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Mention of the Northwest Indian War...
Item # 656763 GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1793 Near the back is nearly half a page of news headed: "America" which reports on a legal issue concerning the ability of a person from one state suing another in another state (see). Also mention that: "...The Americans have experienced a defeat by the Indians between Detroit & Miami towns in which, it was reported, 700 of the former were killed & the rest put to flight...General Wayne, it was added, had resigned his command..." which is reference to Northwest Indian War (see hyperlink). A few other reports as well.
Included are all 4 plates called for.
Complete in 104 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, great condition.
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