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697719

A handsome newspaper from 1768... Rapid growth in Charleston...

Item #697719

June 13, 1768

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England (now spelled Gloucester), June 13, 1768  Various British news reports throughout, with its finest feature being the handsome masthead with two detailed engravings and the ornate lettering.

Page 3 has a brief item: "Letters from Charles-Town, South Carolina, mention that the inhabitants of that place are so much increased of late, that 500 new houses have b... See More  

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$33.00
697712

Wealth of illustrated ship advertisements... Escaped mulatto slave...

Item #697712

December 20, 1794

DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 20, 1794 



* During George Washington's administration



Within the issue are some 22 illustrated ship ads. There are also at least two runaway ads including: "One Guinea Reward" for a runaway mulatto woman, with details.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, indent to the back leaf margin does not affec... See More  

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697694

Congress to abolish a tax on spirits...

Item #697694

October 16, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 16, 1796  



* Rare 18th century American publication



The front page is taken up with ads including 23 illustrated ship ads.

Page 3 has discussion from Congress which includes: "...Resolved, 'That it will be expedient to abolish the tax on spirits distilled from materials of the growth or produce of the United States..."... See More  

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697691

Beheading of King Louis XVI...

Item #697691
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1793 



* King Louis XVI of France execution by guillotine



The best content is the report headed: "Particular Account of the Murder of Louis XVI" which gives considerable detail of the closing moments of his life, ending with: "...The Confessor fell upon his knees, and implored the King's blessing, who gave it him with an a... See More  

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$138.00
697660

Applying for pension benefits in 1793...

Item #697660

January 30, 1793

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 1793  



* American Revolutionary War victims

* Henry Knox document re. pension benefits




Page 2 has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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697652

Letter from President John Adams concerning France...

Item #697652

June 28, 1798

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 28, 1798 



* France relations

* John Adams letter




Page 2 begins with reports from Congress concerning Aliens, later to be solidified in the Aliens and Sedition Act.

Also a letter from the President concerning France, ending with: "...I will never send another Minister to France without assurances that he will be received, respected, and honored ... See More  

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697642

Proclamation by General Anthony Wayne...

Item #697642

April 25, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 25, 1795 



* Northwest Indian War

* Gen. Anthony Wayne

* Native Americans

* Proclamation for peace




Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by Anthony Wayne, for establishing a permanent peace with all the Indian tribes and nations northwest of the Ohio River.

Four pages, never-trimmed, two binding holes at the spine... See More  

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697640

Congress requires quotas by state... John Hancock signs...

Item #697640

February 04, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 4, 1777  Page 3 has a nice report on the situation in America, a few bits noting: "...The Provincials in Massachusetts Bay are in high spirits in certain expectation of being joined in the spring by the French & Spaniards...They had heard of the designed attack on Rhode Island & knew that the Americans had abandoned it by orders...did not ex... See More  

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697639

More on Prevost's defeat... A letter criticizing the war in America...

Item #697639

August 17, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 17, 1779  The bottom of page 3 has a report noting: "...brings...a confirmation of the defeat of Prevost and that that General would have met with the fate of Burgoyne had it not been for the boats he had on the river, in which he caused to be embarked the small number of troops that escaped the sword of the Americans."

The back page has a ful... See More  

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697638

Discussions in Congress...

Item #697638

June 20, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 20, 1798  Page 2 has much on the proceedings of the federal Congress, with pg. 3 have reports from the "Proceedings of the Legislature of Massachusetts" which include mention: "A Resolve passed for loaning certain cannon to the United States for the use of the frigate Constitution." 

Four pages, handsome masth... See More  

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697637

British account of the Battle of Stono Ferry, and the Battle of Chemung, New York...

Item #697637

September 02, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 2, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

Nearly one-third of page 2 is a letter from an officer in the British army from Port Royal with his account of the Battle at Stono Ferry, a failed attempt by the Americans, under General... See More  

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697636

Responding to General Clinton's offer for a reconciliation...

