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December 1, 1775
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1775 Over three pages taken up with: "Protest entered in the Upper House Against the Bill for Prohibiting all Commercial intercourse with the Confederated Colonies" which is very good reading in defense of America. There is terrific & historic reading taking nearly 2 pages on what is an early version of the Articles of Co... See More
December 1, 1775
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1775 Over three pages taken up with: "Protest entered in the Upper House Against the Bill for Prohibiting all Commercial intercourse with the Confederated Colonies" which is very good reading in defense of America. There is terrific & historic reading taking nearly 2 pages on what is an early version of the Articles of Confeder... See More
January 31, 1776
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, January 31, 1776
* Rare Revolutionary War title from the enemy
* Captain James Cook
Page 2 has some nice content on the Revolutionary War including: "...letter from (Charleston), South Carolina...some hundreds of people under arms had burnt the Custom house at Gaspee Bay at the river St. Lawrence..." and also: "...advices from Am... See More
September 23, 1776
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 23, 1776 The front page and a bit of page 2 has some nice content on Captain Cook and his travels with: "Journals of the Resolution's Voyage in 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775, on Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere; by which the Non-Existence of an Undiscovered Continent between the Equator & the 50th Degree of Southern Latitude is demonstr... See More
December 1, 1779
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin..." (see).
Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warri... See More
February 1, 1780
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 1, 1780 A page 2 report reads in its entirety: "Capt. Cook's rising, from being the son of a day labourer to the distinguished rank he held in the British navy, is a proof what superior abilities can do, when they have a proper field to display themselves in. For what of this, 'many a rose, as the poet has finely expressed it, blooms unseen... See More
April 14, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1781 The back page has a short item concerning Capt. Cook: "The Crocodile, a new frigate...the command of her given to Capt. King, who succeeded the late unfortunately Capt. Cook in the command of the Resolution, when on the voyage of discoveries." Another page has: "American News" with news from Charleston which begins: &quo... See More
September 1, 1784
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1784 This periodical was the first ever to use the word "magazine" in its title.
Among the items in this issue is a rather large foldout plate titled: "View of the New River, as Conveyed Through the Frame at Bush Hill" (see photos) with an accompanying article.
There is a nice article: "On the General Post Office & Pos... See More
October 1, 1784
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1784
* James Cook in the Pacific ocean
* Early Blanchard balloon flight
* Judaica item
Among the items in this issue is a continued article of over 4 1/2 pages on: "Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean" which is a tremendous amount of detail on his journey through the South Pacific from August 12 thru early November, 1... See More
October 10, 1785
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 10, 1785
* Captain James Cook
Page 3 has a letter which begins with a passing reference to Captain Cook and his explorations, with: "On reading the narration of the voyages performed by Captains Cook, Clerk, and Gore, when in the latitudes, bearings, etc. of places very remote from us..." (see). Pg. 3 also has a lengthy ad headed: &qu... See More
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