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Multiple reports from America...

"The Man of Forty Crowns"... a new Voltaire satire...



Item # 652297

June 4, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, June 4, 1768  Multiple inside reports are from various locations throughout America, including a letter from Massachusetts Bay, and two articles from New York (see images for details). Also included are excerpts from Voltaire's new satire, "The Man of Forty Crowns," which is accompanied by a lengthy review which concludes: "This plausible discourse made me reflect a good deal, but I cannot say it much comforted me."
Other news reports and period advertising are found throughout.
Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, only minor rubbing, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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