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672545

1873 Oscar II coronation... King of Sweden & Norway...

Item #672545

May 13, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1873



* Oscar II coronation

* King of Sweden & Norway




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "OSCAR II" "Crowned King Of Sweden" "Grasping The Sceptre" "Civic Illumination and General Rejoicing" and more. (see) Text takes over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$35.00
671885

Early ballooning...

Item #671885

September 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1873



* Samuel Archer King

* Ballooning voyage




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE BUFFALO BALLOON" with subheads. (see) See images for text.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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$33.00
671644

Charles Goodrich murder.... Lizzie Lloyd King....

Item #671644

March 12, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1873



* Charles Goodrich murder solved ?

* Lizzie Lloyd King (Kate Stoddard)




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Goodrich Murder Mystery Solved" "Confession Of Kate Stoddard" "The Story of a Discarded Woman" and more. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of... See More  

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$33.00
671088

Captured by Indians... Treasury Dept. document on the historic Funding Act of 1790...

Item #671088

September 25, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 25, 1790  The back page has a "Proclamation" signed by the King of France: Louis.

The front page has a notable item headed: "Treasury Department" concerning the historic Funding Act of 1790, whereby the new federal government assumed the debts of the individual states incurred during the Revolutionary War.

Page 3 has an inter... See More  

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$110.00
671058

Revolutionary War... The "Tories" at Newport...

Item #671058

March 01, 1777

THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777  The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page 3 are taken up with: "The Trial of the Dutchess of Kingston".

Page 3 has a report concerning the war, including: "The Tories at Newport, in general, fair little better than t... See More  

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$357.00
670878

King of England gets support from London concerning the insult from the king of France...

Item #670878

October 02, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 2, 1701  The ftpg. has a letter: "To  the King's Most Excellent Majesty" from the mayor and council of London, supporting the king in the insult from the king of France who considers the king of England as the "pretended" king.

As a bit of background, James II was the last Catholic monarch of Great Britain, deposed in the Gloriou... See More  

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$58.00
670827

Daniel Mendoza, the famous Jewish boxer...

Item #670827

May 18, 1789

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788  Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars."

Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a wea... See More  

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$38.00
670624

Rare printing of Congress's Tory Act...

Item #670624

February 01, 1776

THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, February, 1776  Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era.

A terrific issue as it contains a full printing of the historic Tory Act which did not appear in most other periodicals of the day. It describes how colonies should handle those Americans who remain loyal ... See More  

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$149.00
670117

Reuniting with England? The situation at Charleston...

Item #670117

March 05, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782  Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our ma... See More  

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$47.00
669527

Surrender of Belgrade...

George Whitefield... Methodism... Hebrew customs...

Item #669527
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1739



* Historical Jewish and Christian content

* George Whitefield

* Surrender of Belgrade



One of the articles within is headed: "Continuation  of the dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages (see photos for portions). Another article ... See More  

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$55.00
668970

1870 Siege of Metz beginning w/ map...

Item #668970

August 16, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 16, 1870



* Siege of Metz, France beginning w/ map

* Franco-Prussian War - Germans




Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "MAP OF THE BATTLE GROUNDS IN FRANCE" (see) Also one column headings: "THE WAR" "The Battle of Metz Reported by the French and Prussians" "Napoleon and King William in Royal Claim of Victory" and more... See More  

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$33.00
668763

Third Anglo-Ashanti War in 1874...

Item #668763

January 08, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 8, 1874



* Third Anglo-Ashanti War - 1st expedition

* Cape Coast Castle - Gold Coast - Africa




Page 3 has an article headed: "THE ASHANTEE WAR" "Letter from the Special Herald Correspondent at Cape Coast Castle" "Full Description of the King, His Army, People and Customs" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 4 1/2 columns

Other news... See More  

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668728

Mention of "New Spain", the New World" and "America"...

Item #668728
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, January, 1691  This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical.

Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region w... See More  

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$94.00
668590

Act concerning high treason & piracy in America...

Item #668590

December 18, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in Ame... See More  

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$44.00
668440

The Great Fire of London...

