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Handsome masthead from colonial Pennsylvania...

Item # 651966

October 17, 1771

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, October 17, 1771  This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper.
Page 3 has a letter to William Tryon, governor of New York, with his response signed in type: W. Tryon. This is followed by a report from Philadelphia noting the arrival of Richard Penn, governor of Pennsylvania.
Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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