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676608

Siege of Havana, Cuba, with a foldout map...

Item #676608
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1762  The prime content would certainly be the account of the battle of Havana, Cuba, headed: "Account of the Taking of the Havannah" which is nearly a full page account.

This is followed by the: "Articles of Capitulation agreed upon between Sir George Pocock...and the Earl of Albermarle, & the Marquis of Real Transporte...for the... See More  

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676607

The Stamp Act & more on the troubles in America...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1765  This issue has a great wealth of reporting concerning America, mostly focused on the Stamp Act and the growing & troubling relationship between England & the colonies.

Among the articles are: "The Grievances of the American Colonies Candidly examined. Printed by Authority at Providence in Rhode Island" "
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676606

Siege of Havana, Cuba...

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1762  The prime content is the lengthy text concerning the taking of Havana, Cuba.

The Battle of Havana was a military action in the spring & summer of 1762 which was part of the Seven Years' War, or the French & Indian War for that portion fought in the Americas, during which British forces besieged & captured the city of Havana w... See More  

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676605

Very descriptive of Louisiana, Virginia, Carolina, & more...

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June 1763  Included is an article taking over 3 pages titled: "Some Account of Louisiana, or the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina, & of the Countries that lie on both sides the Mississippi, where a Colony from the Plantations is Actually Now Forming."

The article is very descriptive (photos show only portions) noting that this large expan... See More  

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676604

Concerning the Stamp Act...

Item #676604
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1765  Near the back under: "Remarkable Events" is a report of ships arriving at Philadelphia: "...with the stamps on board for Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, when several citizens assembled in order to consider ways and means for preventing the stamp act taking place in that province..." with more.

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676603

Death of the Prince of Wales... Handel's Messiah...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1751  There is an interesting report of a performance of Handel's Messiah, which includes: "Was performed in the chapel of the Foundling Hospital the sacred oratorio Messiah, under the direction of G.F. Handel, Esq., who himself play'd a voluntary on the organ; the amount of the sum for the tickets delivered out was above 600 pounds
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676602

Nice map of Portugal...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Aug., 1762  Inside  is a nice fold-out map described in the lower right as: "A Map of the Kingdom of Portugal."

The map, which is very detailed, measures 13 1/2 by 8 inches (including the margins), is nice for display. There is related article: "An Admonitory Speech to the Irish Roman Catholic Regiment in Portugal".

Other notabl... See More  

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676601

Puerto Rico described...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Among the articles is: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" but the map of Jamaica is lacking.

Near the back of the issue is an article which includes: "Porto Rico is a large Spanish island, well fortified; and Hispaniola belonging to both France & Spain is much larger & stronger...by taking the Havannah & St... See More  

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676600

Marriage of Rev. John Wesley...

Item #676600
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1751   This issue has the continuing story of the Crusades, with: "Of the Holy War" & "Saladin's Death & Character--A New Crusade".

There is also a brief report of the marriage of the Rev. John Wesley: "Rev. Mr. John Wesley, methodist preacher, to a merchant's widow in Threadneedle Street...&quo
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676599

A descriptive report of Windsor Castle...

Item #676599
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.

Among the articles are a very descriptive article: "Some Account of Windsor Castle", lacking the mentioned plate.

Also in this issue are: "Account o... See More  

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676598

Legitimizing the infamous Stamp Act...

Item #676598
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1765  Certainly the most notable content is the report: "By the act for laying a stamp duty on printed news papers, deeds, and parchments in America, the respective duties on each are the same as in Great Britain, the monies arising therefrom to be applied towards the necessary defense of the colonies." which was the British just... See More  

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676597

Hannah Snell, the female soldier...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1750  Perhaps the most intriguing article in this issue is the first, titled: "Some Account of Hannah Snell, the Female Soldier", a British woman who disguised herself as a man and became a soldier.

See the web for her fascinating  story. There is a nice print of her on the front page & the article takes close to 2 pages, and is ... See More  

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676596

American news from 1762...

