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THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, Glocester, April 14, 1766 The second page of this issue has a report "Mr. Pit [the elder], having taken a house at Bath for seven years, proposes to spend the remainder of his time either at Bath or at his seat in the west; so that the report of his being created a Peer, and that of his coming into the Ministry, seems without foundation." There are nume... See More
SUPPLEMENT TO THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 This is the four page "Supplement" issue to the regular eight page newspaper of the same date. Almost all of the four pages are taken up with reports from London, although the back page has most of a column headed "Boston" (see).
Complete in four pages, measures 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, very nice condition. A... See More
LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 31, 1765
Inside under "America" is a report from "Charles Town" that says: "From West Florida, we learn that, the Hon. John Stuart, Esq., Superintendent, and his Excellency Govenor Johnstone, were to hold a General Meeting with the principal Headmen of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians at Mobile...the beginning of this month."
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Among other articles are: "A Description of a Deer of the Cape of Good Hope" which is acco... See More
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of th... See More
* Cerne Abbas Giant
* Very early description
Among the articles within are: "An Account of the Discoveries of Columbus" "An Account of Kamtechatka and its Inhabitants..." which is a peninsula in the eastern portion of Russia; "A Description of Gaspee Island, in the Gulph of St. Lawrence" "Description of S... See More
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* Early Louisiana
An inside page has over a full column taking up with "Importance of Louisiana" seen in its entirety in the photos. The text includes: "...while the French remain possessed of Louisiana as its communication by sea is always open, the climate mild & the country inviting, they will always have it in ... See More
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 1, 1769
* Sir Joshua Reynolds knighted
* 18th century English painter
Page 2 has a brief report noting: "Friday his Majesty was pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood on Joshua Reynolds, Esq., President of the Royal Academy of Paining, etc. He is the first Limner who has had that honour conferred on him since the reign of Charles II.&qu... See More
* Radical newspaper printed while the publisher was in jail
This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.
Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most famous issue of the paper. It criticized a royal speech in which King George III praised the Treaty of Paris ... See More
* Importance of Louisiana
An inside page has over a full column taking up with "Importance of Louisiana" seen in its entirety in the photos below. The text includes: "...while the French remain possessed of Louisiana as its communication by sea is always open, the climate mild & the country inviting, they will always ha... See More
Near the back is the "Histo... See More
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
* 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
THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, 1758 This 8 page newspaper is over 250 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and in nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper which is less common than the London Gazette.
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This was one of the more popular & successful newspapers of the day, publishing through the Revolutionary War and well into the 19th century. Eight pages, nice condition, measuring about 8 by 11 inches.