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688785

Very early "supplement" issue to the famous French "Gazette" newspaper...

Item #688785

June 05, 1641

RELATION DE CE QUI S'EST PASSE EN L'ARMEE NAVALE DU ROY, DEPUIS SON ARRIVEE DEVANT TERRAGONE, Paris, France, June 5, 1641 (date at bottom of back page).  This is a "supplement" issue which was produced for a specific news report, in this case (translated): "Relation of What Happened In The Royal Naval Army Since Its Arrival Before Terragone".

Totally in French.

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$78.00
688770

Rare issue of the Oxford Gazette... Death toll from the Great Plague...

Item #688770

December 21, 1665

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 21, 1665  This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. This is the #11 issue.

Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 w... See More  

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$1,425.00
679596

The Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679596

March 29, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666  Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....".

From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great probability that our Fleet by this arrived at Candia, the Navy' having been ready long... See More  

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$224.00
680119

All is good in the American colonies of New England...

Item #680119

October 31, 1667

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 31, 1667  An early issue of this still publishing newspaper which began in 1665.

The back page has a report noting: "...This day came in a vessel from New England, where all things continue in a good condition...".

Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 inches, rubbing at the front page folds, good condition.

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$92.00
649303

Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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$24.00
685416

Considerable reporting on the trouble with Indians in America...

Item #685416

February 23, 1682

THE LOYAL PROTESTANT and TRUE DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE, or, NEWS both from City and Countrey.  London, Feb. 23, 1681/2  Printed just below the masthead: "Published to prevent False, Scandalous and Seditious Reports." This is one of the very scarce titles from the 17th century as I believe we have only offered a few in the past 46 years.

Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 ... See More  

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$335.00
685447

Last issue of a very rare, early newspaper...

Item #685447

October 02, 1688

PUBLICK OCCURRENCES Truly Stated, London, Oct. 2, 1688  With only 34 issues of this newspaper ever published, and being from the 17th century, this is a quite rare title. And this is the last issue published: issue #34.

Curiously, the very first newspaper printed in America was titled: "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES Both Forreign & Domestick" and had a very similar format. It existed for... See More  

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$315.00
649260

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity to obtain authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their t... See More  

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$98.00
649266

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More  

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$45.00
649262

Over 325 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1694. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$39.00
687307

News from throughout Europe in 1696...

Item #687307

September 24, 1696

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 24, 1696  A very nice issue of this famous newspaper with reports from throughout Europe. Datelines include London, Warsaw, Vienna, Mentz, Dublin, Cologne, Edinburgh and Falmouth. Various advertisements on the back page as well.

Complete as a single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, wide margins, great condition.

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$42.00
667038

Rare title from the 1600's...

Item #667038
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, July, 1697 

This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Milit... See More  

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$68.00
649246

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1698  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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$28.00
649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's to early 1800's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's to early 1800's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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$46.00
649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

Note: U... See More  

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$36.00
649279

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279
THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More  

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$48.00
649221

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #649221
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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$45.00
649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown is just an exam... See More  

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$44.00
688690

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #688690

August 19, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, Aug. 10, 1713  This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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687083

A handsome display issue...

Item #687083

September 05, 1713

THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 5, 1713  A very nice example of this early British title as it is well inked with wide margins, and a full red tax stamp at the top of page 2. Two engravings in the masthead, one of a news boy on horseback trumpeting the news, make this a displayable issue.

Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 inches, very nice condition. 

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685275

Great 18th century issue for display...

Item #685275

March 07, 1719

THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, March 7, 1719  This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be had, and is a nice display issue as such.

Various news items from Europe including a page 2 mention that: "...letters from several parts of France mention also the news of the taking the Pretender, but they disagree so much in their accoun... See More  

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$47.00
649273

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273
THE POST-BOY, London, 1710's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly or heavily inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount.

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$115.00
649232

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings. Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$145.00
649264

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264
THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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649310

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310
(8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate. Each is complete, but may exclude plates/maps (if called for). Nice condition.

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$78.00
673453

Uncommon title from 1730...

Item #673453
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, August, 1730  This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King George II, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Milita... See More  

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$34.00
649222

Rare, early title...

Item #649222
FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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$44.00
686269

A 1733 newspaper from Germany...

Item #686269

January 03, 1733

NEUE ZEITUNGEN von GELCHRTEN SACHEN, Leipzig, Germany, 1733  A very early and tiny newspaper from this largest city in the German province of Saxony. The title roughly translates: "News From Learned Things". At this time George Washington was just one year old.

Eight pages, 4 by 6 1/2 inches, a few period notations at margins, great condition.

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685341

Interesting doctor's ad from 1734...

Item #685341

June 08, 1734

THE COUNTRY JOURNAL: OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, June 8, 1734  This was the leading anti-Walpole political journal of its time: Thomas Lockwood describes it as "the most successful political journal of the first half of the eighteenth century...". 

The stated purpose of the newspaper was to expose political craft--hence the title--but the overriding purpose was to unseat&nb... See More  

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688542

Quite rare & early newspaper...

Item #688542

September 30, 1736

THE OLD WHIG, OR THE CONSISTENT PROTESTANT, London, September 30, 1736  This is a very rare title, and early as well for a folio-size newspaper (measures 9 1/2 by 14 1/4 in.). 

This title only published for 4 years. A few essays plus news of the day including an article on the arts within the Salon of Herculus. Also is the reporting of the Majesty's Proclamation for the persons conc... See More  

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688537

Map of Italy... Comets...

Item #688537
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1742  Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice full page: "Map of Italy" which shows the various borders of the states at that time, including Tuscany, Naples, Ecclesiastical State, Milan, Savoy, Venice, and more. Also included with the maps are Corsica, Sardinia, a portion of Sicily, as well as portions of France (includin
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$88.00
688737

Map shows Jekyll Island & others off Georgia...

Item #688737
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE FOR THE YEAR 1742, London, England. This "Supplement" issue was published at the end of the year. Within this issue is a great article titled: "The Spanish Invasion of Georgia" which takes 5 pages, and includes a small map which shows the various islands off the coast of Georgia, including Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island. The map, ... See More  

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$99.00
688676

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #688676

April 21, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, April 21, 1744  This was the first successful magazine in America although formatted unlike typical magazines. It was exclusively a chronicle of the Great Awakening in America, exclusively of secular news reports. It was preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short ... See More  

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$135.00
688688

Early newspaper from 1746 Amsterdam...

Item #688688

July 26, 1746

LES ETATS DE HOLLANDE [The States of Holland], Amsterdam, July 26, 1746  An interesting, little newspaper from this Dutch city, printed in French, featuring an engraving in the middle of the masthead. At the back is the: "Suite Des Nouvelles d' Amsterdam" which would seem to be a supplemental sheet. Measures 6 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, never-trimmed margins, 6 pages, nice condition.

