[NEWSPAPERS]. A group of 2 Revolutionary War-era newspapers, 1769-1771, comprising:

The Essex Gazette. Salem, MA: Samuel Hall, 22-29 October 1771. Vol. IV, No. 170. 4pp., folio, 9 7/8 x 115 1/2 in. (Disbound, partial separation at centerfold, occasional spots, chipping to edges and corners.) Contains report of Captain Thomas Preston (ca 1722-1798) receiving a bonus and pension from the Crown. Captain Preston was in command of troops during the Boston Massacre.

[With:] The New-York Gazette; or, the Weekly Post-Boy. New York: James Parker, 13 March 1769. No. 1367. 4pp., folio, 9 7/8 x 15 1/4 in. (Disbound, partial separation at centerfold, some toning, chipping and few short tears to edges and corners.) Contains theater advertisements that pre-date the New York theater district.

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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