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Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War: abridged version...
Item # 644359 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1783
* The Treaty Of Peace (partial)
* John Adams and Ben Franklin (block) signatures
* Reports from New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston
Included is a portion of text headed: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3rd day of Sept. 1783" the text being just the beginning & ending of the Treaty, not the complete text (see photos). It ends with Article X and includes the signatures (in type) of John Adams, B. Franklin, and John Jay (see photos for this complete report).
Further on is a section headed: "American Intelligence" which includes a report concerning finances, signed in type: Robert Morris. Also included are reports from Philadelphia, Charlestown, and New York (see photos).
The full back page is a chart headed: "Each Day's Price of Stocks in November, 1783".
Complete in 86 pages with full title/index page which contains an engraving of St. John's Gate. Measures about 5 by 8 inches, in good condition. Both plates called for are present.
A very nice magazine from the "mother country" at the end of the Revolutionary War with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. 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