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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