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Item #617397THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1765 A nice issue of this very famous & successful British magazine from this significant year of the Stamp Act, and some ten years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. One of the features of this issue is the very nice full page plate of: "A View of the Royal Palace at Windsor", so closely connected to the Royal Family to... See More
October 8, 1765
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Oct. 8, 1765 Near the back is mention of a desire to fight back against the Stamp Act, noting: "The postscript of a letter from New York says, 'We have sent over large commissions to England for halfpence and farthings on account of the stamp and post office duties, and to answer the occasions of small change, our merchants being determined to res... See More
October 29, 1765
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Oct. 29, 1765
* Repealing the Stamp Act ?
There are several small bits concerning the colonies, including: "Some letters from North America assert that the colonies were actually threatened with another Indian war." and "It is reported that as soon as the parliament meets, some considerable alterations will be made in the America... See More
Item #647035THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1765 Near the back under: "Remarkable Events" is a report of ships arriving at Philadelphia: "...with the stamps on board for Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, when several citizens assembled in order to consider ways and means for preventing the stamp act taking place in that province..." with more (see images). Furthe... See More
November 30, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 30, 1765
* Robert Rogers (British Army officer)
* Detailed description of America
Inside has over a full page taken up with a detailed review of a new publication: "A Concise Account of North America: Containing a Description of the several British Colonies on that Continent including the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, etc. Also of the i... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London England, December, 1765 This issue has a great wealth of reporting from America, most focused on the Stamp Act and the growing, troubling relationship between England & the colonies.... See More
Among the articles are: "The Grievances of the American Colonies Candidly examined. Printed by Authority at Providence in Rhode Island" and "On the Pri
Among the articles are: "The Grievances of the American Colonies Candidly examined. Printed by Authority at Providence in Rhode Island" and "On the Pri
Item #629995SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE for the year 1765, London This is the "supplement" issue produced at the end of the year. Included is a very interesting address of the governor of Massachusetts to his General Assembly concerning enforcing the hated Stamp Act, noting in part: "...the present state of the province...what is to be done at this difficult & dangerous... See More
December 31, 1765
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 31, 1765 A response to the King from members of the House of Commons pledges that: "...we will not fail...to apply ourselves with the utmost diligence & attention to those important occurrences in America which your Majesty recommends to our consideration..." (see).
A letter from New York states: "...from the Illinois. They s... See More
Item #204514THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1766 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various news ... See More
Item #208484THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, 1766 A very nice, four page, folio size newspaper with the emphasis being on advertising, as the title would suggest. However, there are some news reports throughout, and page 3 has a partial red-inked tax stamp. Very nice condition.
The photo is "generic" but the issue you receive will have the same look and will be dated 1766, the year of the Stamp... See More
February 1, 1766
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 1, 1766 The ftpg. has "Our late Sovereign King of Denmark, Friderick (Frederick) the Fifth, after having laboured some Months under a Dropsical Disorder, expired this Morning...", with much more. Other news of the day and period advertising is also present. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition, partial red-inked tax stamp on the ftpg., meas... See More
Item #652421THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1766 There are three pages with reports headed: "American Affairs" which gives reports from the House of Representatives in Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, and Maryland. These pages contain some terrific content on the feelings of the colonists regarding England and taxation (see for portions), one item noting: "Resolved, that it... See More
Item #631225THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1766
* Repealing the Stamp Act, in a London magazine
The first article in the issue is: "A Summary of the Arguments Against Repealing the Stamp Act", which was such a divisive issue both in England and the American colonies. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and contains some interesting read (see for portions).
As an interesting res... See More
Item #633105THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1766 Among the items included are: "On the Alliance between Church and State and the American Bishops...". A great & lengthy article is: "On The Trade & Commerce of the British Colonies" which considers the taxation and trade issues, of significance given the Stamp Act which was in force at this time. There is much great readin... See More
April 7, 1766
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766
* Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication
The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has rec... See More
April 18, 1766
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, April 18, 1766 Inside has reports from Philadelphia, Halifax & New York, some relating to the Stamp Act (see). Otherwise mostly European reports.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on the back page, very nice condition.
April 22, 1766
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, April 22, 1766 Inside has a brief item noting: "Sunday morning last a North American Indian, a convert to the Christian religion, preached a sermon at the Rev. Dr. Chandler's meeting in the Old-Jewry to a very numerous and polite audience...".
