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672902

Death toll from the Great Plague...

Item #672902

February 22, 1665

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 28, 1666  Not only is the world's oldest, continually published English language newspaper (still publishes today) but it is also a very early issue, being #65.

There are various other news reports from throughout Europe with datelines including Plymouth, Madrid, Paris, Middleburg Bruges & elsewhere.

Noteworthy is the report at the bottom of the bac... See More  

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$215.00
649303

Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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$24.00
649260

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity to obtain authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typic... See More  

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$98.00
649266

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More  

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$39.00
668694

Advertisement on the Salem witch trials...

Item #668694

January 14, 1693

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Jan. 14, 1693  The back page has an advertisement for the book: "The TRYALS of several WITCHES lately Executed in New-England, with many Remarkable Curiosities therein Occurring. By Cotton Mather. Published by the Special Command of his EXCELLENCY the Governour of New-England. First Printed in Boston, and now Reprinted in London...".

This is the only p... See More  

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$320.00
649246

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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$28.00
649262

Over 320 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$37.00
670168

Rare title from the 1600's...

Item #670168

May 10, 1695

A COLLECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF HUSBANDRY AND TRADE, London, May 10, 1695  This is one of the more uncommon titles from the 17th century we have had the pleasure to offer, with the content relating much to the title.  Page 2 has a large chart showing prices of various grains by city. The back leaf is taken up with advertisements.

Never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, various archival m... See More  

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$96.00
672696

Mention of Newfoundland and the West Indies in a 1697 newspaper...

Item #672696

July 05, 1697

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 5, 1697  The first column of the front page has a few mentions of the "new world" amongst shipping notices, including: "The ships of the Flora, which returned lately from the West Indies, are now unlading...6 English merchant ships bound home and one for Newfoundland..." and then further on: "...two French ships, one bound to Newfound... See More  

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$47.00
649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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$46.00
649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

Note: U... See More  

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$36.00
666857

Queen Anne sets the first session of the newly combined Parliament of England & Scotland...

Item #666857

September 15, 1707

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 15, 1707  The front page begins with a very notable document, headed: "By The Queen, A PROCLAMATION" calling for: "...our first Parliament of Great Britain...at our city of Westminster on Thursday the twenty-third day of October next..." with further particulars.

This was the very first session of Parliament of the newly-created Parliame... See More  

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$189.00
649279

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279
THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More  

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$48.00
649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown is just an exam... See More  

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$44.00
649221

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #649221
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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$36.00
673012

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #673012

June 19, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, June 19, 1713  This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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$56.00
673007

Set of five different mastheads for the same title...

Item #673007

July 04, 1716

THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1707, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engr... See More  

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$99.00
649273

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount. The generic photo shows what the newspaper looks like when in good condition.

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$90.00
649232

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$125.00
670090

A large & decorative masthead... Avoiding taxation...

Item #670090

December 14, 1722

THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Dec. 14, 1722  A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is often the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue.

This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet and therefore no t... See More  

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$58.00
649264

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264
THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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$48.00
670104

News from America in 1723...

Item #670104

October 08, 1723

THE POST-BOY, London, Oct. 8, 1723  A handsome single sheet newspaper as the masthead features two very ornate & detailed engravings.

The ftpg. has a bit of American news with a report of a fire in Boston, and noting: "...escaped by jumping out of the window; but two of his apprentices are among those unhappy persons that perish'd in the flames."

Also 5 front page notices ... See More  

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$49.00
649310

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310
(8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition.

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$68.00
649222

Rare, early title...

Item #649222
FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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667383

Defending the criticisms of Jews...

Item #667383
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1731 This is just the third issue of this extremely successful magazine. Several editions of the first several issues were printed in the early 1730's, and based on the note at the bottom of the title/contents page I suspect this is the 2nd edition.

Most notable and taking the entire first page is an article in defense of the Jews, beginning: "... See More  

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$87.00
667110

Anti-Catholic sentiment... Much on the Jacobite Rebellion...

Item #667110
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1745  There is a tremendous amount of content concerning the Jacobite Rebellion with articles: "A Short Account of the Rebellion in 1715 continued" "Remarks on the Young Pretender's Declaration" and further on: "Progress of the Rebels" which takes 3 pages, and "Carlisle Taken by the Rebels"
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$98.00
649234

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234
(10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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$110.00
670087

18th century newspaper by Samuel Johnson...

Item #670087

May 01, 1750

THE RAMBLER, London, May 1, 1750  An uncommon periodical done by the Samuel Johnson.

Johnson was one of the most important English writers of the eighteenth century. It's long been traditional to refer to the second half of the eighteenth century as "the age of Johnson". While working on the dictionary, for which he is perhaps most famous, he published a series of periodical es... See More  

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672418

British Jew Bill... Engraving of a church in Charleston...

Item #672418
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753  This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of the kind in America. The design was sent us from Charles-Town [Charleston] where
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672802

Annapolis newspaper from during the French & Indian War...