Item #697636

April 03, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781  



* General Henry Clinton

* Peace with Americans ?

* Revolutionary War




Pages 1 and 2 contain an excellent response to the controversial "Declaration" of General Clinton in which he offers a proposal for peace to the Americans. A few bits include: "The first thing which is offered is a pardon to ... See More  

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$420.00
697633

Engraving of the skyline of London... News from Boston...

Item #697633

August 01, 1771

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1771  Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative.

Near the back is the "Monthly Chronologer" which includes over a full page of reports headed "America" with items from Boston, including 2 messages fro... See More  

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697602

Battle of Dettingen: last time a British King led troops into battle...

Item #697602
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1743 



* Battle of Dettingen

* King George II

* Last British monarch

* to lead army in battle




Much on the Battle of Dettington - the
last time that a British monarch, George II, personally led his troops into battle (see images).

One of the article is titled: "Objections to Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets" which include
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697520

The battle near Minden...

Item #697520

August 25, 1759

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 25, 1759  



* Battle of Minden - Seven Years' War



This was one of the more famous titles from Europe during the 18th century. 

Entirely European content with a wealth of ads as well. The front page has a report concerning a recent battle near Minden, a major engagement during the Seven Years' War.

Four pages, a faint red tax st... See More  

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697514

Two nice engravings in the masthead...

Item #697514

December 10, 1746

THE LONDON COURANT, England, Dec. 10, 1746 



* Jacobite Rebellion era

* Nice masthead engravings




The masthead features two engravings, one showing a sailing ship and the other a post-boy 'trumpeting' the news.

Various news from Europe with much of the back page taken up with advertisements.

Complete as a single sheet issue, wear at the bottom affects part of the back page impr... See More  

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697460

Very early, short-lived, colonial newspaper...

Item #697460

August 16, 1753

THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, August 16, 1753 



* Rare Colonial New York original

* Short lived publication




This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities" as Brigham relates.

A fine opportunity to purchase
at a reasonable price a very ... See More  

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$282.00
697409

Wanted to hire...

Item #697409

January 28, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 28, 1796 



* Uncommon publication



Various news reports of the day including a back page ad: "Wanted to Purchase - For A Term of Years" with the text beginning: "A sober, steady black man and wife, of middle age. The man must have a little knowledge of farming..." with more.

Four pages, a few minor font page stains... See More  

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697403

Details on a ship wreck... Death of a governor...

Item #697403

January 23, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 23, 1796  Various news reports of the day including a page 3 item: "A Grand Victory Obtained by the Austrians and: "Ship Wreck" with much detail. Also a report of the death of Samuel Huntington, governor of Connecticut, with much detail on the funeral.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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697397

Great issue on the siege and fall of Charleston to the British....

Item #697397

June 01, 1780

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1780  



* Fall of Charleston, South Carolina

* General Sir Henry Clinton




Inside has a full page: "Description of the Island of Skie or Skye, In Scotland". The mentioned map is lacking.

Near the back are 4 1/2 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which contain terrific detail on not only the British siege of Charleston, but ... See More  

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697395

Two Proclamations by General Howe... Wealth of war reporting...

Item #697395
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1777 



* General William Howe

* American Revolutionary War




"American State Papers" has a Proclamation signed in type  by: W. Howe, concerning soldiers who were pressured into leaving the King's allegiance, offering pardon if they return. Plus another Proclamation signed by Howe offering acres of land in America at the w
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697393

Latest news on the war, in a rare newspaper...

Item #697393

July 01, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 1779  



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #16 issue.

The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a lett... See More  

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697392

Death of George Washington's mother...

Item #697392

September 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789



* Mary Ball Washington death

* President's G.W.'s mother




Pages 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government. 

Page 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Washin... See More  

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697390

An 18th century extra re: Jay Treaty...

Item #697390

April 06, 1796

HERALD EXTRA, (New York), April 6, 1796  A folio size single sheet almost entirely taken up with discussion in the "Federal Legislature, House of Representatives" concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. See images for details. Never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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697388

Ambassadors to resolve the crisis with France...

