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John Dickinson - PA farmer...



Item # 548504

November 7, 1782

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR, THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 7, 1782 

* Rare title w/ nice masthead 
* Slave advertisements 
* John Dickinson - PA farmer
 

The front page has a notice offering a reward for a runaway "...Negro Wench, named Phebe..."

On page 2 under "Philadelphia" is a extract of a letter from an individual near Fort Pitt that has details about the recent killing of the "Moravian Indians". There is also a message from the "President of Delaware State" to the General Assembly, signed in type: John Dickinson, the famous author of the "Letters from a farmer".

Pg. 2 also has a notice about "falsehoods" being published in the newspapers about John Dickinson, and the reasons why the falsehoods were not contradicted.

The back page has a notice offering a reward for "...a Negro Fellow named Stafford..." and one for "...a Negroe Man, named Harry..."

There are also two notices: "To Be Sold, A Negro Lad, well grown..." & "To Be Sold, A Negro Wench and Child...". Has ornate lettering in the masthead.

Archival mends to several margin tears, second leaf has a piece missing in the upper right corner, a few foxing spots.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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