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"The Pretender"... Prelude to the Battle of Carlisle...
Item # 646006
November 2, 1745
THE LONDON GAZETTE, Nov. 2, 1745 An inside page has content on the Jacobite Rebellion: "Whereas a most wicked and unnatural Rebellion is raised in Scotland, in order to place a popish Pretender on the Throne of these Kingdoms...". Not less than 4 times "The Pretender" is referred to within separate addresses. Considerable details of the events leading up to the Battle of Carlisle are included as well.
Twelve pages, 7 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, scattered word underlining throughout, otherwise in very good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's