Norfolk, VA: printed and published by Shields, Ashburn & Grigsby, Wednesday Morning, July 22, 1835. Approx. 21½" x 15½", pp. ; 6 columns per page; removed from binding. Foreign news, domestic news: article on a sunken vessel from Albany and seven lives lost, commerce and revenue of Boston, also a short blurb reads "Some further tendencies to riot were manifested in Philadelphia on Thursday night, and several negroes are said to have been severely beaten, but the presence of the police prevented any serious outbreak." A long account by R. Clayton of an aerial voyage from Cincinnati, numerous steam boat ads (with cuts) and schedules, railroad excursions, as well as usual ads for rum, brandy, coffee, tea, sugar, auction sales and rentals, musical instruments, books, and patent medicines.
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Norfolk, VA: Shields, Ashburn & Grigsby, Tuesday Morning, July 14, 1835. 21½" x 15½", pp. ; 6 columns per page, removed from binding. The President of the U.S. will visit Fortress Monroe today and a national salute will be fired, public announcements, ship news, lives lost in hurricane, numerous adverts (many with cuts), and patent medicines.
Boston, Mass. Saturday Morning, July 25, 1840. 34" x 23¾", pp. ; 8 columns per page, removed from binding. Popular publications, English magaziniana, crime records, literary notices, marriages and deaths (with cuts), domestic news, select poetry, foreign news, including attempt to assasinate the Queen and Prince Albert, Liverpool markets report, and London commercial report. With chapters from Dickens' Master Humphrey's Clock, and Marryat's Poor Jack.
Boston: Saturday, April 28, 1810. 19½" x 13½", pp. ; 5 columns per page; removed from binding, slightly split. Auction and estate sales, Lord Grenville's speech, Portland Resolves, marine journal, burning of American vessels, latest news from France and England, numerous ads, including those of Isaiah Thomas and Matthew Carey.
Boston: Wednesday, January 30, 1811. 19½" x 13½", pp. ; 5 columns per page; removed from binding. Correspondence of the late President Adams, continued; stock prices, reports from the U.S. Congress, the Massachusetts Legislature, Florida affairs, fires, marriage notices, marine journal, numerous ads, some with cuts, and a one-and-a-third-column proposal from the Treasury Department to build a light-house at Cape Lookout in North Carolina.
Boston: Nathan Hale, Thursday, January 31, 1822. 21¼" x 15", pp. ; 6 columns per page, removed from binding. Execution of Ketaukah and Kewabiskim, the Indians who were sentenced to death for a murder "For several weeks past they appeared very anxious to obtain presents of tobacco, pipes, &c. none of which they used, but carefully laid them aside as an offering to the Great Spirit on the day of their death. They had contrived a sort of drum, by drawing a piece of leather over the vessel that contained their drink, and often engaged in their solemn death dance. On the night previous to their execution, they continued their death dance to a very late hour, and commenced it again early in the morning. They had been presented, among other things, with some red paint - with this they painted on the wall of their cell numerous figures of men, quadrupeds, reptiles, &c. - on their blankets were also painted many figures - among the rest an Indian hanging by the neck was observed."; descriptions of various Senate bills, also contains "Free Negroes and Mulattoes" a report from the committee to further examine annals concerning abolition, smallpox detected in North Carolina, fire at an orphan asylum with many children perished, abstract of the bill of mortality of the town of Boston, marriages, deaths, and poetry from Walter's Veimar or Destiny - A Dramatic Romance.
Brooklyn: Monday, January 10, 1853. 21" x 15½", pp. ; 7 columns per page; previous folds in quarters; very good. Contains "My Scissors" by Francis Dana Gage. Known feminist and abolitionist, Frances Dana Barker Gage (b.1808-1884), was elected president in1851of the statewide women’s rights convention in Akron, Ohio. Many corporate notices and assesment notices, Mr. Everett's letter (Secretary of State), local news, foreign news, including Napoleon's marriage that will not take place, usual ads (some with cuts).
Carlisle, [Cumbria, UK]: Friday, April 25, 1873. 23" x 18", pp. 8; 6 columns per page; removed from binding. Numerous ads, auctions, real estate offerings, news from Parliament, commercial and agricultural markets, sporting intelligence, notices from the town council and the courts, and a long article on Controversy in Carlisle regarding the Liberation Society.