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$33.00
688684

Decorative Act of Parliament, 1747...

Item #688684

January 01, 1747

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1747  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for reviving...for laying a duty...uon every Scots Pint of Beer or Ale vented or sold within the town of Bruntisland..."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Six pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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$45.00
676722

Canada content...

Item #676722
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747  Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day, including an "Extract of a Letter from Cape Breton which is in Canada, and some reports on the trial of Lord Lovat.  There is also: "A Description of the Town and Harbour of Louisbourgh, on the Island of Cape Breton..." which t
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$31.00
676521

Great map of South America... Treaty of Utrecht...

Item #676521

January 01, 1749

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1749   The prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed foldout map of "South America" which folds out to 11 1/2 by 10 inches. A very displayable & detailed map in great condition. Among the articles within are: "Articles of the Treaty of Utrecht" between England and France, which takes over 3 p
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$110.00
676495

Much on the Georgia alligator & how Oglethorpe treated them...

Item #676495
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1749

Articles within include: "Consequences of Relaxing the Laws against Suicide" "Description & Use of a New Electrometer" with an illustration; "Description of a New Water Bellows".

"Different Crocodiles" is about the animal in Georgia, one bit noting; "...Of reptiles, the crocodile, which seems
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$37.00
688535

Letters from Charleston, Jamaica, and Nova Scotia...

Item #688535
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1749  Over half a pg. has a: "Copy of a Letter from one of the Settlers in Nova Scotia dated Chebucto Harbour, July 28, 1749". Over half a pg. has: "Extracts of Some Letters from Carolina" datelined "Charles-Town" (Charleston) with news from that colony. There is also: "The Humble Address & Representati
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$55.00
649234

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234
(10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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$110.00
688741

An award in Ben Franklin's honor... Indians kidnap several colonists...

Item #688741
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1753  Of particular interest is: "Annual Medal of the Royal Society" which has Ben Franklin's name on it. There is related text noting: "...This mark of distinction is double due to Mr. Franklin. It is due to him as a philosopher; it is due to him as a man. The successful experiments of this philosopher have given us probable ... See More  

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$59.00
688534

Battle of Oswego, the French account...

Item #688534
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756  Content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle.

This is historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body of Canadeans and savages crossed the river...in order to invest & attack the fort o... See More  

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$92.00
688533

Battle of Oswego (the French account)...

Item #688533
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756  The primary content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle. Historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body of Canadeans and savages crossed the river...in order to invest & attack the fort on ... See More  

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$98.00
649233

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233
(5) THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, late 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.... See More  

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$79.00
687084

Indian tribes will side with England in the French & Indian War...

Item #687084

June 21, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 21, 1759  Page 6 has over a full column of news reports from the French & Indian War headed: "America".

Bits include: "...from Albany that Sir William Johnson has had a meeting...with between 4 or 600 Indians amongst whom were deputies from four other nations besides those of the Six Nations. They have all declared their intentions of jo... See More  

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$54.00
649258

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649258
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution.  All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.

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$77.00
649294

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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$60.00
676680

Negotiations with the Cherokee Indian Nation...

Item #676680
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1760  Inside has: "A Brief Account of the Negotiation between Governor Lyttelton and Artakullakulla (or the "Little Carpenter"), Deputee of the Whole Cherokee Nation & other Headmen and Warriors of that Nation". This text takes close to 3 pages and includes the full printing of the: "Treaty of Peace and Friendship Concl... See More  

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$28.00
649252

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #649252
(10) THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.   

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$80.00
649299

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More  

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$27.00
683714

Nine British newspapers from the 1700's...

Item #683714

March 03, 1767

Nine British newspapers, all with damage, titles and dates including: "The London Chronicle, 1762 & 1767 (6 issues); Daily Post Boy, London, 1726 & 1733; and Felix Farley's Bristol Journal, 1798.

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657574

Murder of Indians in Pennsylvania...

Item #657574
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 18, 1768  (currently spelled Gloucester)  The ftpg. has a letter from Philadelphia which includes: "...relative to the late murders committed on ten Indians...as the perpetrators of those  horrid barbarities have been rescued from prison since this talk was transmitted, it is much doubted whether a reconciliation will take place."

The... See More  

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$38.00
687381

Imports, exports... Yankee Doodle...

Item #687381

March 06, 1769

THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 6, 1769  The front page has an interesting article about: "...George being now master of the ceremonies made the music play just as he pleased; and one night...he swore he would exhibit to the company a dance which had never been attempted but in North America. 'Twas in vain that his friends, observing the sta... See More  

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$325.00
688742

Troubles in America... A colonial town plan print...

Item #688742
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it.

A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares&
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$87.00
688743

Plan (print) for a colonial town... Canton (Guangzhou), China...

Item #688743
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it.

A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares&
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$81.00
679853

Gov. of Massachusetts has concerns for governing the colony...

Item #679853

July 26, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1770  Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" being a speech by the Lt. Governor of Massachusetts in which he talks about he concerns for operating the government, signed in type: T. Hutchinson.

Page 3 has an interesting advertisement headed: "American Lands" promoting the sale of: "...thirty-five thousand acres of c... See More  

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$32.00
688532

Map of the Balkan Peninsula...

Item #688532
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770  This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770". This map shows the Balkan peninsula and includes the region from then-Germany, to ... See More  

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$128.00
687198

1772 - colonial New York... British Royal-themed engraving of a coat-of-arms...

Item #687198

April 16, 1772

THE NEW YORK JOURNAL OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, April 16, 1772  The masthead features a British Royal-themed engraving of a coat-of-arms.

Page 2 has various news item, mostly from London. One-bit notes: "It is said the whole military establishment for the British colonies is to consist of 13,000 effective men, exclusive of their militia." Pages 3 & 4 are taken up with advertise... See More  

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687218

Tarring & feathering for villains...

Item #687218

February 11, 1774

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, Feb. 11, 1774  The front page has a brief item: "We hear that the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., is appointed to deliver the ORATION in commemoration of the Bloody Tragedy on the 5th of March 1770." which was the Boston Massacre.

Page 2 begins with a report of a man being tarred & feathered for an unwarranted seizure of a ship, with a not... See More  

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688589

Fine content on the strained relationship between England and the American colonies...

Item #688589

March 03, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE (with Supplement), Williamsburg, Mar. 3, 1775 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.

Most of the front page is taken up with a detailed account headed: "An Authetick Account of the Miserable fate of ten Men belongin... See More  

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687420

Great wealth of Revolutionary War content...

