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680146

Barbadoes and New York...

Item #680146

July 25, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1670  



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



An early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665.

The front page begins with a report noting: "The 15th instant arrived here the Expedition of London, laden with horses and others goods, bound for the Barbados,... See More  

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$76.00
680363

Jews are banished from Vienna, Austria...

Item #680363

July 28, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 28, 1670 



* Jews are expelled from Vienna (Austria)

* The synagogue has been removed!

* Extremely rare reporting

* Only the 5th year of L.G.'s publication




The top of the front page has a report from Vienna noting: "The Jews have offered great sums of money to the Emperor to dispence with his order for their banishment, or at least to give le... See More  

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$465.00
703888

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #703888

July 24, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 24, 1671



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$46.00
703101

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #703101

July 15, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 15, 1675



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, me... See More  

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$47.00
663842

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #663842
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, July 25, 1682   A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing,  particularly with the over 340-year old date clearly visible in the dateline.

The most intriguing aspect of this issue is the imprint at the bott... See More  

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$75.00
672696

Mention of Newfoundland and the West Indies in a 1697 newspaper...

Item #672696

July 05, 1697

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 5, 1697 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



The first column of the front page has a few mentions of the "new world" amongst shipping notices, including: "The ships of the Flora, which returned lately from the West Indies, are now unlading...6 English merchant ships bound home and one for Newfoundland..." a... See More  

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695988

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1698...

Item #695988

July 21, 1698

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 21, 1698



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Nearing the beginning of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century... See More  

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$37.00
690466

Assassination of the Dey of Algiers...

Item #690466

July 13, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 13, 1710  The front page begins with a report from: "Algiers" which notes: "...the Dey of this Kingdom was shot in the Council House after he had reigned three years...The conspirators were only five Turks...the new government was in great confusion...the son-in-law remained with a small army in the field, but upon his march to force this place... See More  

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$87.00
636850

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #636850

July 01, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, 1713  This editorial-format newspaper published by John Morphew was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift (of Gulliver's Travels fame) during this period of publication. 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... See More  

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$56.00
637724

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #637724

July 01, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, 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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656181

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #656181

July 01, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, 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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$56.00
687304

Nice title from 1720...

Item #687304

July 19, 1720

THE ST. JAMES'S EVENING POST, London, July 19, 1720  



* Rare 18th century publication



An uncommon title from such an early date. News reports from various corners of Europe including "London". Several advertisements, plus page 3 has a "Postscript" for recently-received news. The back page is entirely blank.

Four pages, 7 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches, a paper flaw in the ... See More  

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$68.00
670114

Lord Baltimore arrives at Philadelphia...

Item #670114

July 28, 1733

THE DAILY POST BOY, London, England, July 28, 1733 



* Early pest-control advertisement



The front page has reports datelined from Annapolis and Philadelphia, two items mentioning Lord Baltimore. Otherwise all news reports are European, with various ads on the back page.

Complete as a single sheet issue, 9 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, a few stains, partial red tax stamp on the front page.... See More  

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$19.00
685364

Criminals & their crimes, plus much more...

Item #685364

July 20, 1734

THE COUNTRY JOURNAL: OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, July 20, 1734  



* Rare 18th century publication



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... See More  

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$48.00
644393

Letter from the Sugar Planters...

Item #644393
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1736



* "Letter from the Sugar Planters" "Quakers Perverse Humour Shewn" and more... 

* Nice 18th century British magazine... 



A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and ot... See More  

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$34.00
697602

Battle of Dettingen: last time a British King led troops into battle...

Item #697602
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1743 



* Battle of Dettingen

* King George II

* Last British monarch

* to lead army in battle




Much on the Battle of Dettington - the
last time that a British monarch, George II, personally led his troops into battle (see images).

One of the article is titled: "Objections to Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets" which include
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$68.00
657332

Coal mine fires...

Item #657332
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1747 (does not include the map of Maastricht, The Netherlands - and priced as such)

Nearly five pages are taken up with a list of recently elected members to Parliament. A full page is taken up with "A Letter on the Late Rebellion", referring to the Jacobite Rebellion (see for portions).

Two pages are taken up with a: "List of Ships
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705041

Map of Maastricht, The Netherlands... Battle of Val Lauffeld)...

Item #705041
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1747 (with map)



* Battle of Lauffeld (also Maastricht, or Val)

* Map of Maastricht, The Netherlands

* Coal mine fires




A nice feature is a foldout map titled: "A Plan of Maestricht, with the Adjacent Villages where the Battle was fought June 21...", which is in The Netherlands. The map shows considerable details - folding out to measure ... See More  

(Added to Catalog #344 after the hardcopy was released - only available on-line.)

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$68.00
667124

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667124
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More  

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682414

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #682414
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 



* Great 18th century ship illustration



Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" n... See More  

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683461

Very early, short-lived, colonial newspaper...

Item #683461

July 12, 1753

THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, July 12, 1753 



* Rare Colonial New York original

* Short lived publication




This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates.

A fine opportunity to purchase
at a reasonable price a very e... See More  

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$235.00
694072

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

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



* Great American colonies mid-18th century map

* Future general & president George Washington 




Inside has the continuation of an Account of the Encroachments made by the French on the British Settlements in America. In the account are the various measures taken by the British to prevent the encroachments, incl
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698715

Early mention of George Washington...

Item #698715
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755  There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of  "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent... See More  

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$220.00
648710

Shamokin, Pennsylvania... Crown Point, Albany, New York... Susquehanna River...

Item #648710
GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1756  This issue begins with a nearly 3 page article: "An Account of the Siege & Capture of Port Mahon" on the island of Minorca, in the Mediterranean. During the Seven Years' War in Europe, of which the French & Indian War was an extension in North America, Spain regained the island from Great Britain in 1756 after the ... See More  

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642773

A map of the Rhine River... Cape Breton...

Item #642773
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime feature is the full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Dusseldorph [Dusseldorf]...".

One of the articles: "The Best Way of Constructing the Arches of Bridges" includes a nice print of a bridge arch. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news events of the day,... See More  

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643503

Two European maps...

Item #643503
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime features of this issue are the two maps, one being a full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Duseldorp..." (see), and the other a foldout map measuring 8 by 10 1/2 inches titled "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend, to Cape Finisterra, including the Opposite Coast of the British Chan... See More  

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682582

Early Georgia... Map of the English Channel...

Item #682582
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1759 



* Article on the weather in Georgia

* Map of Havre De Grace, the English Channel, Isle of Wight




The first article is: "A Description of Havre de Grace" which takes over a full page and is accompanied by a nice foldout map showing part of the English Channel including the Isle of Wight off the coast of Southampton and a
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696461

Early newspaper from Scotland...

Item #696461

July 20, 1759

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 17, 1759  



* French & Indian War era

* 18th century original

* Uncommon publication




A typical newspaper of the day from doing one of the final years of the French & Indian War in America. I find no American content save for a brief item: "This week a large quantity of gunpowder was shipped for New York." The back page is ... See More  

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693422

Front page reports on the French & Indian War...

Item #693422

July 05, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 5, 1760  The front page begins with a report headed: "America" with a New York dateline noting news from the French & Indian War including: "...Sixteen 24 pounders with mortars...are gone to Oswego. Col. Williamson commands this train...The enemy sends out constant parties towards Crown Point & Ticonderoga..." and more.

Eight pa... See More  

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693423

Mass. governor speaks on the French & Indian War...

