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694072

George Washington at age 22... Great map of America...

Item #694072
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1754 



* Great American colonies mid-18th century map

* Future general & president George Washington 




Inside has the continuation of an Account of the Encroachments made by the French on the British Settlements in America. In the account are the various measures taken by the British to prevent the encroachments, incl
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656526

George Washington makes the front page... Jewish colony in the East Indies...

Item #656526
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 



* Early Major George Washington 

* Jewish colony in the East Indies




The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territorie... See More  

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$145.00
676690

Death of composer George F. Handel... George Washington in the French & Indian War... Foldout maps...

Item #676690
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1759  



* Death of Handel (music composer)

* Very early George Washington




Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant report on the death of famed composer George Frederick Handel.

Under the heading: "List of Deaths for the Year 1759" is an entry reading: "Geo. Fred. Handel, Esq; a great musician. He was born in Ger... See More  

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$98.00
697032

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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687295

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

Item #687295

July 05, 1775

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, July 5, 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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691875

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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692362

A "call to arms" for Londoners in support of America

Item #692362

September 27, 1775

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 27, 1775 



* American Revolutionary War



The front page has some reports on the actions of Major Rogers in Maryland & Virginia. Also mention of work of the Virginia Provincial Convention. Plus a report of a soldier: "...who\ is on his parole in Gen. Wooster's camp. This person having been observed to follow at a distance, a load of po... See More  

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687294

Washington's miraculous escape from Long Island...

Item #687294

September 18, 1776

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 18, 1776 



* Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn

* General George Washington

* Escape from New York - East River

* American Revolutionary War




The front page has a report from Congress concerning the use, storage & inspection of gunpowder, signed in type by its President: John Hancock.

The ftpg. also has several reports concerning ht Revoluti... See More  

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670241

Washington crosses the Delaware... Franklin vs. Howe...

Item #670241
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1777 



* General George Washington

* Crosses - crossing the Delaware




The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of
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697223

Terrific wealth of content... Washington on exchanging prisoners... France acknowledges America's independence...

Item #697223

July 26, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 26, 1777 



* American Revolutionary War era

* 18th century - from The Enemy

* General George Washington




The front page has some war reports including: "...that Sir William Howe takes the field with 13,000 rank and file only...he proposes to direct his course through the Jerseys to Philadelphia, but as Mr. Washington has occupied..." with... See More  

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680789

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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689081

Is the pursuit of independence worth the effort?

Item #689081

April 22, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 22, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with the text of two Bill... See More  

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685947

George Washington, Ethan Allen, and more...

Item #685947
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 



* Revolutionary War - Jonathan Trumbull

* Benjamin Franklin - electricity experiments




The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the Br... See More  

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685950

George Washington, Ethan Allen, and more...

Item #685950
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 

The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the British troops, who were at this day perhaps the bravest in the world...General Washington'... See More  

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687315

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

Item #687315

March 25, 1779

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR, AMERICAN ORACLE OF LIBERTY, Worcester, 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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693762

Putnam's account of the Battle of Horse Neck via George Washington...

Item #693762

April 22, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, April 22, 1779 



* The Battle of Horse Neck

* Greenwich, Connecticut

* General Israel Putnam

* Gen. George Washington




A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

This issue is volume 1, number 6.

The front page begins with a letter conc... See More  

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687346

Washington involved in a plan to exchange prisoners...

Item #687346

May 27, 1779

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 27, 1779  



* American Revolutionary War

* General George Washington

* Exchange of prisoners talks




The front page begins with two detailed reward ads for deserted soldiers.

One-third of the front page and over one-third of page 2 are taken up with the: "Report of Commissioners for Settling a Cartel for the Excha... See More  

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$648.00
685816

Washington at Morristown... Action in the South...

Item #685816
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1780  



* American Revolutionary War

* General George Washington's army

* At Morristown, New Jersey

* South Carolina events




The first article has: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes discussion of the situation in America.

Near the back the "Historical Chronicle" has several items from A... See More  

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673230

News of Cornwallis' surrender... Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Groton Heights...

Item #673230
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781 



* Revolutionary War

* Cornwallis' surrender

* Gen. Benedict Arnold

* Battle of Groton Heights




Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an ent... See More  

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686426

News of Cornwallis' surrender... Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Groton Heights...

Item #686426
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781



* Revolutionary War

* Cornwallis' surrender

* Gen. Benedict Arnold

* Battle of Groton Heights




Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire pa... See More  

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701066

The treaty whereby Cornwallis surrendered to Washington, with great commentary in Parliament...

Item #701066

December 08, 1781

THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 8, 1781 



* Treaty of Peace

* Lord Cornwallis capitulation

* General George Washington

* Revolutionary War closing events




The front page has an: "Account of the number of British & German troops, and of ships of war, surrendered at Yorktown...".

But then the great document is on page 2 which prints the: "ARTICLES of CAPITULATI... See More  

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687288

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

Item #687288

December 20, 1781

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, December 20, 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 begins on the front page no less, prefaced wit... See More  

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686313

Cornwallis surrenders to Washington at Yorktown...

Item #686313
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1782  



* Lord Charles Cornwallis

* General George Washington

* Surrender at Yorktown - Virginia




This issue contains the very historic report of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. 

An inside page has a nice report headed: "Extract of a Letter from Sir Henry Clinton" which begins: "...I had th
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697218

Washington's anger over the murder of Captain Huddy...

Item #697218

May 21, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 21, 1782 



* Captain Joshua Huddy execution - hanging

* General George Washington angry reaction

* American Revolutionary War




Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Debates in the House of Commons Upon the American War". An excellent report providing much insight into the discussions on the troubling si... See More  

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673672

Reflecting on Washington crossing the Delaware & the Battle of Trenton...

Item #673672

July 25, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1782  Page 2 has a report beginning: "So determined are the French to pursue their favorite plan of annihilating the British power in North America, & particularly to the capturing the British army in New York...to co-operate with General Washington towards the reduction of that important garrison...".

All of pg. 4 & a bit of pg. 5 ar... See More  

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694963

End of war reports... Proclamation signed by John Hanson, the first President?

Item #694963

November 05, 1782

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, Nov. 5, 1782  



* Revolutionary War ending events

* John Hanson - 1st American president ?




Page 2 has a lengthy letter which is reflective of the American-British relationship in the past. A few bits include: "...they have not duly considered the solid reasons and unanswerable arguments of the worthy, upright pe... See More  

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689607

Washington proclaims an end to hostilities in the Revolutionary War...

Item #689607

June 09, 1783

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 9, 1783 



* General George Washington letter

* Announcing the end of hostilities

* American Revolutionary War ending




Certainly the most significant content takes almost an entire column of page 3, which has George Washington's letter announcing a cessation of hostilities in the Revolutionary War.

It is prefaced with a note stat... See More  

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667938

Washington's letter resigning as commander-in-chief...

Item #667938
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  August & September, 1783 



* General George Washington

* Farewell address to Continental Army




A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congre... See More  

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687373

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

Item #687373

September 18, 1783

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Sept. 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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$645.00
667950

British evacuate New York City...

Item #667950
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783 



* Loyalists escaping New York



Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America.

Also included under: "American Intelligence... See More  

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694966

George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy...

