Show image list »
New ships for the U.S. Navy...
Item # 613770
April 14, 1798
THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, April 14, 1798 An uncommon title which lasted only from Feb., 1798 thru June, 1799, during which time it was suspended for 6 months due to the death of the editor. Mostly literary content but also: "On Theatres" "Sudden Impulses" "On the Pennsylvania Hospital" & more.
Near the back is: "Intelligence" which has some nice naval content, beginning: "It is said the frigate United States will soon leave Philadelphia & take her station off New York where she is to be completely fitted for sea...On Friday, April 6th, the frigate Constellation, Capt. Truxton, commander, left her mooring & went down the river..." with more (see).
Complete in 32 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's