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Advice to those wishing to emigrate to America...
Item # 629154 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1796 Included is an interesting article concerning various old coins unearthed when digging a foundation, with a plate of them (see). Another interesting article takes nearly 2 pages headed: "Hints to Those Who May Wish to Emigrate to America". Yet another item from the "Proceedings of the House of Lords" mentions: "Mr. Wilberforce rose to make his promised motion for the abolition of the slave trade..." (see).
Included are all 3 plates called for, one being a nice print of: "Tetenhall Church, with a Distant View of Wolverhampton"
Both plates called for are present, one of which is a very nice view of: "Cotton Mills at Hanging Bridge, Staffordshire" with a related article.
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.
This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's