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Much on the Jacobite Rebellion...



Item # 654921
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1745  There is a tremendous amount of content concerning the Jacobite Rebellion with articles: "Accounts of the Motions of the Rebels & of the King's Forces from the London Gazette..." which takes about ten pages. Also: "Retreat of the Rebels" and "Naval Articles from the London Gazette". Further on is: "Letters Concerning the Pretender's Son" (see images), "A Letter to the Jacobites", "A New and Cheap way to Disable the Rebels", "Scotland Vindicated from the Charge of a Rebellion", "Apology for Scotland", "Remarks on the Young Pretender's Declaration" this latter article taking over 3 pages.
There is even more content on the Jacobite Rebellion in the "Historical Chronicle" section near the back of the issue.
There is some content on the battles in North America between the French & British with: "Of the Siege of Louisbourg, French Faith, etc." which is concerning the events in Cape Breton in Canada.
Complete in 56 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/index page which an engraving of St. John's Gate, evenly toned, otherwise in very good condition.
There are no maps or plates called for in this issue.

A very nice pre-Revolutionary War 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.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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