Item #694966

October 07, 1783

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, October 7, 1783  Both the front page and page 2 have nice, lengthy letters concerning the Newburgh Conspiracy of that time.

The Newburgh Conspiracy was a plan by Continental Army officers to challenge the authority of the Confederation Congress, arising from their frustration with Congress's long-standing inability to meet its financial obligations t
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674644

Creating a statue of Washington... Loyalists in New York...

Item #674644

October 18, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1783 



* Equestrian statue of George Washington (Washington Circle)

* New York loyalists - Benjamin Franklin re. treaty w/ Sweden




Page 3 has a report noting in part: "...that a treaty had been ratified in Congress the 29th day of July last...between the U.S. and the King of Sweden. This Treaty was concluded at Paris...and signed by Dr. Frankl... See More  

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674664

Washington's historic Farewell orders to the military..

Item #674664

December 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1783 



* General George Washington

* Farewell address to Continental Army




Certainly the most notable content is a full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783."

It reads in part:... See More  

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671570

Officers respond to Washington's Farewell Address... British evacuate New York City....

Item #671570

January 02, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784 



* re. George Washington's Farewell Address

* British Troops evacuation of New York




The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in ... See More  

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671571

Washington's historic Farewell orders to the military..

Item #671571

January 06, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVRTISER, Scotland, Jan. 6, 1784 



* General George Washington

* Farewell address to his Army




Certainly the most notable & historic content is the full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It ta... See More  

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647204

Much on General Greene in the Revolutionary War... A Hawaiian canoe...

Item #647204
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1784  The issue begins with a description of a medal created in honor of the late Capt. Cook and which is accompanied by a plate of it (see). The front page also has an article: "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands Described (which is Hawaii), which is also accompanied by a geat foldout plate, more typically lacking.

Another article of interest is: ... See More  

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644294

Gifts to George Washington from Virginia...

Item #644294

May 01, 1785

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785  Among the articles within are: "Observations on a Tour Through the Island of Jersey" which is in the English Channel; "Anecdotes of Hogarth" "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament" "Original Letter form Dr. Johnston" & so much more.

Near the back is: "Intelligence..." with... See More  

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679259

Blacks to have rights of citizenship in New York ? Washington to move to England?

Item #679259

July 23, 1785

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 



* General George Washington to move his residence to England (?)

* Blacks to have citizenship rights in New York (?)




Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the r... See More  

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686699

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President: a day after report...

Item #686699

May 26, 1787

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER; OR THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, May 26, 1787  



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected president




An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held.

As such, this is likely the ... See More  

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686742

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President...

Item #686742

June 01, 1787

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, June 6, 1787



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected president




 An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention.

Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia datelined May 26 with the historic report: "Yesterday, at the State House in this city, seven states were ful... See More  

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676179

Letters by Benjamin Franklin...

Item #676179
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1787, Second Edition (1789)  Among the articles are: "Remarks & Facts Relative to the American Paper Money, By Dr. Franklin" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a Friend, on the Subject of the North East Storms" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a friend, Containing an Account of a Remarkable Whirlwind" "Letter from Dr. M. to... See More  

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676185

Letters by Benjamin Franklin...

Item #676185
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1787  Among the articles are: "Remarks & Facts Relative to the American Paper Money, By Dr. Franklin" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a Friend, on the Subject of the North East Storms" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a friend, Containing an Account of a Remarkable Whirlwind" "Letter from Dr. M. to Dr. Franklin, Containi... See More  

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$112.00
696414

Philadelphia printing of the Constitution of the United States...

Item #696414
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1787  This title, along with the "American Museum", has the honor of being the first magazine to print the Constitution of the United States. Both publications were from Philadelphia, the city where the Constitution was created.

Comments from the Library Company of Philadelphia note that it cannot be definitively determined which of ... See More  

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180100

George Washington through Andrew Jackson...

Presidential Collection I - covering 7 administrations...

Item #180100
(7) Presidential Collection I - a seven-issue set of American newspapers containing one issue each from the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Jackson, providing a single-day snapshot of the atmosphere during each administration. This is set one of a six-part series.



1) Geo Washington, 4/30/1789
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$125.00
208507

Handsome masthead from the year the American government was established...

Item #208507
THE DIARY; OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, 1789 This is a nice folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with untrimmed margins (uncommon) and a nice red-inked tax stamp in the lower right corner of the front page or page 3. Various news of the day plus ads as well. This is one of the less common British titles in our inventory, never held by us in 30 years, outside of our recent purchase. Minimal fold ... See More  

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652573

Very early report of Washington's inaugural address, plus his election as well...

Item #652573

April 01, 1789

THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, April, 1789 



* President George Washington

* Election victory & inauguration




 Certainly the most notable content is found in "The Chronicle" section near the back where the latest news was reported, which covers the election & inauguration of President George Washington.

The full text is shown in the photos, however some ite... See More  

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689608

George Washington is elected President...

Item #689608

April 15, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, April 15, 1789 



* George Washington presidential election win

* First report from the nation's capital at the time




Not only is this an historically significant issue--reporting the official election results of George Washington being elected President of the United States--but it is also the volume one, number one issue of this very f
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680055

Washington to be dictator of America for life?

Item #680055

July 07, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789 



* President George Washington

* Dictator of American for Life ?




Page 4 has an: "Extract of a Letter From New York" which begins: "His Excellency General Washington, our new congressional President, and perhaps I might add Dictator of America for life, gave a very sumptuous entertainment on Thursday the 4th inst. on account of ... See More  

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679892

First inauguration of George Washington...

Item #679892

July 16, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 



* President George Washington

* First inauguration (historic)




Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon.

Here is a nice report of t... See More  

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686042

Tonnage Act: further defining the historic Tariff Act of 1789...

Item #686042

July 22, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 22, 1789  



* Tariff Act of 1789 (Tonnage)

* George Washington signs

* 1st major piece of legislation




Most of page 2 and a bit of page 2 are taken up with "Sketches of the Proceedings of Congress" providing interesting insight into the discussion of the very new federal government.

Page 3 has the full text of: "An Act Im... See More  

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686033

Tonnage Act: further defining the historic Tariff Act of 1789..

Item #686033

July 24, 1789

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 24, 1789 



* Tariff Act of 1789 (Tonnage)

* George Washington signs

* 1st major piece of legislation




The entire front page is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads.

Page 2 has an address to George Washington from the governor & council of North Carolina, which is followed by his reply which carries ove... See More  

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686040

On the Treasury Bill and compensations for various officers...

Item #686040

July 25, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1789  Half of the front page is taken up with an article headed: "Slave Trade" which is a report from a French society for the abolition of the trade. One bit notes: "...The abolition, therefore, of negro slavery was esteemed by the general United States & by the convention in which they were represented, not only a measure condu... See More  

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686035

Founding months of the federal government...

Item #686035

August 04, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Aug. 4, 1789  



* From the 1st year of George Washington's presidency

* United States government (Congress) in it's infancy




Great to have this issue from the formative months of the new federal government, and from the city where it all happened.

Page 2 begins with reports from Congress noting the discussions at the time. Then a lengthy report on... See More  

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697392

Death of George Washington's mother...

Item #697392

September 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789



* Mary Ball Washington death

* President's G.W.'s mother




Pages 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government. 

Page 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Washin... See More  

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686115

Two George Washington script signatures...

