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Objecting to a law against immorality...



Item # 665348

March 16, 1786

THE NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, March 16, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  All of page 1 & most of pg. 2 are taken up with essay #5 on: "Observations on the Present Situation & Future Prospects of This and the United States".
Inside has an interesting article concerning Virginia giving up some of its land to the district of Kentucky. Another article begins: "A writer in a late Penna. paper objects to the passing of a bill in that state for the suppression of vice and immorality. Gaming, profaneness and drunkenness are vices so fashionable among the great & the rich as well as among the vulgar & the poor...".
Eight pages, 9 by 10 1/4 inches, some staining, minor wear at margins.

Item from Catalog 294 (released for May, 2020)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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