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Prohibition era - hospitals want whisky... A modern Paul Revere's warning...

Item #693957

March 06, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1923

*Interesting Prohibition Headlines

The 2nd page has fascinating Prohibition coverage including: “CITY WANTS WHISKY FOR HOSPITAL USE”,“MODERN PAUL REVERE WARNS OF LIQUOR RAID” and “RUM-RUNNING ON THE SOUND”

Other single-column headlines include: “LAUDS NEGRO EDUCATION”, "Harding Foresees B... See More  

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Revisiting Revere's 'midnight ride' to Lexington & Concord...

Item #687497

December 05, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 5, 1795

* re. Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

* Battles of Lexington and Concord

* American Revolutionary War revisited

Period accounts of Paul Revere's legendary ride on the eve of the battle of Lexington and Concord are exceeding rare. The few we discovered over the past 46 years are exceedingly brief.

As Paul Revere was running for the vacated post ... See More  

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Washington agrees to help establish a military force... Much on the end of the war...

Item #687373

September 18, 1783


* General George Washington

* United States military force

* Revolutionary War ending events

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 other.

The... See More  

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Benedict Arnold responds... Nice war reports...

Item #687315

March 25, 1779


* 18th century American publication

* Revolutionary War - Benedict Arnold

This newspaper published by the famed Isaiah Thomas is undoubtedly one of the more significant & notable titles of the Revolutionary War era.

It is worth noting that the famed printer Isaiah Thomas was the publisher, h... See More  

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Likely the most desired masthead from the 18th century...

Item #687194

October 23, 1770

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774  It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead.

In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is com... See More  

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Masthead taken from Paul Revere... LaFayette joins the Continental Army...

Item #686745

July 31, 1777


* Paul Revere masthead engraving

* Lafayette join the Continental Army

* American Revolutionary War

The masthead featurese an engraving taken from one done by Paul Revere, showing a soldier holding a sword and a document inscribed "Independence" while standing beneath a banner insc... See More  

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John Adams visits Newark... Paul Revere...

Item #686140

August 05, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 5, 1797  The front page has 1 1/2 column taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams.

Page 2 has an address from the people of Newark, New Jersey, to the President concerning his recent visit, followed by his kind response, signed: John Adams.

Page 3 is filled with ads, including one headed: "Boston Bell &... See More  

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Paul Revere in another role...

Item #684281

October 12, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 12, 1799 The top of the first column has a notice from the "Board Of Health" with orders and instructions regarding the "emptying of privies" in the town of Boston, signed in type by the board's president: Paul Revere.

Four pages, some archival strengthening at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Paul Revere's son in the bell foundry business...

Item #681302

February 25, 1822

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 25, 1822  The bottom of the front page has an illustrated ad for "Joseph W. Revere..."Factory and ship Bells..." with a bit more.

Joseph was the 3rd Paul Revere's 8 children, taking over the bell foundry business from his father in 1811.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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Death of John Hancock in his hometown newspaper...

Item #681123

October 09, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 9, 1793 

* John Hancock death (1st report)

* Declaration of Independence signer

* 1st Massachusetts Governor

* From his hometown (rare)

Curiously, the ftpg. includes "A Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving By His Excellency John Hancock, Governor..." carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed by him in type: John Hancock.

Contrast t... See More  

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Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown, in an American newspaper...

Item #680790

December 14, 1781

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, December 14, 1781  

* Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

* American Revolutionary War ending

This issue contains one of the most historically significant letters from the Revolutionary War, being Cornwallis' official announcement of his surrender to Washington at the Battle of Yorktown.

The report consumes all of page 3, prefaced with: "... 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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Paul Revere from when he was the Masonic Grand Master...

Item #679040

December 09, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 9, 1795  

* Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons

The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, G. Master.

Four pages, light foxing, generally nice condition.... See More  

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Paul Revere as President of the Board of Health...

Item #672566

June 28, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 28, 1800 

* Paul Revere

* Board of Health

Page 3 has a report from  the: "Health Office" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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Paul Revere as Grand Master of his Masonic Lodge...

Item #665502

June 11, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 11, 1796 

* Grand master Paul Revere

* Masonic - Masons

The top of the front page has a nice advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, signed in type: "Most Worshipful PAUL REVERE, G, Master", a position he held with the Masons at that time. Much other news items of the day.

Four pages, scattered foxing, good condition.... See More  

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Governor Sam Adams addresses his legislature...

