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702886

Mosby, Adams, Long, and more...

Item #702886

April 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including ftpg. items headed: "From Orange C.H.--Yankee Army Ordered to Mov... See More  

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$96.00
702716

Provincial Congress meeting (1775)...

Item #702716

December 23, 1775

PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 



* Meeting of a Provincial Congress

* Early Revolutionary War




Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that
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702029

Phillis Wheatley arrives in London...

Item #702029

June 22, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 22, 1773  Certainly the most notable report is found on the back page, which contains: "Last Thursday the celebrated negro girl Phillis, the Poet, whose extraordinary talents have lately been taken notice of in the News Papers, arrived in London from Boston in New England. She had a letter of recommendation from a merchant at Boston to a bookseller in ... See More  

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698435

Slave ads & notices in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #698435

August 31, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Aug. 31, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the many page 3 ads are: "$100 Reward" for a runaway mulatto woman, with a small print of her. Also a front page ad: "$20 Reward for a runaway with a print; "Negro Clothing" with much detail. There are also 24 illustrate... See More  

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698433

From during George Washington's administration...

Item #698433

February 18, 1794

GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1794  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.

A wealth of advertisements including: "One Hundred Dollars Reward" for a runaway, with details. Page 2 continues with: "Debate on Mr. Madison's Resolutions...".

The front page has a notice from the: ... See More  

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698432

During Washington's administration...

Item #698432

January 23, 1793

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 23, 1793  A typical newspaper of the day from during George Washington's administration. The back has no fewer than three runaway reward ads, with details.

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

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697926

Discussing the controversial Jay Treaty...

Item #697926

May 17, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 17, 1796  



* Rare 18th century American publication



Page 2 & a portion of page 3 are taken up with discussion from Congress on the controversial Jay Treaty & carrying it into effect.

The back page has a "Forty Dollars Reward" for a runaway mulatto man, and another runaway ad as well. The back page also feature... See More  

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697761

Should an atheist's oath "under God" be disqualified in court?

Item #697761

July 02, 1839

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1839  Page 2 has: "Religious Belief of Witnesses", which tells of a court case in Boston in which the defendant argued that a potential witness should be disqualified since the required oath "to tell the truth... so help me God" with their hand on a Bible would be meaningless to them. It is interesting to note this te... 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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696908

Chicago Blackhawks win 1st Stanley Cup....

Item #696908

March 21, 1955

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 21, 1955



* Detroit Red Wings - NHL Hockey

* Win regular season title 

* Bill Russell is NCAA tourney MVP




Page 14 has a two column heading: "Wings Take NHL Title With Easy 6-0 Runaway" with subhead. (see images) First report coverage on the Detroit Red Wings winning the 1954-55 regular season title.

Page 13 has a two column heading: &quo... See More  

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696660

Runaway slave ad, and more...

Item #696660

February 17, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1791  Among the back pager ads is one noting: "...state of Maryland on 20th of November, a negro man slave commonly called Will Potts..." with much more. Also one headed: "Ten Pounds Reward" for: "...a Negro Man named Henry..." with descriptive information.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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695465

Early from Alexandria, Virginia...

Item #695465

November 07, 1821

THE ALEXANDRIA HERALD, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1821



* Very rare 19th century American publication



 It would appear this is the very first of this title--pre-Civil War--that we have offered. 

Page 2 includes: "Pirates Taken" and: "Steam-Boat Case" which involves Robert Fulton and who has the right to operate on the Hudson River.

The back page includes 3 illustrated r... See More  

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695461

Rare opportunity for an early title from Georgia...

Item #695461

February 04, 1826

AUGUSTA CHRONICLE & GEORGIA ADVERTISER, Feb. 4, 1826  



* Extremely rare publication

* Antebellum South




Rarely do we find antebellum newspapers from the Deep South, but here is one.

A great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated including a back page "Ten Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. News of the day is found on page 2.

A rare op... See More  

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695246

Great news from the Mexican War... Four slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695246

August 12, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 12, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 2 has a great wealth of reporting from the Mexican War, including historic reports on General Scott having come to the gates of Mexico City, one of th
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695245

Two slave reward ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695245

December 31, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 31, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 3 has two reward ads for runaway slaves, particulars are shown in the photos.

Four pages, archival strengthening across the central fold on pages 2
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695241

Two slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695241

August 03, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 3, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 2 has reports from the Mexican War headed: "From The Brazos".

Page 3 has three slave-related ads, each having various particulars. One is a
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694983

First of this scarce title we have offered...

Item #694983

September 02, 1809

THE PEOPLE'S MONITOR, Easton, Maryland, Sept.  2, 1809  A quite scarce title, this one from the private collection. It existed from 1809 - 1815 although there were several gaps when not printed. Only 3 institutions have a quantity of this title, 4 other institutions have but one of just several. Only one institution (A.A.S.) has this date. This is the volume 1, number 30 issue.

Insi... See More  

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694552

A single sheet "Supplement" issue...