Item #686115

October 10, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1789 



* (2) President George Washington acts

* First year of his administration




Most of the first column of page 2 contains not one but two of the very desirable Acts of Congress each signed in script type by President George Washington and in block type by Vice President John Adams. This title was one of just a few to use the "script&... See More  

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685626

Washington returns from his tour...

Item #685626
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, Nov., 1789



* President George Washington

* New England tour return

* New federal government era




 The issue begins with: "Description of the Bastile, in France" which takes 1 1/2 pages. Lacking the plate of it.

Also in this issue: "Webster's Essay on Reforming the Present Mode of Spelling" continued from a previous issue; &qu... See More  

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682847

President Washington makes some appointments...

Item #682847
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1790   Among the articles are: "On the Use of Cosmeticks" "American Natural History...Of the Birds" & much more.

Near the back is a full page plate of music, as well as: "The Gazette" which has the latest news reports from Winchester, Va. New London, and Boston. Also a list of appointments by the President.

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682838

Letter from Ben Franklin criticizing music...

Item #682838
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1790  The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page.

The issue begins with: "Description of the Falls of Niagara" which takes a full page (lacking the plate called for). But perhaps the most interesting item is: "Criticism on Musick, Letter from Dr. B. Franklin to Mr. P. Fr... See More  

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680445

General Washington...

Item #680445

July 06, 1790

CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, New Hampshire, July 6, 1790 



* President George Washington



On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the activity of the House of Representatives. The back page has a report about a "remarkable dwarf" who lived in New Jersey during the war and attracted "crowds of people", including Gen. Washington. Som... See More  

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686108

Three Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #686108

July 07, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 7, 1790 



* President George Washington

* Two Acts of U.S. Congress




Most of the middle column on page 2 is taken up with three Acts of Congress, all headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle and each signed in type by: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

Most of page 2 is taken up with reports from congress. Page 3 ha... See More  

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686107

Full name: George Washington, in script type...

Item #686107

August 04, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 4, 1790 



* President George Washington

* Act of Congress script signed




Almost a full column is taken up with an Act of Congress, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, this is: "An Act Imposing Duties on the Tonnage of Ships or Vessels" which is signed in script type (desired) by the President: George Washington. Rarely is his full name... See More  

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686121

The historic Funding Act of 1790...

Item #686121

August 16, 1790

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 16, 1790



* Funding Act of 1790



Taking two-thirds of the front page and half of page 2 is: "An Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.

This was the very historic Funding Act of 1790 which was passed on August 4, 1790 by the United States Congress t... See More  

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686084

George Washington, Trumbull the artist, Ben Franklin...

Item #686084

September 11, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1790 



* President George Washington

* John Trumball - American artist

* Benjamin Franklin




The entire front page & a bit of page 2 are a continuation of an Act of Congress concerning the collection of duties, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 3 has a nice letter signed in type by: George Washington which is concerning the &quo... See More  

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686083

Washington inspects the land for building the federal city...

Item #686083

October 29, 1790

THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, Oct. 29, 1790  



* President George Washington

* Early Washington D.C. construction

* Future of the federal government




Half of page 2 is the conclusion of an "Act to provide more effectually for the Collection of the Duties imposed by Law on Goods, Wares...imported into the United States...".

Page 3 has an item noting:
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686775

Vermont to debate & hopefully ratify the Constitution...

Item #686775

November 17, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 17, 1790 



* United States Constitution



The front page has an article headed: "Religious Toleration" & another: "Beware of Counterfeits".

Page 3 has an item from "Vermont" noting: "The legislature of that state has passed an Act for calling a State Convention to meet at Bennington...for the purpose of assenting to, ... See More  

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686595

President Washington's state-of-the-union address...

Item #686595
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790  



* President George Washington

* 2nd State of the Union Address




Certainly the most notable content is the 1 1/2 pages taken up with: "President Washington's Speech" which was his second state-of-the-union address, signed by him in type: George Washington

The balance of the issue is taken up with a wide range... See More  

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669532

Creating the Bank of the United States...

Item #669532
THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, February, 1791 



* First Bank of the United States creation



Certainly the most notable content is at the back where is found a significant report headed: Congress of the United States" with the text of the creation of the Bank of the United States.

It is titled: "An Act to Incorporate the Subscribers to the Bank of t... See More  

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686073

Two Acts of Congress signed by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams...

Item #686073

April 02, 1791

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 2, 1791 



* President George Washington

* Two Acts of U.S. Congress




The front page has reporting on: "The Bank Bill under Consideration". The back page has two Acts of Congress, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, each signed in block type by: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams. The bkpg. also has an ... See More  

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686796

Washington names the new Post Master General... The situation in Pittsburgh...

Item #686796

August 24, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 24, 1791  



* President George Washington

* Timothy Pickering appointed




Page 2 has a report that: "Another expedition to the Indian country is now in operation--it consists of 500 men...". This is followed by a letter from Pittsburgh noting in part: "...since I came to this place not a life has been lost within the reach of our parties. Th... See More  

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687490

During George Washington's administration...

Item #687490

September 15, 1791

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY; OR, THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 15, 1791  





* Nice 18th century American publication

* President George Washington era




Here is a great "generic" issue of this famous newspaper from the first term of Washington's administration. Various news and ads of the day.

Four pages, handsome & decorative masthead, very nice condition.... See More  

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685647

Washington's third state-of-the-union address... Ben Franklin...

Item #685647
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, November, 1791 



* President George Washington

* State of the Union Address

* re. Benjamin Franklin's death




 The most notable content is the lengthy & historic state-of-the-union address of President Washington, which takes nearly 3 pages, headed: "Speech of the President of the United States to Both Houses of Congress" and is ... See More  

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686059

Hamilton, Washington, and Adams...

Item #686059

November 23, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 23, 1791  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with the: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Estimates for 1792" which is signed in type: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury.

The front page also contains a: "Report of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund" signed by the Vice President: John Adams. Taking ... See More  

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686060

Hamilton, Washington, and Adams...

Item #686060

November 23, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 23, 1791  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with the: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Estimates for 1792" which is signed in type: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury.

The front page also contains a: "Report of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund" signed by the Vice President: John Adams. Taking ... See More  

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686811

Hamilton, Washington, and Adams...

Item #686811

November 23, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 23, 1791  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with the: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Estimates for 1792" which is signed in type: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury.

The front page also contains a: "Report of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund" signed by the Vice President: John Adams. Taking ... See More  

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686812

The Olowalu Massacre in Hawaii...

Item #686812

November 30, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 30, 1791  



* Olowalu Massacre

* Maui - Hawaiian Islands

* Captain Simon Metcalfe




Much of the front page and a bit of page 2 are taken up with a lenthy account headed: "News From the Southern Ocean - Particulars of what Happened on board the Snow Elinora [Eleanora], While at the Sandwich Islands".

This reports on the Olowalu Massacre on the i... See More  

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677133

Washington's concerns about apportioning numbers for Congress...

Item #677133

April 07, 1792

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1792



* President George Washington

* United States Congress




Page 3 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning his thoughts on apportioning representatives for the House according to the first census. Hid notes his two objections. Signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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670522

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Knox, and more...

