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Convicts being sent to the American plantations...
Item # 643078
September 7, 1725
THE WHITEHALL EVENING-POST, London, Sept. 7, 1725 This is the earliest issue of this title we have offered. The front page has a nice item: "Yesterday in the evening four young follows, order's for transportation, were brought from Reading jail to Newgate, in order to be sent with the next convicts to the American Plantations." A rare report of convicts being sent to America.
Page 3 has a nice print of the: "Great Formidable Eclipse of the Moon, Oct. 10, 1725", with one-third of the page blank Three-quarters of the back page is blank.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., 8 by 10 inches, bit of minor raggedness at some margins, generally good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's