Item #694552

October 15, 1796

SUPPLEMENT TO CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 1796  Occasionally newspapers would publish a "Supplement" to an issue to either provide space for advertisements or to report news that would not fit within the 4 page issue. This is one.

The front page begins with a: "Twenty-Dollars Reward" for a runaway: "...Negro servant lad..." ... See More  

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694453

The South to force slaves into the military...

Item #694453

December 20, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 20, 1864  



* Rare rebel publication



Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states.

The front page has: "The War News" with subheads "Southwestern Virginia" & "Savannah". Also: "City Intelligence" "A Timely Invention" "The Soldiers' Christma... See More  

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693490

Much on slavery...

Item #693490

February 19, 1845

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Feb. 19, 1845  The front page has nearly 3 columns taken up with: "A Discussion of the Subject of Slavery, to the Rev. Richard Fuller, D.D."

Inside includes: "Slavery" concerning an ad for a runaway slave girl; "The French Press on Slavery", and s small report noting: "A cargo of native Africans, numbering 178 souls, has arri... See More  

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693318

18th century Baltimore... 5 slavery advertisements...

Item #693318

September 10, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 7, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) runaway slave advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship & two runaway slave ads. Another one is on the back page. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in nice condition.... See More  

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690779

Yankees call them rebels...

Item #690779

October 21, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1861 Among the front page reports are those headed: "Late Northern War News" "Attack on a Baltimore Ship by a Confederate Battery--Premature Reports of a Movement of General Banks' Division--The War in Missouri--A Skirmish in Western Virginia" plus a great wealth of subheads, this report taking half of the front page. Also on the... See More  

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689708

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #689708

July 20, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, July 20, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the many back page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the ... See More  

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689239

18th century Baltimore... slavery ads...

Item #689239

May 04, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 4, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) slaves related advertisements

* Land for sale along the Potomac River




The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements including 14 illustrated ship ads. The back page has 2 runaway slave ads. Also a land for sale for the Washington D.C. area. (see)

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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689227

Reward advertisements for runaway slave & bitch...

Item #689227

January 07, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1793



* Rare 18th century American title

* Runaway slave & bitch advertisements




The front page is filled with advertisements. News of the day on pages 2 & 3. Page 3 also has a interesting ad for: "Bitch Lost; Fifteen Dollars Reward" which is for a runaway dog.

The bottom of the back page has a advertisement for:... See More  

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688674

Two single sheet "Extra" issues from 1794...

Item #688674

December 03, 1794

DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER EXTRA, Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1794



* 18th century runaway slave ad



A single sheet "Extra" edition. The front page taken up with ads with a runaway slave ad headed: "Twenty Dollars Reward" (see)

Complete as a single sheet issue, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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688627

Eulogium on the Character of General Washington...

Item #688627

March 05, 1800

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 5, 1800



* re. George Washington's death

* Honoring his life & character




The front page has ad detailed a headed: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Deserted" with details of a Marine, John Osborn, who deserted the military. Among the page 3 ads is one for an: "Eulogium on the Character of General Washington..." and others h... See More  

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688555

18th century Baltimore...slave advertisements...

Item #688555

December 21, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 21, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) slaves related advertisements




The full ftpg. is taken up with ads including 5 illustrated ship ads & 4 slave related ads. The back page has another slave ad. (see) Also a land for sale for the Washington D.C. area.

Four pages, some light staining, minor margin wear, generally ... See More  

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688389

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisement...

Item #688389

July 06, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 6, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) runaway slave advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 12 illustrated ship ads and 2 slave related ads. (see) Pages 2,3 & 4 have another slavery related ad.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, damp staining at a few areas, generally nice.... See More  

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688311

1849 Pistol ad by Samuel Colt... slave ad...

Item #688311

September 29, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 29, 1849 



* Colt Revolver Ad

* Runaway slave ad

* Gold Rush era newspaper




The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see)

Four pages, dark stain along the top, blank margin (se... See More  

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688310

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #688310

June 27, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication

* 3 runaway slave advertisements




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 o... See More  

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688258

Journey to Salt Lake City... Verdict in the famous slave case...

Item #688258

November 04, 1852

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1852  Taking over 1 1/2 columns on page 2 is the very detailed: "Captain Stansbury's Expedition To The Great Salt Lake". This is a wonderful account of the journey, about which much can be found on the internet. The subheads include: "From the Literary World" "A Dutchman en Route" "A Happy Family on... See More  

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688131

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #688131

February 18, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 18, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South



Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a f... See More  

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688128

New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #688128

February 21, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 21, 1862  



* Rare Confederate publication from the deep South



Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a ... See More  

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688100

Inaugural Address of President Jefferson Davis... The fall of Fort Donelson...

Item #688100

February 24, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* President Jefferson Davis inauguration

* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)




Not only is this a great Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy and as such contains a great wealth of the latest news and battle reports.