Item #687420

July 29, 1775

PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 29, 1775  Page 2 has an interesting report from London which includes: "My Lords, whatever has been done by the Americans, I must deem the more consequence of our unjust demands. They have come to you with fair argument, you have refused to hear them, they make the most respectful remonstrances, you answer them with pains & penalties; they know... See More  

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677958

Early version of the Articles of Confederation...

Item #677958
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1775  Over three pages taken up with: "Protest entered in the Upper House Against the Bill for Prohibiting all Commercial intercourse with the Confederated Colonies" which is very good reading in defense of America. There is terrific & historic reading taking nearly 2 pages on what is an early version of the Articles of Con
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677979

Captain Cook's voyages... The Revolutionary War...

Item #677979
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1776  A nice issue from this significant year of the Revolutionary War.

Included is a five page: "Debate...for a bill for composing the present troubles & for quieting the minds of his Majesty's subjects in America", which has some great content on the Revolutionary War.

There is also a great "Letter from Gen. Lee to Gen. Bu... See More  

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687396

The Declaration of Independence...

Item #687396
THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1776  



* Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text

* As reported from Great Britain




It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find issues containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing... See More  

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677986

Revolutionary War map of America... Analyzing the Declaration of Independence...

Item #677986
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Sept. 1776  Certainly the prime feature would have to be the great fold out map titled: "A Map of the Country Round Philadelphia including Part of New Jersey, New York, Staten Island and Long Island." which shows eastern Penna., portions of Maryland, most of New Jersey, all of Staten Island, Manhattan, Southwest Connecticut and most of Long Island.

... See More  

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687314

A very famous newspaper... Fine issue on the battles of New York and Long Island...

Item #687314

October 30, 1776

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR, AMERICAN ORACLE OF LIBERTY, Worcester, Oct. 30, 1776  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, having begun this newspaper in 1770. An ardent patriotic, as the extended title to h... See More  

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687221

Fine accounts of the Battle of Fort Washington...

Item #687221

December 05, 1776

THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, December 5, 1776  Certainly a nice Revolutionary War newspaper for display as the entire front page is taken up with: "An ACT for Providing a Reinforcement to the AMERICAN ARMY." by the state of Massachusetts Bay.

Page 2 has an overly optimistic letter beginning: "By this time we judge the capital events of the American ... See More  

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649259

Revolutionary War era lot... 2nd-rate and damaged...

Item #649259
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War.  The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during... See More  

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687378

General Washington... Battle of Horse Neck...

Item #687378

April 22, 1779

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1779  A very handsome issue as the masthead features an engraving taken from one done by Paul Revere for colonial currency at the time. It is a very patriotic device showing a soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll with 'Independence' in the other, with the words 'Appeal To Heaven" above him.

... See More  

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659118

Follow-up to the Wyoming Massacre... Wealth of fine war-related content...

Item #659118

June 24, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 24, 1779  Both the front page and page 2 have some lengthy reporting concerning the British raid at Norfolk, Virginia. Much details including a lengthy letter signed in type: Geo. Collier, one of the British leaders of the raid.

Page 3 begins with a report from New York: "...are informed that the Loyalists and Indians have attacked, & entirely ... See More  

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687145

Further on Ethan Allen's narrative of his captivity...

Item #687145

November 20, 1779

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1779  Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Pennsylvania Legislature, prefaced with a paragraph signed in type by the Clerk of the General Assembly, none other than: Thomas Paine.

Page 3 has yet another Act which is prefaced with an intro signed: Thomas Paine.

All of page 4 is taken up with the continued "Narrative of Col... See More  

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678240

Battle of Savannah... Captain Cook...

Item #678240
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780  Near the back under: "Advices Received from America" is: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This letter concerns the battle for Savannah & takes nearly a full page, signed in type: B. Lincoln, and includes mention of... See More  

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686694

England discusses the issue of independence for America... War accounts...

Item #686694

May 12, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 12, 1780  Pages 2 and 3 have much discussion in the House of Commons concerning the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...introduced his motion for a reconciliation between Great Britain & her colonies. Peace, he said, was a desirable object to every man...The people of America...had never thought of independence in the beginning of the co... See More  

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660195

Great issue on the siege and fall of Charleston to the British....

Item #660195

June 01, 1780

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1780  Inside has a full page: "Description of the Island of Skie or Skye, In Scotland". The mentioned map is lacking.

Near the back are 4 1/2 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which contain terrific detail on not only the British siege of Charleston, but the capture of the city by General Clinton over the American forces of Ge... See More  

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686392

Guilford Court House... Captain Cook's journal...

Item #686392
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, May, 1781  Content includes: "Debates in Parliament" includes talk on America. Another report is a review of the: "Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery, performed in the Years 1776, 7, 8 &  9..." which takes over 3 pages. 

Another report mentions in part: "...parties from Mr. Washi... 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  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 page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London... See More  

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681054

General Greene in South Carolina...

Item #681054

March 14, 1782

THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, March 14, 1782  The front-page has a letter form an officer on a ship near Charleston, including in part: "General Waine, with about 800 men, joined Gen. Greene & are building large boats...for some expedition...the heavy artillery taken on the surrender of Lord Cornwallis is marching to the southward...".

Four pages, never bound nor trimm... See More  

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673676

Much on the controversial Capt. Huddy/Capt. Asgill Affair...

Item #673676

July 30, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1782  The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "Letters from an American Farmer describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customs not Generally Known...". An interesting & detailed account of the "culture" of the American people at that time.

Two-thirds of pg. 4 are taken up with an interesting letter signed "A Loyal... See More  

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673758

Work towards finding a peace to end the Revolutionary War...

Item #673758

November 28, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1782  Page 2 has a brief item from The Netherlands: "...Richard Oswald is appointed his Britannic Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary to treat with the ministers of the United States of America. Who (says the writer) would have thought that Great Britain would have been the third power in Europe to acknowledge the Independence of America?" ... See More  

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673902

Hostilities are at an end...

Item #673902

March 04, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1783  Page 4 contains a document confirming the cessation of hostilities among the European counties, and a note from Paris adds: "The King's decree concerning the terms of the cessation of hostilities at sea, dated the 4th of Feb. 1783. His Majesty having ratified on the 3rd of he present month the Preliminary articles of Peace, signed at Vers... See More  

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673935

Ben Franklin is packed & ready to return to America...

Item #673935

March 15, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1783  Page 4 includes discussion in the "House of Commons" concerning the "Provincial Corps" which talks also of events from the Revolutionary Wary. A few bits: "...Col. Duncan's corps hd signalized itself greatly at the second battle of Camden under Lord Rawdon. Col. Fanning's regiment had...performed the most distingu... See More  

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687446

Rare title with pro-Loyalist leanings... Protests by unpaid war veterans...

