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664420

John Paul Jones, Bedford Pennsylvania & Madison Indiana in 1854...

Item #664420

July 08, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 8, 1854  This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857.

The ftpg. has: "In Honor of the Birthday of Paul Jones, Born July 6, 1747". Within are prints captioned: "Bedford Township, Pennsylvania" "Lake George, New York" "Madison, Indiana" "Brandywine Battlefield, New J
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663353

John Paul Jones captures the Serapis...

Item #663353

October 12, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 12, 1779 



* John Paul Jones

* Defeat of the HMS Serapis

* Captain Richard Pearson

* Revolutionary War naval




A terrific issue on the famous naval battle between the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis, the former commanded by none other than John Paul Jones.

The entire front page is taken up with a letter prefaced with: "A letter from Captain Pear... See More  

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659225

John Paul Jones after his naval victory... Battle of Minisink...

Item #659225

October 19, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 19, 1779  The front page has a brief item: "Paul Jones, since he has been at Amsterdam, has put into the hands of  the American agent there ransom bills to the amount  of upwards of 8000 guineas for him to procure the payment of them...Paul Jones resides at a public hotel at Amsterdam...".

Page 3 has nearly a full column of American ... See More  

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659218

Terrific account of the Bon Homme Richard vs. the Serapis: John Paul Jones' historic victory...

Item #659218

October 14, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 14, 1779  Certainly the prime and most historic content in this issue is the terrific page 1 and 2 report concerning the famous naval battle of the Bonhomme Richard vs. the Serapis "starring" John Paul Jones.

The report is primarily a lengthy & very detailed letter--taking over one-quarter of the front page & concluding on page 2--sign... See More  

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658601

Battles in the South... Praise for John Paul Jones...

Item #658601

July 24, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 24, 1781 



* Rare American Revolutionary War publication



The front page has an interesting  report from London on the lack of reinforcements coming from England to help with the situation in New York: "The gross deceptions by which the people of this county are practiced upon to continue the ruinous war with Ame... See More  

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647334

Ben Franklin letters...

Item #647334
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, Sept., 1790  A nice issue with a full title/contents page with an embellishment at the top (see). Included within are two item by Ben Franklin: "Letter on the Death of Persons Struck with Lightning--by Dr. Franklin" and "Extracts of Letters form Dr. Franklin to Monsieur Dubourg, the French Translator of his Works" 

The back page has... See More  

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647080

Burgoyne & Saratoga... John Paul Jones: king wants his ships back...

Item #647080
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1779  The first 8 pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes some discussion of the affairs in America. But the prime content would be the excellent coverage of events relating to General Burgoyne & his defeat at Saratoga, taking several pages & includes: "...The army I commanded,... See More  

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644973

Evacuating Charleston... Consternation of the Loyalists...

Item #644973

October 24, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782 



* Revolutionary War Era

* From The Enemy




Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squadron under the command of Paul Jones..." with more. Also a letter from New York which includes: "In the general confusion here I do ... See More  

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643518

Mention of John Paul Jones, and more...

Item #643518

May 30, 1780

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, May 30, 1780 



* Revolutionary War

* Great masthead




On the front page under "London" is part of a letter from Amsterdam stating: "...that several English gentlemen have been in company with the celebrated Paul Jones, who relate that he is proud & haughty, and can talk nothing of sea affairs; however, he has the good manners not t... See More  

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642035

Obituary of naval hero John Paul Jones...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 (note the typesetting error of the date on the titlepg.)



* John Paul Jones death - pirate ?

* Revolutionary War naval commander

* "Father of the American Navy"




The most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul  Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not s... See More  

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610524

Celebrating the 4th of July...

Item #610524

July 01, 1820

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 1, 1820  The entire front page is an editorial headed: "Independence" concerning the upcoming anniversary of the 4th of July. Some great reading, with one paragraph beginning: "Nearly all the great actors in 1776 have made their exit to another & a better world, but some venerable men yet remain to bless our land with their presence...... See More  

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598288

The whereabouts of John Paul Jones...

Item #598288

November 06, 1779

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Nov. 6, 1779  Page 2 has a report noting: "...gentleman...from Holland declared at a coffee-house near the 'Change, that he saw Paul Jones at the Hague last Thursday evening. He says he was dressed in scarlet, trimmed with gold, that he is much caressed by the Dutch, and that he saw his ships all lie in the Texel..." (see).

Four pages, folio... See More  

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594930

Georgia has left the American cause? John Paul Jones...

Item #594930

March 18, 1780

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 18, 1780 



* American Revolutionary War

* Georgia to leave the cause ?

* John Paul Jones




Page 2 has a report which includes: "...but New York is to be the grand point that is to be essayed. There is not a single line of battle ship now lying there & but one frigate; all the regulars & foreigners were drafted off for the expedi... See More  

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592265

Frustration with lost reinforcements...

Item #592265

November 02, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Nov. 2, 1779  The entire front page and a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with: "The Justifying Memorial of the King of Great Britain in Answer to the Exposition of the Court of France". This lengthy piece concerning the French involvement in the Revolutionary War, a few bits noting in part: "...During the disputes that had arisen between Great Bri... See More  

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588494

John Paul Jones... Revolutionary War...