Certainly the most significant content i... See More  

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686129

Includes a document signed by Buonaparte...

Item #686129

June 08, 1799

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 8, 1799  The entire front page & a bit of page 2 are taken up with a portion of the very lengthy Act of Congress on regulating duties on imports, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has a "Five Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway negro man, as well as reports on the Napoleonic War including a document signed: Buonaparte.

Four pages, ... See More  

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686126

Latest news from 1799...

Item #686126

June 05, 1799

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 5, 1799  Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "An Act to Regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" which carries over to pg. 2 & is continued in a future issue. It is headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has a short bit headed: "Trial of Fries" which relates, in an oblique way, to ... See More  

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685482

Slavery... Expedition to the Rocky Mountains...

Item #685482

November 28, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1843  Page 3 has: "Expedition to the Rocky Mountains" which is a nice account of their experiences. Also: "Runaway Slaves" noting: "...succeeded in preventing the escape of several slaves, who were about to travel to Canada without a permit from their masters. The slaves arrested, ten in number..." with mor... See More  

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684733

Just a three cent reward is offered...

Item #684733

September 07, 1799

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 7, 1799  various news reports of the day inside with the front page taken up with ads. Among them is a reward advertisement at the bottom of the front page: "Three Cents Reward" for a runaway servant girl, with description. Included is: "...proud, bold and impudent, a noted lyar..." which perhaps deval... See More  

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684731

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #684731

July 14, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 14, 1864



* Rare rebel publication



Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" with subheads: "Still Later--Our Army Reported Within Seven Miles of Baltimore!" "From Petersburg" "The Enemy Mining at Petersburg" "Burnside--Whe... See More  

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684729

Just a half a cent reward is offered...

Item #684729

September 20, 1799

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 20, 1799  Perhaps the best content is the reward advertisement at the bottom of the front page: "Half A Cent Reward" for a runaway apprentice boy, with description. Included is: "...remarkable for being a noted liar..." which perhaps devalues his worth.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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684640

For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character...

Item #684640

June 03, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 3, 1796  Page 2 has reports from Congress including: "The bill for making appropriations for the support of the military and naval establishments of 1796, was read a third time and passed...".

Page 3 had an ad: "For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character..." and a bit more.

The back page has 2 runaway... See More  

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684639

Sale of a slave girl... Debating the Jay Treaty...

Item #684639

June 02, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 2, 1796  Much of page 2 is taken up with a report from Congress: "On motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great Britain." which refers to the controversial Jay Treaty.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For the term of 10 Years, A likely healthy NEGRO GIRL..." with deta... See More  

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684638

Discussing the Jay Treaty... Slave-related ads...

Item #684638

June 01, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 1, 1796  Much of page 2 is taken up with a report from Congress: "On motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great Britain." which refers to the controversial Jay Treaty.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For A Term of Years, A Negro Man about 22 years of age..." with details.... See More  

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684636

Creating the Bank of Maryland... President Washington signs a letter...

Item #684636

May 30, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 30, 1796  



* Bank of Baltimore, Maryland creation

* President George Washington letter




Much of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with; "An Act to Establish A Bank and Incorporate the Subscribers Thereto." which begins: "Be it enacted by the general assembly of Maryland, That a bank shall be established at Baltimo... See More  

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684633

Runaway slave ads...

Item #684633

May 26, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 26, 1796  



* Rare 18th century American title

* Slaves advertisements




The front page has an ad: "For Sale, A healthy Negro Girl..." with details.

Page 3 has two runway slave ads headed: "Twenty Dollars Reward" and "Five Pounds Reward" with details.

Four pages, purple colored staining affects... See More  

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684631

Discussing the Jay Treaty... Troubles around Detroit...

Item #684631

May 24, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 24, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American publication



Page 2 and a bit of page 3 are mostly taken up with a report from Congress: "On motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great Britain." which refers to the controversial Jay Treaty.

Page 3 has a report headed: "Pittsburg" no... See More  

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684609

Runaway slave ads...

Item #684609

June 21, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 21, 1796  The front page features 20 illustrated ship ads, as well as an ad: "FOR SALE, A likely , healthy NEGRO WENCH..." with details.

Page 3 has an ad for: "Negro Tom" describing: "A Black Man, about 5 feet 6 inches high...ran off from Fell's Point on Sunday..." then describing his clothing,... See More  

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684608

George Washington provides a patent...

Item #684608

June 20, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 20, 1796  The back page has a document headed: "The United States of America...Letters Patent..." which is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. The document notes a patent has been given to: "...Robert Dawson...of Delaware...hath alleged that he hath invented a new and useful improvement in bolting clo... See More  

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684578

Discussing the Jay Treaty... Runaway slaver ads...

Item #684578

June 11, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 11, 1796  Much of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with reports from Congress concerning debates on the controversial Jay Treaty with England.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For the term of 10 Years, A Likely healthy Negro Girl..." with details.

Page 4 has other "reward" ads concerning slaves, with details.... See More  

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