Cincinnati: Wednesday Morning, April 5, 1876. 22¾" x 16¼", pp. -8; 6 columns per page, removed from binding. The Cincinnati aldermanic bill, new general asylum investigation, foreign news, political news: the whiskey tax, local taxation of railroad lands, liabilities of distillers, immigration, presentation of the impeachment articles; Ohio town elections, marine intelligence, literary notes, George Alfred Townsend's 'To a Sick President', deaths, marriages, divorces, railroad time table, steamboat news, patent medicines, and usual ads.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Wednesday, May 9, 1798. 19 ¼" x 12", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding, early owner's name above masthead. Public announcements, new publications, political miscellany; a response to the inhabitants of Providence, Rhode Island from President John Adams concerning the French Revolution, Quincy address to the President of the United States, From France extract from a letter "Capt. Joshua Woodbury arrived here this afternoon, 45 days from Bourdeaux. He says every American vessel is stripped of its men, to two - their protection taken from them , and they put in jail - there to remain God only knows how long.."; French take control of Rome, marriages, deaths, marine journal, ships for sale (with cuts), usual ads, and a runaway slave reward.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Wednesday, July 3, 1793. 19 " x 12¼ ", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding, approx. one inch tear at top of masthead with some loss to masthead and p.2. Extracts from the "Patriot of the World", domestic miscellany, foreign intelligence, French attack Austrians near Condé, six thousand Marseillois at the instigation of the Jacobins are marching to Paris, ship news, marriages and deaths, a poem "The Declaration of Independence" to be read by Mr. Richards tomorrow July 4th and concluded by an anthem, public announcements, an Irish bookseller's list of publications, reward for a stolen horse, and usual ads (some with cuts).
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Saturday, July 13, 1793. 19 " x 12", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding. Extracts from the "Patriot of the World" (continued), political state of Europe, Spain's necessity to go to war with France, Portugal also in the league against France, the Swiss cantons declare neutral in the grand council, action at Maulde, capture of Nantz, domestic miscellany, ship news, a proclamation by John Hancock, marriages, deaths, public announcements, ships for sale (with cuts), poem "Assology" by 'Squire Sawney, and usual ads.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Wednesday, August 21, 1793. 19 " x 12", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding, early owner's name above masthead, p. 2 trimmed close with minor loss. Good reasons for war, (followed by) an anonymous letter by a US citizen in favor of strict neutrality, domestic miscellany, politics, an English party killed 30 patriots one by one in Martinique, military news, deaths, auction sales, ships for sale (with cuts), a poem written by a young soldier about enlisting himself into the United States army, and usual ads.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Printer, Wendesday, May 16, 1798. Approx. 19" x 12", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding. "Address to the Young Men of Philadelphia", with an answer from the President John Adams, as well as an address to the young men of Boston; also in this issue, communications from Paris and the policy of neutrality during the current prickly relationship with France. Notices of public sales and ads (with cuts), marriages, deaths, marine journal, ship news, boarding & lodging, patent medicine 'elegant gilt smelling bottles', books, English & Dutch goods, India cottons, houses to be sold and let.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Printer, Saturday, July 6, 1799. Approx. 19¼ " x 12¼ ", pp. ; 4 columns per page; owner's name at top, removed from binding. Public notice to prevent fires; also in this issue, law published by Congress of an Act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage; foreign news concerning the troops from Turkey, Gaza and Syria fallen to the hands of the French, as well as further news of the French armies; also included is a proclamation by the President John Adams and an Act of Congress to further suspend the 'Commercial Intercourse between the United States and France". Marine journal, ship news (with cuts), as well as ads for land and farms for sale, patent medicines, wet nurse, rum, fresh fruit, and linens. Also, a list of new books for sale.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Printer, Wednesday, September 24, 1800. 19" x 12", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding. Laws enacted, an act to establish the district of Kennebunk, cheating in play never prospers, military review, naval affairs, proclamation by the governor of the province of West Florida he will pay $4,500 to any person who will deliver him the body of William Augustus Bowles or produce sufficient proof of having killed him, 'Ode to Fancy' by Peter Quince, marriages, deaths, shipping intelligence, usual ads (some with cuts), strayed or stolen horse, and patent medicines.