Item #693423

July 15, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1760 



* Governor Thomas Pownall speech

* Province of Massachusetts Bay

* French and Indian War




One-third of page 5 is taken up with news reports headed: "America" with Boston datelines.

Most of the report is a speech by the governor concerning the ongoing French & Indian War, one bit noting: "...his Majesty having nothing so ... See More  

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693425

Indian troubles in South Carolina...

Item #693425

July 26, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1760  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with: "America - Extract of a Letter from South Carolina" concerning troubles with the Indians, including: "...You have heard of the Cherokees breaking out in war against us...the Creek Indians have broke out also..." with more.

Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condit... See More  

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695083

A tornado in South Carolina? A book on America...

Item #695083

July 09, 1761

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 9, 1761  Pages 5 and 6 have over half a page of content headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston.

There is a detailed account from South Carolina concerning a strong weather event they call a "Typhones" which I suspect is a typhoon. But by the description it could also have been a tornado, apparently unfamiliar to the w... See More  

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695155

Powers of a Cherokee Chief, now visiting England...

Item #695155

July 06, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 6, 1762  Page 2 has a report from London noting: "The Cherokee Chief who is now here is the second person in point of consideration of his people. The Cherokees are the most considerable Indian nation with which we are acquainted, and are absolutely free...It is courage and ability that constitutes a Chief amongst the Cherokees, who are led by him inde... See More  

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695156

Cherokee Chiefs in London... Handel's monument in Westminster Abbey...

Item #695156

July 15, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1762  
 
* Cherokees Indians - Native Americans
* George Frederic Handel monument dedication
 
Page 2 has two interesting, yet brief, items: "The Cherokee Chiefs have been invited by the Lord Mayor to the Mansion house, and are soon to go there."
In 1762, a delegation of Cherokee leaders arrived in Lon
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601561

News from Quebec...

Item #601561

July 11, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1765  Page 2 has a letter from Quebec telling of the activities there, noting: "...We have had balls, assemblies, etc. in town; sleighing, bear-hunting & fishing in the country...General Murray intends to establish a playhouse..." with more (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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621173

News from America...

Item #621173

July 25, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1765  Inside has nearly a full column of reports from New York and Charleston headed "America" which has some news concerning relations with Indians (see).

Eight pages. 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, some foxing, generally nice.

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633380

Pre Revolutionary War...

Item #633380

July 10, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, July 10, 1766  Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.



Complete in eight pages measuring 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, in nice condition, with a partial red ink tax stamp.

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698664

A handsome newspaper from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #698664

July 18, 1768

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England (now spelled Gloucester), July 18, 1768  Various British news reports throughout, with its finest feature being the handsome masthead with two detailed engravings and the ornate lettering. This is from the period when the troubling relationship between England and America was coming to a head. The Boston Massacre would be less than 2 years away.

Four pages, a r... See More  

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653060

Northwest Passage... Admiral De Fonte's letter...

Item #653060

July 23, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1768  The front page has the conclusion of the lengthy letter from Admiral De Fonte, "giving an Account of the most material Transactions in a Journal of his from the Calo of Lima in Peru, on his Discoveries to find if there was any North-West Passage from the Atlantic Ocean into the South and Tartarian Sea," followed by considerable text. The... See More  

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601087

Essay II from Atticus on tensions between England & America...

Item #601087

July 08, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 8, 1769  The front page has half a column headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, Charleston & Philadelphia. The Boston report concerning exposing those merchants who chose not to conform to the non-importation agreement, noting in part: "Inasmuch as some persons among us have...preferred their own supposed private advantage to the ... See More  

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601128

Peace with the Indians at Detroit...

Item #601128

July 25, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1769  Page 2 has reports headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia & New York, the latter noting: "...the disputes with the Indians at Detroit were amicably adjusted & peace again settled...".

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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676473

Massachusetts' Bay... Hutchinson... Great map of Greece & vicinity...

Item #676473
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1770  The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with: "Lieutenant Hutchinson's Speech to Both Houses of Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts' Bay". In it he deals with the taxation issue.

This is followed by comments on the response from the Mass. Assembly w... See More  

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586322

Supporting the Non-Importation agreement...

Item #586322

July 21, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1770



* Non-Importation agreement support



The front page has an item headed "America" with a Boston dateline, noting in part: "....sense of our merchants, traders, etc. respecting the non-importation agreement, as meeting was called the day following at Faneuil Hall...it was voted almost unanimously that we would still strictly adhere to ... See More  

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674940

Follow-up to the historic Somersett slave case... Bougainville in Tahiti...

Item #674940
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1772 



* James Somersett's case

* Slaves - slavery




The most significant articles in this issue would be two which are follow-up commentaries concerning the landmark James Somersett slave case. Somerset was a slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case concerned whether he was free or re... See More  

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679777

On Captain Cook's second voyage to the South Seas...

Item #679777

July 14, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 14, 1772  



* Second voyage of James Cook



A one paragraph report on the second page mentions: "We are assured that Capt. Cooke...with some other learned Gentlemen, have actually set sail in order to make new discoveries in the South Seas..." with a bit more.

This was his second trip, the purpose of the mission was to determine if a continent extended... See More  

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679779

Sam Adams is selected...

Item #679779

July 21, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1772 



* Samuel Adams chosen for clerk

* House of Representatives

* Pre Revolutionary War era




Page 6 contains a report from a Boston letter concerning political events in that town, and which mentions "...the House then made choice of Mr. Samuel Adams for their clerk...". The article goes on to report other political happenings, taking ... See More  

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697207

Inhabitants of New Zealand... Plate of Algernon Sidney...

Item #697207

July 01, 1773

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1773  Near the back is a nearly full column report headed: "America - New York". Also an article: "Interesting Anecdotes of the Life of Algernon Sydney, the English Patriot" as well as a full page plate of him. Sidney was an English politician who was accused of platting against the life of Charles II, for which he would be executed.

Ov... See More  

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568278

Creating the Committee of Correspondence...

Item #568278

July 13, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1773  An inside page has over half a column headed "America" with news reports from New York and Newport, Rhode Island, the former noting: "...from Surinam...who informs us that the disturbances with the Negroes at that settlement were settled by a smart engagement in which many of them were killed..." and also: "...letters from... See More  

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$57.00
568280

Counterfeiters beware...

Item #568280

July 20, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 20, 1773  An inside page has: "Animadversions on the late Act for Preventing the Clipping and Diminishing of the Gold Coin of this Kingdom". Another report headed: "America" is concerning: "...the island of St. Vincent, the Carribs, formed into small parties in the night, plunder the inhabitants & render property extremely insec... See More  

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567524

Early animal conservation... On counterfeit bank notes...

Item #567524

July 22, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 22, 1773  Pg. 3 has a fascinating letter from New York concerning a woman challenging a man to a duel to protect her own honor (see).

Half of an inside pg. is taken up with: "Abstract of the Act for the more effectual Preventing the Forging of the Notes or Bills of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England...". The same page has an item whi... See More  

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568068

Suffering through the blockade...

Item #568068

July 12, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 12, 1774 



* Boston, Massachusetts shipping blockade



Inside has an "Extract of a Letter from Boston" which begins: "We shall soon be in a deplorable situation in this town; no vessels are now permitted to enter the port & none will be allowed to depart after the 14th..." and ending: "...I intend removing to Salem during the... See More  

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568107

History of Jamaica...

