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Chronology of ballooning... An Act from New Jersey...

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October 28, 1784

THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Oct. 28, 1784 

* Very early hot air ballooning

Page 2 has over half a column headed: "Aerostatic" which concerning early ballooning. It has a chronological list of the: "...accurate account of the different aerostatic voyages which have been made since Mr. Montgolfier's discovery. We present them with the following correct catalogue:..." and what follows is a list of dates & events on the very beginning of ballooning.
Page 3 begins with: "An ACT for Establishing certain Free Ports in the State of New Jersey, and for the Encouragement of Commerce Therein" which takes almost a full column.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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