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Saturday, August 1, 1807. 19¾" x 13¼", pp. ; 5 columns per page; removed from binding, early owner's name above masthead, two inch tear with creased fold on upper edge, with all text present but paper mutilated. Miniature almanack, price of stocks, political miscellany, War-is it necessary? or if not necessary - is it expedient? (with Great Britian), Neopolitan ports blockaded, marriages, deaths, shipping news, auction sales, ship sales (with cuts), new publications, usual ads, and a runaway indentured servant reward.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Saturday, June 4, 1808. 19¾" x 13¼", pp. ; 5 columns per page; removed from binding, early owner's name above masthead. Miniature almanack, foreign articles, Bonaparte's journey, anti-embargo resolutions, marriages, deaths, shipping list, Boston Theatre, Harvard College lottery, ship announcements (with cuts), public announcements, new publications, farms for sale, and usual ads.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Saturday, June 11, 1808. 19½" x 13¼", pp. ; 5 columns per page; removed from binding, early owner's name above masthead, trimmed close with loss at bottom of second and third page, as well as edge of second page. Massachusetts government, an answer from the House of Representatives to the Governor's speech on foreign policy, European news - with mention "Bonaparte was determined to take every step to force the United States into a war with England", New Hampshire elections, births, marriages, deaths, shipping news, auction sales, new publications, and usual ads.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Saturday, April 1, 1809. 19½" x 13½", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding, early owner's name above masthead. Washington and the real whig nominations, democratic patriotism or the plunder of fity-eight thousand dollars, Napolean and his troops in Spain, Martinique captured, Massachusetts Federalists!, general caucus, shipping list, ship announcements (with cuts), auction sales, Boston Theatre, Rhode Island coal lottery, miniature almanack, public announcements, school for young ladies, painting and glazing, and homes to be sold or let.
Boston: Benjamin Russell, Printer, Saturday April 9, 1796. Approx. 19" x 11½", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding, some wear to one margin resulting in the loss of the first word or so of about 5 inches of one column, early owner's name above title. Laws of the United States published by authority "An act for the relief of certain officers and soldiers who have been wounded or disabled in the actual service of the United States"; the President's message on the treaty papers, election results for Boston's governor, nautical intelligence, notices of public sales and ads, marriages, deaths, ship news (with cuts), Boston theatre, and a personal plea: "This is to forbid all persons from trusting, harbouring, or employing my wife Venus, under the penalties of the law, as she has eloped from my bed and board and I will not pay one farthing of her contracting from this date, Joel Gill."
Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, Monday, March 24, 1788. 16" x 10", pp. ; 3 columns per page; light wear and toning, spine partially split, removed from binding. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, and "The Landholder, No. 13," by Oliver Ellsworth; a reward for a runaway slave, and an ad for Webster's Institutes, parts one, two, and three (speller, grammar, reader).
Hartford: printed by Hudson and Goodwin, Monday, July 14, 1788. Approx. 16" x 10", pp. ; 3 columns per page; central fold, removed from binding. Previous owner's signature upper left corner. Numerous ads (one with cut), an Enquiry into the 'Effects of Spirituous Liquors upon the Human Body' (continued) by Benjamin Rush; a two-column account of the Fourth of July celebration "which gave birth to the American Empire", Thomas Allens's Marine List, extracts from the journal of Congress, a reward for a runaway slave, deaths, marriages, domestic news, a "Remarkable encounter of a white man wit' two Indians", and the last page advertising patent medicines, dancing school and public securities.
Hartford, Conn. Hudson & Goodwin, 1804. 19¾" x 12¼", pp. ; 5 columns per page, removed from binding, cord attached. Includes Vol. XL, no. 2038-43, Wednesday, February 15; Wednesday, February 22; Wednesday, February 29; Wednesday, March 7; Wednesday, March 14; and Wednesday, March 21 Political news, public cautioned against counterfeit bills of New Hampshire Bank, also "As Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes are in the practice of attending religious night meetings, in Virginia, a bill is before the legislature of the state, authorizing the magistrates to whip any such persons attending such meetings."; a duel, Louisiana purchase, several town fires, Mr. Jefferson's speech, foreign news, Louisiana government, marriages, deaths, auctions, notices of book publication, patent medicines, and usual ads.