Item #588494

April 16, 1781

ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, April 16, 1781  Page 2 has mention of the noted John Paul Jones, with: "Paul Jones arrived at Philadelphia the first of March with only a single frigate. It is said he brought some very important news which had not transpired..." and further on is a note from St. Eustatia: "The Americans that fled to the woods & attempted to make a st... See More  

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587845

Talk of John Paul Jones...

Item #587845

June 10, 1780

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 10, 1780  Inside has a brief item concerning John Paul Jones, with a dateline of Paris and mentioning: "The celebrated Paul Jones is to sail from L'Orient with one frigate and three large privateers. He will carry back the Bostonians who have arrived here from Denmark within these eight or ten days. This intrepid Mariner must be highly gratified wi... See More  

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587837

Critical of action in the war... Fall of Charleston...

Item #587837

May 23, 1780

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 23, 1780  Page 2 includes a report that: "...certainly various accounts in tow from very respectable quarters, all of which confirm Sir Henry Clinton's taking Charlestown [Charleston] by storm on the 7th of April after a great slaughter on both sides..." (see).

Fully 1 1/3 pages are taken up with "Letter V to the Right Hon. Lord Viscount ... See More  

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567395

Reference to John Paul Jones... Reference to Benedict Arnold's defection...

Item #567395

March 27, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1781 Page 2 has an item referencing the famous naval battle involving John Paul Jones, with: "...Displeasures of his B.M. in regard to what has been done for Paul  Jones is equally groundless...". Another item on pg. 2 extending to pg. 3 includes: "...negociation intended to lay the plan of a treaty of commerce to be concluded between th... See More  

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177643

Dickens...

Item #177643

February 03, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "New York's Royal Visitors."



This issue has an illustration of "Weighing Out--Is This Mr. Bryan's Real View?" by Kemble. There is another illustration of "A Dickens Portrait Gallery" by all different artists. There is a photo spread called "Of Interest to Play... See More  

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177548

Color illustrations.... Christmas Theme...

Item #177548

December 11, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "What a Chance!" by J. A. Williams.



This issue has many illustrations, some of them slightly colored. There is one of "The Lighthouse Keeper's Christmas Greetings" by H. M Brett and there are some colored ones, such as "All the Fault of the Wright Brothers... See More  

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177546
Item #177546

December 25, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Passing of Leopold." This issue has an illustration of ""There Will be a Decided Uplift to the Democratic Party in New York State When the Newly Formed League Gets into Action"-Daily Paper" by Kemble and there are photos of &quo... See More  

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177534

Famous baseball umpires....

Item #177534

August 21, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1909  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Gossip" by W. J. Cahill.

This issue has an of "The Rulers of the Game--Some Famous Baseball Umpires and Their Ways" by E. B. Moss. There is also a photo of "A Mistress of Varied Roles--Louise Closser Hale" and there is a double page photo spread of "Followin... See More  

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177390

The Aftermath of the San Francisco Terror....

Item #177390

May 12, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1906  There is a front page photo "The Flight From the Burning City--San Francisco's Refugees Hastening to the Oakland Ferry"; articles such as "San Francisco's Tragic Dawn" by Gertrude Atherton and "A Stricken City's Days of Terror" by James Hopper. There are also many photos of the disaster such as &q... See More  

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177386

Niagara Falls and Power Companies....

Item #177386

April 07, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1906  Front page illustration "Pardners" by Frank Wing; "The Crime Against Niagara" by Orrin E. Dunlap; photos of "Niagara and the Power Companies"; "The Missionary and the African Savage" by H. W. Nevinson; photos of "England's Strenuous Suffragists--The Recent Arr... See More  

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177317

Admiral John Paul Jones...

Item #177317

August 12, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 12, 1905  Front page illustration "A Twentieth-Century Plant" by W. A. Rogers; The Disastrous Boiler Explosion on the Gunboat "Bennington" in San Diego Harbor; Japan's Chief Peace Envoy in America; The Reception of the Body of Admiral John Paul Jones at the Naval Academy, Annapolis; Photographs of the Russian War-Ships Which Fled t... See More  

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177316

Autobiling... Bohemian Club of San Francisco... Motor-Boat Racing...

Item #177316

August 05, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 5, 1905 Front page illustration "Putting a Cutting Edge on it" by W. A. Rogers; The Automobile Tour and Record-Breaking Climb up Mount Washington for the Glidden Trophy; Secretary Taft and His Philippines Party, Guests of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco; Types of Sea-Going Craft Completing in the First Long-Distance Race of Motor-Boats; ... See More  

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177315

Golfing...

Item #177315

July 29, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1905  Front page illustration "Trying to Patch it Up" by W. A. Rogers; The Riddle of the Ages; Scenes on the Russian Convict Island of Sakhalin, Recently Captured by the Japanese; Incidents of the First Professional Golf Tournament on the Van Cortlandt Park Course, New York City; and other advertisements of the day. See photos for fu... See More  

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175974

American astronomers...

Item #175974

December 01, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1894  Full front page illus. of "More Work for Victorious Reform." Inside is a 1/2 pg. portrait of "William T. Walters, of Baltimore." Full pg. of illus. of " In and About Korea."

Doublepage centerfold of "Thanksgiving Week - 1621." Nine portraits of "Prominent American Astronomers." Full pg. of illu... See More  

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