Item #670522
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, June, 1792  Articles include a continuation of: "A Continuation of the Reflexions on the Manufactures of the United States..." "Manners & Customs of the Hindoos" "Gallantry" "Account of the Bastille" "Hessian Fly" includes a list of 9 key issues, signed in type by: Thomas Jefferson among others; "Rev... See More  

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693180

Two front page George Washington script signatures... Building Washington, D.C...

Item #693180

June 23, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 23, 1792 



* President George Washington

* Designing District of Columbia

* Federal buildings - Capitol




Most of the first column on the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress and a “Resolve”, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, making this a nice issue for display.

Over 2 front-page columns are on: “Re... See More  

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676806

Washington's state-of-the-union address...

Item #676806

November 01, 1792

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, November, 1792  



* President George Washington

* State of the Union Address




Certainly the most notable content is President Washington's state-of-the-union address, found in its entirety at the back of the issue.

Headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S SPEECH" it is prefaced with a paragraph reading in part: "...the national legislatur... See More  

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686710

George Washington's state-of-the-union address...

Item #686710

November 14, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1792  



* President George Washington

* State of the Union Address




Taking over half of the front page and concluding on page two where it is signed in script type: G. Washington, is President George Washington's "Speech to Both Houses of Congress".

This was his annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition which he initiated in 1790 a... See More  

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677063

George Washington is elected President of the United States...

Item #677063

February 20, 1793

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793



* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory




Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation.

But by far the most significant ite
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676826

Houdon's famous Washington sculpture... Washington is inaugurated...

Item #676826

March 01, 1793

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, March, 1793



* George Washington's inauguration

* Jean-Antoine Houdon's sculpture




 The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back leaf contains news items of the day.

Among the news reports is a notable one from Philadelphia: "Houdon, the famous French sculptor, who paid a visit to this country ... See More  

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686154

George Washington... Preventing Louis XVI from cutting his throat...

Item #686154

March 20, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 20, 1793 



* George Washington

* John Adams

* Thomas Jefferson




The entire first column on the front page and part of page 2 are taken up with: "An Act for Enrolling & Licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the Coasting trade & fisheries & for regulating the same" (concluded from a previous issue) which on page 2 is signed in... See More  

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669123

Signed by Washington & Jefferson...

Item #669123

May 08, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 8, 1793 



* George Washington

* Thomas Jefferson




The top of the first column has: "An Act for the Relief of Simeon Thayer" by the U.S. Congress, signed in type by the President: Go. WASHINGTON as well by the Secretary of State: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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669130

Washington responds to the merchants of Baltimore...

Item #669130

June 12, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 12, 1793 



* President George Washington



Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Address of the Merchants & Traders of Baltimore, to George Washington, President of the United States, which is followed by: "The President's Answer" which is signed in type by him: George Washington.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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669132

George Washington responds to the people of Salem...

Item #669132

June 19, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 19, 1793 



* President George Washington

* Citizens of Salem, Massachusetts




Page 3 has a reply from the President to an address from the inhabitants of Salem, signed in type G. Washington. In the reply he discusses his late Proclamation declaring neutrality in the present contest between France and other European powers.

Page 3 also has a repo
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669134

Washington responds to the Baltimore Mechanical Society...

Item #669134

June 29, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 29, 1793  Page 2 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" with his reply, signed in type: George Washington.

Many illustrated ads including ships, musical instruments, houses, and stage coaches.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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669172

Three Washington documents...

Item #669172

November 02, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 2, 1793 



* (3) George Washington documents



Page 2 has an address of the people of Alexandria, Virginia, to the President supporting him in his Proclamation of Neutrality over the conflict between England & France. This is followed by the answer of the President, signed in type: G. Washington.

Then page 2 also has two more document, relating to Franc... See More  

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669178

Germantown school offers its buildings as the home for Congress... Washington responds...

Item #669178

November 27, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 27, 1793 



* President George Washington

* Germantown, Pennsylvania

* Jean François Hamtramck




The front page begins with an interesting: "Address of the Trustees of a School at Germantown, to the President" in which they: "...tender the school buildings for the accommodation of  Congress, should they convene at this place...&q... See More  

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669185

The affair of "Citizen Genet"...

Item #669185

December 04, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 4, 1793  The front page contains nearly a full column headed: "Official Communications" which has two letters signed by Genet, the French ambassador to the United States, concerning what is known as the "Citizen Genet Affair" relating to his plans to get America to support the French in capturing British ships, which it would not do. Ultima... See More  

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669225

Two Acts of Congress signed by Washington...

Item #669225

April 23, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 23, 1794 



* President George Washington

* United States Congress acts




The front page has a full column taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for  creating and repairing of arsenals and magazines, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

Four pages, minor margin wear, generally good condition.... See More  

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686032

George Washington and Sam Adams...

Item #686032

July 05, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 5, 1794 



* President George Washington

* Samuel Adams




Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "An Act Laying Certain Duties Upon Snuff and Refined Sugar" which is signed in script type at its conclusion by the President: Go. Washington.

This is followed by two Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, carrying over to page 2, each signed ... See More  

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673465

Nice George Washington issue...

Item #673465

July 30, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1794 



* (2) President George Washington acts



The first column of the front page includes two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, making this a nice issue for display. This title was one of only very few which printed Presidential documents with a script-type signature.

Four pages, various foxing, quite irre... See More  

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669233

Three front page documents signed by Washington...

Item #669233

August 02, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 2, 1794 



* President George Washington



The front page begins with one Act of Congress and two "Resolves", each signed in script type by the President; Go. Washington. They take the entire first column.

Page 2 has a declaration by the Indian chief Cornplanter, as well as two more reports concerning the Indians, one a letter from Pittsburgh.

Fo... See More  

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693176

Signed by President George Washington...

Item #693176

November 24, 1794

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Nov. 24, 1794  The masthead features an engraving of the sun with various stars in its perimeter. this is the volume 1, number 11 issue of a title which lasted but two years.

Page 2 has a: "State Paper" being an address of: "George Washington, President of the United States of America, to the Representatives of the French people...the great & good f... See More  

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693177

Henry Knox resigns as Secretary of War, acknowledged by George Washington...

Item #693177

January 12, 1795

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Jan. 12, 1795  



* Henry Knox resignation

* 2nd U.S Secretary of War

* President George Washington




The masthead features an engraving of the sun surrounded by stars. This is the vol. 1 number 25 issue of a title that lasted but 2 years.

Page 2 has: "Resignation Of Gen. Knox" which is his letter addressed to President Washington, and signed by him in t... See More  

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686029

Two Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #686029

February 14, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 14, 1795 



* President George Washington

* Acts of Congress




The first column of the ftpg. begins with not one but two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

This title was one of just a few which used the script type in printing, making such issues quite displayable.

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

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682825

George Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #682825

April 03, 1795

FEDERAL INTELLIGENCER & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, April 3, 1795  



* President George Washington



Close to half of the back page is taken up with: "An ACT...." of Congress relating to duties on refined sugar, signed in type at its conclusion: Go. Washington, President.

Page 3 has a report on the capture of the ship Amsterdam, with details.

Four pages, very nice condition... See More  

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686037

Signed in script type by George Washington...

