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The slave trade... William Wilberforce... General Wayne slaughters the Indians...



Item # 651436 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790  Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead" (see). Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer to the Speech of William Wilberforce". Further on under the heading: "America" is text including: "...General Wayne had been dispatched from Virginia on an expedition against the Cherokee, Miamis, and Chickesau [sic] Indians... their chief warrior, one MaGillivray, a Scotchman, who has long resided among these Indians. General Wayne...had completely routed them after a great slaughter..." with more on this (see). There is also a report fro Nootka Sound on the Northwests coast of America (see).
Included are both full page plates called for, one of which is a fold-out.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, nice condition. There is an inked serial number in the lower left margin of the front page.


A very nice magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

Item from Catalog 270 (released for May, 2018)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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