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578283

British & American forces in America...

Item #578283

February 03, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 3, 1781  Several pages are taken up with reports from the "House of Commons" which includes one bit noting: "...Lord Howe complained of a late publication in which he had been accused of having carried on a correspondence with Dr. Franklin, a little before he took the command in America--the fact was true, but the whole of that treasonable co... See More  

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578226
Item #578226

October 15, 1796

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Oct. 15, 1796 



* 18th century American title



Much of the content in this title is literary in nature but there is some "news" reports as well. Some items include: "Particulars of the Insurrection in Aux-Cayes" "London" "Curious Irish Love Letter" "Study to be Quiet & Mind Your Own Business", etc. Four pag... See More  

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578025

North Carolina wants to reconsider ratifying the Constitution...

Item #578025

December 31, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, December 31, 1788  Page 2 has "Of North Carolina" which includes: "Our General Assembly is now sitting...many of the counties have petitioned for writs of elections for a new Convention to reconsider & ratify the Constitution on the part of this state. The antifederalists are still numerous, & very many of them callous ... See More  

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578024

North Carolina wants to reconsider ratifying the Constitution...

Item #578024

December 31, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, December 31, 1788  Page 2 has "Of North Carolina" which includes: "Our General Assembly is now sitting...many of the counties have petitioned for writs of elections for a new Convention to reconsider & ratify the Constitution on the part of this state. The antifederalists are still numerous, & very many of them callous ... See More  

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577842

Very early Andy Jackson...

Item #577842

November 25, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 25, 1797  Page 2 contains a brief & inconspicuous item which lists new senators: "Tennessee, Hon. Messrs. Andrew Jackson and Joseph Anderson...". This is likely the earliest mention of Andrew Jackson in a newspaper. He was 30 years old at the time.  Other news of the day & many ads, including 9 illustrated ship ads on ... See More  

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577585

Diseases of the teeth...

18th Century Boxing...

Item #577585

December 26, 1788

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, December 26, 1788.  Page three has content related to boxing (see images).  Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.  Also included on the back page is a lengthy discussion on "A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Teeth" - nice for dentistry interest. Partial red-ink stamp on page one.

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570733

Dated in 1710...

Displayable newspaper very early in the 18th century...

Item #570733
THE POST BOY, London, England, 1710  This newspaper ranks among the more displayable titles from the eighteenth century, and is very early as well. The masthead features two engravings in the corners, one of a mounted newsboy trumpeting the news, and the other of an angelic figure doing the same.

A single sheet newspaper containing various news reports from Europe with part of the back page ... See More  

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$33.00
570710

Exploring 2014 through time...

A 3 century set... 1714... 1814... 1914...

Item #570710

January 01, 2014

A Three Issue Set of Authentic Newspapers, one each from 1714, 1814, and 1914.  The first issue will likely be from London. Considering the breadth of England's colonial reach, London newspapers/magazines of the day included a wealth of international reporting - and are great to have. The second issue will likely be from the U.S. The third issue will be from the U.S., but may be an illust... See More  

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$99.00
570693

A birth-year through time...

A 3 century set... dating back 300+ years...

Item #570693

January 01, 2014

Three authentic newspapers, exploring a specified birth date (birth year) through time - 100, 200, and 300 years ago.  You simply enter a year into the comment field at checkout, and we will provide you with three original newspapers - one each from 100, 200, and 300 years prior to the year entered.  No other gift could ever provide the recipient with such a look into their past, while f... See More  

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570570

With both the die number and plate number...

Item #570570

May 24, 1784

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 24, 1784 As seen in the photo the front page includes a nice red-inked tax stamp which not only has the restrike die number but the full plate number (99% of it) as well: "No. 6" in the lower right corner. This four page newspaper has considerable news from Europe throughout, with the entire front page taken up with ads, including several acco... See More  

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570044

Early title from New Haven, Connecticut...

Item #570044

April 25, 1798

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, April 25, 1798 



* Rare 18th century American title



The entire front page is taken up with the continuation of a "Message" from the President to Congress, which also takes most of page 2, and concludes on page 4.

Also on page 2 is: "Yesterday the House of Representatives of the United States went into a committee of the whole on the state ... See More  

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569965

Colonial Boston imprint...

Item #569965

June 06, 1768

SUPPLEMENT TO THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768  This is the four page "Supplement" issue to the regular eight page newspaper of the same date. Almost all of the four pages are taken up with reports from London, although the back page has most of a column headed "Boston" (see).

