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Early Georgia.... James Oglethorpe...



Item # 647038
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1736  A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" 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. 
 
An article in the "Historical Chronicle" is headed: "Extract of a Letter from Savannah, in Georgia, dated Feb. 14, 1735-6" which has some nice accounts, including: "...Mr. Oglethorpe went next day, tho' very wet weather, to see the adjacent settlements...a flourishing condition, beyond any colony ever known in so short a time...The country abounds with fish, excellent fruit, and venison." with more (see photos). 
 
Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are:
 
"Blood Prohibited to the Gentile Converts" "Mr. Wm. Tindal's Opinion of the Hebrew Language" "For Redeeming Christian Slaves" "Complaints of the Children of Israel" & more. 
 
Complete in 55 pages with full title/index page which contains an engraving of St. John's Gate. Measures 5 by 8 inches and is in very nice condition.

A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" 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

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