Tag: The American Crisis

Rare Revolutionary War Document Sells at Auction

  Have you ever dreamed about finding a piece of history? This 238 year old history-making pamphlet was saved from the trash by one very lucky Albany family; this rare copy of Thomas Paine’s iconic Revolutionary War pamphlet “The American Crisis” sold at auction for $100,000 on November 25th. This important document was the headlining lot at Swann Galleries Printed and Manuscript...

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Rare Thomas Paine Document at Auction Today

Today is the big day for the lucky Albany family – the Revolutionary War pamphlet that they almost threw in the dumpster hits the auction block this afternoon in New York City. Thomas Paine’s “The American Crisis” which begins with the words “These are the times that try men’s souls..” provided the inspiration to the demoralized Continental Army in the winter...

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