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Celebrating King James II...

Item # 662763

May 31, 1686

LONDON GAZETTE, May 31, 1686 

* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

Over half of the front page is taken up with: "An Account of the Solemnities observed at the Proclaiming our Dread Sovereign King JAMES II. in the City of Madras...".  This account reports on the celebration in India of the new King.
Single sheet, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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