Item #568107

July 26, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1774  The entire front page is taken up with: "The History of Jamaica..." (photo shows the beginning) which carries over to page 2, then continued in a furure issue.



Inside has a: "Curious Account of the Highland Robbers" and other reports from England and the rest of Europe, including several military events.



Eight pages, 8 1... See More  

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687295

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

Item #687295

July 05, 1775

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, July 5, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown

* Siege of Boston, Massachusetts

* George Washington named commander

* American Revolutionary War

* Terrific issue w/ many reports




Nice engraving in the masthead of a post boy on horseback.

The front page has a letter from an officer in General Gage's regiment heading for ... See More  

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687100

Much like the Olive Branch Petition... Reaction by the soldiers to reading the "...Causes & Necessity of Taking Up Arms"...

Item #687100

July 26, 1775

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, July 26, 1775  A terrific issue, as the entire front page and most of page 2 are taken up with a terrific follow-up to the Olive Branch Petition, in fact, written just 3 days after it, in which the Continental Congress points out the many issues with its relations with England, detailing how it has been poorly treated and ending with some hope tha... See More  

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597522

Cornwallis attacked 10,000 provincials...

Item #597522

July 14, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 14, 1777  Page 2 has: "...advice was received of a very considerable body of the rebel army commanded by Arnold and Sullivan having stole a march and got in the rear of our reserve, had obliged Lord Cornwallis to alter his front & post picquet guards all around him, by which the battalions are greatly weakened." Also: "General Lee, ... See More  

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685948

George Washington, Ethan Allen, and more...

Item #685948
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 

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

Item from Catalog 344 (released for July, 2024)

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$98.00
697393

Latest news on the war, in a rare newspaper...

Item #697393

July 01, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 1779  



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #16 issue.

The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a lett... See More  

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$445.00
598026

Re-union with England should be wanted...

Item #598026

July 07, 1779

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 7, 1779  Page 2 has a letter which includes: "It is impossible to speak of the continuance of the rebellion in North America without the deepest concern...proofs of our sincere disposition to put an end to those troubles...the malignant designs of the enemies of Great Britain cannot long prevail against the evident interests of those unhappy prov... See More  

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$44.00
693475

News from America...

Item #693475

July 10, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, July 10, 1779  The second page has a dateline of Whitehall, July 10, 1779 and carries news the "Extract of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton Knight of the Bath, to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters, Phillipsburg, June 18, 1779..." with content on America. Other news  and advertisements are within.

Complete in eight pages, some scattered... See More  

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697211

Notable attempt at price controls during the War... Much fine war content...

Item #697211

July 15, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 15, 1779 



* Very rare American Revolutionary War publication



A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #18 issue.

The entire front page & most of the back page are taken up with what one scholar calls: &quo... See More  

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650798

Military events in the Caribbean...

Item #650798

July 01, 1781

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1781  Although near the back are two pages headed: "American Affairs" the content is primarily concerning events in the Caribbean. Otherwise various article of an eclectic nature as was the format at the time.

The two plates called for are lacking.

Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, very nice, clean condition.



Formatted very much like the G... See More  

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657751

Washington and Cornwallis in Virginia...

Item #657751
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, July, 1781  The "Historical Chronicle" begins with: "Plan for Putting an End to the American War & for Laying the Foundation of a Permanent Peace with the Thirteen Colonies". Another report has some good talk on military affairs in America including: "...Lord Cornwallis has entered Virginia; that a reinforcement has entered Chesape... See More  

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569062

Movements of British troops in America...

Item #569062

July 14, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 14, 1781 



* Movements of British troops in America 

* Revolutionary War from the enemy
 



The back page has some news from America including : "...letters from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton with an account of his Lordship having effected a junction with the troops under the command of Brigadier General Arnold, in consequence of wh... See More  

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698404

Much on the exchange of prisoners in prison ships... British have evacuated the South...

Item #698404

July 17, 1781

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 17, 1781  



* American Revolutionary War

* Ship prisoners exchanged

* Southern colonies evacuation (British)




The front page has several letters from British Lt. Col. Balfour, most dealing with discussion for an exchange of prisoners with General Greene.

This discussion carries over to page 2 where is found a letter dat... See More  

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681112

Great account of the Asgill Affair, and the Toms River Blockhouse Fight...

Item #681112

July 16, 1782

THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, July 16, 1782  



* American Revolutionary War



The back page has some great content concerning the Toms River Blockhouse Fight with the report of the execution of Capt. Huddy.

It is followed by two letters relating to the controversial execution, which threatened to derail peace treaty talks. It would lead to a retaliatory threat to execute Capt. Ch... See More  

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681154

Benedict Arnold is determined he can subdue America... Washington & the Asgill Affair...

Item #681154

July 18, 1782

THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, July 18, 1782  



* American Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century from The Enemy




Page 3 has much reporting from America concerning the end-of-war events.

It begins with a report headed "America" from Savannah concerning a skirmish with the Creek Indians. Also: "...65 mounted Rebels, under the command of Paddy Carr...crossed the Alat... See More  

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642836

News from America...

Item #642836
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1783  Key articles include: "American Votes Respecting the Loyalists" (a report from Worcester, Massachusetts) and "American News", the latter giving some reports of a treaty between the United States and the chiefs of the Six Nations (see image for details).

Among additional articles noted in the table of contents are: "Pa... See More  

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690373

Reports on closing events of the Revolutionary War...

Item #690373

July 25, 1783

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 25, 1783 



* American Revolutionary War - closing events



This issue has a wealth of reporting on the closing events of the Revolutionary War and the negotiations for peace.

The front page has reports concerning the Spanish at St. Augustine, and mention that: "...returned from New York & brings information that every preparation is making... See More  

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650137

All happy in Portugal that a treaty with America has been finalized...

Item #650137

July 29, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1783  Page 4 has a report: "...from Lisbon says, that a treaty of commerce and amity is near being concluded on between  that Court & the United States of America, which has given great joy to the people in general there, and look upon it a a very happy event as they expect great advantages will arise by trading with the Americans."

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647204

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

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

Another article of interest is: ... See More  

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699820

An attempted early demonstration of a parachute ends comically... News from America...

Item #699820

July 14, 1785

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 14, 1785  The back page has a report concerning the early use of a parachute, bits noting: "...persons were assembled...late Blanchard's Aerobatic Academy near Vauxhall, to be spectators of an experiment made by a Italian with a parachute, who was to have let himself down from a prodigious altitude and to manifest his composure by playing on a viol... See More  

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679259

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

Item #679259

July 23, 1785

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 



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

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




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

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676179

Letters by Benjamin Franklin...

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

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703114

First known U.K. printing...

Ben Franklin's historic/collectible essay: "The morals of Chess"...

Item #703114
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1787 



* Benjamin Franklin - Morals of Chess

* re. U.S. Constitution - George Washington




The most notable content is the historic/collectible essay: "The Morals Of Chess, By Dr. Franklin of Philadelphia", which takes nearly two pages. The article begins: "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable q... See More  

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615424

Early boxing item...

Item #615424

July 23, 1788

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, July 23, 1788  The bottom of pg. 2 has: "Doyle, the famous boxer, was yesterday committed by the Magistrates at Bow St. for assaulting a gentleman in Covent Garden...". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads.

Four pages, nice condition.

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680055

Washington to be dictator of America for life?

Item #680055

July 07, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789 



* President George Washington

* Dictator of American for Life ?




