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Illustrated reward ads... Thoughts on Thomas Paine...
Item # 646525
October 12, 1793
THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, Oct. 12, 1793 The top of the ftpg. has a "Twenty Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway, with an illustration. The bkpg. also has such an ad (see). Most of pg. 2 is a letter concerning the situation with France with mention of Thomas Paine: "...You ask what I think of our friend Paine's conduct in behalf of Louis Capet? I will tell you...I am chagrined...I am really afraid his next attempt will be to get Antoinette and her rat sent here...".
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor wormholes in the outer margins, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's