Complete in four pages, measures 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, very nice condition. A... See More  

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569699

Prelude to the Revolutionary War...

Item #569699
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1774  Most of the front page is a report headed: "The Journal of a Voyage...for making Discoveries towards the North Pole by the Hon. Commodore Phipps..." (see for beginning). 

A full column on pg. 2 has reports from Boston (see) concerning strained relationships with England, and mentioning Ben Franklin (see). This is followed by a lette... See More  

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569685

Following the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga...

Item #569685

May 16, 1778

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 16, 1778 



* re. Battle of Saratoga surrender 

* General John Burgoyne 




Page 2 includes: "Yesterday...General Burgoyne arrived in town from Rhode Island...The purpose of Gen. Burgoyne's message is said to be to solicit a ratification of the convention he concluded at Saratoga with Gen. Gates or if that cannot be done (because such a... See More  

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569173

Curious double-masthead newspaper...

Item #569173

February 27, 1730

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, February 27, 1730 



* Uncommon title from the old country



A very interesting single sheet newspaper of folio size, curious in that it has a double masthead: one at the top of the front page and also one at the top of the back page, with the same date. Formatted as if the front side with the news reports was separate from the back page which has nothing but a... See More  

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569062

Movements of British troops in America...

Item #569062

July 14, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 14, 1781 



* Movements of British troops in America 

* Revolutionary War from the enemy
 



The back page has some news from America including : "...letters from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton with an account of his Lordship having effected a junction with the troops under the command of Brigadier General Arnold, in consequence of wh... See More  

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568901

The troublesome Americans...

Item #568901

December 08, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 8, 1774  The ftpg. includes some reports from the: "House of Commons" with American mention, including: "...his Lordship introduced several pertinent observations on the present spirit of the Colonists, their resolves, meetings, and in particular their intended non-importation agreement..." (see photos).



An inside pg. has most of... See More  

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568866

Reacting to the Boston Port Bill...

Item #568866

June 18, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1774  Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "A Review of the Present Administration", being a review of a pamphlet of this title and which gives much attention to the results of the Boston Port Bill . The photos show most of the article, which begins: "The Boston port bill is a measure planned with the utmost wisdom & policy.... See More  

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568853

House of Commons...

Item #568853

April 30, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 30, 1774  Page 6 has some reports from the House of Commons, which includes some talk of the Administration of Justice Act for Massachusetts (see). There is some additional discussion on the back page as well.

Much other news, mostly European, plus a wealth of ads as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, partial red ink tax stamp on page 2, and in ve... See More  

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568848

Regulating life insurance...

Item #568848

April 19, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 19, 1774 



* Life Insurance regulated



The back page has a curious article: "The following is an Abstract of the Act for Regulating Insurances Upon Lives". An early item on regulating the life insurance industry (see photos).



Other news of the day, mostly from  Europe, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Complete in eight pages, ... See More  

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568847

Supporting the Americans... Trouble with the Creek Indians...

Item #568847

April 16, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 16, 1774  Over a full column on page 6 is taken with with a report from Charleston relating to the trouble with the Creek Indians (see photos).

The back page has an item which notes: "A writer treating of the present disputes relative to the Bostonians says, 'It is true, we did assist America in the late war, but did they not assist us, for whils... See More  

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568828

Creating Trumbull County...

Item #568828

March 03, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1774  An inside page has over a full column concerning how to deal with the American situation. See photos for the full text.

Another page has reports from Boston and New York headed "America" and includes: "...on Thursday last the Tea, which was saved out of Capt. Loring's brigantine, was landed at the Castle by order of the Officer... See More  

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568728

On the Boston Port Bill and more...

Item #568728

June 21, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 21, 1774  An inside page has over a full column beginning: On perusing in your paper of May 31, an extract from a pamphlet, entitled Considerations on the Measures carrying on with respect to the British Colonies in America, some reflections occurred to me on that Authors reasoning, which I would wish to communicate to the public through your paper and it i... See More  

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568638

Full page of American news...

Item #568638
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1767  The first article is: "An Authentick Narrative of the Many horrid Cruelties inflicted by Mrs. Elizabeth Brownrigg upon her Poor Apprentice Girls" which includes a full page plate of their plight (see), and the four page article.

Among other articles are: "A Description of a Deer of the Cape of Good Hope" which is acco... See More  

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568592

From the Revolutionary War era...

