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Lamenting the death of King George I in Connecticut... Coronation of George II...



Item # 561987

December 26, 1727

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 26, 1727 

* King George death
* King George II coronation


Most of the first column is taken up with an address to the King by: "...your Majesty's English Colony of Connecticut in New-England in America." concerning the death of King George I and also mentioning the coronation of King George II. The letter begins:

* We, your Majesty's most dutiful & loyal subjects...Colony of Connecticut...assure your majesty that while we are duly affected at the death of our late most gracious Sovereign, our hearts are at the same time filled with the utmost joy at your Majesty's happy accession to the throne of your Ancestors...

with more (see).

Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 7 by 12 inches, lightly browned at the very bottom not affecting any type, a few period notations in the 2nd column, mostly nice.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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