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Item # 120105 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1772  Among the articles in this issue are: "A Proposal for Abolishing Tythes...and furnishing every Parish throughout the Kingdom with an able Minister" "On the Present Appearance of the Planet Jupiter", an interesting & lengthy article: "J. P.'s Plans for a Settlement on the Mississippi Objected to" is very descriptive and takes over 2 pages, signed by "W.R." at New Orleans. It is followed by a lengthy "P.S." which comments on lands in the Ohio River vicinity.
There is also a continued article: "Critical Remarks on M. de Voltaire" concerning his thoughts on the Jews, beginning: "It was an express ordinance of the Jewish law to sacrifice men devoted to the Lord..." with the article taking over 3 pages.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day and which includes: "American News" which has some mention of the ship Gaspee as well as other reports from America (see).
Included is one of the two foldout plates called for: "A Plan of the River Tees & of the Intended Navigable Canal from Stockton by Darlington to Winston in the Bishoprick of Durham" which folds out to 11 1/2 inches.
Complete in 48 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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