Item #665501

June 01, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 1, 1796 

* Samuel Adams, governor of Massachusetts

* 18th century American original address

Page 2 has most of a column taken up with an: "Address" of the governor of Mass. to his legislature, signed in type by him: Samuel Adams. Page 3 has a nice advertisement for: "Church Bells of any size, cast...By PAUL REVERE..." with further de... See More  

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Gayhead lightouse on Martha's Vineyard...

Item #648443

June 06, 1799

J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 6, 1799

* Gay Head Lighthouse

* Martha's Vineyard

Page 2 has a report of a naval battle noting in part: "...the capt. of the privateer lost one leg. Bradford, it is said, came beating YANKEE DOODLE; he mounted only ten four pounders and had 25 men."

But the most notable content is the full column on page 4 which has: "Plan of a Ligh... See More  

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Front page illustrated ad for the Revere bell foundry...

Item #604762
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Massachusetts, 1822 The front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere, who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. ... See More  

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Life of Paul Revere... Gold in California...

Item #603280

September 03, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 1850 

* California gold rush producing

The back page has more than half a column taken up with: "Paul "Revere" which has much on his life (see photos). Also: "California" which is a letter from San Francisco, June 1, 1850 which includes: "...beg...your attention to a regulation...prohibiting the importation... See More  

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James Montgomery Flagg print...

Item #177002

March 20, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Hurry Up! Prosperity Express Almost Due!' " by W. A. Rogers.

This issue has a photo of "The First Session of President Taft's Cabinet" and an illustration of "Elinor Macartney Lane. There is also an article with... See More  

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Delaware & Chesapeake Canal...

Item #217840

June 03, 1829



* Chesapeake & Delaware Canal

* Paul Revere

A pg. 3 report says the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal will be navigable by July 1st. The report describes the canal as ...one of the greatest works of human skill and ingenuity in the world; the greatest perpendicular of which is upwards of 76 feet, the whole lengthy four miles, and over the deepe
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Aviator Glenn Curtis w/ Airplane Photo In 1909...

Item #177076

September 04, 1909

 HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1909  Full front page photo: "An American Victor At Rheims", shows Glenn H. Curtiss, the "American aeroplanist", in a suit standing next to a plane. 

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Scenes of Virginia... New Orleans... Savannah...

Item #172564

April 19, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862  The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transports Embarking Troops at Alexandria" "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia"; a full page: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond" &qu... See More  

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Historic churches of America...

Item #176276

October 23, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1897  Full front page illus. of "A Tip for the Tiger - His Share If He Wins." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Street Mall of Boston Common Since the Opening of the New Subway." Full pg. illus. of "Sham Battle and Review of the first Brigade, National Guard of New York, at Van Cortlandt Park, October 9." Two full pgs. ... See More  

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Winslow Homer Print... Liberty Bell...

Item #173320

July 10, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1869  The front full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarterpage illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A halfpage illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens... See More  

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The opening of the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #174772

May 26, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1883  The full front page is a print captioned: "The New York & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge--New York Entrance" with an inset of J. A. Roebling, the architect.

One inside page has two prints on the Brooklyn Bridge: "Archway Under Approach, New York Side" and "Cable Anchorage, Brooklyn Side, as it Appeared Before Completion&qu... See More  

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Brooklyn Bridge... Crook's Apache Scouts...

Item #174774

June 02, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1883  Great full ftpg: 'Decoration Day'. Great halfpg: 'War Dance Of Gen. Crook's Apache Scouts' & a great fullpg: 'The Great Bridge--Pres. Arthur crossing the Suspended Highway' which is the Brooklyn Bridge, plus another fullpg. on the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. Great fullpg: 'The Parade On Riverside Drive' s... See More  

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Custer's scouts... Croquet... Paul Revere's Ride with Poem...

Item #173106

June 29, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 29, 1867  Half of the ftpg. is a print of: "Religion In Intolerant Rome--Priestly Absolution From Sin at St.Peter's" with a related article.

Perhaps the best print is the very nice full page captioned: "The New Game of Martelle--The Queen of the Lawn" which looks very much croquet (see). Thee is also a one-third pg. print: "Arapahoe Indi... See More  

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Paul Revere foundry advertisement...

Item #153095
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Boston, 1822  A nice newspaper with news and ads of the day, but the prime item in this issue is the front page, illustrated advertisement for the Joseph Revere bell foundry (son of Paul). Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures approximately 21x15 inches and contain... See More  

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