Item #672802

May 01, 1755

THE MARYLAND GAZETTE, Annapolis, May 1, 1755  This is currently one of the earliest American newspapers we have in inventory, as issues from before the Revolutionary War have become extremely difficult to find. And this issue is from during the French and Indian War.

The front page is taken up with various reports from Europe. Page 2 has a report noting in part: "...from the camp before... See More  

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667022

Reports on the French & Indian War...

Item #667022

March 26, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1757  The front page begins with over a half column report headed: "America" with a Boston dateline. Mentions include: "...four New England colonies having agreed to furnish his Lordship with 4000 men for the operations of the ensuing year...". This is followed by a report concerning events of the French & Indian War.

Eight pag... See More  

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649233

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.

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666690

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666690

January 01, 1759

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1759  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...to continue...an Act...as relates to the further punishment of persons going armed or disguised, in defiance of the laws...and to the relief of the officers of the customs in informations upon seizures..."

A decorative document given the displayable titl... See More  

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$34.00
649258

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649258
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution.  All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.

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$77.00
649294

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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672994

Ten bookplates from the 18th century...

Item #672994

March 05, 1760

LOT OF TEN BOOKPLATES, mostly (if not all) from the 1700's. Various engravings of shields and coats-of-arms, most measuring about 3 by 4 inches, mostly nice.

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670137

Cherokees asking for peace...

Item #670137

November 11, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 11, 1760  Inside has a brief report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, noting: "Letter from Augusta...advise that about 4 days ago they were informed that the Cherokees were asking for a peace...".

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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649252

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #649252
THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.   

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672421

Nice plate of Windsor Palace...

Item #672421
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1765  A nice issue of this very famous & successful British magazine from this significant year of the Stamp Act, and some ten years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

One of the features is the very nice full page plate of: "A View of the Royal Palace at Windsor" so closely connected to the Royal Family today. It is acc... See More  

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666935

Celebration of the Stamp Act repeal has horrible consequences...

Item #666935

July 22, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 22, 1766  The back page has a letter from Burlington, New  Jersey, offering thanks for the repeal of the hated Stamp Act. A portion includes: "...On hearing the joyful news of the repeal of the stamp act, about 3 half-barrels of powder were provided...a negro boy, seeing some powder scattered on the ground, scraped some of it together & set  fire ... See More  

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673010

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

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August 23, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 25, 1757, Jan. 15, 1763, Aug. 23, 1766, June 2, 1767, & Dec. 1, 1771. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about... See More  

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649299

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

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THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More  

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667031

Trading pelts with the Eskimos...

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August 25, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 25, 1772  The back page has a letter from: "Salem, in New England" which has a nice report concerning trading  beaver, ermine & other skins with the Eskimo Indians, taking nearly a full column.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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659892

David Garrick's house and gardens...

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October 01, 1773

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1773  Near the back is a report form Charleston concerning concerns for a drought in the area.

A detailed article on: "Mr. Garrick's House and Gardens at Hampton" which is accompanied by a nicely engraved, full page plate of it. David Garrick was a famous actor, playwright and theater manager. There are a number of theaters named for him.

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672463

Terrific on Captain Cook's voyage...

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SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1773  Certainly the prime content in this issue is the five page article: "An Epitome of the Voyage round the World by Lt. Cook..." which is the continuation of an ongoing report of his historic voyage (photos show only portions). The related map is lacking

There is also an article: "Queries concerning the Ancient Form of the... See More  

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670472

The non-importation issue, and much more...

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July 01, 1774

THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, July, 1774  Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title.

Eight pages are taken up with; Debates In the Political Club Room" which includes talk of the Quebec Bill and the tensions concerning Canada.

Near the back is much reporting on the tensions with the American colonies, too much to report  in... See More  

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666073

Much on the tensions with America: "God knows how this will end"...

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April 14, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), Apr. 14, 1775 This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

Interesting that just 5 days after this issue was printed the battle of Lexington & Concord began the Revolutionary War.

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670458

Declaring war against the American colonies... Print of General Howe...

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August 01, 1775

THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, August, 1775  A very significant issue as near the back under "Domestic Intelligence" is: "By The King, A PROCLAMATION For Suppressing Rebellion and Sedition" by King George III of England, which was essentially the document in which he declared war against the American colonies. Also of significance is: "A Proclamation" s... See More  

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663981

Lengthy letter to General Gates... Benedict Arnold on to Canada...

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November 30, 1775

THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE OR EDINBURGH AMUSEMENT, Scotland, Nov. 30, 1775  Inside has an article: "The Fair American, A True Story". Also under the heading: "America" is a: "...Letter from Thomas Johnson to Horatio Gates, dated Annapolis, Aug. 18, 1775" which includes in part: "...You & I and America in general may almost universally wish, in the first place, ... See More  

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650107

On the Restraining Act...

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December 01, 1775

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, December, 1775  Nearly 9 pages are taken up with: "Debates Of a Political Society" which is essentially reports of discussions in Parliament, much of it concerning the troubles between England and the American colonies. And much of it is discussion on the American Restraining Act. Photos show only small portions. One item has: "...They will be besi... See More  

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