Item #668440

September 24, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 



* The Great London Fire period coverage

* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had




One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666.  Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspape... See More  

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$1,350.00
668096

Slave insurrection... The "wretched" prisoners the king & queen of France...

Item #668096

October 19, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1791  The ftpg. has over a full column taken up with: "Negro Insurrection--In Hispaniola" with much detail.

Page 2 has a report on the imprisoned king & queen of France noting in part: "The King and Queen of France are not permitted to speak together without the presence of some National Guards, & they are both obliged to dress &... See More  

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$57.00
667888

Treaty with France...

Item #667888
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779  This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in p... See More  

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$79.00
667843

Frederick Douglass talks... Battle of Chancellorsville: a Southern victory...

Item #667843

May 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863   



* Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

* A "rebel" victory

* Rare Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.



A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Frederi... See More  

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$480.00
667837

Siege of Newport, Rhode Island...

Item #667837
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1778  The issue begins with: "Proceedings in Parliament, continued" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War, including letters from Lord Viscount Howe to Lord Germaine from New York signed by him in type, a few bits including: "...as the rebel army remain strongly posted at the north part of the island of New York & th... See More  

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$60.00
667751

1855 Death of the King of Hawaii...

Item #667751

January 31, 1855

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1855



* Death of Kamehameha III

* King of Hawaii - Sandwich Islands




Page 5 has one column headings: "Death Of King Kamehameha" "Sandwich Islands" "Death Of King Kamehameha III" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, damp staining to the left portion of the issue, otherwise good.... See More  

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$52.00
667319

Franz Joseph I of Austria 1867 coronation...

Item #667319

June 27, 1867

NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1867



* Franz Joseph I of Austria

* King of Hungary coronation




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE HUNGARIAN CORONATION" "Hungary Receiving Her King" "Francis Joseph and the Empress of Austria as King and Queen" and more. Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns.

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the sp... See More  

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$33.00
666338

Terrific front page from the Revolutionary War...

Item #666338

January 11, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 11, 1777 



* Great ftpg. Rev. War content

* General John Burgoyne

* Benjamin Franklin




Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific item headed: "An Appeal to the Unprejudiced or a Vindication of the Measures of Government with Respect to America" which is a great statement on the need for the Revolutionary War. A nice issue for ... See More  

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$71.00
666337

Fort Ticonderoga...

Item #666337

June 28, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1777 



* Revolutionary War

* Fort Ticonderoga

* From The Enemy




Inside pages have some content on the Revolutionary War, including items containing: "...the King's arm were near Crown Point; the rebels abandoned the Fort of Ticonderoga & brought their stores over the Lake George...every rebel they found obliged the drivers &
... See More  

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$58.00
666267

Importation from America begins again...

Item #666267

December 27, 1783

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 27, 1783  Taking half of the front page & most of page 2 is a complete printing of a document noted in Schlesinger as happening on December 26, and which he describes as a British order in council to permit the importation of American manufactured goods to England on terms as favorable as those of pre-revolutionary days.

The first column has a brief note... See More  

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$145.00
665958

Vengeance for the murder of Colonel Dahlgren...

Item #665958

March 13, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. BUTLER'S DEPARTMENT" "An Expedition to King and Queen County, Va." "Vengeance Visited Upon the Murderers of Col. Dahlgren" "The Exchange of Prisoners Proceeding" "The War in Louisiana" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
665934

Samuel Johnson is found guilty of sedition and rebellion...

Item #665934

June 24, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686 



* Samuel Johnson found guilty of seditious libel

* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had




The back page has a report from Westminster noting: "This day Samuel Johnson was brought to tryal at the King's Bench-Bar upon an information of High Misdemeanor, for writing and publishing two scandalous and seditious libel... See More  

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$68.00
665775

Death of King James II...

Item #665775

September 11, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701 



* James II of England death



The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France.

The report from Paris dated Sept. 17 reads: "The late King fell into a lethargy on the 14th in... See More  

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$315.00
665753

Ratification of the Jay Treaty...