Item #687446

July 02, 1783

THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 2, 1783  



* American Revolutionary War

* Extremely rare publication

* James Rivington




This is a case where the rarity of the title surpasses the content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause.

Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opini... See More  

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650127

Loyalists are being humiliated...

Item #650127

July 05, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 5, 1783  Page 2 has a report noting in part: "...dispatches were sent off from Lord North's office...to Sir Guy Carleton at New York. They are confidently said principally to relate to the final disposal of the troops, and the evacuation of that province by his Majesty's forces there...".

Page 5 has a letter from New York noting in part: ... See More  

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674659

Congress to meet in Princeton?

Item #674659

November 22, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 22, 1783  Page 3 has a report from Charleston concerning commerce. Also a dateline from Savannah. Then a report from Congress concerning the finances of the country which includes a document signed in type: Robert Morris. Also a dispatch: "That it had been formally debated in Congress at Prince-Town [Princeton] whether the delegates should return to Ph... See More  

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649227

Decorative masthead... late 1700's...

Item #649227
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, 1784  See the photo for the very nice & ornate lettering in the masthead, making this a displayable issue. This is a folio size newspaper of 4 pages which was never bound nor trimmed--difficult to find as such.

Various news of the day & a wealth of ads, and a red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of the front page. Minor wear to the edges and li
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668657

18th century balloon flights...

Item #668657
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1784  Among the articles are: "Remarks in a Voyage to Jersey" and so much more.

Near the back is half a page of: "Advices From America which has news items datelined from Philadelphia, Albany and Montreal, the former dealing with treaties with the Indians, etc.

There is also a full page headed: "Aerostation" which repo... 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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686057

The early workings of Congress...

Item #686057

April 13, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 13, 1789  A terrific issue on the very first days of work for the new federal Congress.

  See the photo for the page 2 report headed: "Proceedings of Congress - House of Representatives of the United States" datelined April 11, which was 19 days before Washington's inauguration.

Included are reports of the very first item on the ... See More  

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652577

Philadelphia magazine from the formative year of America's government...

Item #652577

June 01, 1789

COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1789  The issue begins with the continued "Concise History of the Late War In America" which takes 8 pages.

Other articles include: "The Life of William Penn, the Celebrated Founder of Pennsylvania" which is a continued article; "Arguments Drawn from Interest as well as Humanity Against the Practice of Slavery in the French Col... See More  

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688481

Discussions in Congress... Fraunces Tavern connection...

Item #688481

June 16, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, June 16, 1789  Page 2 has almost a full column of reporting of: "Congressional Intelligence" almost entirely taken up with: "...the amendments proposed by the senate to the bill for imposing duties on goods, wares, and merchandize imported into the United States."

One of the discussions is focused on: "...to alter the enacting stile, b... 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  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 over to page 3 & is signed in type: G. Washington.

Also on page 3 is: "An Act Imposing duti... See More  

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649301

At a lesser price... from Boston...

Item #649301
(6) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of six 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18th century America. Could contain close-trimming, staining, archival mending, etc., but will not have loss of text. Please note: The S&H for this lot is a bit higher than that of a si... See More  

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675437

Major Hardin & the Northwest Indian War...

Item #675437
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  The issue includes a wide range of articles, & near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France".

There is also a report headed: "America" reporting on the Northwest Indian War, noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More  

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648627

The life of General Greene...

Item #648627
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1790  Among the articles within are: "Remarks on Longevity & Fruitfulness" "Some Account of the Creek Indians" "Oration on Capital Punishment" "Short Account of St. Patrick" "Extraordinary instance of Female Heroism" "Sketch of the Life of General Greene" "Masonic Toasts--London 1785... See More  

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686743

Four front page Acts of Congress... Buying the land at West Point... Establishing a permanent seat of government...

Item #686743

July 28, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 28, 1790  Fully half of the front page is taken up with not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: George Washington, as well as in block type by the Secretary of State: Thomas Jefferson.

The Acts are headed at the top of the first column by an engraving of a heraldic eagle. One of the acts is concerning the census... See More  

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686764

Traveling with Captain Cook...

Item #686764

October 23, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 23, 1790  The front page has over a column on: "Mr. John Ledyard, the Celebrated Traveller" which includes comments on his trip with Capt. Cook to Hawaii, New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Tahiti and elsewhere.

Page 2 has a report concerning the circumnavigation of the ship Columbia.

Four pages, some foxing inside, nice condition.

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686765

News from 1790...

Item #686765

October 27, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 27, 1790  The front page has a continued article on: "The Art of Joking". Other articles include: "Natural History" "Useful Arts" "Gibraltar" "France--National Assembly" "Federal Register" and more. The back page has six illustrated ship ads.

Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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686080

Alexander Hamilton... Isaac Franks... Knox's War Dept. report...

Item #686080

January 12, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 12, 1791  The bottom of page 3 has a letter from the "Treasury Department" signed in type by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton, to the Speaker of the House of Rep., concerning national financial matters. 

Among the many front page ads is one for: "ISAAC FRANKS, Stock and Exchange Broker...Buys
... See More  

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686737

Discussions in Congress... Mourning for Ben Franklin...

Item #686737

January 29, 1791

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 29, 1791  A full front page column covers discussion in the "House of Representatives" concerning the President & Vice President, including: "...duties of the President of the Senate & those of the President of the United States appeared to him incompatible...the office of Secretary of State & the duties of President ... See More  

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686078

Two George Washington documents, one sparked the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #686078

March 26, 1791

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 26, 1791  Nearly two-thirds of the front page is taken up with the conclusion of an Act of Congress concerning duties for distilled spirits, signed in block type by three of the more notable names of the 18th century: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. Some damage affects words in this report.

This was the Act which sparked ... See More  

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686077

Two George Washington documents, one sparked the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #686077

March 26, 1791

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 26, 1791  Nearly two-thirds of the front page is taken up with the conclusion of an Act of Congress concerning duties for distilled spirits, signed in block type by three of the more notable names of the 18th century: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

This was the Act which sparked the Whiskey Rebellion.

The back page has:... See More  

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686076

Comptroller of United States appointed... Louis XVI attempts to escape...

Item #686076

June 27, 1791

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, June 27, 1791  A page 3 report from "Hartford" states: "We are informed that the President of the United States has appointed OLIVER WALCOTT, Esq., Comptroller of the Treasury, of the United States, vice Nicholas Eveleigh...deceased."

Over one-third of page 2 reports the attempted escape of King Louis XVI of France to St. Cloud, but he was s... See More  

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686798

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette escape...

