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Eskimoes in London...

Item # 640740

January 1, 1773

THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, January, 1773  Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title.
Over 2 pages are taken up with: "Of the Ecclesiastical Establishment in America", signed: "A New England Man". Another page has a brief item noting; "An Esquimux [Eskimo] Indian captain, with his squaw or wife, appeared in London...were brought by Com. Shuldham from Newfoundland to establish a lasting friendship with the Eglots, as these people call the English nation. The Esquimaux nation inhabit the country on the north of the river St. Lawrence...".
Complete in 56 pages, disbound, title page has the "Contents" as well, 5 by 8 inches, great condition.

Item from Catalog 268 (released for March, 2018)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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