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

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686114

Work towards creating a tariff plan for the new government...

Item #686114

July 09, 1789

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER OR CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, July 9, 1789  Nice to have a newspaper from this town from the year of the formation of our nation's government.

Page 3 includes reports from "Proceedings of Congress" which includes some discussion on: "The bill to regulate the collection of the Impost, still under consideration...".

This was formally ... See More  

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679892

First inauguration of George Washington...

Item #679892

July 16, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 



* President George Washington

* First inauguration (historic)




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

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

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681132

Just before the storming of the Bastile...

Item #681132

July 18, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1789 



* Beginning of the French Revolution



An inside page has a lengthy report from Paris headed "Commotions In France" which covers much of the early events of the French Revolution.

Portions include: "The palace of Versailles is guarded by 3 lines of soldiers & the King has little to fear while the Marshal de Broglio is about... See More  

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686042

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

Item #686042

July 22, 1789

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



* Tariff Act of 1789 (Tonnage)

* George Washington signs

* 1st major piece of legislation




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

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

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686033

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

Item #686033

July 24, 1789

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



* Tariff Act of 1789 (Tonnage)

* George Washington signs

* 1st major piece of legislation




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

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

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686040

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

Item #686040

July 25, 1789

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

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682838

Letter from Ben Franklin criticizing music...

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

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

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680445

General Washington...

Item #680445

July 06, 1790

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



* President George Washington



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

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686108

Three Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #686108

July 07, 1790

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



* President George Washington

* Two Acts of U.S. Congress




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

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

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680376

Early on Botany Bay (Australia)...

Item #680376

July 27, 1790

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1790 



* Early Botany Bay - Australia voyage

* The life of Alessandro Stradella (composer)




The front page has much on the life and eventual fate of the great 17th century composer, Alessandro Stradella. The inside also has a mention of "Governor Phillip's Voyage to Botany Bay", which was a 21-volume contemporary account of the establ... See More  

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686790

Appointing the Postmaster General... Honoring Alexander Hamilton...

Item #686790

July 30, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1791  Page 3 includes: "We are informed that the President of the United States has been pleased to appoint William Jackson Post Master General of the United States."

Above this is a report of the celebration of the 4th of July, and also a note that: "The Coroporation of the Chamber of Commerce of New York last week gave an elegant entertai... See More  

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590718

Short-lived 18th century Boston magazine...

Item #590718
THE AMERICAN APOLLO, Boston, July 13, 1792  A 20 page magazine featuring a large engraving on the front page.

Near the back is the "American Intelligence" with various news reports, including datelines of Quebec, Kingston, Jamaica; Philadelphia, Albany, New York, Boston, and Niagara, the latter having a descriptive article on Niagara Falls.

A scarce periodical which lasted but 39 ... See More  

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667607

A Boston magazine from 1793...

Item #667607
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1793  Page 1 has a descriptive article of the State House (the plate called for is lacking).

Also in this issue: "Essay on Female Charms" "Of Various Phenomena of the Ocean" "The Benefits of Adversity" "On the Excellence of Christianity" & much more.

At the back is "Foreign Occurrences" and "... See More  

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689115

Handsome newspaper... John Hancock...

Item #689115

July 11, 1793

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 11, 1793  



* Nice masthead engraving

* 18th century America

* John Hancock




As the photo shows, this is one of the more handsome & displayable mastheads of the 18th century.

All of the front page, all of page 2, and nearly half of page 3 are taken up with an Act of the Mass. Legislature for a: "New Militia Law... See More  

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669137

Indian troubles... U.S. is neutral...

Item #669137

July 17, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 17, 1793  Page 2 has: "British Official Account Of The Battle At Maulde" which is a lengthy account. Also from Penna: "A letter from Fort St. Clair informs that every preparation for a campaign was making there: That several tracts of Indians had been seen round the fort...".

A report from Rhode Island notes: : "...The late Proclamati... See More  

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650951

"Courier From the Lower Rhine"...

Item #650951

July 24, 1793

COURIER DU BAS-RHIN, July 24, 1793 This translates to "Courier From the Lower Rhine". Totally in French, this is the first of this title we have offered. Eight pages, 6 1/2 by 7 3/4 inches, very nice condition. 

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629924

Corsica... William the Lion... America beefs up military...

Item #629924
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1794



* Island of Corsica

* American military

* William the Lion, King of Scotland




Included are: "Description of Corsica" which takes over a full page; "William the Lion, King of Scotland" which includes a full page print of him (see); and a small item near the back includes: "The Americans, with the best disposition... See More  

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686032

George Washington and Sam Adams...

Item #686032

July 05, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 5, 1794 



* President George Washington

* Samuel Adams




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

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

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686153

Significant Act of Congress in response to the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #686153

July 09, 1794

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, HARTFORD, June 23, 1794  Half of page 2 is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Making Further Provision for Securing and Collecting the Duties on foreign and Domestic Distilled Spirits, Stills, Wines and Teas." At its conclusion it is signed in type by the President; Go. Washington,

This Act of Congress was notable to the troubling Whiskey Rebellion i... See More  

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698603

Four Acts signed by Governor Sam Adams...

Item #698603

July 02, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 2, 1795  The front page features four Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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697906

The Jay Treaty: preventing another war...

Item #697906

July 13, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795  



* John - Jay's Treaty

* George Washington




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

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

concluding in the issue... See More  

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669538

Burning John Jay in effigy...

Item #669538

July 15, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 15, 1795  Evidence of how controversial the Jay Treaty with England was, page 3 has a report noting in part: "...about noon...the 4th...a number of people collected together and daringly attempted to burn, in effigy, our late minister J. Jay, together with the treaty...".

Also a lengthy listing of the ceremonial parade f... See More  

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676980

Sam Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #676980

July 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 15, 1795  Fully half of the front page is taken up with three Acts of  the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor, Samuel Adams.

The ftpg. also has lengthy letter concerning the Jay Treaty signed in type by: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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677317

Senate has problems with the Jay Treaty...

Item #677317

July 15, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 15 1795  Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" noting in part: "...accounts from General Wayne's head quarters any Greenville inform us that the Indians were coming in from all quarters to the Treaty...". This is followed by a report from Albany concerning the Indians.

The back page has: "More About the Treaty... See More  

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698240

Washington on peace & security...

Item #698240

July 18, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795  



* President George Washington



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

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

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697252

Front page Act signed by Sam Adams... Other thoughts on the Jay Treaty...

Item #697252

July 20, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 20, 1795 



* Samuel Adams

* Jay Treaty




Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Massachusetts legislature, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Much of page 2 is taken up with: "Observations Against The TREATY." being the controversial Jay Treaty.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small bindin... See More  

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691023

Early Australia... Capt. William Bligh...

Item #691023

July 24, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, July 24, 1795  A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title.

Page 2 has: "'Botany Bay" which is a letter which is descriptive of the what would become known as Australia. it notes in part: "I am happy to inform you that the more we clear of this country, th... See More  

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677319

Much on the controversial Jay Treaty with England...

Item #677319

July 25, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 25, 1795  The front page has nearly two columns taken up with article #4 on a: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation, with G. Britain" being the Jay Treaty. 

Page 3 begins with a nearly full column report on a special meeting to consider the controversial Jay Treaty, printed in larger-than-normal type... See More  

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668108

Much talk on the Jay Treaty...

