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Mourning the Boston Port Bill... Captain Cook...

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August 13, 1774

JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, Aug. 13, 1774  Page 2 has some news from America including a critical bit on Governor Hutchinson, and also a  report: "The first of June, when the Boston Port Bill took place, was observed by the inhabitants of Hartford in Connecticut as a day of mourning; the bells began to toll early..." with a bit more (see). Another pg. 2 items from Virginia begins: "We have a present an Indian war on our frontiers...". Also a report concerning Capt. Cook and his trip to "Otaheitee" (Tahiti).
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, two engravings in the masthead, darkly-inked red tax stamp on the ftpg., minimal fold wear.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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