Item #686037

April 08, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 8, 1795



* President George Washington



Half of the front page and half a column on page 2 are taken up with Act of Congress concerning duties on snuff and refined sugar, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

Four pages, some minor damp staining, good condition.... See More  

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671279

George Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #671279

April 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 15, 1795 



* President George Washington

* Congressional act signed in script




Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress titled: "An Act...to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties in goods, wares and merchandize imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels." which is signed
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671755

Washington script signature... Light house on Sequin Island...

Item #671755

April 25, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1795 



* President George Washington act of Congress

* Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed



The top of third column on the ftpg. has: "Laws Of The United States" "Published By Authority" "Third Congress of the United States". Hereafter is the text of: "An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks...", sign... See More  

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674356

Was George Washington ever a commissioned officer in the British army?

Item #674356
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795  Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess from the French & Indian War. Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging h... See More  

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697906

The Jay Treaty: preventing another war...

Item #697906

July 13, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795  A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history.

Taking all of the front page and a bit of page 2 in the July 9,

concluding in the issue of the 13th taking all of the front page and a bit of... See More  

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668107

Washington on peace & security...

Item #668107

July 18, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795 



* President George Washington



Most of the front page is taken up with: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce, Between Great Britain & the United States of America", which is the controversial Jay Treaty.

Page 2 has a letter signed by: Geo. Washington, dated June 2, 1783. One paragraph begins: "Your congratula... See More  

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669076

Great dislike of the Jay Treaty with England...

Item #669076

July 29, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 29, 1795 



* 18th century America

* re. John Jay Treaty




Almost all of the front page is taken up with critical articles on the controversial Jay Treaty with England, designed by Alexander Hamilton, headed: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce Between Great Britain and the United States of America". ... See More  

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669540

Great dislike of the Jay Treaty (designed by Alexander Hamilton) with England...

Item #669540

July 29, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 29, 1795  Almost all of the front page is taken up with critical articles on the controversial Jay Treaty with England, designed by Alexander Hamilton, headed: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce Between Great Britain and the United States of America". Also: "Proceedings of the Inhabitants of New Yo... See More  

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669078

Washington responds to concerns over the Jay Treaty...

Item #669078

August 19, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, August 19, 1795 



* President George Washington

* Concerns over the Jay Treaty




Page 3 has the: "Answer" of the President  to the concerns of the Selectmen of Boston over the controversial Jay Treaty, signed in type: George Washington.

Page 3 also has a report of a: "Negro Insurrection" in North Carolina.

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697377

Concerns about the pending Jay Treaty...

Item #697377

August 24, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 24, 1795  



* John - Jay's Treaty concerns

* Letter to George Washington




Page 2 has a letter from the people of Wilmington, Delaware: "To George Washington, President of the United States" on their concerns about the pending Jay Treaty. This is followed by another letter of similar concern "To Mr. Alexander Hamilton".

Four pag... See More  

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668111

Washington letter on the Jay Treaty...

Item #668111

August 29, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 29, 1795 



* George Washington letter

* re. John Jay's Treaty




Page 2 has a letter from the President to the New York Chamber of Commerce concerning the controversial Jay Treaty with England, signed in script type: Go. Washington.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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697239

Concerns about the pending Jay Treaty, with Washington's response...

Item #697239

August 31, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 31, 1795 



* John - Jay's Treaty concerns

* George Washington response




Page 2 has a letter from the people of Morris County, N.J. on their concerns about the Jay Treaty. Also a similar letter from the merchants of Phila. to the President followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: Geo. Washington.

Four pages, very handsome... See More  

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676983

Two script George Washington signatures...

Item #676983

September 02, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 2, 1795  The front page has an address: "To The President of the United States" by the "...subscribers, merchants & traders of the city of Philadelphia." which carries over to page 2.

Most of the document is taken up with a very lengthy list of names of those who signed it. It is followed on page 2 by the response from the President, ... See More  

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669080

Front page letter signed by George Washington...

Item #669080

September 23, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY: OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 23, 1795  The top of the first column on the front page features a letter headed: "George Washington, President of the United States of America" which concerns him no longer recognizing Thomas William Moore as the Vice Consul from England in the United States. It is signed by the President in type: George Washington.

T... See More  

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690776

Note from President Washington...

Item #690776

September 26, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 



* President George Washington



Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, various foxing, very small hole ... See More  

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$56.00
602434

Note from President Washington...

Item #602434

September 26, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795  Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various small tears & archival mends ne... See More  

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669081

George Washington responds...

Item #669081

September 30, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 30, 1795  Page 3 has: "The President's Answer  to the Address of the Citizens of Norfolk" which concerns the Jay Treaty. It is signed in type: George Washington.

Four pages, light damp stains, nice condition.

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688773

President Washington unites all patriotic hearts...

Item #688773

November 04, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1795  Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia noting: "The President has returned here from Mount Vernon. The reception he every where meets shews he unites in him all patriotic hearts...".

Four pages, scattered foxing, good condition.

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676836

Washington's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #676836

December 01, 1795

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, December, 1795 



* President George Washington

* State of the Union Address




The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back three pages contain news items of the day.

The most notable content is the: "President's Speech" being Washington's state-of-the-union address for the year, signed in ty... See More  

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$155.00
669551

Washington responds to the Senate's address on his state-of-the-union speech...

Item #669551

December 23, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 23, 1795 



* President George Washington

* re. State of the Union Address

* Senate's response




Page 2 has the Address of the Senate to the President, focused on his recent state-of-the-union address. It is followed by: "To Which the President was Pleased to Make the Following Reply" which is signed in type: G. ... See More  

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$52.00
679041

On the creation of George Washington University...

Item #679041

January 02, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 2, 1796  Page 2 has a report from the Virginia House of Delegates concerning Washington: "...that the plan contemplated for erecting an University at the Federal city...And whereas when the general assembly of Virginia presented sundry shares in the James River and Potomac companies to George Washington as a small token of their gratitude for the great, e... See More  

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668117

Two letters signed in script by George Washington...

Item #668117

January 16, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796 



* President George Washington letters signed in script



Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington.

This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is mo... See More  

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668119

George Washington on the front page...

Item #668119

February 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 3, 1796 



* President George Washington

* re. the Jay Treaty




The ftpg. features an address "To the President of the United States" concerning the Jay Treaty, with his response signed in script type: Go. Washington.

Pg. 2 report from "The Mint" reports on the quantities of various coins minted. The back page has a commercial ad: "... See More  

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697096

Detailed report from the Dept. of War on the ports & harbors of the U.S...

Item #697096

February 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 3, 1796  



* During George Washington's administration



Most of the front page is taken up with a: "Report From the Department of War, Relative to the Fortifications of the Ports and Harbours of the United States", with details city by city.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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692528

Franch meddling in American affairs...

Item #692528

February 10, 1796

LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, Feb. 10, 1796  The back page has most of a column headed: "America" with bits including: "...French Ambassador Fanchet...had been very instrumental in fomenting the late rebellion in the Western States against the government, and that he had endeavoured to raise a party to overthrow the government of United States. In this plot were involved Se... See More  

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679016

Ratification of the Jay Treaty... Three script signatures by Washington...

Item #679016

March 05, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 5, 1796  



* Jay Treaty ratification

* President George Washington

* Rare script signatures




The front page has the document on the controversial Jay Treaty headed: "Ratification of the United States" reading in part: "Now, therefore, I George Washington....declare...a treaty...between the United States...and his Britannic Majesty...by th... See More  

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670869

The Jay Treaty: preventing another war...