Item #668108

July 29, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1795 



* 18th century America

* Much on the Jay Treaty




Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has additional items concerning the Jay Treaty.

Four pages, small piece from the bottom margin affects one word on pages 1 & 2, otherwise nice co... See More  

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704597

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

Item #704597

July 29, 1795

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

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677406

The 'Population Company'... Celebrating the 4th of July...

Item #677406

July 16, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 16, 1796  The front page has an ad placed by the "Pennsylvania Population Company" concerning the sale of large acreage lots in the "Triangle Presque Isle". An "Aaron Burr" is listed as one of the managers of the company. 

The back page has a reproof on the 4th of July celebration in Hudson, New York, in... See More  

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679027

Two front page Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #679027

July 16, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 16, 1796  



* President George Washington

* 2 Acts of Congress signed




Nearly half of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for: "...making further appropriations for the year 1796.", each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Quite displayable.

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

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679026

Three Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #679026

July 20, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 20, 1796  



* President George Washington

* Three Acts of Congress




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

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677408

Thomas Paine's latest pamphlet...

Item #677408

July 23, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 23, 1796  Page 3 has nearly half a column headed: "Thomas Paine" concerning a pamphlet he wrote on: "...the Decline and Fall of the English System of Finance...". A smaller article mentions Hamilton.

The front page has an ad placed by the "Pennsylvania Population Company" concerning the sale of large acreage ... See More  

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616286

Commenting on politicians in office...

Item #616286

July 30, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 30, 1796  Page 3 has a letter which begins: "The reduction of the army & the arrangements in the war office will occasion man revolutions in our microcosm...". Another item comments on those serving in office (see).

Four pages, great condition.

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629183

Shipwreck in the St. Lawrence River...

Item #629183

July 01, 1797

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, July, 1797  Under "Review of New Publications" is one work: "Gravels in North America by M. Crespel, with a Narrative of his Shipwreck & Extraordinary Hardships & Sufferings on the Island of Anticosti..." which is at the entrance of the St. Lawrence River in Canada. 

Included are both full page plates called for, one of ... See More  

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676883

Still has the full page plate...

Item #676883

July 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, July, 1797  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back several pages contain news items of the day, some of which can be seen in the photos.

Quite rare in the this issue still contains the full page plate, which relates to the first article on the front page. Typically such plates are missing.

Certainly one of... See More  

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665538

Acts of Congress signed by Adams and Jefferson...

Item #665538

July 07, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, July 7, 1797  Headed with a great engraving of a heraldic eagle, page 2 has two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President and Vice President; John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

Page 3 has a: "Message" to Congress concerning other nations infringing upon lands in North America.

Four pages, wide never-trimm... See More  

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684612

Ad for a whip and cane manufactory...

Item #684612

July 07, 1797

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, July 7, 1797  The back page has an ad for a: "Whip and Cane Manufactory" who makes not only these items by billiard balls as well. Much detail provided.

Four pages, one margin slightly irregular, good condition.

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676952

President John Adams signs in script type...

Item #676952

July 08, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1797  



* President John Adams

* Acts of Congress




The last column of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in in type by the President, John Adams, one in script type & the other in block type. Page 2 begins with a third Act signed in script type by John Adams.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669097

Spaniards & Indians on the frontier...

Item #669097

July 19, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 19, 1797 



* President John Adams



The front page has the: "Message of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress..." regarding the Spaniards & Indians on the frontier, signed in type: John Adams. Page 2 has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress".

Four pag... See More  

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676955

Script signature of John Adams...

Item #676955

July 22, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 22, 1797  



* President John Adams & Thomas Jefferson



The front page has a full column taken up with two Acts of Congress under the heading: "Laws Of the United States - By Authority", each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by Thomas Jefferson. Displayable as such. 

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$53.00
629112
Item #629112
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1798  A generic issue with no content worth writing about. Both plates called for are present.

Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. ... See More  

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$23.00
685709

John Adams and the XYZ Affair...

Item #685709

July 04, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 4, 1798 



* re. the XYZ Affair

* France relations

* John Adams




The front page, most of pg. 2 & some of page 5 are taken up with a lengthy letter from the U.S. ambassadors to the French ministers of state concerning the XYZ Affair, including an introductory note signed by the President: John Adams.

Four pages, nice cond... See More  

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$53.00
688389

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisement...

Item #688389

July 06, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 6, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) runaway slave advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 12 illustrated ship ads and 2 slave related ads. (see) Pages 2,3 & 4 have another slavery related ad.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, damp staining at a few areas, generally nice.... See More  

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$40.00
686859

John Adams and the Bank of the United States...

Item #686859

July 21, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 21, 1798  



* President John Adams signed act

* Bank of the United States fraud




The front page has half a column take up with: "An Act to Punish Frauds committed on the Bank of the United States" signed in script type: John Adams.

Page 2 has a document headed: "John Adams, President of the United States of America: To All Whom It May Conc... See More  

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694506

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

Item #694506

July 24, 1798

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 24, 1798  



* President George Washington

* re. commanding American armies




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

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668931

Giving permission for the President to borrow money...

Item #668931

July 26, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 26, 1798 



* President John Adams



Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "AN ACT To Enable the resident of the United States to Borrow money for the Public Service" signed at its conclusion: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing to an upper corner, nice condition.... See More  

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$23.50
629194
Item #629194
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1799  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both of the  plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. ... See More  

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$23.00
686122

Proclamation signed in script by John Adams...

Item #686122

July 06, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1799 



* President John Adams

* Act of United States Congress

* Commerce w/ San Domingo




Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of an: "Act to regulate the Collection of duties on imports...". Page 2 has: "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" concerning the suspension of trade with Fra... See More  

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$58.00
599357

President Adams concerning trade with France...

Item #599357

July 07, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 7, 1799 



* President John Adams

* Trade with France




Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" by the President of the United States concerning the ending of trade with France, signed in script type: John Adams (see). Also a brief item: "Naval Affairs" which notes the President offers thanks to Capt. Truxton & crew of the Constellation for the... See More  

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$48.00
684722

Reward ads for desertion from the military...

Item #684722

July 15, 1799

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, July 15, 1799  Various news of the day including some naval reports on relations with France. There are two: "Twenty Dollars Reward" ads for deserted soldiers with much detail.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$40.00
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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$39.00
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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645712

1799 Walpole, New Hampshire...

Item #645712

July 29, 1799

FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 29, 1799 



* Heraldic eagle masthead



Page 2 has an article: "Assassination of the French Deputies" which begins: "After the rivers of blood through which the prime agents of the French Revolution have waded; & the sacrifices made in the great slaughter house by the guillotine, the drownings... See More  

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$44.00
686119

Signed by Adams and Jefferson...

Item #686119

July 31, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 31, 1799 



* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson



The front page has most of a column taken up with a continued Act of congress signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson. This is followed by another very lengthy Act of Congress carrying over to page 2 where it is signed in script type by: John Adams.

Four pages,... See More  

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$49.00
596554

Turn of the century....

Item #596554

July 12, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 12, 1800  Various news of the day. Page 2 has a poem titled: "The Slave". Four pages, some staining, generally good.

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672550

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

Item #672550

July 16, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 16, 1800 



* Paul Revere

* Board of Health




The top of page 3 has a detailed report from  the: "Health Office" which is signed in type by its President: P. Revere.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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667646

Letters to Jefferson, with his response...

