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From colonial Philadelphia with a handsome masthead...



Item # 651958

June 6, 1771

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 6, 1771  This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. 
Pages 1 and 2 are taken up with reports from London, with page 3 having datelines from New York and Philadelphia. Also details of a law: "...for the regulating, paving, cleansing, etc. the streets of this city..." (see). The back page is taken up with advertisements.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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