Item #670869

March 16, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796 



* John - Jay's Treaty

* George Washington




A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history.

Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Artic... See More  

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679022

Two front page George Washington script signatures...

Item #679022

March 23, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1796 



* President George Washington



Fully half of the front page, the two middle columns, are taken up with a lengthy treaty of peace and amity between the United States and Algeria, relating to the problems with the Algerian pirates capturing American ships.

At the top is: "Treaty with the Dey of Algiers" with the George Washington scrip... See More  

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679021

Very displayable... Four George Washington script signatures...

Item #679021

March 30, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1796  



* President George Washington - John Adams

* Four Acts of Congress signed in type




The front page features not one but four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by: Go. Washington, President of the United States. Each is also signed in block type by the Vice President, John Adams.

One of the Acts is: "...for allowing compens... See More  

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668607

Washington on the Treaty of San Lorenzo...

Item #668607

April 06, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 6, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Pinckney's Treaty of San Lorenzo




Page 2 has a letter to the House concerning ratification of the Treaty of San Lorenzo, signed: Geo. Washington. Then "An Act" of Congress providing relief to soldiers injured or disabled in the military, also signed: Go. Washington.

Included a... See More  

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690296

Comments on Washington's speech...

Item #690296

May 09, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 9, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American title

* re. Pres. George Washington speech




The front page features 22 illustrated ship ads. Most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with reports from the: "Congress of the United States". Page 3 has a comment concerning Washington's recent speech.

Included with this issue is the sing... See More  

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694281

Four Acts of Congress signed by Washington & Adams...

Item #694281

May 21, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1796



* President George Washington

* John Adams - Acts of Congress




The front page contains not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. A very nice issue for display given these four Washington signatures on the front page.

Page 3 has a report refer... See More  

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668626

Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #668626

May 21, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 21, 1796 



* President George Washington



The middle of page 2 has "An ct" of Congress for providing money to defray the costs of putting into effect the treaty with Algiers. It is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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687171

Four front page signatures by George Washington...

Item #687171

May 28, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 28, 1796 



* President George Washington



A very displayable newspaper, as the front page has not one but four Acts of Congress with each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One concerns: "...allowing compensation for horses killed in battle belonging to officers of the army of the United States."

The back page features 12 ill... 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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688478

George Washington provides a patent...

Item #688478

June 13, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 13, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Patent signed in type

* Inventor Robert Dawson

* Improvement in bolting cloths




Page 2 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: &quo... See More  

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688479

George Washington provides a patent...

Item #688479

June 17, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 17, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Patent signed in type

* Inventor Robert Dawson

* Improvement in bolting cloths




Page 4 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: &quo... See More  

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688477

George Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #688477

June 18, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 18, 1796 



* President George Washington



Page 2 has an entire column taken up with: "AN ACT Making Provision for the Payment of Certain Debts of the United States" which is signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington.

The back page has an ad for: "Negro Tom" describing: "A Black Man, about 5 f... See More  

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688473

Three documents signed by the President, George Washington...

Item #688473

June 22, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 22, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Three documents signed in type




Page 2 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 th... See More  

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684610

Three documents signed by the President, George Washington...

Item #684610

June 22, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 22, 1796  Page 2 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 cloths...t... See More  

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688472

Washington signs an Act of Congress concerning the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #688472

June 23, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 23, 1796 



* re. The Whiskey Rebellion

* President George Washington




Page 2 has an: "ACT Making an Appropriation to Satisfy Certain demands attending the late Insurrection...", which provided money: "...to the discharge of certain incidental demands, occasioned by the trial of persons for crimes and offences... See More  

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697849

A two-issue set: George Washington and Paul Revere on the front page...

Item #697849

June 25, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 22 and 25, 1796  A two issue set with over half of the front page of the 22nd taken up with lengthy & detailed text of: "An ACT to Regulate Trade & Intercourse with the Indian Tribes & to Preserve Peace on the Frontiers." The Act carries over to take more than a full column on the front page of the 25th where it is signed in script type: ... See More  

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668632

Washington suspends building codes... Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #668632

July 09, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 9, 1796 



* President George Washington



Page 2 has an interesting document headed: "By the President of the United States" concerning the suspension of two building codes in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to spur development, signed in type: Geo. Washington.

Pages 2 and 4 contain six letters each signed in type: Buonaparte ... See More  

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679026

Three Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #679026

July 20, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 20, 1796  The front page features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One relates to building codes for new construction in Washington, D.C. and another is for: "...making Appropriations for the Support of the Military & Naval Establishments...". 

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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669553

George Washington visits his mother after the war...

Item #669553

August 04, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 4, 1796 



* General George Washington

* Napoleon Bonaparte letter




The front page has: "Description of a Newly Discovered Cavern on the Northeast end of Mt. Anthony in Bennington", Vermont. Also a ftpg. letter "To his Excellency General George Washington..." from the mayor of Fredericksburg, Va., to which Washi... See More  

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688768

From during Washington's administration...

Item #688768

August 24, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 24, 1796 



* President George Washington era original



A very typical late 18th century American newspaper with a good mix of news reports of the day and advertisements. A fine opportunity for an early newspaper at a low price.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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677447

George Washington heads for home...

Item #677447

September 24, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 24, 1796  



* President George Washington

* Going home to Mount Vernon

* Commodore Joshua Barney




Page 2 has a brief item stating simply: "Philadelphia--This morning the President of the United States set out for Mount Vernon."

Also a nice report concerning: "Commodore Barney, from a letter on board the frigate Harmo... See More  

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690156

Nice newspaper from Washington's administration...

Item #690156

October 15, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Oct. 15, 1796 



* President George Washington era original



A very typical late 18th century American newspaper with a good mix of news reports of the day and advertisements. A fine opportunity for an early newspaper at a low price.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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692495

Nice newspaper from Washington's administration...

Item #692495

October 26, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Oct. 26, 1796 



* President George Washington era original



A very typical late 18th century American newspaper with a good mix of news reports of the day and advertisements.

The back page has nearly 2 columns taken up with a notice from the Treasury Dept. headed: "Lands of the United States". This concerns the sale of land: &quo... See More  

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697024

From the last year of Washington's administration...

Item #697024

December 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Dec. 3, 1796 



* During George Washington's administration



A very typical late 18th century American newspaper with a good mix of news reports of the day and advertisements. A fine opportunity for an early newspaper at a low price.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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676790

John Adams is elected President of the United States...

Item #676790

February 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, February, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




The most notable report is the announcement that John Adams has been elected President of the United States.

A report near the back notes in part: "Yesterday, agreeable to a provision of the Constitution...the members...assembled...to count the votes o... See More  

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697917

From Washington's administration... Sale of land in the Northwest...

Item #697917

February 01, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 1, 1797  A very nice newspaper from the closing weeks of George Washington's administration. John Adams would be inaugurated on March 4.

The back page has over a full column taken up with a detailed report concerning the sale of: "Lands of the United States" which are: "...in the territory northwest of the river Ohio, a... See More  

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677475

Washington ends his political career...

Item #677475

March 04, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, March 4, 1797  



* President George Washington's birthday

* Political career comes to an end (John Adams)




Page 2 has a report on the celebration of George Washington's birthday, including the list of 13 toasts. A similar report from Morristown, New Jersey, on page 3 but with 16 toasts.

