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The (1775) Restraining bill, and reaction to it...

Item #701076

May 17, 1775


* Retraining Acts of 1775

* Colonial trade restrictions

* American Revolutionary War

The entire front page and part of page 2 are taken up with: "Lord Camden's Speech on the New England Fishery Bill".

Page 2 has a report headed: "Provisions in the Restraining Bill for the Provinces of New Jersey, Pennsylva... See More  

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Battle of Bunker Hill... Washington as Commander-in-Chief...

Item #697032

June 27, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 27, 1775 

* Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown

* Siege of Boston, Massachusetts

* George Washington named commander

* American Revolutionary War

Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific and vitriolic attack on General Gage concerning his actions at Boston, the full text shown in the photos below, with bits including: ... See More  

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Two accounts of Bunker Hill, Washington becomes commander-in-chief, so much more. In a Virginia newspaper...

Item #691875

July 14, 1775

VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775 

* Battle of Bunker Hill (2 accounts) - Siege of Boston

* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief

This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title... See More  

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Diagram of the fort at Bunker's Hill...

Item #687399
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775  A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War.

Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, Jun... See More  

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On the Battle of Bunker Hill... Washington named commander-in-chief.. So much more....

Item #687295

July 05, 1775


* Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown

* Siege of Boston, Massachusetts

* George Washington named commander

* American Revolutionary War

* Terrific issue w/ many reports

Nice engraving in the masthead of a post boy on horseback.

The front page has a letter from an officer in General Gage's regiment heading for ... See More  

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The very historic Duche letter to General Washington... Battle of the Kegs...

Item #680789

February 19, 1778

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778 

* Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress

* Famous letter to General George Washington

* American Revolutionary War

A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the ot... See More  

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New Yorkers pledge allegiance to the King...

Item #677636
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1777 

* New Yorkers pledge allegiance to the King

* General William Howe proclamation

* Revolutionary War from the enemy

Near the back are several letters from the seat of the Revolutionary War in America, including: "Extract of a Letter from the Gen. Wm. Howe to Lord G. Germaine dated New York, Apr. 1, 1777" which talks of plans to des... See More  

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The Cuban insurrection...

Item #176140

July 04, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1896  Full front page illus. of "The Rival Fourth of July Celebrations." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Cuban Insurrection." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Galley Fire - Seven Bells." 2/3 pg. portrait of "William Dean Howells."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Seventh Michigan at Fredericksburg, December 11, 1862 -... See More  

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Cricket in Philadelphia... The Cuban insurgents...

Item #176238

June 12, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1897  Full front page illus. of "The Situation in Eastern Turkey." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Players in the International Chess Match Between the British of commons and the United States House of Representatives." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Launc;h of the 'Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse,' the Largest Ship in th... See More  

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