Item #686798

August 31, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1791  The front page is entirely taken up with the situation of King Louis XVI in France including: "The French King's Memoir" which begins: "Freemen - While the King had any hope of seeing order & happiness restored, by the means employed by the National Assembly & by his residence near the Assembly, no sacrifice would have appe... 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  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.

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687489

Letter from John Hancock...

Item #687489

October 13, 1791

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY; OR, THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 13, 1791  Page 3 has a report concerning the collection of taxes, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Page 2 has a report on the: "Indian Expedition" of General Wilkinson.

Four pages, handsome & decorative masthead, great condition.

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686809

John Adams, John Hancock, Benedict Arnold...

Item #686809

November 16, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 16, 1791  The front page has reports from "Congress" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & includes a letter signed: John Adams

"Manufactures" on page 2 notes in part: "Very palatable Wine has...been made of grapes, raised on an island in the Ohio...opposite Gallipolis..." with mention that "Scioto Wine&q... See More  

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686814

The French Constitution... Article concerning Ben Franklin...

Item #686814

December 10, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 10, 1791  The entire front page is taken up with the second (of 4) installment of: "The French Constitution Revised, Amended, and Finally Decreed, by the National Assembly".

Page 2 begins with: "Congressional Intelligence" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle. Also inside is an address: "To Josiah Harmar, Brig. General of the ... See More  

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686075

George Washington and Alexander Hamilton signatures on the front page...

Item #686075

February 08, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1792  The top half of the first column is taken up with an Act of Congress, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Unfortunately there is a piece removed from just beneath this Act, part of a letter carrying over to column two which is signed in type: Alexander Hamilton.

Otherwise the issue is complete in 4 pages & in nice condition. N... See More  

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688802

Trouble with Indians...

Item #688802

May 22, 1792

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 22, 1792  The front page is filled with ads including  six illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has two reports concerning problems with the Indians.

Among the back page ads is an illus. one for John McAllister whips and canes.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, several creases, nice condition.

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669129

Death of Creek Indian chief Alexander...

Item #669129

June 01, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 1, 1793  On page 3 under "Deaths" is: "Alexander McGillivray, of the Creeks, is DEAD, so say the Cherokee accounts. This idolized chief of the Creeks stiled himself King of Kings...", and a bit more.

McGillivray was a Creek Indian leader. The son of a Muscogee mother and a Scottish father, he had skills no other Creek of his day had: he wa... 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  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.

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669174

General Anthony Wayne & the Chippewa Indians...

Item #669174

November 06, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1793   A page 3 item reports in part: "...from Pittsburgh, we learn that General Wayne had marched from the Miami against the Indians with 3000 regular troops and 1500 volunteers from Kentucky....Still Knee, a chief of the Chippawas, had come into Fort-Pitt, with assurance that his nation had resolved to observe a strict neutrality."

Inside also ... See More  

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683613

Boston magazine from the 18th century...

Item #683613
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1795  Articles within include: "Account of Warren Hastings" "The Delights of Benevolence" "Description of a Highland Hut" "The Cacique of Ontario" "On Ascending Thunder" and more.

Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with the latest news including a report that: "A Treaty of Peac... See More  

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669189

French ambassador Genet nearly causes a diplomatic crisis...

Item #669189

December 18, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 18, 1793  Page 2 has a report about the controversial Citizen Genet, the French ambassador to the United States. It mentions: "...the executive...wrote to our minister in France to demand the recall of Citizen Genet. Giving those instructions two months to reach France, we may now every day expect to hear the results...".

Genet tried to get America ... See More  

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665230

Federal news from this temporary seat of government...

Item #665230

April 23, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 23, 1794  Given that Phila. was the temporary capital of the United States while the District of Columbia was under construction, it is nice this issue has reports from Congress during this early year of the federal government.

Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margin, very nice condition.

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665241

Thomas Paine and his "Age of Reason"...

Item #665241

May 07, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 7, 1794  From the nation's capital at the time, as the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 3 has a report from Paris beginning: "Thomas Paine, in his prison here, is determined not to remain idle. A production of his has just made its appearance in English, and bears the following title: 'The ... See More  

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669026

General Anthony Wayne under siege at Fort Recovery...

Item #669026

July 17, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 17, 1794  A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue.

Page 2 has a report noting: "...was reported that Gen. Wayne was surrounded and completely invested in Fort Recovery by the Indians, who had carried 70 scalps into Detroit."

Also a report: "Execution of Mad. Elizabeth", Madame Elizabeth being the you... See More  

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649281

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #649281

January 01, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.

A fine issue of this ti... See More  

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686714

John Jay and his 'Jay Treaty'...

Item #686714

April 16, 1795

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, April 16, 1795  The masthead has an engraving of the sun surrounded by stars. Page 3 has: "Mr. Jay" which begins: "...that distinguished patriot, federalist, and statesman, will doubtless be appointed governor of the state of New York...The Treaty which he has effected is reported to be highly favorable to the commerce & dignity of the U.S..." w... See More  

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689243

Ten London newspapers from the 1790's...

Item #689243

May 04, 1795

(10) THE SUN and THE TIMES were two of the more famous & successful of British newspapers in the late 18th century. The Times remains one of the iconic papers of the world, having begun in 1788 and is still printing today. It was the first newspaper to have "Times" in the title, since lending its name to innumerable newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Here is a lot of ten issu... See More  

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684515

Ten London newspapers from the 1790's...

Item #684515

May 04, 1795

(10) THE SUN and THE TIMES were two of the more famous & successful of British newspapers in the late 18th century. The Times remains one of the iconic papers of the world, having begun in 1788 and is still printing today. It was the first newspaper to have "Times" in the title, since lending its name to innumerable newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Here is a lot of ten issu... See More  

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668109

President George Washington...

Item #668109

August 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 15, 1795  Page 3 has a brief item: "The President of the United States, we learn, has returned to Philadelphia from his seat at Mount Vernon."

The top of the front page has an advertisements for the publishing of: "Washington's Official Letters" with details. Page 2 has: "Naval Engagement".

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669079

Describing construction of the First National Bank...

Item #669079

August 26, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, August 26, 1795  Page 3 has a very notable report, headed: "Description o the Bank of the United States, Now Erecting in Third St., from a Design by Mr.  S. Blodget". It would be finished in 1797.

This building, The First National Bank, still stands and is a National Historic Landmark.

Four pages, light damp stains, min... See More  

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679040

Paul Revere from when he was the Masonic Grand Master...

Item #679040

December 09, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 9, 1795  The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, G. Master.

Four pages, minor foxing, generally nice condition.

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665487

Sam Adams signatures in type...

Item #665487

February 17, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 17, 1796  The front page has over a full column taken up with three Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each Act signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the margins, light foxing & damp staining, generally good.

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665488

Signed by Governor Sam Adams...