Item #667646

July 27, 1801

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 27, 1801  Page 2 has a "Remonstrance" from the merchants of New Haven on the removal of the tax collector in favor of another. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" which takes over a full column & signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

This is followed by another letter on the same concern: "To Thomas Jefferson, Preside... See More  

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$27.00
667660

Letters to Jefferson, with his response...

Item #667660

July 27, 1801

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 27, 1801  Page 2 has a "Remonstrance" from the merchants of New Haven on the removal of the tax collector in favor of another. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" which takes over a full column & signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

This is followed by another letter on the same concern: "To Thomas Jefferson, Preside... See More  

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$31.00
667653

Jefferson defends an appointment...

Item #667653

July 29, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1801  The front page has a "Remonstrance" of the merchants of New Haven, to the President, concerning the removal of the Revenue Collector & appointment of his replacement.

This is followed by: "The President's Reply" in which he justifies the action, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$38.00
206983

Gypsies...

Item #206983
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London England. This magazine is dated: July 1, 1802 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a lengthy article on the life of G... See More  

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$20.00
685041

Confirming the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #685041

July 02, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1803  



* Louisiana Purchase confirmation w/ France



The front page has: "TWO MILLIONS!!! An Act Making Further Provision for the Expenses attending the intercourse Between the U.S. and Foreign Nations" which is signed in type by he President: Th. Jefferson.

Inside has no fewer than two reports concerning confirmation of the Louisiana Purchase from Fran... See More  

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685039

Official report that the Louisiana Purchase treaty has been concluded...

Item #685039

July 23, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 23, 1803 



* The Louisiana Purchase Treaty

* Signed by U.S. & France ministers




Page 2 has: "By the President of the United States...A PROCLAMATION" calling for a special session of Congress, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

This is followed by a very historic report headed: "Louisiana - Official" which mentions in part: "Dispa... See More  

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$390.00
684523

Official report that the Louisiana Purchase treaty has been concluded...

Item #684523

July 25, 1803

BOSTON GAZETTE, July 25, 1803 



* The Louisiana Purchase Treaty



Page 2 has: "By the President of the United States...A PROCLAMATION" calling for a special session of Congress, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

This is followed by a very historic report headed: "Louisiana - Official" which mentions in part: "Dispatches from the American ministers at Paris...contain ... See More  

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222408

Giant Mudslide in 1804....

Item #222408

July 12, 1804

BOSTON GAZETTE, July 12, 1804

 

* Virginia mudslide disaster

* Early 19th century original reading




Page 2 has an interesting letter from Winchester, Virginia, that says:

 

* ...a mountain, 15 or 20 miles from that place, had recently burst; and area of 15 or 20 acres of earth fell into the adjacent valley...the force of violence being such as to have crushed and destroy
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$19.00
658423

High Resolution Images... 600dpi...

Early report on the death of Alexander Hamilton...

Item #658423

July 17, 1804

High Resolution Images of: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN, Hudson, New York, July 17, 1804



Note: Whereas this noteworthy issue has already sold, due to the unique nature of the coverage, we are making a set of 600dpi-images (printable/publishable quality) available for a minimal price. Once paid, we will e-mail you this set of images which includes: the entire front page, the report on the death o... See More  

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220048

Superintendent of Scavengers....

Item #220048

July 27, 1805

NEW-YORK HERALD, New York, July 27, 1805

 

* Superintendent of Scavengers

* Oysters




Page 3 has a municipal item: A Law for the amendment of the law for the appointment of a Superintendent of Scavengers. Concerned the possession or sale of oysters in the city from June thru September. Other news of the day. Area of foxing in unrelated content, otherwise in good condition.
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$17.00
695023

Early from a very small town today...

Item #695023

July 31, 1806

THE NORTHERN POST, Salem, New York, July 31, 1806  



* Very rare publication

* Washington County




A quite rare title from this town of fewer than 3,000 people today, located along the Vermont border northeast of Albany. This is the first of this title we have offered, coming from the private collection.

Typical news reports and advertisements of the day.

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

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$144.00
538296

William Hogarth print...

Item #538296

July 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic port

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$24.00
538297

William Hogarth print...

Item #538297

July 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1,1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portr

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667349

Jefferson's Proclamation declaring neutrality in the Napoleonic Wars...

Item #667349

July 08, 1807

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson proclamation

* America neutrality in Napoleonic Wars




Page 2 contains the historic "Proclamation" signed by President Th. Jefferson, in which is empathizes the neutrality of America in the Napoleonic Wars, and also notes that: "...requiring all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of ... See More  

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638615

Outrage over the attack of the H.M.S. Leopord upon the Chesapeake...

Item #638615

July 10, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1807 



* Chesapeake-Leopard affair

* Naval engagement off Virginia




Page 2 has a nice report concerning the attack upon the frigate Chesapeake by the British ship Leopard, an embarrassment for the U.S. Navy which enraged the American public. It  mentions in part: "...the late unprecedented outrage of Great Britain in demanding ... See More  

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215318

Robert Fulton 1807 Invention....

Item #215318

July 23, 1807

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 23, 1807

 

* Robert Fulton invention



Page 2 has a report from New-York stating that the Governor, Sec. of War and others "...attended at Ft. Jay, when Mr. Fulton exhibited and explained the principles of his machinery for blowing up ships..." plus a few details about the experiment to be conducted the next day. Other news of the day in
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667560

Jefferson's letter of thanks... Early on the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair...

Item #667560

July 31, 1807

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, July 31, 1807 



* Thomas Jefferson letter

* Chesapeake-Leopard affair

* Naval engagement off Virginia




The front page has a letter of thanks from the President for the military protection of Fort Norfolk and Crany Island, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Also an item: "Spanish Aggression" noting: "...that the Spaniards at Mobile have seized 2... See More  

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538313

William Hogarth print...

Item #538313

July 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portra

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$24.00
578475

Death of Fisher Ames...

Item #578475

July 05, 1808

THE REPERTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 5, 1808  All of pages 2 & 3 are black-bordered for the death of Fisher Ames, a noted member of Congress. Page 2 has a black-bordered notice beginning: "With the most heartfelt sorrow, we must discharge a solemn & painful duty, in announcing to the publick the death of the Hon. FISHER AMES..." who died on the 4th of July. Four pages,... See More  

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684914

Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809



* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine



The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... 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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215482

1809 John Quincy Adams dinner....

Item #215482

July 27, 1809

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 27, 1809. 



* John Quincy Adams dinner tribute
* New Orleans


On page 3 under Tribute Of Respect are details about a public dinner for John Quincy Adams prior to his departure to Russia, plus his reply signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Other news of the day includes: "New Orleans Address" "British regulation of American trade" and
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$18.00
686179

On the Non-Intercourse law... Did the governor die?

Item #686179

July 27, 1809

BOSTON GAZETTE, July 27, 1809  The front page has most of a column taken up with AN ACT...The Amended Non-Intercourse Law." concerning relations with England and France, signed in type by the President: James Madison.

Page 2 has a curious item: "A Danbury paper of July 19 announces...the death of his Excellency Jonathan Trumbull, Esq. This report, we think, and sincerely hope, is p... See More  

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587606

Rare 1810 Middlebury, Vermont title...

Item #587606

July 01, 1810

THE ADVISER; OR VERMONT EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE, (Middlebury), July, 1810



* Rare title

* Early 19th Century Middlebury VT




A very uncommon religious title which lasted from 1809 thru 1815. Beginning on the front page and taking 7 pages is: "Christian Courtesy Exemplified in the Character of Theophilus" with a wealth of other religious themed content inside.