Page 3 has the: "Objections of the Pres... See More  

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686143

Washington and Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #686143

April 05, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 5, 1797 



* President George Washington

* Napoleon Bonaparte




At the bottom of the front page is an Act of Congress which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

This was one of just a few newspapers which used the script type for documents signed by politicians, making such issues very displayable.

Amongst the various items on page... See More  

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686139

Four script signatures of George Washington...

Item #686139

May 06, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, May 6, 1797



* President George Washington

* (4) acts signed in script




On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are four "Acts", each signed in script type: George Washington. The acts take all of the third and fourth columns, and all of the script signatures appear in the last column.

Also on the front page under Commonwealth of Massachuse... See More  

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677515

George Washington, John Adams, and a list of the House...

Item #677515

May 20, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 20, 1797  



* President George Washington



Half of the front page is taken up with the "Speech" of the President to Congress on this special session he requested two deal with the troubling XYZ Affair. The speech carries over to page 2 where it is signed in type: John Adams.

Page 2 has an address of the General Assembly of Rh... See More  

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673433

Thomas Paine writes to George Washington...

Item #673433

June 01, 1797

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, June, 1797 



* Thomas Paine and George Washington



Includes an interesting article: "Inconsistencies in Thomas Paine's Writings Pointed Out" which is a letter taking over a full page, beginning: "I should not have troubled you with any remarks upon a letter, which made its appearance some months ago, addressed to George Washington,... See More  

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668908

Washington nominated to be Commander-in-Chief...

Item #668908

July 05, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 5, 1798 



* President George Washington

* Commander-in-Chief again ?




Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! the great, the good, the aged WASHINGTON, has said, 'I am ready again to go with my fellow citizens to the field of battle, in defence of the Liberty and Independence of my country'.

The
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694506

On Washington again becoming Commander-in-Chief of the Army, plus more...

Item #694506

July 24, 1798

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 24, 1798  



* President George Washington

* re. commanding American armies




Most of the front page is taken up with: "Laws Of the United States" including several Acts of Congress including: "Supplementary to an act...to establish an uniform rule of Naturalization..." and: "Supplementary to...An Act authorizing the Presiden... See More  

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668932

Sign up to join Washington in the military...

Item #668932

July 30, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798 



* General George Washington again ?



Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams.

Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Ge... See More  

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668940

Rewarding Washington in an Act of Congress...

Item #668940

August 16, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 16, 1798  Page 2 begins with over a column taken up with two acts: "AN ACT for Vesting in George Washington, a Certain Interest in the companies established for Opening & Extending the Navigation of Potomack and James rivers." and the other for amending it.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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668979

Ceremonies on the arrival of George Washington...

Item #668979

November 09, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 9, 1798 



* President George Washington

* Visit to seat of government




Page 2 has a report from Alexandria noting: "...arrived in town, on his way to the seat of the federal government, his excellency lieutenant general GEORGE WASHINGTON accompanied by his secretary colonel Lear..." with more on his arrival. Then a report f... See More  

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683815

Thrilled to meet George Washington...

Item #683815

November 21, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 21, 1798 



* President George Washington

* Fountain Inn - Baltimore visit

* Captain William Bryden owned




Page 2 has an item from Norfolk: "The trial of the ship Niger, captured some time ago by the United States frigate Constitution...after a long hearing she was liberated...".

An item from Baltimore has: "This m... See More  

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683816

George Washington & the Masons... Nelson & the Battle of the Nile...

Item #683816

December 12, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 12, 1798 



* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious

* Battle of the Nile - Napoleon Bonaparte

* President George Washington

* Masonic - free masonry - Masons




Most of page 2 is taken up with reports from the Napoleonic War relating to the Battle of the Nile, and includes four notes or letters each signed in type: Horatio Nelson.

The ba... See More  

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683758

John Adams' state-of-the-union address...

Item #683758

December 19, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 19, 1798 



* 2nd President John Adams

* State of the Union Address




Page 2 has: "The President's Speech" which takes over 2 columns and is signed in type: John Adams. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun by George Washington and continues to this day. In a brief preface is ... See More  

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686886

John Adams letter... Refuting Washington's death...

Item #686886

January 19, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 19, 1799



* President John Adams letter

* Refuting George Washington's death




 Page 2 has a letter to the New York legislature signed in type by the President: John Adams.

Following it is a note which begins: "Some if the infernals who infest the United States have reported...the death of our beloved Fabius-Maximus, of Mount Vernon. The tale is ... See More  

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675024

Recruitment ad for joining the U.S. military...

Item #675024

June 05, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799 



* From the year of George Washington's death



Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government &a... See More  

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683819

Recruitment ad for joining the U.S. military...

Item #683819

June 05, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799  



* From the year of George Washington's death



Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government &... See More  

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687604

Much on the funeral of Washington, with an engraving of his coffin...

Item #687604

January 03, 1800

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, January 3, 1800



* President George Washington

* Death - funeral w/ coffin print




A nice, displayable issue on the funeral of George Washington.

Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Internment Of General Washington" which begins: "On Wednesday last the mortal part of WASHINGTON THE GREAT--the Father of his Country, and the Friend of ... See More  

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687225

Much on the funeral of George Washington...

Item #687225

January 04, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 4, 1800 



* George Washington funeral

* President John Adams




All four pages have wide black mourning rules for the death of George Washington.

Page 2 has: "Further Respectful Testimonials, Sacred to George Washington, Deceased" "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" signed in type: John Adams, concerning: ... See More  

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697210

On George Washington's death & funeral... Front page report of his death...

Item #697210

January 08, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, Jan. 8, 1800 



* George Washington death and funeral



The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affection of the... See More  

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687602

On the death of George Washington...

Item #687602

January 11, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, January 11, 1800 



* President George Washington's death



Being less than a month since the death of George Washington, it is not surprising that there is still content relating to him and his death.

Page 2 has several documents from the state of Massachusetts & city of Boston concerning Washington, and also a "Speech" signed by the (acting) ... 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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697109

Poem titled: "Slave Trade"... Unpulished Washington letter...

Item #697109

October 18, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Oct. 18, 1800  Somewhat of a literary title but other content as well including a poem titled: "Slave Trade". Also: "Horrid Murder" "Radnor Forest"; an interesting unpublished letter by George Washington dated Nov. 26, 1775; "Female Constancy" and more.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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$35.00
669257

First Jew appointed to a federal post...

Item #669257

June 11, 1801

THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801  It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable.

It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the recognition of Jewish Americans when President Thomas Jefferson appointed the very first Jew to a federal position by naming Reuben Etting of Baltimore as United States Marshall for Maryland. T... See More  

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688829

The death of Martha Washington...

Item #688829

May 31, 1802

BOSTON GAZETTE, May 31, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




The bottom of page 2 carries the report: "DIED, At Mount-Vernon, on the 22 inst. Mrs. MARTHA WASHINGTON, widow of the late illustrious General George Washington. To those amiable and Christian virtues, which adorn the female character, she added dignity of manners, superiority of understanding, a mind intellig... See More  

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688618

Jefferson on Washington, and Washington on Jefferson...

