Group of Five Revolutionary War-Era Newspapers, Including The Boston Evening-Post Single Issue Dated July 5, 1773, Plus

Lot of 6, comprising:

FLEET, Thomas (d.1797) and John FLEET (d.1806). The Boston Evening-Post. July 5, 1773. Numb. 1971. 4pp. 9.25 x 14.5 in. (top edge trimmed). 

HARRISON, Thomas. The London Gazette. January 11, 1777. No. 11734. 7.5 x 12 in. 

Letter from General George Washington printed in [The Gentleman's Magazine.] [March 1777]. Matted and framed with print after Emanuel Leutze, Washington Crossing the Delaware (original 1851 painting housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art). Sight 9.5 x 8 in., framed to 24.5 x 33.5 in. 

GAINE, Hugh (ca 1726-1807). The New York Gazette: and the Weekly Mercury. September 21, 1778. No. 1405. 4pp. 12 x 19 in. 

BARBER, Henry (1748-1800). Newport Mercury. November 23, 1782. No. 1104. [Rhode Island]. 4pp. 10.25 x 14.75 in. 

Engraving, 5.25 x 8.25 in. King George the IIId. Uncredited. Appears to be a page from book.


Letter from George Washington not examined out of the frame. 

Newport Mercury - heavy toning and spotting, splits at creases. 

Boston - top edge trimmed. 

New York - some spotting, a few tears. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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