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Very handsome Revolutionary War newspaper from Philadelphia...

Item #694765

December 11, 1779


* American Revolutionary War

* Great masthead for display

This newspaper features one of the most ornate and decorative mastheads of the Revolutionary War, the words "Pennsylvania Packet" so frilly that it can be difficult to read.

Most of page 2 is taken up with; "An Act for Vesting the Est... See More  

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President John Adams responds... Society of the Cincinnati...

Item #691166

July 14, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 14, 1798  

* Society of the Cincinnati

* President John Adams

The front page has an extract of the President's answer to the Address of the (Society of) Cincinnati of Pennsylvania, signed in type: John Adams. Also has his answer to an address from the Legislature of New Hampshire, signed in type: John Adams.

Also on the front page is much on ... See More  

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Terrific discussions on the value of independence from England... Confirmation Howe has evacuated Boston...

Item #687419

March 30, 1776

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, March 30, 1776

* Rare Revolutionary War era title

* Tory issue from Pennsylvania

* Great year to have (1776)

This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city.

The entire front page and a portion of the back page are filled with a terri... See More  

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Likely the most desired masthead from the 18th century...

Item #687194

October 23, 1770

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774  It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead.

In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is com... See More  

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A great rarity: an early volume one issue of the Massacuhsetts Spy...

Item #687192

October 09, 1770

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, (Boston), October 9, 1770  

* Very early famous 18th century publication

* Volume 1 issue - Isaiah Thomas as publisher

This innocuous looking newspaper is arguably the most famous of all American titles of the 18th century. It began in July, 1770, this being issue number 29. It is exceedingly rare to find this title from the first year of publication.

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Further on Ethan Allen's narrative of his captivity...

Item #687145

November 20, 1779

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1779

* Ethan Allen captivity

* Revolutionary War original

 Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Pennsylvania Legislature, prefaced with a paragraph signed in type by the Clerk of the General Assembly, none other than: Thomas Paine.

Page 3 has yet another Act which is prefaced with an intro signed: Thomas Paine.

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Dr. Joseph Priestley... France eliminates knighthood...

Item #686807

September 28, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 28, 1791  A page 3 report says: "A subscription was opened in London, before Capt. Scott sailed, for the purpose of building a large and elegant Chapel for the Rev. Dr. Priestley." Joseph Priestley is credited with the discovery of oxygen.

There is much concerning the French Revolution including a page 2 item: "National Assembly - Abolition Of... See More  

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Treatment of Indians... Louis XVI on the colors of the flags...

Item #686786

May 14, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1791  Over half of the front page is taken  up with: "Commonn Sense -- In Answer to Burke's Phillipick" which relates to Thomas Paine's work, plus much concerning he French Revolution and several references to the Maquis de LaFayette.

Page 2 has "A Law" from France, signed by the King: Louis, concerning a Decree of the Nati... See More  

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Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809

* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine

The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... See More  

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Thomas Paine in France...

Item #677445

September 14, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 14, 1796  The front page has an address by: "Thomas Paine to the Council of Five Hundred". Paine spent much o the 1790's in France where he was very involved in the French Revolution. Much reporting from Paris on page 2 has well.

The back page has several notices for the sale of land in the "West", two being parce... See More  

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Critical piece on Thomas Paine and his works...

Item #677414

August 17, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 17, 1796  Page 3 has over half a column taken up with a critical report on Thomas Paine and his works. A few bits include; "Tom Paine treats every subject, government, religion, finance, with equal profoundness and knowledge...with absolute shallowness and ignorance. In his Common Sense (the real merit of which work was that it boldly... See More  

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Thomas Paine's latest pamphlet...

Item #677408

July 23, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 23, 1796  Page 3 has nearly half a column headed: "Thomas Paine" concerning a pamphlet he wrote on: "...the Decline and Fall of the English System of Finance...". A smaller article mentions Hamilton.

The front page has an ad placed by the "Pennsylvania Population Company" concerning the sale of large acreage ... See More  

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Thomas Paine writes to George Washington...

Item #673433

June 01, 1797

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, June, 1797 

* Thomas Paine and George Washington

Includes an interesting article: "Inconsistencies in Thomas Paine's Writings Pointed Out" which is a letter taking over a full page, beginning: "I should not have troubled you with any remarks upon a letter, which made its appearance some months ago, addressed to George Washington,... See More  

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Thomas Paine expelled from the National Convention of France...

Item #673374
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  August, 1794  The most noteworthy content is a lengthy article on: "Proceedings of the National Convention in France" which includes: "...Thomas Paine, with all the other foreigners, was expelled from the Convention by a Decree...".

Also within are: "Vindication of the Principles of Free-Masonry" "Remarks on Free
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Thomas Paine is seldom sober...

Item #668963

October 18, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 18, 1798  Page 3 has an interesting report: "A London paper says---Tom Paine has fallen into the most perfect contempt at Paris--he is excluded all society and shunned even by his compeers...he derives a small allowance from some of the public prints, which he expends in liquor--he is seldom sober."

Four pages, handsome masthea... See More  

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Much on Jefferson, and Thomas Paine, and others...

Item #667659

August 10, 1801

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 10, 1801  The ftpg. has a report concerning the relationship between Jefferson & Thomas Paine, and Jefferson's invitation to Paine to return from Europe.

Page 2 has: "Mr. Jefferson's Letter" which is an editorial analysis of it, taking nearly a column. Inside also has more concerning Jefferson and Paine, and mention of Jefferson&#... See More  

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