Very nice condit
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633253

Tragedy of the ship Margaret...

Item #633253

July 25, 1810

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1810  Page 2 has a lengthy report "Unfortunate Ship Margaret" and the front page has: "Kidnapped and Fugitive Kings". Among the ads is: "Stop a Runaway" which was for an indented apprentice.

Four pages, good condition.

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651405

The Little Belt Affair from the British perspective...

Item #651405

July 01, 1811

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, July 1, 1811 



* The Little Belt Affair

* Captain Arthur Bingham




Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "British Official Account of the Engagement between the U.S. frigate President, Commodore Rodgers, and the British Sloop of War Little Belt, Captain Bingham" A fine & detailed letter signed by: A.B. Bingham, Captain of the Little Belt... See More  

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150675

"Extra" containing Honorable Robert's Smith's address to the People...

Item #150675

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA, Boston, July 3, 1811 A four page extra containing the "Hon. Robert's Smith's Address To the People of the United States" being his explanation that led to his resignation as Secretary of State. Sources say that he was actually dismissed by President Madison.

Complete in four pages, 15 by 10 inches, untrimmed and in good condition.

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151411
Item #151411

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA newspaper from Boston, dated July 3, 1811. The entire 4 page issue is taken up with "Hon. Robert Smith's Address to the People of The United States" concerning his resignation as Secretary of State. Issue was never trimmed, measures about 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches. Very nice condition.

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649734

Former Secretary of State to become president of the American Bible Society...

Item #649734

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL.....EXTRA, Boston, July 3 1811  The entirety of this 4 page issue concerning the resignation of Robert Smith as Secretary of State under James Madison, much of it being: "Hon. Robert Smith's Address To the People of the United States". Included are other documents signed by hi as well as a letter signed by James Madison. Robert Smith would eventually become pr... See More  

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$23.00
688349

Huge eagle in the masthead... Philadelphia, 1811...

Item #688349

July 05, 1811

COLUMBIAN CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, July 5, 1811 



* Great heraldic eagle masthead engraving



See the photo for perhaps the largest heraldic eagle engraving to be found in a masthead, the wingspan stretching nearly 7 inches. The ftpg. has various "Foreign Intelligence" including: "Confirmation of Massena's Defeat" with more news & ads inside.

Four pages, never ... See More  

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$45.00
595145

James Madison and Wellington...

Item #595145

July 13, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, July 13, 1811  Pages 2 and 3 contain three documents, each signed in type by the President: James Madison (see for portions). Also a lengthy letter on the: "Battle of Agueda" signed by: Wellington.

Four page, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing near the top, nice condition.

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$28.00
651341

Zebulon Pike's exploration of the Louisiana country...

Item #651341

July 16, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1811  Inside has over half a page taken up with a terrific summary of a recently published book: "The Travels of Col. Pike in the Louisiana Country" which comes under the heading: "Pike's Expeditions". Much of this article is Pike's efforts in tracing the source o the Mississippi River. A great account of early exp... See More  

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$38.00
676877

Early and uncommon title from Baltimore...

Item #676877

July 16, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, July 16, 1811  



* Uncommon publication

* Slavery advertisements




A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.

Among the back page ads are: "NEGROES - Wanted immediately about fifteen young Negro Slaves, Male and Female, from ten to twenty years old, for which the highest price in cash will ... See More  

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695451

For the Irish community in America...

Item #695451

July 20, 1811

THE SHAMROCK; OR HIBERNIAN CHRONICLE, New York, July 20, 1811  A rather uncommon newspaper for the Irish community in New York. Page 2 has: "More Kidnapping of Irish Emigrants" and age 3 includes a lengthy list of passengers from Ireland arriving in the United States.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine which has been archivally strengthened, nice engraving in the masthe... See More  

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$59.00
611422

Very early boxing...

Item #611422

July 30, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 30, 1811



* Tom "The Moor" Molineaux

* African-American bare-knuckle boxer




Page 3 has a one paragraph report about a boxing match near London between Molineux, the famous black man from New York, and a young Englishman named Rimmer. The report states in part: "...In the course of 15 minutes the black pounded his antagonist most tremendo... See More  

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677794

Early from the War of 1812... A Proclamation for fasting, humiliation, and prayer...

Item #677794

July 09, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 9, 1812  The front page has a proclamation by the governor of Massachusetts: "PROCLAMATION, For A Day Of Public Fasting, Humiliation And Prayer, signed in block type: CALEB STRONG. Additional reports from the early weeks of the War of 1812 include: "War Or No War" "Commodore Rogers" "Privateers Look Out!!!" "General O... See More  

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671563

Preparing for war...

Item #671563

July 11, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1812  Reports inside include: "Militia of Virginia" which mentions going to war against England. Also part of a continuing article on: "Paul Jones" being the famed John Paul Jones. Also: "Military Notices" and other tidbits which relate to early events on the War of 1812.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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687407

First of this title we have encountered...

Item #687407

July 13, 1812

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



* Very rare 19th century American publication



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

The masthead features an engraving of George Washington. 

Pages 1 and 4 are f... See More  

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$225.00
677796

War-related Acts of Congress on the front page...

Item #677796

July 16, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 16, 1812  The front page has a full column with 2 Acts of Congress: "To Prohibit American Vessels from Proceeding to or Trading with enemies of the United States..." and: "An Act Supplementary to the Act entitled 'An Act Respecting Alien Enemies' " each signed in type: James Madison.

Inside includes: "Privateering" &qu... See More  

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677797

Dealing with the British living in America...

Item #677797

July 20, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 20, 1812  Two columns of the front page are taken up with: "A Proclamation" for a day of Thanksgiving in support of the war, signed: James Madison. As well as four Acts of Congress each signed by Madison, one: "For the More Perfect Organization of the Army of the United States".

Also within: "Federal Recommendation of the War"... See More  

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$33.00
688866

Early items on the War of 1812...

Item #688866

July 23, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 23, 1812  The front page has some reports concerning celebrations for the 4th of July. Inside includes: "Naval Intelligence" "General Orders" signed in type: H. Dearborn, Major-General U.S. Army. Then "An Act" of Congress concerning the organizing of a volunteer military corps, signed by the President: James Madison. Also: &quo... See More  

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677799

Several documents relating to the War of 1812...

Item #677799

July 30, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 30, 1812  Close to half of the front page is taken up with various documents relating to the War of 1812 including a: "Notice To British Subjects" living in America, followed by a: "Marshal's Notice" beginning: "The Department of State having directed that all British subjects within the United States, report themselves..."... See More  

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$33.00
693166

Napoleon... The War of 1812...

Item #693166

July 10, 1813

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 10, 1813  The front page has: "Occasional Remarks On the Present Unjust War" meaning the War of 1812. 

Inside has a: "Proclamation - Of His Majesty the Emperor, to the Army" signed in type by: Napoleon, concerning his recent military conquests.

Also reports concerning the War of 1812 with "Rigorous Blockade" "From Virg... See More  

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$35.00
664872

Many reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664872

July 15, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 15, 1813  The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial on the War of 1812 headed: "Madison's War!" Also on the ftpg. is a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Fort George, then another letter from Fort George, also: "From Fort Meigs", a letter Green Clay to General Harrison with his response signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison,... See More  

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599737

Action on the Niagara frontier...

