.

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174962

Edwin Booth on the front page... Albany, New York...

Item #174962

March 21, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1885  Full ftpg. view of 'Edwin Booth'. Nice fullpg: 'Ice Gorges In the Delaware' & 'Camp Fire Stories' & 'Odds & Ends at Albany--Notes from an Artist's Sketchbook'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.

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174936

The classic Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #174936

December 20, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1884  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great two page spread with two prints by noted artist Thomas Nast. One is captioned: "Hello! Santa Claus!" showing a girl on the telephone, and the other is: "Hello! Little One!" showing Santa Claus on the phone as well. This is the classic portly, jolly image of Santa (Nast ... See More  

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174050

Views of St. Louis...

Item #174050

July 08, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Why We Laugh'. A full page illustration 'Pro Patria - 1776'. Great full page bird's-eye-view of: 'St. Louis, Missouri.' is displayable. Doublepage centerfold 'The Centennial - Interior of the Main Building, Near the Music Stand, Looking East.' A 3/4 page Tho... See More  

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173432

Winslow Homer... Women's archery...

Item #173432

August 06, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  August 6, 1870 This issue contains a full page Winslow Homer print: "On the Bluff At Long Branch at the Bathing Hour". The front page features a fullpage illustration "Going to Market".  A full page "Map of the Seat of War in Europe". Full page political cartoon re. "The New Comet - A Phenomenon Now Visible in All Parts o... See More  

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175552

Horse show at Madison Square Garden...

Item #175552

November 15, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 15, 1890 Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Sketches from the Horse Show at the Madison Sq. Garden' is by F. Remington, showing 7 scenes. Nice fullpg: 'Marble Quarries & Marble Dressing in Vermont'.

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173014

Washington Irving tribute... The Geat Eastern...

Item #173014

August 11, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1866  Perhaps the most noteworthy prints are in recognition of Washington Irving, which includes details about his life. Among the related prints are "The Old Dutch Church," of North Tarrytown (current day Sleepy Hollow), which featured prominently in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

Other prints include: the front page: 'Review o... See More  

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180007

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #180007
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage centerfol... See More  

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172910

Celebrating the success of the Atlantic telegraph cable...

Item #172910

August 12, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 12, 1865  The front page shows: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia" as well as: "Terminal Station of Collins's Overland Telegraph, New Westminster, B.C."

Inside has prints captioned: "The Indo-European Telegraph--Landing the Cable in the Mud at Fao, Persian Gulf" "Trial of Mowing Machines...at West Mount Ver... See More  

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