Item #665488

February 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796  The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Page 2 includes a report on the celebration of the 65th birthday of President George Washington. Four pages, irregular at the right margin causes a bit of loss to some back leaf ads, foxing & light damp staining.

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688468

Land for sale along the Potomac River...

Item #688468

April 28, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, April 30, 1796  The front page is filled with ads including 21 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has much reporting from the "House of Representatives". The back page has an ad: "Land On the Potowmac River for Sale" with details.

Four pages, great condition.

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684640

For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character...

Item #684640

June 03, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 3, 1796  Page 2 has reports from Converses including: "The bill for making appropriations for the support of the military and naval establishments of 1796, was read a their time and passed...".

Page 3 had an ad: "For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character..." and a bit more.

The back page has 2 runawa... See More  

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684578

Discussing the Jay Treaty...

Item #684578

June 11, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 11, 1796  Much of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with reports from Congress concerning debates on the controversial Jay Treaty with England.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For the term of 10 Years, A Likely healthy Negro Girl..." with details.

Page 4 has other "reward" ads concerning slaves, with details.... See More  

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688473

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

Item #688473

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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677411

On the future development of New York City...

Item #677411

August 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 3, 1796  Page 3 has a letter dated Fort Ontario: "...from the officer commanding the Federal troops sent to take possession of the post at Oswego...".

Another interesting report talks of the economic advantages of New York City and its development, one bit noting: "...New York is destined to be as large as Paris or London, ... See More  

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677412

Pinckney's Treaty ratified...

Item #677412

August 06, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 6, 1796  Taking all of the front page is a detailed report from the province of Lower Canada, concerning trade with the United States.

Among the many notices is one concerning the purchase of land lying in the "Triangle" in the northwest corner of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Population Company. The notice is signed in type ... 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  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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665550

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665550

February 01, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 1, 1797  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including several illustrated ship ads. Also on the ftpg. is a notice for: "Proposals For Carrying the Mails of the United States". Insid... See More  

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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  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 of the Electors for, and determined the election of, a President and Vice Presid... See More  

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669093

Signed by Governor Sam Adams...

Item #669093

March 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 22, 1797  Beginning on the front page & ending on pg. 4 signed: Samuel Adams is "An Act ...Respecting Highways" in the state of Mass. Page 2 has: "Slave Trade"

Four pages, good condition.

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676841

Working with the Indians...

Item #676841

April 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, April, 1797  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back three pages contain news items of the day. The news reports include some talk of a treaty with the Indians.

Certainly one of the less common 18th century American magazine titles, existing from just 1790 to 1797.

No plates are present.

Complete in 56 pag... See More  

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669094

Presidential proclamation signed by John Adams...

Item #669094

April 05, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 5, 1797  The front page has reports from the: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress". Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" concerning a need to convene Congress, signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, nice condition.

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686142

George Washington "signature" on the front page...

Item #686142

April 19, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 19, 1797  The front page contains an Act of Congress, taking close to a full column of text, being: "An Act for Raising a Further sum of Money by additional Duties on certain Articles imported; & for other purposes." which is signed in script type: Go. Washington. This was one of just a few newspapers which used the script type for signatures of... See More  

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677511

Frigate United States' launch is delayed... Buonaparte Proclamation...

Item #677511

April 29, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 29, 1797  Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia noting; "The launch of the United States frigate, which was reported to be intended for tomorrow, will not take place till some future day..." with more detail.

The back page has a: "Proclamation" signed in type: Buonaparte concerning his victories in Italy.

Four pages,... See More  

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676959

Four script signatures of John Adams... Frigate "Constitution"...

Item #676959

August 09, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 9, 1797  The full first column of the front page has four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams.

Also, page 2 has a letter signed in block type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 also has an update on "Naval Articles" which notes the "Constitution" is still being built and should be launched soon, ... See More  

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649216

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #649216
(5) AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.  

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665602

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665602

January 05, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 5, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 3 has the latest reports from Congress. The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 1796,... See More  

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688806

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #688806

March 09, 1798

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 9, 1798  This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." Note the engraving of a porcupine in the masthead. He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Je... See More  

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686818

The XYZ Affair In 1798....

Item #686818

March 28, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1798  Page 2 has the "President's Message" to Congress indicating that the negotiations with France by the U.S. envoys have failed. In the message the President states in part: "...I perceive no ground of expectation, that the objects of their mission, can be accomplished, on terms compatible, the safety, honor, or the essential interes... See More  

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686132

Treasury report and documents signed by President John Adams...

Item #686132

April 24, 1798

THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, April 24, 1798  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a report headed: "Treasury Department" signed in type: Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury. Page 2 has "Important Communications" which includes 3 letters, each signed in type: John Adams, concerning negotiations with France dur... See More  

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686131

Treasury notice... The situation with France...

Item #686131

May 01, 1798

FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE AND VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, May 1, 1798  The front page has  1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Treasury Department, Public Notice is Hereby Given..." signed by: Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury.  Much of the front page & most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France" which rel... See More  

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686849

John Adams Acts... with script signatures...

Item #686849

June 02, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 2, 1798  The front page has three Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the President:  John Adams.

Page 2 has two letters: "To the President of the United States" from the citizens of Cambridge and Haverhill, Mass.

Four pages, minor stain near the top, nice condition. A displayable issue with the 3 Acts on the front page.
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686707

Creation of the Department of the Navy...

Item #686707

June 20, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 20, 1798  A very significant issue, as the front page contains the Act of Congress which formally established the Department of the Navy.

The United States Navy can trace its history back to 1775 when the Continental Congress passed a resolution creating the Continental Navy. Soon after the end of the Revolutionary War the ships were sold & the Continenta... See More  

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691166

President John Adams responds... Society of the Cincinnati...

Item #691166

July 14, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 14, 1798  



* Society of the Cincinnati

* President John Adams




The front page has an extract of the President's answer to the Address of the (Society of) Cincinnati of Pennsylvania, signed in type: John Adams. Also has his answer to an address from the Legislature of New Hampshire, signed in type: John Adams.

Also on the front page is much on ... See More  

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684160

Reflecting on the historic Battle of the Nile...

Item #684160

November 03, 1798

FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1798  Handsome engraving in the masthead. Being of the era of the Napoleonic Wars, it is not surprising that this issue has numerous reports on such. Included are several reports which relate to the historic Battle of the Nile, Pages 3 and 4 have some reports from America.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. Full red tax sta... See More  

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668977

John Adams responds...

Item #668977

November 08, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 8, 1798  Page 2 has a letter to the President from the officers & soldiers of the Chowan county, North Carolina, concerning: "...the critical situation of our country..." as it relates to France. It is followed by the: "Answer" signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.... See More  

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686883

The young U.S. Navy... The President's palace...