Item #599737

July 17, 1813

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 17, 1813  The front page has: "The News Of The Day - News From The Army" "Domestic--Frontier News" "Niagara Frontier" "Official Correspondence". Page 2 has: "Naval Action" "Niagara Frontier" "The Border War" "The War Near New London" and more.

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673021

British advancing towards the nation's capital...

Item #673021

July 28, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, July 28, 1813  Although this issue has much on the war in Europe, page 2 has: "Enemy In the Potomac" datelined from Washington and noting in part: "...that the advanced squadron of the enemy had retired down the river...were not in sight at Point Yates, about 70 miles below this city..." and more on the British advance towards the capital.

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695341

Damaged lot from the War of 1812 era...

Item #695341

July 01, 1814

NEW YORK EVENING POST, 1814  Here is a collection of 24 issues of this popular title from during the War of 1812 era, but we find no detailed reports of the war. All issues have damage, from loose at the spine, much chipping at margins, tears, some loss, and other disfigurements. The paper quality is very fragile.

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647654

President Madison on the Embargo... Andrew Jackson & others...

Item #647654

July 02, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1814  The first 3 pages are taken up with a lengthy: "Report On The Fisheries" including a full front page chart, with notation that it is "By Thomas Jefferson".

Inside  has 6 1/2 pages of "Events of the War" concerning the on-going War of 1812. Among the subheads and reports are: "The Army" whic... See More  

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677919

The President declares the war to be over(?)... War in the Chesapeake...

Item #677919

July 02, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 2, 1814  Page three has an interesting item: "A Proclamation", signed in type by the President: James Madison which declares the war with Great Brittan to be over. However, upon further inspection, the article above headed, "The Turnpike Road to Peace", makes it clear this is merely a proclamation being suggested to the President ... See More  

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616598

The prospect of peace in the War of 1812...

Item #616598

July 09, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1814  Inside includes: "The Essex Frigate" "Peace and War Prospect" "The Coast in Alarm" "New Hampshire Militia" "In Cambridge" and more.

Four pages, some light damp staining, generally good.

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688740

Battle Of Waterloo...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1815 



* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington




Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the detailed account of the battle of Waterloo and the fall of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Under the heading "France" is a lengthy report which begins: "The second abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleo... See More  

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206320

Greenland Whales...

Item #206320

July 15, 1815

EVENING GAZETTE, AND GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 15, 1815 A pg. 2 item says that 3 large " Greenland whales" appeared off Long Branch, N.Y., with mention that one "ran ashore" but then recovered and joined the other two who "kept near him". Also word about a "beached" whale on the Jersey shore that was killed by people wielding scythes. Occasional foxing.

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599973

Naval items... Napoleon... Dartmoor massacre...

Item #599973

July 15, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 15, 1815 



* Dartmoor Prison massacre

* Napoleon Bonaparte




The top of the front page is the introduction of a new publication, the "American Naval Chronicle". Inside includes: "War Events: Or Matters Belonging to the Late War" which begins with a letter from Captain Biddle to Commodore Decatur on board the U.S. Hornet, with... See More  

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687157

Great account of the Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre...

Item #687157

July 17, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 17, 1815 



* Dartmoor Prison massacre

* American prisoners




Inside contain over three pages on the infamous Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre, perhaps the most detailed account of this event we have seen in a newspaper. Included is a: "List of Prisoners Wounded on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815" and "Description of Death Wounds Inflicted on the Eve... See More  

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667225

"Don't give up the ship!"...

Item #667225

July 22, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 22, 1815  The entire front page and almost all of page 2 are taken up with: "Lawrence and the Chesapeake" which has much on the battle which cost Captain Lawrence his life.

Portions of the report include: "...Lawrence fell! and the remainder of the fight, if fight it can be called, was as disgraceful as the first eight minutes were b... See More  

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621947

The Napoleonic Wars...

Item #621947

July 26, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 26, 1815  Pages 2 and 3 have the latest reports on the Napoleonic War in Europe. The front page begins with a very nice illustrated "Steam Boat" ad, plying the Hudson River. The bkpg. has an equally nice illus. stagecoach ad, with details (see).

Four pages, nice condition.

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219555

Alligator attack in North Carolina in 1816...

Item #219555

July 02, 1816

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 2, 1816.

 

* Woman killed by alligator in North Carolina



Page 3 has a report from Lumberton, N. Carolina about a woman attacked and killed by an alligator while riding across the Gum Swamp, with mention that the gator was killed later and measured eleven feet in length. Other news of the day includes: "Execution" "A Good Method of Destroying Crows"
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203573

Bolivar Victory... Concord New Hampshire...

Item #203573

July 09, 1816

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, July 9, 1816 Page 2 has a report: Bolivar Victorious". Front page has stray writing above the masthead and an area of rubbing, occasional foxing. 4 pages.

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616693

Freedom of religious expression protected on campus...

Item #616693

July 11, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 11, 1816 



* Freedom of religious expression protected on campus



Page 2 has an interesting article: "Religious Liberty" which is prefaced with a note stating the piece is taken from the new charter of the University in New Hampshire and is: "...of the highest value, & will reflect immortal honor on the Legislature...". Portions ... See More  

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649794

Need to create a naval depot near the nation's capital...

Item #649794

July 13, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 13, 1816  The ftpg. has most of a column headed: "NAVAL DEPOT" which begins: "The events of the late  war have established the opinion that it is necessary for the United States to create a Naval Depot or establishment on some part o the Chesapeake for the repairing of ships and their protection in time of war..." with much mor... See More  

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217786

Dewitt Clinton in 1816....

Item #217786

July 25, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 25, 1816.

 

* Dewitt Clinton

* Stephen Van Ransellear




A page 2 report from the Utica Patriot states that: ...Stephen Van Ransellear [sic] and DeWitt Clinton, two of the commissioners appointed to explore the country through which it is proposed to cut the contemplated Canal, have arrived in this village for the purpose of the duty assigned to them.
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627962

Napoleon writes his memoirs...

Item #627962

July 29, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1817  The top of the ftpg: "Napoleon Buonaparte" which begins: "The fact of Bonaparte being employed in writing 'Memoirs of his Own Life and Times'...".

Inside has: "The President's Tour" and "An Indian Treaty" with the Cherokees.

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

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698141

Early article on horse racing in America...

Item #698141

July 04, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1818  The front page has not only an unusually lengthy article headed: "Horse-Racing" but a very early one as well, as horse racing in the States did not become popular until many years later.

Four pages, several foxing spots, generally nice condition.

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680731

Unusual tightrope walking print ad...

Item #680731

July 15, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, July 15, 1818 



* Tightrope walking ad

* Boston circus




News of the day with many ads throughout. The most interesting content is a page 3 illustrated advertisement for "Mr. Vilallave" and his tightrope walking exhibition, which includes a print of him on the wire.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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654178

James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle...

Item #654178

July 18, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1818  Of importance is the multi-page printing of former President James Madison's Address to the Agricultural Society of Albermarle.

The Wiley Online Library, in regards to this lengthy address, states the following: "James Madison's 1818 Address to the Albemarle Agricultural Society offers new insight into the diverse historiogra... See More  

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704372

Capture of Pensacola Florida... Seminole War...

Item #704372

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818 



* Battle of Penscacola

* Spanish West Florida

* First Seminole War

* General Andrew Jackson




Featured in this issue is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war.  Also a report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, gen... See More  

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