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Rare, very early "newspaper" with nice Plague mention...
Item # 643058
July 10, 1665
THE INTELLIGENCER, London, July 10, 1665
* Earliest of newspapers to be had
* Reports on the great plague (rare)
Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers), which has news from various cities in England and Europe. The front page begins with mention of the "new world" with: "Since the last accompt I gave you of the outrages of the Dutch in Newfound-land, there has been a further inquiry made into particulars...On the 6th of June DeRuyter arrived at St. Johns in Newfound-land with 17 Dutch men of war..." with more on this (see). With the Great Plague raging at this time, there are several "remedies found in these pages. Also a report concerning certificates issued by officers of St. Gregories Parish certifying those clear of the Plague (see). Various naval reports.
Complete in 16 pages, very wide margins, 6 1/4 by 8 inches, minor foxing, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's