Item #686883

December 29, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 29, 1798  Page 2 has a chart headed: "American Navy" being a: "List of Vessels In Service" noting the number of guns of commander of each.

It begins with the "United States" "Constitution" and "Constellation" then 12 other vessels, followed by a list of ship that are "Building" and locations of each.... See More  

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649292

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #649292
(5) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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686884

The frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation...

Item #686884

January 05, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 5, 1799  Page three has the report "Our Nation's Hope" which includes mention of the USS Frigates Constitution, Constellation and United States, with some details. 

Also included within are the mention of Thomas and Mrs. Jefferson arriving in Philadelphia, a letter to Jefferson, an Ode to America's forefathers written by Thomas Paine, a... See More  

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686130

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

Item #686130

June 15, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 15, 1799  Page 3 begins with a notice headed: "The Board Of Health, To Their Constituents" in which the board notes recommendations to prevent the return of "the Fever". It is signed in type by: Paul Revere, who was President of the Board at that time. This notice takes half a column.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few chips at margi... See More  

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686125

Regulating the tariffs...

Item #686125

July 15, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1799  Two columns on the front page are taken up with "An Act to regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" continued in a future issue. It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

The back page has over a full column report from the "War Department" seeking bids to supply rations to the mentioned mi... See More  

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686120

Regulating the tariffs...

Item #686120

July 15, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1799  Two columns on the front page are taken up with "An Act to regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" continued in a future issue. It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

The back page has over a full column report from the "War Department" seeking bids to supply rations to the mentioned mi... See More  

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683835
Item #683835

September 11, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, 1799  A lot of nine issues of this year, all in "2nd rate" condition due to wear, tears, or other such disfigurements. Each issue has notable content penciled at the top. All are complete in 4 pages without missing portions.

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684281

Paul Revere in another role...

Item #684281

October 12, 1799

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

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

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684282

William H. Harrison when he was 26 years old...

Item #684282

December 18, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 18, 1799  The top of page 2 has a brief report headed: "Delegate To Congress" noting: "Mr. W. H. Harrison having produced his credentials as delegate to Congress from the N.W. Territory, the same were referred to the Committee of Elections."

This is very early mention of Harrison in a newspaper, who would distinguish himself in the War of ... See More  

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687603

Honoring the death of Washington...

Item #687603

January 15, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 15, 1800  The front page has: "Funeral Solemnities, In Honor Of The Memory Of The Now Sainted Washington. 'A Nation's Gratitude is exhibited in these Testimonials.'"

Hereafter are reports about the solemn tributes in honor of the death of the illustrious Washington "At Old York" "At Berwick" "At Hingham" &am... See More  

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688539

Great engraving of the Cape of Good Hope, and of Tippoo Sultan...

Item #688539

June 01, 1800

THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, June, 1800  Formatted much like the more popular Gentleman's Magazine of  the era, but this is a more rare title.

Perhaps the dominant feature of this issue would be the two full page engravings still present, the first: "A Portrait of Tippoo Sultaun" [aka Tipu Sultan & Tiger of Mysore] with a related article: "Tippoo Sultan, Late So... See More  

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687994

The House decides upon Jefferson as President...

Item #687994

March 03, 1801

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 3, 1801  The Jefferson/Burr election for President in 1800 was a very contentious one. The ballots showed a Jefferson-Burr tie, tossing the decision to the House of Representatives. After an all-night session on February 17 with 36 ballots and a deadlock, Jefferson is ultimately chosen as President. 

The report on page 2, albeit it very brief, a... See More  

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649304

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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686200

Thomas Jefferson on the front page in script type...

Item #686200

May 05, 1802

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, May 5, 1802  Half of the front page is taken up with ads plus a full column: "Act to Establish an Uniform Rule of Naturalization & to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that Subject." which is signed in script type by the President: Th. Jefferson, and in block type by the Vice President: Aaron Burr.

Four pages, never-... See More  

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666995

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666995

August 31, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 31, 1802  Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federali... See More  

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666997

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666997

September 07, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Sept. 7, 1802  Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist... See More  

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685605

Rare mention of "Sally" in Callender's letter...

Item #685605

September 11, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 11, 1802  Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

This issue has a wealth of fine content on the Callender/Jefferson situation. Page 2 begins with over a full column report/editorial concerning the two, the full text shown in the photos.

Also on page 2 is a letter signed in type b... See More  

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667507

Problems with a loan to Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667507

June 17, 1803

NEW YORK EVENING POST, June 17, 1803  Page 2 has most of a column taken up with letters relating to a loan to Thomas  Jefferson  which he was delinquent--and deceptive--in repaying. Included is a letter signed: Th. Jefferson, from 1779.

Four pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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684112

Early Charleston...

Item #684112

June 28, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1803  A volume I issue of this famous title from the South. Page 3 has a letter of the French inhabitants of New Orleans which relates to the coming Louisiana Purchase.

Various news report of the day and a wealth of ads. The back page has an ad for a runaway slave.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin due to disbinding, good condi... See More  

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688706

Lengthy letter on the First Barbary War...

Item #688706

June 29, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 29, 1803  Page 2 has a lengthy letter signed by William Eaton concerning the First Barbary War, or the Tripolitan War.

Eaton was a U.S. Army officer and the diplomatic officer Consul General to Tunis. He played an important diplomatic and military role in the First Barbary War between the United States and Tripoli.

Fine content concerning eve... See More  

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691337

Jefferson "separation of church and state" themed letter to the Ursuline Nuns of Louisiana...

Item #691337

November 17, 1804

POLITICAL OBSERVATORY, Walpole, New Hampshire, Nov. 17, 1804  Page 4 has the entire response from President Jefferson to the Ursuline Nuns from New Orleans. In this letter, he works to assuage their fears: " the principles of the constitution and government of the United states are a sure guarantee to you that it will be preserved to you sacred and inviolate, and that your instituti... See More  

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685045

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #685045

March 09, 1805

NEW YORK HERALD, March 9, 1805  A very historic issue as over half of page 2 is taken up with Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address for his second term as President, introduced with: "This day at 12 o'clock THOMAS JEFFERSON, President of the United States, took the oath of office and delivered the following Inaugural Speech i the Senate Chamber in the presence of the two Houses an... See More  

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686307

Battle Of Trafalgar & Lord Nelson's death...

Item #686307

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1805  Certainly the most notable content is the very detailed account of Admiral Horatio Nelson's victory at the historic Battle of Trafalgar.

One account begins, datelined from the "Eurydice, off Cape Trafalgar, Oct. 22" Sir, the ever to be lamented death of Vice-admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, who, in the late conflict with th

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649289

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the is... See More  

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667686

Jefferson's annual message, with mention of Lewis & Clark...