Item #568592

August 24, 1780

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 24, 1780  Newspapers from England during the time of the Revolutionary War are always interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day.

This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as w... See More  

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568280

Counterfeiters beware...

Item #568280

July 20, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 20, 1773  An inside page has: "Animadversions on the late Act for Preventing the Clipping and Diminishing of the Gold Coin of this Kingdom". Another report headed: "America" is concerning: "...the island of St. Vincent, the Carribs, formed into small parties in the night, plunder the inhabitants & render property extremely insec... See More  

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568278

Creating the Committee of Correspondence...

Item #568278

July 13, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1773  An inside page has over half a column headed "America" with news reports from New York and Newport, Rhode Island, the former noting: "...from Surinam...who informs us that the disturbances with the Negroes at that settlement were settled by a smart engagement in which many of them were killed..." and also: "...letters from... See More  

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568276

The governor forbids illegal meetings to consider the Acts of Parliament...

Item #568276

October 11, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 11, 1774  A brief report notes that: "...letter from Mobile, in West Florida, mentions that the town of Villa Real, near New Orleans, had in the night been set upon by a large party of Indians who murdered several of the Spaniards..." with a bit more (see).

The back page has a significant report, being a proclamation signed  in type by th... See More  

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568107

History of Jamaica...

Item #568107

July 26, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1774  The entire front page is taken up with: "The History of Jamaica..." (photo shows the beginning) which carries over to page 2, then continued in a furure issue.



Inside has a: "Curious Account of the Highland Robbers" and other reports from England and the rest of Europe, including several military events.



Eight pages, 8 1... See More  

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568068

Suffering through the blockade...

Item #568068

July 12, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 12, 1774 



* Boston, Massachusetts shipping blockade



Inside has an "Extract of a Letter from Boston" which begins: "We shall soon be in a deplorable situation in this town; no vessels are now permitted to enter the port & none will be allowed to depart after the 14th..." and ending: "...I intend removing to Salem during the... See More  

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568024

News from Charleston...

Item #568024

November 27, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 27, 1773 



* Pre Revolutionary War era

* Early Charleston, South Carolina




Inside has over half a page of reports from the South Carolina Gazette (see for beginning), plus other news of the day with advertisements as well.



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

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568022

Southern United States in 1773...

Item #568022

December 02, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 2, 1773  An inside page has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, beginning: "Letters from West Florida inform us that it is thought the seat of government will be removed to the Mississippi & that a new Custom House is actually established at Manchack..." (see). Other news and ads of the day.



Eight pages, 8 1... See More  

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567994

The troublesome Americans...

Item #567994

December 08, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 8, 1774  The ftpg. includes some reports from the: "House of Commons" with American mention, including: "...his Lordship introduced several pertinent observations on the present spirit of the Colonists, their resolves, meetings, and in particular their intended non-importation agreement..." (see photos).

An inside pg. has most of t... See More  

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567993

Trouble brewing in America...

Item #567993

December 06, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 6, 1774  The entire front page is taken up with a review of a pamphlet titled: "The Interest of the Merchants and Manufacturers of Great Britain in the present Contest with the Colonies stated & considered", which begins with: "This writer begins with shewing the great obligations the colonists have been under to Great Britain from
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567953

Pre revolutionary war tensions...

Item #567953

November 19, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 19, 1774 Page 2 has a report from New York noting the arrival of a ship which ran afoul of a French ship (see).

Page 5 has 2 desertion ads, with particulars (see).

Most of a column on the back page is an: "Extract of a Letter from Boston, New England" reporting in part: "...acquaint him that with grief, this county has viewed an exertion for... See More  

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567919

The governor forbids illegal meetings to consider the Acts of Parliament...

Item #567919

October 11, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 11, 1774 



* Early Southern America - Indians

* The governor forbids illegal meetings to consider the Acts of Parliament



A brief report notes that: "...letter from Mobile, in West Florida, mentions that the town of Villa Real, near New Orleans, had in the night been set upon by a large party of Indians who murdered several of the Spaniards...&quo... See More  

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567893

General Gage killed?...

Item #567893

October 01, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 1, 1774  Inside has a report noting: "...some commotions at Boston in New England, that a very great number of the army have  deserted; and that some mischief has been done. It was also reported that General Gage was killed & that two regiments of his troops have revolted..." (see).

The back page has some American content including: &quo... See More  

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567888

South Carolina joins with the other colonies...