Item #665753

March 03, 1796

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, March 3, 1796 



* George Washington

* Jay Treaty ratification




Page 3 has the document on the controversial Jay Treaty headed: "Ratification of the United States" reading in part: "Now, therefore, I George Washington....declare...a treaty...between the United States...and his Britannic Majesty...by the consent of the President...with the ad... See More  

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$110.00
665462

Death of the king of Hawaii...

Item #665462

January 20, 1891

THE EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 20, 1891 



* Kalakaua death - king of Hawaiian Islands

* "The Merrie Monarch" - last reigning king




The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "KING KALAKAUA DEAD" "The Hawaiian Ruler Passes Away at 2:30 This Afternoon" which includes a one column illustration of him as well. Nice to have in this West Coast p... See More  

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$59.00
665145

Napoleon captures the Papal States in Rome...

Item #665145

August 14, 1809

UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Aug. 14, 1809 



* Napoleon Bonaparte captures

* Pope Pius VII - Papal States




Page 3 has: "Annihilation of the Pope's Temporal Power" which is a report from Rome concerning Napoleon capturing the papal states, noting: "...has been published...a decrees of his majesty the emperour & king, which unites the sta... See More  

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$47.00
664692

Mendoza & boxing as "a disgrace of society"...

Item #664692

February 02, 1790

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 



* Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew



The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their ende... See More  

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$52.00
664535

The Revolutionary War to end soon? Ben Franklin negotiating with the French...

Item #664535

June 21, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 21, 1777  Page 2 has an item concerning the Revolutionary War in America, with text including: "...that the congress had sent to Gen. Howe some proposals for a reconciliation, but such as they knew would not be accepted. It was supposed to be done to gain time. Gen Howe was...preparing to go on a secret expedition not to Philadelphia as it was thought;... See More  

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$76.00
664530

Reasons why the Mass. governor needs to be removed...

Item #664530
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 3, 1768 



* Colonial America reporting



(currently spelled Gloucester)  Page 2 has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "...arrived here from Fort Pitt & informs us that the garrison were very healthy about a fortnight ago...has been exploring the heads of the Mississippi, the Scioto, and Lake Superior...went 1500 miles to the westw... See More  

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$56.00
664428

North Carolina gets a governor... The trouble in America...

Item #664428

September 19, 1768

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 19, 1768 



* Early Southern America reporting



Page 3 has a brief item noting: "The King has been pleased to appoint George Mercer, Esq., to be Lieutenant Governor of his Majesty's province of North Carolina in America."

Then a letter from Ireland beginning: "We are not in a less rebellious state here than the people in America...Y... See More  

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$32.00
664333

Plea to the king to repeal taxes... Map of the Falkland Islands...

Item #664333
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1770  The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly a notable & lengthy address of the Virginia House of Burgesses to the King. It notes in part: "...upon former & recent occasions humbly submitted to your royal wisdom our just claims to be free & exempt from all taxes impos... See More  

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$119.00
664279

John Marshall, a pioneer in the world of spectacles & optics...

Item #664279

November 19, 1692

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 19, 1692 



* Rare 17th century publication

* Early optician, John Marshall ad




One of just four advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses,... See More  

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$250.00
664265

Incredibly rare item: John Marshall, a pioneer in the world of spectacles & optics... Optician to the King & Queen..

Item #664265

November 26, 1692

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 26, 1692  Among the two advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses, telescopes, microscopes, single and double, reading glasses, large concave g... See More  

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664248

Graphic report of the funeral of the Princess...

Item #664248

May 24, 1768

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1768 



* Princess Louisa of Great Britain

* Death - funeral - burial

* Best title to be had ?




The entire front page appears more as a broadside, being a one column report on the funeral of: "...her late Royal Highness Princess Louisa-Anne..." who was interred in the Royal Family vault in King Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster Abbey.

I... See More  

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664220

Algernon Sydney, who conspired to assassinate King Charles II...

