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An attempt to kill the King of England...
Item # 582793
December 8, 1794
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Massachusetts, Dec. 8, 1794
* King George III assassination attempt
* Rare 18th century American title
The masthead has an engraving of the sun with stars surrounding it. The front page has 5 illustrated ship and house ads, plus an: "Address of the National Convention to the French People". Inside has a brief item noting: "...informed that the French ad Taken Amsterdam." and also: "An Attempt to assassinate the king of England by a poisoned arrow was made about the latter end of last Sept..." with much more (see photos).
Four pages in very nice condition.