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Latest on the French & Indian War... Trial of Admiral Byng...



Item # 646577

February 1, 1757

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1757 

* Admiral John Byng trial
* HMS Monarch - Royal Navy
* Battle of Minorca failure


The first four pages have extensive coverage headed: "Abstract of the Trial of the Hon. Admiral John Byng..." for failing to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Relating to this is another article, 7 pages: "Account of the Siege of St. Philip's Fort in the Island of Minorca" continued from a previous issue.
Also within: "Account of the British Plantations in America" which examines New Jersey and Pennsylvania in much detail. Also: "An Essay of the Jews, by M. de Voltaire".
Near the back is American news on the French & Indian War with reports from Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Albany (see).
Lacking the plate called for.
Complete in 56 pages, full title/contents page featuring a great engraving of the skyline of London at the time, 5 by 8 inches, great condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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