Item #567888

September 17, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 17, 1774 



* South Carolina joins rest of colonies in tensions w/ British

* Boston Port Bill
 



Page 3 ha a letter from Boston relaying the plight resulting from the Boston Port Bill (see). Another page has a terrific letter attacking the "insolence" of the American people concerning taxation and their plight from the Boston Port Bil... See More  

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567728

Early proponent of using whole wheat...

Item #567728

October 14, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 14, 1773 



* Early proponent of using whole wheat



The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The Great Advantage of eating Pure and Genuine Bread comprehending the Heart of the Wheat with all its Flour", seeming to be a proponent of whole wheat flour.

Half of page 2 has reports from the South Carolina Gazette in Charleston relating to the: "... See More  

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567722

Events in Charlestown, SC - pre-Battle of Alamance...

Lead-up to the Revolutionary War...

Item #567722
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1771  Near the back is a full page headed "American Affairs" which includes: "Charles-Town, May 8. The General Assembly of the province of Georgia, met at Savannah on the 23d past. On the 24th the new elected Commons House of Assembly unanimously re-chose the Hon. Noble Wimberly Jones, Esq; for their Speaker; but he being disapproved ... See More  

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567709

Trade with American Colonies...

Item #567709

October 21, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 21, 1773  



* Trade with American Colonies 



An inside page has some discussion on the value of trade with the colonies and elsewhere (see), taking most of a column (see).

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

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567665

The king shuts down the land office...

Item #567665

November 02, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 2, 1773 



* Early North Carolina 

* The king shuts down the land office
 



A small item on pg. 2 headed "America" has news from Baltimore noting that in North Carolina: "...his Excellency Governor Martin hath received instructions from his Majesty for shutting up the Land office in that province, & that similar orders are s... See More  

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567652

Dueling... King's Proclamation...

Item #567652

November 20, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 20, 1773  The entire front page is an article concerning dueling (see for beginning). An inside page has a few brief reports headed: "America".



The back page has "By the King, A Proclamation" for rescheduling a session of Parliament (see).



Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.... See More  

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567628

Dueling... King's Proclamation...

Item #567628

November 20, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 20, 1773 



* Early dueling 

* Pre Rev. War
 



The entire front page is an article concerning dueling (see for beginning). An inside page has a few brief reports headed: "America". The back page has "By the King, A Proclamation" for rescheduling a session of Parliament (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice co... See More  

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567600

Brief Judaica item...

Item #567600

October 30, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 30, 1773 



* Judaica Jewish Jews



A brief pg. 2 item notes: "A great number of Jews who have lately been driven from the Prussian dominions, have settled at Gotenburg, where they are going to form a trading company under the auspice of his Swedish Majesty." (see photos).



Other news of the day, mostly from  England. Complete in eigh... See More  

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567596

Trade with American Colonies

Item #567596

October 21, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 21, 1773 



* Trade with American Colonies 



An inside page has some discussion on the value of trade with the colonies and elsewhere (see photos), taking most of a column (see photos).

Eight pages, about 8 1/2 by 11 inches, and in nice condition.

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567595

The trouble with trade with the colonies...

Item #567595

October 19, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 19, 1773   The entire ftpg. it taken up with a very early article on the benefits of eating whole grains, titled: "The Great Advantage of Eating Pure and Genuine Bread".

An inside page has a letter: "Encouraging the Consumption of British & India goods, by Luxury in the Colonies..." which includes: "...But our trade wit... See More  

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567524

Early animal conservation... On counterfeit bank notes...

Item #567524

July 22, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 22, 1773  Pg. 3 has a fascinating letter from New York concerning a woman challenging a man to a duel to protect her own honor (see).

Half of an inside pg. is taken up with: "Abstract of the Act for the more effectual Preventing the Forging of the Notes or Bills of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England...". The same page has an item whi... See More  

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567395

Reference to John Paul Jones... Reference to Benedict Arnold's defection...

Item #567395

March 27, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1781 Page 2 has an item referencing the famous naval battle involving John Paul Jones, with: "...Displeasures of his B.M. in regard to what has been done for Paul  Jones is equally groundless...". Another item on pg. 2 extending to pg. 3 includes: "...negociation intended to lay the plan of a treaty of commerce to be concluded between th... See More  

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567336

Map of Maastricht, The Netherlands...

Item #567336
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1747



*
Map of Maastricht, The Netherlands



A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 17
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