Item #688618

October 05, 1802

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Oct. 5, 1802



* Presidents George Washington & Thomas Jefferson



Pages 2 and 3 have an article: "General Washington and President Jefferson" which comments on their relationship, one bit noting: "...Here are General Washington's own words...his own words...to show what he thought of Mr. Jefferson & his party with him...that... See More  

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655875

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #655875

June 27, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 27, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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654524

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #654524

June 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 28, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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687407

First of this title we have encountered...

Item #687407

July 13, 1812

ALEXANDRIA DAILY GAZETTE COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL, Virginia, July 13, 1812  



* Very rare 19th century American publication



A very scarce title, in fact we believe this is the first we have encountered it. There are no issues of this date recorded in Brigham outside of the American Antiquarian Society.

The masthead features an engraving of George Washington. 

Pages 1 and 4 are f... See More  

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694554

The War of 1812, and more...

Item #694554

April 30, 1813

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, April 30, 1813  The entire front page is taken up with: "American Papers" from the House of Commons in London, much relating to the on-going War of 1812.

Page 3 has; "The New Friends of the Navy" and: "Ought Massachusetts t Build a Ship for Those who Would not Build one for Themselves?" There is also a lengthy report of a parade by ... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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689414

President Monroe addresses the country...

Item #689414

December 08, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1821 



* President James Monroe

* State of the Union Address




Perhaps the best item in this issue is the complete printing of President James Monroe's annual state-of-the-union address in which he recounts the events of the year 1821 and makes plans for the future.

This address takes nearly 5 pages, and is the continuation of an annual ... See More  

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687989

J.Q. Adams' state-of-the-union address, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #687989

December 06, 1827

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 1827



* President John Quincy Adams

* State of the Union Address




Most of the front page is taken up with the: "President's Message" which is signed in type: John Quincy Adams.

This was Adams' annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun by George Washington & continues today. Terrific to shave this report in a n... See More  

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673069

George Washington's letter to Martha... West Point Military Academy...

Item #673069

July 04, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1829 



* George Washington letter to Martha

* Early Susquehanna River

* Gold in North Carolina

* West Point Military Academy




Page 3 has a brief report on: "The Susquehannah" and its use by arks & rafts in the Bradford area. Also: "Plenty of Gold!" begins: "We are informed that a gold mine has been recently dis... See More  

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221785

Death of Commodore John Rogers...

Item #221785

July 21, 1832

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, July 21, 1832

 

* Commodore George Washington Rodgers death & funeral



Page 2 has a report: "From La Plata--Death of Commodore Rogers". There is a second, more detailed report about the funeral of Commodore Rogers at Buenos Aires, which includes the Order Of The Procession and more. Some minor creasing here. Other news of the day incl
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638713

Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address to the people...

Item #638713

December 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1832  Nearly 5 1/2 pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, and the people.

This was an annual tradition begun by George Washington which continues to this day. The address recounts the major events of the year and gives some discussion to the futur... See More  

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686278

Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address to the people...

Item #686278

December 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1832  



* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address




Nearly 5 1/2 pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, and the people.

This was an annual tradition begun by George Washington which continues to this day. The address recounts the... See More  

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693181

President Jackson's state-of-the-union address...

Item #693181

December 06, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 6, 1834 



* President Andrew Jackson

* State of the Union Address




The prime content would be the annual state-of-the-union address, contained in full on seven pages & signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson.

An extremely lengthy address, it touches upon a wide variety of topics & events in the process of reviewing the year 183... See More  

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583405

Millard Fillmore on slavery...

Item #583405

September 13, 1848

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, September 13, 1848  On the front page of the issue is an article entitled "Millard Fillmore on Slavery" in which a gentleman(John Gayle) had sent Mr. Fillmore a letter stating that Southern papers were stating the he was an Abolitionist. Mr. Fillmore's written response is included in the article.

On page four, an article "A Remarkabl... See More  

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681958

Masonic Celebration of Washington's initiation...

Item #681958

November 02, 1852

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1852  The front page has a mention of: "Masonic Celebration at Cincinnati", and continues on page 4 describing the annual celebration of George Washington being "initiated as a member of the mystic tie".

Complete in 8 pages and in good condition.

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656882

Houdon's Statue of Washington... Barnum's paper..

Item #656882

February 26, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 26, 1853 



* Published by P. T. Barnum



P.T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" these latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.

The ft... See More  

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669881

Houdon's Statue of Washington... Barnum's paper...

Item #669881

February 26, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 26, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" these latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.

The ftpg. has a print of: "Houdon's Statue o... See More  

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632838

Dartmouth College... Mount Vernon...

Item #632838

October 29, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Oct. 29, 1853  The front page features a nice print of: "Mount Vernon, the Birthplace & Residence of George Washington" with related text. Among many prints inside are: "Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire with a nice article as well, and: "The Capitol of Rhode Island, at Newport"; a full page print: "Leviathan Clipper S... See More  

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172024

Scenes of Peru...

Item #172024

February 21, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1857  Includes small illustrations of: "Henry Jenkins" and "Old Parr." Many illustrations pertaining to Peru including: "Revolution in Peru-Arica Bombarded by General Vivanco," "Jesuit Church," "Palace of Manco Capac, Cuzco," "Church at Cuzco," "Revolution in Peru-Islay, General Vivanc... See More  

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172030

Inauguration of President Buchanan... Dred Scott Decision...

Item #172030

March 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857  A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.

Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More  

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172094

George Washington...

Item #172094

October 24, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24,1857  The front page features 1/2 page illustration of "Militia-Day" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Sreenath alias Nena Sahib" and "The Latest Paris Fall Fashions" (dresses). Inside almost double page map of "A Chart in Relief of British India" with the accompanying article "History of t... See More  

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606515

George Washington statue unveiled...

Item #606515

February 25, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, February 25, 1858



* The George Washington Equestrian Monument

* Thomas Crawford's Richmond statue unveiling




Page 3 has an article headed: "The Crawford Statue" "Inauguration of Crawford's Statue of Washington at Richmond, Va." See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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172416

Election of Abraham Lincoln as President...

Item #172416

November 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860  The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.

Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More  

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172468

Several naval prints on the Civil War...

Item #172468

May 18, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1861  The front page shows: "The 'Lady Davis', Two Guns, Captain Enger, Ship of War of the Southern Confederacy" and "Rhode Island Artillery Landing from the Steamer 'Bienville' at Washington Arsenal...".

Inside has several full page prints including: "Colonel Ellsworth's New York Fire Zouaves", "Co... See More  

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172498

Lt. General Scott and the major generals...

Item #172498

August 31, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 Nice full front page print of: "General Lyons At the Battle of Springfield" showing him on horseback. Full pg: "Lt. General Scott & the Major Generals of the United States Army" showing McClellan, Dix, Scott, Fremont, and Banks. Halfpg: "The 14th Massachusetts Regiment Marching up Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, in a Storm&qu... See More  

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680752

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #680752

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* America's national day of Thanksgiving begins




Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be... See More  

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205271

Published by Charles Dickens... a 6 issue set...

A White Hand and a Black Thumb...

Item #205271

January 23, 1864

Harper's WEEKLY, January 23 - March 5, 1864  This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly issues containing all 6 installments of "A White Hand and a Black Thumb", by Henry Spicer, originally published by Charles Dickens' in All the Year Round.  The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  The individual issues are described... See More  

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