Item #697388

March 28, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 28, 1798 



* 18th century American publication



The ftpg. has a full column article: "Slavery". Page 2 has much on the: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" and pg. 3 has a document from President Adams which endorse Pinckney, Marshall & Gerry as representatives of the U.S. in attempting to resol... See More  

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697377

Concerns about the pending Jay Treaty...

Item #697377

August 24, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 24, 1795  



* John - Jay's Treaty concerns

* Letter to George Washington




Page 2 has a letter from the people of Wilmington, Delaware: "To George Washington, President of the United States" on their concerns about the pending Jay Treaty. This is followed by another letter of similar concern "To Mr. Alexander Hamilton".

Four pag... See More  

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697371

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #697371

May 31, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 31, 1797  This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue app... See More  

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697319

The radical, pro-American John Wilkes is committed to the Tower of London...

Item #697319
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, May 9, 1768 



* John Wilkes jailed - radical

* Pre Revolutionary War




(currently spelled Gloucester). Page 2 has an impassioned letter signed in type by the radical journalist & politician John Wilkes. It begins: "In support of the liberties of this country, against the arbitrary rule of ministers, I was before committed to the TOWER and am now se... See More  

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697252

Front page Act signed by Sam Adams... Other thoughts on the Jay Treaty...

Item #697252

July 20, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 20, 1795 



* Samuel Adams

* Jay Treaty




Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Massachusetts legislature, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Much of page 2 is taken up with: "Observations Against The TREATY." being the controversial Jay Treaty.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small bindin... See More  

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697239

Concerns about the pending Jay Treaty, with Washington's response...

Item #697239

August 31, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 31, 1795 



* John - Jay's Treaty concerns

* George Washington response




Page 2 has a letter from the people of Morris County, N.J. on their concerns about the Jay Treaty. Also a similar letter from the merchants of Phila. to the President followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: Geo. Washington.

Four pages, very handsome... See More  

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697219

Naval battle between the Americans & British... Franklin the 'old fox'...

Item #697219

January 03, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Jan. 3, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a Tory newspaper published when the British occupied Philadelphia. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms.

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697218

Washington's anger over the murder of Captain Huddy...

Item #697218

May 21, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 21, 1782 



* Captain Joshua Huddy execution - hanging

* General George Washington angry reaction

* American Revolutionary War




Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Debates in the House of Commons Upon the American War". An excellent report providing much insight into the discussions on the troubling si... See More  

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697217

The "humble" beginnings of Stephen Girard...

Item #697217

October 17, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 17, 1792  The front page features 21 illustrated ship ad making this a decorative issue. The ftpg. also has a small notice for the "Cincinnati of Pennsylvania" [The Society of Cincinnati] calling for a meeting of the standing committee.

The back page has an ad by Stephen Girard, for the sale of merchandise (including French... See More  

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$66.00
697215

Foldout map of France... Canada content...

Item #697215
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747 



* Foldout map of France



Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands...".

This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows the so
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697211

Notable attempt at price controls during the War... Much fine war content...

Item #697211

July 15, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 15, 1779 



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #18 issue.

The entire front page & most of the back page are taken up with what one scholar calls: &quo... See More  

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697208

Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown...

Item #697208
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, December and the Appendix issue for the year 1781



* Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

* Surrender at Yorktown VA Virginia

* Revolutionary War from the enemy




Certainly the most historic report in this issue--and perhaps in any issue from the Revolutionary War--is that near the back of the issue under "American Affairs". It is an "Extract... See More  

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$438.00
697207

Inhabitants of New Zealand... Plate of Algernon Sidney...

Item #697207

July 01, 1773

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1773  Near the back is a nearly full column report headed: "America - New York". Also an article: "Interesting Anecdotes of the Life of Algernon Sydney, the English Patriot" as well as a full page plate of him. Sidney was an English politician who was accused of platting against the life of Charles II, for which he would be executed.

