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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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Celebrating news of peace... Loyalists not happy...

Item #673948

April 05, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 5, 1783  Page 5 has a notable report: "...Capt. Humphries, from New York to London...sailed from New York...and the Captain says that on the morning of the said day, peace was proclaimed at New York and Valley Forge, in consequence of advices from Europe; that the preliminaries had been signed the 20th of January; he adds, that the murmurs & disco... See More  

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The Patriotic Order of the Sons of America...

Item #619019

September 01, 1869

CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Sept. 1, 1869  This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists, and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public ... See More  

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Item #177673

September 14, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1912

This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Jerome D. Travers, America's New Amateur Golf Champion."

In this issue there is an article called "Progress of the Campaign." There is a full page illustration called "A Little Forecast of Coming Events" by Kemble ... See More  

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Item #177205

June 06, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1903 Frontpgae illustration "Discussing the Yacht Races; Defending the Panama Canal; The Fight for an Open Port; The President in the West; Doublepage illustration "What She Didn't Declare" by James Montgomery Flagg; other news and advertisements of the day. See photos for full details.

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"Great Expectations" Collection II...

Item #206665

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.

This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More  

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"America" Flagship of the Balwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition...

Item #177102

June 22, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1901 Photo "First Dip of the Season"; The Oil Boom in Texas; The International Jubilee Convention of the Y.M.C.A. at Boston; Valley Forge and the Nation; doublepage centerfold "The Viaduct at One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Street" by Peters; Features of the Russian Army; The American Steel Industry; "America" Flagship of the ... See More  

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Washington at Valley Forge...

Item #173700

March 01, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1873  Front full page illustration of "Washington at Valley Forge-Winter of 1777-8." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1732-Our Grandmothers."

Two 1/4 page portraits of "Hon. Samuel C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas" and "Hon. A. M. York, Mr. Pomeroy's Accuser"... See More  

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The Bannock Indians... Lava Bends, Idaho...

Item #174258

July 06, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 6, 1878 Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'The Valley Forge Centennial'. Nice nearly halfpg: 'Group of Bannock Indians' & halfpg: 'Lava Beds, Idaho'.

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View Of Havana, Cuba... Union Pacific R.R: Echo City & Weber Canon, Utah...

Item #173282

February 27, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1869  The front page of this issue features an article on Washington's Resignation and illustration "Original Portrait Of Washington" from a painting executed by Polk at Valley Forge. Also a nice full page illustration "General Washington Resigning His Commission To Congress At Annapolis". Large view of "Panoramic View O... See More  

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Cornelius Vanderbilt...

Item #174108

January 27, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 27, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. 1/2 pg: 'Burial of Cornelius Vanderbilt'. Fullpg: 'The stranded steamship 'L'Amerique'. Fullpg: 'Winter sketches'.

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Homer print on the front page... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley Forge&... See More  

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