Item #664220

December 20, 1683

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20,



* Charles II of England - Algernon Sidney execution

* Assassination plot book advertisement




The reverse has an advertisement for the printing of a book about Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies.

Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later... See More  

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$41.00
664189

The British take Long Island...

Item #664189

October 01, 1776

THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, October, 1776  Simply a great wealth of American content in this issue. Over a page is on: "The Ancient Testimony & Principles of the People called Quakers...of America". Under the heading "America" are reports from Pensacola and events in the South, plus "A Proclamation" signed by:  H. Clinton, noting in part: &q... See More  

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$238.00
664185

Algernon Sidney is beheaded...

Item #664185

December 10, 1683

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 10, 1683 



* Algernon Sydney beheaded for treason

* King Charles II murder plot




The back page has a brief yet quite historic report from London reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the place appointed for his execution on Tower-Hill, where he was beheaded on a scaffold erected for that purpose." Sidney was muc... See More  

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$137.00
664035

Latest reports on the Revolutionary War...

Item #664035

March 01, 1780

TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780  Included is the continuing report titled: "Rise & Progress of the War in America" which recounts, in some detail, the recent events of  the Revolutionary War. Subheads include: "The King's Troops Reach Fish Kill Creek" "Clinton's Expedition Up the North River" and "Effect of the Transactions ... See More  

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$40.00
663996

The capture of New York by the British.. Great map of Connecticut & Rhode Island...

Item #663996
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 



* Capture of New York City

* Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map

* American Revolutionary War




This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House  of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you... See More  

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$475.00
663821

Just after the death of King Charles II...

Item #663821

February 12, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 12, 1684  (1685 by today's calendar)  



* Charles II of England death

* Best title to be had ?




A nice issue concerning the death of King Charles II, who just died a few days earlier on Feb. 6. This is the first issue of this title published after the Feb. 9 announcement of the king's death.

About half of the ftpg. is taken up with a r... See More  

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$95.00
663771

The origin of chess... Print of a comet...

Item #663771
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1742  One of the articles within is titled: "The Origin of the Game of Chess from the French of M. Frevet" which includes nearly 2 pages and contains much detail (see photos for portions). The article begins: "In the beginning of the fifth century of the Christian era, there was in the Indies a very powerfull Prince..." an
... See More  

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$78.00
663738

Congrratulations to the King for success at Charleston...

Item #663738

July 29, 1780

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1780  Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with several letters of congratulations to the King for the success of the British forces in capturing Charleston. Following this are some reports of naval events in the Caribbean.

Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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$29.00
663226

Prints of the new President and Vice President...

Item #663226

December 04, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Dec. 4, 1852  The ftpg. has text and portraits of: "Gen. Frank Pierce and Hon. William R. King, President & Vice President Elect of the United States".

Prints inside include a scene of "Third Street, Phila." and several prints of hunting dogs.

Sixteen pages, a British Museum inked stamp in the dateline, great condition.

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$34.00
663075

The king creates codes for rebuilding London after the Great Fire...

Item #663075

September 17, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 17, 1666 



* The Great London Fire disaster

* Charles II of England creates safety codes




Certainly one of the more notable events in London history was the Great Fire which began on September 2. Very shortly thereafter, in an effort to rebuild London in a safe manner, the King issue various directives as to how the city would be rebuilt.

This text... See More  

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$1,565.00
663020

Algernon Sidney is sentenced to death...

Item #663020

November 29, 1683

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1683 



* Algernon Sydney guilty of treason

* King Charles II murder plot




Page 2 contains a report from Westminster reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the King's Bench Bar, where sentence of Death was passed upon him as in cases of High Treason." He would be beheaded in a few days. Sidney was much in... See More  

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$92.00
663012

Death of King Charles II...

Item #663012

February 19, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1684  (note: by today's calendar this is 1685) 



* Charles II of England death

* Best title to be had ?




The front page has a report from Edinburgh mentioning the arrival of: "...the most sorrowful news of the death of our late Gracious Sovereign..." and also on the front page is a document beginning: "For as much as it hath p... See More  

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$195.00
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