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on the back page, very n... See More
Item #568341THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1766 Articles within this issue include: "Description of an Artificial Swan" "Account of a Journey Into Scotland" "An Address to the Annotators of the Bible" "Coalition of the American and W. Indian Colonists" and more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of th... See More
Item #630864THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1766 Articles within this issue include: "Some Account of Dr. Swift's Letters lately Published" "Anecdote on Dueling" "On the Doctrine of Original Sin" "Conjecture concerning the real Name of Robin Hood" "Observations on the Transit of Venus" "An Account of the Introduction of Rice and Tar ... See More
June 3, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 3, 1766 Page 6 has a report datelined New York noting that a ship: "...is ashore near Jones's Gut on the south side of Long Island & 'tis feared every soul on board are perished as three dead bodies..." with a bit more (see). Another article is a letter from Boston & another from Philadelphia with some shipping reports (see).
Eig... See More
June 10, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 10, 1766 Most of the front page is taken up with details of a pamphlet tiled: "Extract from Free & Candid Remarks on a Late Celebrated Oration, with some Few occasional Thoughts on the Late Commotions in America", relating to the issue of taxing the Americans (see for portions).
Page 6 has a curious item headed "America" datelined ... See More
June 12, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 12, 1766 Page 2 has a report on the "Ascot Races", one of the more renowned horse races in the world (see). Another report is on the East India Company which talks in part about the tea trade. The back page has a note that: "A letter from New York...says that a solemn thanksgiving had been appointed to be held throughout the whole province o... See More
June 17, 1766
(2 issues) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14 and 17, 1766 Most of the front page of the June 14 issue i taken up with: "The Melancholy Narrative of the Distressful Voyage & Miraculous Deliverance of Capt. David Harrison...of New York, on his Voyage from Fyal [Faial, an island in the Azores] to New York". This interesting article concludes on page 5 of the June 17 issue (se... See More
Item #632978THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1766 Articles include: "Papers Concerning the Spanish Trade in Jamaica" "Recipe Against the Black Fly & Bite of Gnats" "An Essay on the Management of Bees" "An Account of the Act....of Parliament for the better Preservation of Timber Trees..." "Observations of the Transit of Venus" and more.
Ov... See More
July 10, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, July 10, 1766 Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.
Complete in eight pages measuring 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, in nice condition, with a partial red ink tax stamp.
Item #631101THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1766 Articles within this issue include: "...Act for Opening & establishing certain ports in the Islands of Jamaica and Dominica for the more free importation and exportation..." "On the Doctrine of Original Sin" 'An Improvement in Common Watches" which includes a print of the gears and workings of a watch (see), and mo... See More
August 4, 1766
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL (now spelled Gloucester), England, Aug. 4, 1766
* Repeal of the Stamp Act
* America thanks King George III
Page 2 has 2 notices from Boston, one noting: "...House of Representatives have appointed a committee to prepare an humble address of thanks to our most gracious Sovereign for his royal assent to the repeal of the Stamp Act." and the other is simil... See More
August 28, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 28, 1766 Page 2 has two reports from America: "AMERICA. New York", mentioning the passage of several acts related to the colonists (see images), and, "Extract of a letter from Fort Pitt", which mentions the two servicemen who ran away from the fort, and having reached the point of near starvation were rescued by a canoe of Chawanese I... See More
August 30, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 30, 1766 Page 2 has: "AMERICA. Baltimore Town, Maryland", which mentions the inhabitants efforts to raise funds to erect a statue in the town in honor of General William Pitt." Yet another inside set of articles, under the heading: "AMERICA. Charles-Town [Charleston], South Carolina", have mentions of Lord Montagu, Pensacola in W... See More
September 1, 1766
THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, September, 1766 Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title.
News under: "British North America" includes an address from the Council in Quebec to Governor James Murray on his retirement from that position, with his response to the Council. Further on are more letters to... See More
Item #644736THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1766 One of the better items is a letter: "...from the Principal Merchants in London trading to the Colonies, to John Hancock, Esq., and the rest of the Merchants in Boston, on the Repeal of the Stamp Act" which has some great reading. This letter takes a full page (see for most).
Other articles within include: "An Account of a... See More
Item #623525THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1766 A very nice and detailed article is: "An Account of East Florida" (see), taking over a full page. Other articles include: "Laws Ill Executed with respect ot Vagabonds" "Miraculous Cure of a Consumption" "Charter Granted to the East India Company" ; much on: "Finances of this Kingdom" "L... See More
October 1, 1766
THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, October, 1766
* Re. repealing the Stamp Act, in a UK magazine
Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title.
