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Item # 662419 COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1788 The issue begins with: "Observations on the Travels & Transactions of Ferdinando de Sota in Florida...". Also inside is a 3 page article: "A Description of Bald Eagle Valley..." in Pennsylvania (plate lacking).
Near the back is "Intelligence" with the latest news of the day, including an item from Rhode Island: "...town of North Providence have given their deputies instructions to vote in general assembly for a convention to be chosen in this state to adopt the Federal Constitution." Also a report on a New York meeting for the freedom of slaves.
From Virginia: "Governor Sevier has regained his influence...& has lately put himself at the head of the federalists; and menaces the state of North Carolina for putting themselves out of the union by rejecting the new constitution." Also a report from Congress on fixing a date for choosing electors to determine the first President of the United States.
Included is the full page plate: "A New Method of Reaping" which has foxing & irregular margins. Lacking the other plate & meteorlogical report.
Complete in 74 pages, full title/contents page, 4 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches, various foxing, generally nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's