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643074

Unusual format...

Item #643074

August 29, 1717

THE EVENING POST, London, Aug. 29, 1717  This was the newspaper upon which the word "evening" first appeared in any newspaper title when it began in 1706. A very handsome issue which has a very interesting & unusual format. Much news from Europe on pages 1 and 2, with half of page 3 being blank, with a nice rd tax stamp, and  over half of the back page blank.

Four pages, n... See More  

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$57.00
642863

A handsome newspaper... ships sailing to America...

Item #642863

January 01, 1718

THE POST BOY, London, January 1, 1718  A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The front page contains an article from Madrid pertaining to the current health condition of the King and that he had also just celebrated his 36th birthday.

Reports from Dartmouth provides information of ships Friendship, Mary, Partridge and Amity which had sailed to or from Ameri... See More  

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$66.00
643070

World's first daily newspaper...

Item #643070

January 04, 1718

THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 4, 1718  This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such, having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 1/4 inch... See More  

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$115.00
643067

World's first daily newspaper...

Item #643067

January 04, 1718

THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 4, 1718 



* Rare 18th century title



This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements.

Complete as a single sheet newsp... See More  

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$115.00
642933

A handsome newspaper... grave digger arrested...

Item #642933

April 01, 1718

THE POST BOY, London, April 1, 1718  A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The backpage contains an article "On Saturday Night the Assizes ended at Kingston, where 15 Persons received Sentence of Death... The Grave-Digger of S. Saviours, who was convicted of stealing dead Bodies out of their Graves, was fined 40 s. and two Years Imprisonment..."

T... See More  

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$58.00
671749

1718 World's oldest daily newspaper...

Item #671749

September 16, 1718

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 16, 1718



* Early 18th century



This issue is over 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well.

A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7... See More  

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$28.00
644588

Mention of New Spain and the West Indies...

Item #644588

November 18, 1718

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 



* Rare title



The front page begins with a report noting: "...to get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Ind... See More  

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$59.00
559396

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #559396
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
180039

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

Item #180039
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.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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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
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.

Item from Catalog 302 (released for January, 2021)...

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$90.00
675403

Great 18th century issue for display...

Item #675403

January 30, 1720

THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, April 23, 1720



* Great masthead engraving

* Early 18th century original




This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly lightly-inked impression. Various news items from Europe.

Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loo... See More  

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$47.00
659981

See the displayable front page from the 18th century...

Item #659981

December 31, 1720

THE POST-BOY, London, December 31, 1720 



* Nice masthead engravings



One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports.

Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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$38.00
208020

One of the finest mastheads to be found...

Item #208020
THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, 1721 Noted in the masthead: "With Freshest Advices Foreign & Domestick". See the photo for one of the most ornate and intricately engraved mastheads to be had, perfect for display. Complete 6 pg. issue with various news of the day and ads as well. The exact date of the issue you receive will differ from that shown but the format &... See More  

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$51.00
671719

From London in 1721...

Item #671719
THE EVENING POST, London, Sept. 18, 1721 



* Rare 18th century publication



Various European news, with a page 2 report beginning: "The King of Spain hath established certain regulations, the better to prevent the Contagion which rages in France from spreading itself into his dominions..." with more on this.

One-third of page 3 is blank & has a red tax stamp. Half of the ba... See More  

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$72.00
648792

See the handsome masthead...

Item #648792

March 31, 1722

THE LONDON JOURNAL, England, March 31, 1722 



* Great masthead engraving

* Early 18th century original




One of the more decorative mastheads to be found, which includes a nice view of the skyline of London along with coat-of-arms insets in the upper corners. The first letter on the front page is extremely ornate as well (see).

Filled with various news reports of the day including crime ... See More  

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$105.00
120160

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

Item #120160
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 about 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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$48.00
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.

Item from Catalog 302 (released for January, 2021)...

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$48.00
666189

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

Item #666189

May 17, 1723

THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, May 17, 1723



* Great masthead engraving

* Very rare title




A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is 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 classifi... See More  

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$58.00
636437

Quite uncommon from London...

Item #636437

September 16, 1723

THE TRUE BRITON, London, Sept. 16, 1723 



* Early 18th century



A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper  is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page includes "Advertisements".