A nice report is headed: "A Letter form the Principal Merchants in London Trading to the Colonies...when the Act For Repealing the Stamp Act Received the Royal Ass... See More
October 4, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, October 4, 1766 Page five has a story about Mr. Wildman who is able to "control" bees. This is written by a gentleman who attended an event and witnessed how he was able to handle them without being stung, and hearing the nay-sayers staying how he was able to do so. Also on the same page is an article on how the application of salt to wounds made by the biti... See More
Item #120812THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, November, 1766 The front page of this issue features a decorative engraving of the 18th century London skyline. Among the 40+ pages are various news reports of the day including an item on North America Trade and the Stamp Act & more. (see photos). Great reading. Nice condition, bit close-trimmed at the right margin, & measures about 5 by 8 in... See More
Item #640673THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1766 Most of a column is taken up with: "American News".
Articles within this issue include: "Logan's Legacy to the City of Philadelphia" being a library of books, "On the Doctrine of Original Sin", "A newly Discovered Power in Spiders" which includes an illustration, much on: "Considerations on... See More
November 8, 1766
THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, Nov. 8, 1766
* Early South Carolina
The back page has: "Plantation News" with a Charleston dateline, reporting on the bad grain crop in South Carolina, but noting that: "...those that have planted hemp have in general succeeded so well that it is certain a very great quantity will be brought to market for exportation..." with more.
F... See More
November 22, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, November 22, 1766 The front page has an article with the dateline "Newport, Rhode Island, October 6" which is from "a letter from Castle Brew, at Annamaboa, on the Coast of Africa...". It talks about the pirate infested areas along the coastline, but in particular the one ship "commanded by one Hide". "...These fellows neither murder, ... See More
Item #622113THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1766 Over half a page is taken up with: "American News" which has some interesting reports from Boston and elsewhere, with reference to: "...to the general assembly to make up the losses of the sufferers in the late unhappy times..." (see).
Other articles within issue include: "Oriental Fables, from the French&qu... See More
December 2, 1766
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1766 As the title suggests this was the "supplemental" issue printed at the end of the year, less pages than the monthly issues.
The feature is a quite lengthy letter: "...from the Committee of Merchants of London to Their Correspondents in America..." which concerns the repeal of the hated Stamp Act. It begins: "H... See More
Item #647215THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, December 18, 1766 A very nice, four page, folio size newspaper with the emphasis being on advertising, as the title would suggest. However, there are some news reports throughout, and page 3 has a partial red-inked tax stamp. Complete in four pages in nice condition.
Item #120256THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1767
* Settling in Florida
Among the articles in this issue are: "Curious Observations on Spiders" "Thoughts On Original Sin" "Acts Relative to the Corn Trade" "An Exhortation to Gentlemen of Small Fortunes to Settle in East Florida" which takes over a full page; and more.
An article: "Description of... See More
Item #121059THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE; OR, THE BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1767. Nice engraving in the masthead makes this a displayable issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, from not long before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date
January 10, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1767
* Early America report
* Pre-Revolutionary War
The back page has one paragraph with news from Charleston, South Carolina, noting: "...upwards of 40 Cherokee families having been cut off & their homes burnt by a sudden irruption of the Creeks and Choctaws..." and a bit more (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice con... See More
Item #632977THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1767 A full page is taken up with: "American Affairs" with reports from New York, Philadelphia, New-England, and South Carolina, portions including: "...the indispensable duty of his subjects in America to obey the acts of the legislature of Great Brigtain...will not fail duty to carry into execution the act of parliament passed ... See More
February 19, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1767
* Early America
Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & its Inhabitants...", continued in future issues. Page 2 has half column of news items headed "America", as well as: "An Extract from Obilby's Account of America" which is a... See More
Item #629782THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1767
* Foldout map of India, Pakistan, and more
* Early on the wine industry in America
The first article in this issue is: "An Historical Account of the late Acquisitions of the East India Company in Bengal" which is accompanied by a great fold-out map showing most of India and parts of other countries including Ceylon (S... See More
March 2, 1767
PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767
* Rare Colonial title
* American taxation
Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to th... See More
March 23, 1767
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL [Gloucester], England, March 23, 1767 Page 3 has an interesting item: "Last week the skeleton of a man in setters, with one jaw and some of the large bones perfect, was dug up in removing some ground in our Castle Green, eastward of the ruins of the old County Hall, memorable as the place wherein was held the fatal black assize, in the year 1577... upwards of 500 o... See More
March 26, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1767
* Early America
Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia and New York (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.... See More
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