Item #667686

December 09, 1806

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 9, 1806  Page 2 has the President's "Message" communicated to Congress, it being Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation.

Of significance is some fine mention of the Lewis and Clark expedition: "The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke [sic]...has all the success which could have been expected....it is but justice to s... See More  

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649276

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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559604

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559604
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy.

Complete in 4 pages, 2nd-rate condition with rubbing, foxing, and staining, but not damaged.

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688881

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #688881
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy.

Complete in 4 pages, 2nd-rate condition with rubbing, foxing, and staining, but not damaged.

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667687

Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #667687

November 05, 1807

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Nov. 5, 1807  Over half of page 3 is taken up with the: "President's Message" to the Senate & House of Representatives, signed in type at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson.

This was Jefferson's annual state-of-the-union address in which he reviewed the events of the year. This was a tradition begun by Washington & continues to this day.

Four... See More  

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667552

Relations with Indians in the Michigan Territory...

Item #667552

January 20, 1808

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 20, 1808  Page 2 has a lengthy report signed by William Hull, governor of the Michigan Territory, concerning the situation with the Indians in the Detroit area and the responsibility of the United States to provide military assistance. This report is refaced with a: "Message from the President" to Congress signed: Th. Jeffers... See More  

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667503

Jefferson urges Congress to "plan for raising troops"...

Item #667503

March 08, 1808

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 8, 1808  The middle of the front page has a letter to Congress signed by the President: Th Jefferson, on his concern for a need to raise troops during the present troubling times in Europe. It begins: "The danger to our country arising from the contests of other nations, and the urgency of making preparations for whatever events might affect our relat... See More  

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686206

Signed by President Thomas Jefferson...

Item #686206

May 17, 1808

THE REPERTORY, Boston, May 17, 1808  Page  2 has a letter signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, concerning the Embargo law (see for full text). This is followed by some commentary on it.

Four pages, nice condition.

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649235

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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687905

Graphic on the 4th of July celebration...

Item #687905

July 01, 1809

BOSTON PATRIOT, July 1, 1809  Page 2 contains a rather large, graphic & broadside-like presentation of the: "CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENCE!" By: "The Bunker Hill Association".

Four pages, nice conditions volume one issue.

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687993

Madison's state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #687993

December 06, 1809

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 6, 1809  Taking over 2 columns of the front page & ending on page 2 is the: "President's Message" being his annual state-of-the-union address in which he recounts the events of the year, signed in type: James Madison.

Four pages, scattered foxing, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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691342

President Madison and the church & state controversy....

Item #691342

March 09, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 



* President James Madison

* Church & State controversy




Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Ter
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687984

Perhaps the earliest of comic newspapers...

Item #687984

April 17, 1811

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, April 17, 1811  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em".

This title was one of the earliest of the true comic papers. It kept up its flow of satire for six years, attacking local and national politicians and government.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice conditio... See More  

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649218

The War of 1812...

Item #649218
(10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.
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684931

Battle of Tippecanoe, and much more...

Item #684931

January 10, 1812

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 10, 1812  The front page begins with: "The Indian Prophet -- And His Doctrine" which is introduced with: "Substance of a TALK held at le Maioouitinong...by the Indian Chief Lemaigouis, May 4, 1807, as coming from the first man whom God created...addressed to the different tribes of Indians."

More Indian-related content on the front page ... See More  

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686203

Documents relating to the beginning of the War of 1812...

Item #686203

May 06, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 6, 1812  The front page has nearly two columns taken up with a great letter headed: "Reflections on WAR!" being part of a sermon. This was from just two months before the War of 1812 would be formally declared.

Also on the front page is a notable: "Law of the United States" titled: "Authorizing the departure of ships & vessels from... See More  

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677801

The War of 1812 in Canada...

Item #677801

August 06, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 6, 1812  The ftpg. has: "A Proclamation" of General Hull calling for Canadians to rise up against their British masters, & warning that "...no white man found fighting by the side of an Indian will be taken prisoner...", signed in type by him: W. Hull.

The ftpg. also has: "Action On Sacket's Harbor" with more items on ... See More  

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677821

From the early months of the War of 1812...

Item #677821

August 10, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 10, 1812  The front page has an Act of Congress for issuing Treasury notes, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "British Invasion" "Divide & Conquer" "Florida" "American Prize List" and more.

Four pages, nice condition.

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677932

Acts of Congress... The War of 1812...

Item #677932

October 05, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 5, 1812  The front page has a full column taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by he President: James Madison.

Inside has several reports on the War of 1812 including: "Military Movements" "The Freedom of the Sea, or War!" "Americans In Canada" "Anglo-Savages" "Green Mountain Patriots&qu... See More  

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672743

Latest news from the War of 1812...

Item #672743

October 29, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Oct. 29, 1812  Most of a page 2 column has  War of 1812 under headings: "From Halifax" "From the Ohio" "From Lake Ontario" Latest from Detroit" "Grand Army" and "Commendable Justice in the Enemy".

Four pages, good condition.

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674433

Battle of Queenstown Heights...

Item #674433

November 04, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1812  Page 2 has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Copies of Letters from Major-Gen. Van Rensselaer...to Major-Gen. Dearborn..." dated at Lewiston, Oct. 14, 1812. This is a fine account of the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major land battle of the War of 1812. The American were defeated by the British. Great to have an account of this ... See More  

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672953

A terrific letter to rouse the troops in conquering Niagara...

Item #672953

December 02, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 2, 1812  Page 2 has several reports with a Plattsburg, N.Y. dateline. Also a letter from S. T. Anderson with another from Commodore Chauncey datelines from Sacket's Harbor, taking two-thirds of a column & signed in type: Isaac Chauncey. This is a fine account of a naval encounter.

Also a nice & rousing letter headed: "General Smyth To the Soldiers of the... See More  

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687494

Incredible document, with a 4 1/2 inch wax seal... King George III engraving...

Item #687494

January 01, 1813

Although we have sold hundreds of British sheepskin documents over the last 46 years, this would have to be the most intriguing--and exceedingly decorative.

It begins with: "George the Third by the Grace of God..." in very large handwriting, and within the "G" is a terrific engraving of King George III. The entire document is very decoratively embellished at the margins. Twice... See More  

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687499

From the War of 1812...

Item #687499

January 13, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, Jan. 13, 1813  The front page has a lengthy article on: "Impressment of Seamen" which was a a major issue leading to the War of 1812. Also on the ftpg: "The Great Effects of the Non-Importation Law Against England".

Reports inside include: "Black Votes" "Additional Bounty" 'War Intelligence, On the Ocean" "Free Trade &... See More  

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