Complete as a single sheet, partial red tax stamp to the back page, clo... See More  

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$47.00
620617

Quite uncommon from London...

Item #620617

November 18, 1723

THE TRUE BRITON, London, Nov. 18, 1723 A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper  is almost entirely editorial, with much on politics. The back page has various "Advertisement".

Complete as a single sheet, close-trimmed at the top of the back pg.  affects the top line, other... See More  

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$38.00
601262

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

Item #601262

December 24, 1723

THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, December 24, 1723 



* Great masthead engraving 

* Very rare title
 



A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspaper... See More  

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$62.00
675893

Quite uncommon from London... 1723... 1724...

Item #675893

February 14, 1724

THE TRUE BRITON, London, Feb. 14, 1723-4 



* Early 18th century



The double date is due to the use of both the Julian (1723) & *Gregorian (1724) calendars at the time. A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper  is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page i... See More  

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$50.00
643078

Convicts being sent to the American plantations...

Item #643078

September 07, 1725

THE WHITEHALL EVENING-POST, London, Sept. 7, 1725 



* Rare 18th century title

* Convicts to America




This is the earliest issue of this title we have offered. The front page has a nice item: "Yesterday in the evening four young follows, order's for transportation, were brought from Reading jail to Newgate, in order to be sent with the next convicts to the American Plantations.&... See More  

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$144.00
120436

The oldest newspaper in the world...

Item #120436
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dates ranging from 1726 to 1730. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still being published today. Reporting is almost entirely concerned with Parliamentary items and European news with some advertisements near the back of the issue.

The photo below is "generic" however the issue you will receive, datin... See More  

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$18.00
667178

a rare mention of women pirates...

Item #667178

May 28, 1726

MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 28, 1726 



* Very rare mention of Woman pirates

* Rare 18th century title




The back page contains a neat advertisement (see) for a book just published, which is: "A General History of the PYRATES, from their first settlement in the island of Providence to the present time; with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two Female Pyrates Ma... See More  

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$165.00
670111

Very displayable Edinburgh, Scotland newspaper...

Item #670111

September 27, 1726

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 27, 1726  See the photo for one of the more beautiful, displayable mastheads of the 18th century, featuring two woodblock engravings, one showing postboys on horseback trumpeting the news, and the other showing a winged angel trumpeting the news.

Additionally, the first letter in the first column is within yet another very decorative engraving, ... See More  

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$85.00
120023
Item #120023
MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, 1727  See the photo for the very nice front page of this 4 page newspaper, which includes a very nicely inked red tax stamp in the lower right corner. This issue has much news from Europe, and includes many ads as well, a few of which are illustrated. This issue measures 10 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition with untrimmed edges. An early an... See More  

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$35.00
648795

One of the less common early British newspapers...

Item #648795

September 30, 1727

MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Sept. 30, 1727 



* Rare 18th century title

* Partial red tax stamp




A quite uncommon title containing a wide variety of news of the day A wealth of ad including five illustrated ads on the back page.

Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, 9 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, minor archival mend inside, good condition.... See More  

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$46.00
205901

One of the most detailed engraved mastheads to be had...

Item #205901
THE NORWICH GAZETTE, England, 1728 (with a full red-inked tax stamp on the front page). See the photo below for the tremendous detail in the masthead of this early newspaper, showing the skyline of Norwich. Individual buildings and even the windows can be seen in this woodblock engraving. There are insets in the upper corners as well, one showing the patron Saint George slaying a dragon. Complete ... See More  

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$110.00
666698

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666698

January 01, 1728

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1728



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Eighty-two ... See More  

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$45.00
675952

Convicts shipped off to America... Oglethorpe before founding Georgia...

Item #675952

March 13, 1728

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) 



* Early James Oglethorpe

* Convicts to America




Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a shi... See More  

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$275.00
644002

Convicts shipped off to America...

Item #644002

May 23, 1728

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, May 23, 1728 



* Convicts to American plantations



The front page is a terrific item noting: "The government are about contracting with the proper undertakes for transporting the felons, convicts, being about 80 in number, to his Majesty's Plantations in America."." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the Ame... See More  

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$225.00
671294

Handsome newspaper... America mention...

Item #671294

August 15, 1728

THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728 



* Rare publication



A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man.

Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partia... See More  

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$48.00
662201

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #662201

January 01, 1729

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1729 



* 18th century original document



Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for making good the loss occasioned by a sum of money being stolen out of His Majesty's Exchequer...".

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice, clean co... See More  

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$38.00
121028

From before George Washington was born...

Item #121028
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1730  See the photo  for an example of this title from our archives. A "typical" newspaper from this period--from before George Washington was born. As the title would suggest, there are many advertisements, some quite fascinating. Also a partial red-inked tax stamp. An archival repair at the spine margin.

Note that the photo is "generic"... See More  

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$37.00
180019

Pre and post war perspective from Britain...

Item #180019
(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 (see). Each issue is complete (often excluding plates - if called for) and in nice condition.

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$68.00
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.

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

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$68.00
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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$40.00
583187

Daily newspaper from 1730...

Item #583187

July 22, 1730

THE DAILY POST, London, July 22, 1730 



* Rare 18th century title



One of the earliest daily newspapers to be found, and this issue has a partial  red-inked tax stamp in the upper left corner of the front page. The front page has various news reports from throughout Europe plus a few ads, and the back page is entirely taken up with advertisements.



Complete as a single sheet newsp... See More  

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$43.00
671844

A full size, single sheet newspaper...

Item #671844

November 11, 1730

THE DAILY POST, London, Nov. 11, 1730  A single sheet newspaper of folio size with  front page news from London & elsewhere in Europe, with the back page taken up with ads.

Red tax stamp at the bottom of the back page. Measures 10 by 16 1/2 inches, the back page has some staining at the spine margin, otherwise good condition.

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

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$42.00
120257

Rare, early title...

Item #120257
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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$44.00
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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$44.00
208485

One of the earliest daily newspapers in the world...

Item #208485
THE DAILY POST, London, 1731 A very nice, folio-size, single sheet newspaper with various news of the day and ads as well. This is one of the earliest daily newspapers we have had the pleasure to offer. A red inked tax stamp on the front or the back. In nice condition with some light damp staining at the spine or near the top. The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will hav... See More  

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$44.00
599052

News from America...

Item #599052

February 13, 1731

FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Feb. 13, 1731  Page 2 has news from America with a dateline of: "Ipswich in New-England" and "Boston in New England" (see). Pages 3 & 4 are taken up with ads, and 4 of them are illustrated.

Four pages, 10 by 12 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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$38.00
667381

Defending the criticisms of Jews...

Item #667381
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 are typically identified as such (2nd edition, 3rd edition, etc.) at the bottom of the title page. This issue has no such indicator so is likely a first edition.

Most notable and taking the enti... See More  

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$75.00
642684

First year of publication... 1st edition...

Item #642684
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1731 (first edition)  Perhaps the most interesting content is found near the back under "The Monthly Intelligencer" which includes among other news reports from throughout Europe: "Mordecai Jacob Devries, a Jew convicted the last sessions at the Old Bailey of forging a Bill of Exchange for 450 l. stood on the pillory facing the R.... See More  

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$80.00
647194

A Free Thinker's Religion... On Conjugal Love...

Item #647194
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1732  The issue begins with 26 pages of "A View of the Weekly Disputes & Essays in this Month". This section has various reports from the many newspapers in England including the London Journal, The Craftsman, Applebee's Journal, Universal Spectator, Fog's Journal, the Free Briton, the Weekly Register, and more. These newspa... See More  

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$30.00
670288

An early newspaper which rarely comes on the collector market...

Item #670288

April 08, 1732

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, April 8, 1732 



* Rare 18th century publication



A quite rare title as this is the first we have encountered in our 44 years. It appears to have run from 1730-1735. Later in 1732 the title would add: "...or, Universal Journal".

A nice "newsy" paper with a wide variety of items are found on pages 2 and 3, mostly from England.

Four pages, r... See More  

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$69.00
651007

James Oglethorpe & the Trustees of Georgia...

Item #651007
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1732  Near the back is the "Monthly Intelligencer" which includes a list of the: "Trustees Appointed for Establishing the New Colony in Georgia, Incorporated by a Charter now Passing" and which includes within the list: James Oglethorpe (see photos). There is also a brief item: "From South Carolina".

The issue begins w... See More  

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$43.00
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