1779 Rev War newspaper w JOHN PAUL JONES US navy hero

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 03, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

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SEE PHOTO----- COMPLETE ORIGINAL 8 page Revolutionary War newspaper, the London Chronicle (England) dated Oct 28, 1779. This newspaper was issued twice a week and contained lots of news on the American Revolutionary War.

Front page news report on JOHN PAUL JONES , the early US navy hero. This report was shortly after Jones's warship, the Bonnehomme Richard defeated the British Warship Serapis in a very famous early US naval battle.

John Paul Jones (July 6, 1747 (1747-07-06 ) – July 18, 1792) was America's first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War . Although he made enemies among the American ruling class, his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this day.

During his engagement with Serapis , Jones uttered, according to the later recollection of his First Lieutenant, the legendary reply to a quip about surrender from the British captain: "I have not yet begun to fight!"

Very good condition. This listing includes the complete entire original newspaper, NOT just a clipping or a page of it. STEPHEN A. GOLDMAN HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS stands behind all of the items that we sell with a no questions asked, money back guarantee. Every item we sell is an original newspaper printed on the date indicated at the beginning of its description. U.S. buyers pay $8 priority mail postage which includes waterproof plastic and a heavy cardboard flat to protect your purchase from damage in the mail. We do combine postage (to reduce postage costs) for multiple purchases sent in the same package. Please note that insurance is optional but highly recommended as once package is in the mail, buyer accepts all responsibility for loss or damage while in transit. We accept payment by PAYPAL as well as by CREDIT CARD (Visa and Master Card) through secure on-line PROPAY. We list hundreds of rare newspapers with dates from 1570 through 2004 on Ebay each week and we ship packages twice a week. This is truly SIX CENTURIES OF HISTORY that YOU CAN OWN!

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