Ov... See More  

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697098

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #697098

April 30, 1743

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston,  April 30, 1743  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.

As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", th... See More  

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697097

When the population of Pittsburgh was 1,355...

Item #697097

January 21, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 21, 1796  



* 18th century Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

* Mad Anthony Wayne & John Wilkinson




Page 3 has a report headed: "Pittsburgh" noting: "We hear from Fort Washington that General Wayne has left the army on a visit to Phila. and that General Wilkinson has taken the command at Greenville. The number of inhabitants ... See More  

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697096

Detailed report from the Dept. of War on the ports & harbors of the U.S...

Item #697096

February 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 3, 1796  



* During George Washington's administration



Most of the front page is taken up with a: "Report From the Department of War, Relative to the Fortifications of the Ports and Harbours of the United States", with details city by city.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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697081

Governor of Massachusetts & his Assembly...

Item #697081
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 25, 1768 



* Colonial America reporting



(currently spelled Gloucester)  The front page has an: "Extract of a Letter from Boston, New England, dated March 7" which hints at the dissension among the citizens which would ultimately result in the Revolutionary War.

A few items note: "...I never will have any dispute with the represen... See More  

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697042

See the displayable front page from the 18th century...

Item #697042

March 10, 1725

THE POST-BOY, London, March 10, 1725



* Nice masthead engravings



One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports.

Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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$33.00
697032

Battle of Bunker Hill... Washington as Commander-in-Chief...

Item #697032

June 27, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 27, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown

* Siege of Boston, Massachusetts

* George Washington named commander

* American Revolutionary War




Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific and vitriolic attack on General Gage concerning his actions at Boston, the full text shown in the photos below, with bits including: ... See More  

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697024

From the last year of Washington's administration...

Item #697024

December 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Dec. 3, 1796 



* During George Washington's administration



A very typical late 18th century American newspaper with a good mix of news reports of the day and advertisements. A fine opportunity for an early newspaper at a low price.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$42.00
696953

1796 Acts by Sam Adams...

Item #696953

March 16, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 16, 1795 



* Nice 18th century masthead



Page 2 begins with two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, wide never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More  

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696922

On the Battle of Guilford Court House...

Item #696922

April 24, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 24, 1781  



* Battle of Guilford Courthouse

* Greensboro, North Carolina

* General Charles Cornwallis loss




Page 2 has some nice war content. The 2nd column begins with: "By accounts from General Greene's army as late as the 24th ultimo, we learn that Lord Cornwallis is retreating towards Cross Creek and that o... See More  

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696921

Work towards creating a treaty with America... Latest on the war...

Item #696921

September 30, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 30, 1779 



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

The front page begins with a report from the House of Commons concerning the appointment of commissioners to work with America t... See More  

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696918

Maryland resolves for peace, but only if independence is assured...

Item #696918

August 01, 1782

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1782 



* American Revolutionary War

* Maryland for peace




Under: "American Affairs" is a report from Annapolis which includes: "...announcing the arrival of Sir Guy Carleton at New York as a commissioner for making peace or war in North America...to enable the King of Great Britain to conclude a peace or truce with the United States (b... See More  

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696741

The Siege of Ninety-Six and more military events in South Carolina...

Item #696741

August 28, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 28, 1781



* Siege of Nintey Six - South Carolina

* General Nathanael Greene defeat

* American Revolutionary War




 Half of page 2 is taken up with a letter from Major General Greene in which he officers much on the Siege of Ninety-Six.

Additional reports carry over to page 3 with much more detail on the military event... See More  

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$378.00
696721

News from nearly 300 years ago...

Item #696721

September 23, 1727

MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Sept. 23, 1727  



* Rare 18th century title

* Red tax stamp




A quite rare title containing a wide variety of news of the day. Obviously much news from London, including a bit noting that: "Several scaffolds erected against the coronation have been demolished by the surveyors o the works, not being substantially built." Another item notes ... See More  

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$48.00
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