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Item #657795THE 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
Item #657794THE 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 #657760THE 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
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
Item #649299THE 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 Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies.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 #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
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 #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
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 #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
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
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 #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
August 30, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 30, 1766 Page 2 has: "AMERICA. Baltimore Town, Maryland", which mentions the inhabitants' efforts to raise funds for a statue in honor of General William Pitt.
Page 6 has reports headed: "America" with 3 datelines from Charleston, noting Lord Charles Montagu as the new governor of South Carolina; that Georgia has prohibited the exp... See More
August 28, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 28, 1766 The ftpg. has most of a column taken up with an address of the governor of New York to the King. The focus is on thanking him for repealing the hated Stamp Act, one bit noting: "...to express those sentiments of gratuitous excited in all your American subjects by the late...mark of royal tenderness and clemency so conspicuous in your Majesty&... 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 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 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
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 #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
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
April 14, 1766
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
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
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
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