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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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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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696180

Early mention of Sam Adams...

Item #696180

July 11, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1767 



* Early Samuel Adams



The front page has an item from Boston concerning choosing counselors for Massachusetts, & noting in part: "...The House then made choice of Mr. Samuel Adams for their Clerk..." then a list of many others (some partially obscured by the rubbing).

Page 5 has nearly a column headed "America" with a... See More  

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688796

Creating the town of Castine... Benedict Arnold...

Item #688796

March 02, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 2, 1796  The front page has a full column on the creation of the town of Castine, Maine, being an Act of the Massachusetts Legislature reading: "An ACT to divide the town of Penobscot into two distinct towns; and to incorporate the southerly part thereof into a town by the name of Castine." with the lengthy text, signed in type: Samuel Adams.

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686139

Four script signatures of George Washington...

Item #686139

May 06, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, May 6, 1797



* President George Washington

* (4) acts signed in script




On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are four "Acts", each signed in script type: George Washington. The acts take all of the third and fourth columns, and all of the script signatures appear in the last column.

Also on the front page under Commonwealth of Massachuse... See More  

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686032

George Washington and Sam Adams...

Item #686032

July 05, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 5, 1794 



* President George Washington

* Samuel Adams




Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "An Act Laying Certain Duties Upon Snuff and Refined Sugar" which is signed in script type at its conclusion by the President: Go. Washington.

This is followed by two Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, carrying over to page 2, each signed ... See More  

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680364

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War... On Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga...

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March 07, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 7, 1778 



* Surrender of general Burgoyne

* Battles of Saratoga - New York




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a: "...letter from Vice Admiral Lord Vi... See More  

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679779

Sam Adams is selected...

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July 21, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1772 



* Samuel Adams chosen for clerk

* House of Representatives

* Pre Revolutionary War era




Page 6 contains a report from a Boston letter concerning political events in that town, and which mentions "...the House then made choice of Mr. Samuel Adams for their clerk...". The article goes on to report other political happenings, taking ... See More  

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679045

Sam Adams as governor... Death of a Declaration signer...

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January 20, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 20, 1796 



* Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor

* Death of founding father Samuel Huntington

* Signer of the Declaration of Independence




Much of page 2 is taken up with the "state of the state" address delivered by the governor of Massachusetts & signed by him in type: Samuel Adams.

Page 3 has a notice: "DIED--At his seat in Norwic... See More  

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676980

Sam Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #676980

July 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 15, 1795  Fully half of the front page is taken up with three Acts of  the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor, Samuel Adams.

The ftpg. also has lengthy letter concerning the Jay Treaty signed in type by: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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674516

Sam Adams...

Item #674516

July 30, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1796 



* Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor

* 18th century American original




The front page has a full column taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by its governor: Samuel Adams.

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

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669093

Signed by Governor Sam Adams...

Item #669093

March 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 22, 1797  Beginning on the front page & ending on pg. 4 signed: Samuel Adams is "An Act ...Respecting Highways" in the state of Mass. Page 2 has: "Slave Trade"

Four pages, good condition.

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669073

Speech of the governor, Sam Adams...

Item #669073

June 10, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 10, 1795  Almost half of page 3 is taken up with the: "Speech" of the governor of Mass., signed in type: Samuel Adams. He discusses various topics including revisions to the state constitution.

Four pages, nice condition.

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665518

John Adams & Sam Adams...

Item #665518

November 19, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 19, 1796 



* Textual sketch of the president



The front page has a biography of John Adams. Page 2 has a message addressed to the state legislature concerning the postponement of their adjournment "...to transact the business...respecting the elections of a President and Vice-President of the United States of America..." signed in typ
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665512

Sam Adams and Paul Revere...

Item #665512

September 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 3, 1796  Over a column on the ftpg. is taken up with a Mass. law concerning the creation of Congressional districts in Mass. for the purpose of electing representatives for Congress, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

The top of page 3 has a nice advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, signed in type: "Most Worshipful PAU... See More  

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665509

Sam Adams signs an Act of the Mass. Legislature...

Item #665509

August 13, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1796  The entire first column on the front page is an Act by the Massachusetts Legislature which is signed in type by the governor; Samuel Adams.

Four pages, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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596595

Two documents signed by Sam Adams...

Item #596595

November 30, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 32, 1796   Yes, that's the date on the newspaper (see). Page 3 has an "Address" to the Mass. Senate & House, signed in type: Samuel Adams (see), and another "Resolve" by the Mass. legislature also signed: Samuel Adams.

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

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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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567722

Events in Charlestown, SC - pre-Battle of Alamance...

Lead-up to the Revolutionary War...

Item #567722
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1771  Near the back is a full page headed "American Affairs" which includes: "Charles-Town, May 8. The General Assembly of the province of Georgia, met at Savannah on the 23d past. On the 24th the new elected Commons House of Assembly unanimously re-chose the Hon. Noble Wimberly Jones, Esq; for their Speaker; but he being disapproved ... See More  

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173798

Full page print by Winslow Homer...

Item #173798

February 07, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 7, 1874  The prime print in this periodical famous for its many illustrations is the full page captioned: "Station House Lodgers" done by the famed artist Winslow Homer. There is a related article on the facing page.

Other prints within this issue are the full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Emancipator of Labor & ... See More  

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173944

Indians in a frontier town...

Item #173944

July 03, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1875  Ftpg. shows: 'Clearing a Field of Grasshoppers', plus text. Halfpg: 'Indians Trading at a Frontier Town'. Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Beware!'

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.

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173950

Uncle Sam on the front paage...

Item #173950

July 24, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  July 24, 1875  Full front pg. illus. of "Uncle Sam Beats All Creation." Inside are ten illus. of "The Saratoga Prizes." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "They Which Run in a Race Run All, But One Receiveth the Prize." Full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "the Intercollegiate Boat Race-Headquarters of the Cr... See More  

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174340

The Zulu War...

Item #174340

April 12, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1879  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "History Repeats Itself - A Little Too Soon." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "Society of American Artists - Selections from the Second Expedition, At the Kurtz Gallery, Madison Square Garden." Full pg. illus. of "The Soup Kitchen Charity."

Dblpgctrfld. of "Marriage of... See More  

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174480

Summer resort at Long Beach...

Item #174480

August 14, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1880  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The 'Harmonious Tribe' in Ambush". Great fullpg: "The New Summer Resort at Long Beach".

Halfpg. print: "Parade-Day" shows Blacks, with one man in a band uniform. Full page print: "Going to the Spring". A full page Nast cartoon: "General Inspection" plu... See More  

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174652

Displayable print by J.G. Brown...

Item #174652

April 01, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1882  Fullpg. with 3 scenes: "Bismark In His Country Home". Halfpg: "A Very Bad Bear" shows a playful cub. Nice fullpg. J.G. Brown print: "The Lost Child" is great. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Mississippi Floods--Scenes at Vicksburg". One-third pg: "Immense Fleet of Icebergs off the Coast of Newfoundland"... See More  

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174050

First draft of The Declaration of Independence... Views of St. Louis...

Item #174050

July 08, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1876 (with "First Draft" Supplement)  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 Musi... See More  

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174324

Shooting cattle at Standing Rock Indian agency...

Item #174324

February 22, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1879  Front page illustration: 'Anxious Moments'. Double page centerfold: 'Shooting Cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency' is by W.A. Rogers, showing many Indians. Full page: 'Sketches at the New York Pigeon Show'. 3/4 page illustration: 'The Execution of Moncasi for an Attempt on the Life of King Alfonso'. Full page ... See More  

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