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594534

John Adams, Buonaparte, and the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #594534

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.

Also in this issue are: "Buonaparte's Expe
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$47.00
594434

A letter signed by John Jay...

Item #594434

April 05, 1779

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 5, 1779 



* Revolutionary War 

* John Jay letter
 



Page 2 has a letter from Congress, prefaced with a note of explanation signed in type by: John Jay, concerning disavowing a publication which appeared in the Penna. Packet newspaper (see photos). Also a report from the Boston Gazette that: "General Washington, upon application to ... See More  

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$52.00
594022

Three issues of a scarce American magazine...

Item #594022

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).

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$55.00
593957

18th century America....

Item #593957

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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$39.00
592853

Death of Governor Increase Sumner...

Item #592853

June 08, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 8, 1799  All of pages 2 & 3 are black bordered in mourning rules because of the death of Massachusetts governor Increase Sumner reported at the top of page 2 with: "Grievous Mortality" which begins: "The painful talk has devolved on us to announce an event which...will not be read without the most painful regret. Yesterday died...to the unsp... See More  

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$52.00
592292

A four page "Extra" issue...

Item #592292

May 19, 1798

CENTINEL EXTRA, (Boston), May 19, 1798  This is an uncommon 4 page "Extra" issue of the famous Columbian Centinel newspaper. Almost the entire issue it taken up with a lengthy document continued from the "regular" issue of Wednesday, concerning relations with France. Close-trimmed at the bottom of pages 2 & 3 cause some loss, otherwise in nice condition.

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$28.00
592265

Frustration with lost reinforcements...

Item #592265

November 02, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Nov. 2, 1779  The entire front page and a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with: "The Justifying Memorial of the King of Great Britain in Answer to the Exposition of the Court of France". This lengthy piece concerning the French involvement in the Revolutionary War, a few bits noting in part: "...During the disputes that had arisen between Great Bri... See More  

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$62.00
590718

Short-lived 18th century Boston magazine...

Item #590718
THE AMERICAN APOLLO, Boston, July 13, 1792  A 20 page magazine featuring a large engraving on the front page.

Near the back is the "American Intelligence" with various news reports, including datelines of Quebec, Kingston, Jamaica; Philadelphia, Albany, New York, Boston, and Niagara, the latter having a descriptive article on Niagara Falls.

A scarce periodical which lasted but 39 ... See More  

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$45.00
590354

The sport of boxing in 1790...

Item #590354

October 30, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, October 30, 1790  Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" which is a very early report of the sport (see photos). Other items including a page 3 article on: "Duelling", "King of France's Demand", "the Art of Joking", "King of Sweden" and other items.

Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. The back... See More  

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$40.00
589492

Debating who will replace the President...

Item #589492

March 07, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, March 7, 1792



* Presidential Succession Act of 1792



The "Vacancy Bill" on pg. 2 says the Senate agreed to all the amendments, except one, regarding what officer should act as President in case of a double vacancy. It further states that the one amendment was receded and that: "The Bill now provides that the President of the Senate, pr... See More  

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$43.00
586734

Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...

Item #586734

August 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, August 3, 1796  The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada". Also a brief yet notable report from Philadelphia: "The building of the United States Frigate, now constructing in Southwark... See More  

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$53.00
583755

News from America...

Item #583755

September 13, 1773

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 13, 1773 



* Native American Indians



Page 2 has a full column of reporting under "America" with reports from Charleston with much on the situation with the Cherokee & Creek Indians, and also bits noting: "...vessels belonging to Rhode Island...carried into New Providence are, we hear, both condemned. One of them had 18 ch... See More  

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$46.00
578025

North Carolina wants to reconsider ratifying the Constitution...

Item #578025

December 31, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, December 31, 1788  Page 2 has "Of North Carolina" which includes: "Our General Assembly is now sitting...many of the counties have petitioned for writs of elections for a new Convention to reconsider & ratify the Constitution on the part of this state. The antifederalists are still numerous, & very many of them callous ... See More  

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$42.00
578024

North Carolina wants to reconsider ratifying the Constitution...

Item #578024

December 31, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, December 31, 1788  Page 2 has "Of North Carolina" which includes: "Our General Assembly is now sitting...many of the counties have petitioned for writs of elections for a new Convention to reconsider & ratify the Constitution on the part of this state. The antifederalists are still numerous, & very many of them callous ... See More  

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$47.00
577842

Very early Andy Jackson...

Item #577842

November 25, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 25, 1797  Page 2 contains a brief & inconspicuous item which lists new senators: "Tennessee, Hon. Messrs. Andrew Jackson and Joseph Anderson...". This is likely the earliest mention of Andrew Jackson in a newspaper. He was 30 years old at the time.  Other news of the day & many ads, including 9 illustrated ship ads on ... See More  

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$43.00
566778

Exploring interior Africa in the 1700's...

Item #566778

November 06, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 6, 1790  Pg. 2 article: "Interiour Africa" offers nice particulars about the continent particularly the region from the Niger River to the coast of Guinea with talk about camels, the large rivers, Pagans and Mahometans, articles of export like gold-dust, goat-skins, and a species of nut called "gooroo", with mention that: "Fire arm... See More  

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$38.00
565310

Death of the Governor Increase Sumner...

Item #565310

June 08, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, June 8, 1799  All of pages 2 & 3 are black bordered in mourning rules because of the death of Massachusetts governor Increase Sumner, with some related text (see). Otherwise complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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$48.00
559488

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #559488
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.

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$120.00
213907

A nice 1700's American newspaper for display...

Item #213907
THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, 1797  News of the day, with most of pages 3 & 4 taken up with various advertisements, several of which are illustrated.

The masthead is very decorative and ornate making it a nice newspaper for display.  Complete in 4 pages and in nice condition.

The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue yo... See More  

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$65.00
208780

Earliest mention of William Henry Harrison we have found in a newspaper...

Item #208780

November 13, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1799  A page 2 report states: "Captain William Henry Harrison is chosen delegate to Congress, from the North Western Territory. Capt. H. is a very respectable gentleman, and of course, a friend to government."

This is the earliest mention of Harrison we have found in a newspaper, who would distinguish himself in the War of 1812 and become Presi... See More  

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$34.00
180025

At a lesser price... from Boston...

Item #180025
(6) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston  A lot of six 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18th century America. Could contain close-trimming, staining, archival mending, etc., but will not have loss of text.

Please note: The S&H for this lot is a bit higher than that o... See More  

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This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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$98.00
180056

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #180056
(5) AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.  

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$120.00
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