Item #676596
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1762  This issue begins with a: "Scheme for Supplying the Cities of London and Westminster with Fish...".

Other articles within include: "The Importance of Martinico [Dominican Republic] & the Islands in the West Indies yet Unsubuded" "Some Particulars of the Life of the late Empress of Russia" "Proceedings of th... See More  

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676595

Taxation in America... On the Stamp Act... A sea serpent...

Item #676595
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1766  There are three pages with reports headed: "American Affairs" which gives reports from the House of Representatives in Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, and Maryland. These pages contain some terrific content on the feelings of the colonists regarding England and taxation (see for portions), one item noting: "Resolved, that it... See More  

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676594

A magazine nearly 260 years old...

Item #676594
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 

 This issue has a wide variety of news items, literary reports, political happenings, etc. Articles noted in the table of contents include: "A Present to the Society of Ghostmongers" "The Notion of Ghosts & Apparitions Seriously Considered" "Early Method of Recruiting the Navy & Army"  "... See More  

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676592

18th century runaway slave ad...

Item #676592

March 03, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (1) Slavery advertisement




Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the back page for the... See More  

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676589

Creating the colony of Georgia in 1732...

Item #676589
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1732  Certainly the prime content in this issue is the historic report on the creation of the colony of Georgia.

Under the heading: "On the Colony of Georgia" is much on the establishment of the colony including text "From the Charter" which includes: "His Majesty having taken into Consideration the miserable circumstance... See More  

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676577

George Washington at age 22...

Item #676577
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1754  Inside has the continuation of an Account of the Encroachments made by the French on the British Settlements in America. In the account are the various measures taken by British to prevent the encroachments, including an expedition led by George Washington, who is mentioned three times in this report. He was just 22 years old at the time.

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676576

Virginia... Repeal of the British Jew Bill of 1753...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1754  The prime content would be under the heading: "A Summary of the Proceedings in the Last Sessions of Parliament..." which reports the repeal of the famous Jew Bill of 1753.

In 1753 a bill passed Parliament to allow Jews to become naturalized citizens, but an uproar caused the bill to be reconsidered, as noted in this report.

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676575

George Washington at age 22...

Item #676575
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1754  Among the early reports on the French & Indian War, is a very rare mention of colonel George Washington when he was just 22 years old.

The report is a continued one, headed: "Account of Our Affairs in America" and the text includes: "...On the other side the French have this season reaped a crop of corn from the lands on t... See More  

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676574
Item #676574

March 06, 1694

(5) ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England,

(5 issues @ $35 per issue - written up for an order)



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. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old.

These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a
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676573
Item #676573

March 06, 1694

(2) ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England,

(2 issues @ $28 per issue - written up for an order)



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. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old.

These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a
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676569

Benjamin Franklin's Plan for the Union... Albany Congress...

Item #676569
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1754  Inside under "America" is a July 29 report from New York about the famous Albany Congress stating that: "...on the 16 instant the lieutenant-governor arrived from Albany ...having settled matters to the entire satisfaction of all the nations of Indians that attended the congress at that place."

It further states that commis... See More  

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676568

Diagrams of three American forts... The French & Indian War...

Item #676568
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755  An article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America."

This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contendin... See More  

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676567

Very early mention of George Washington...

Item #676567
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755  There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of  "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent... See More  

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676566

Death of Braddock... Ben Franklin helps in the war effort?

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1755  A nice account of the siege of Fort DuQuesne and the battle of the Wilderness which includes mention of the death of Braddock. Portions of the report include: "...on the 12th Gen. Braddock with 2000 regular troops had passed the Allegany mountains & was within five days march of Du Quesne, a French fort on Monongahela river..."... See More  

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676558

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1687...

Item #676558

March 15, 1687

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 15, 1687



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, m... See More  

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676557

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1669...

Item #676557

July 15, 1669

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 15, 1669



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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676553

French and Indian War...

Item #676553
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1755  Contains an interesting variety of articles from during the French & Indian War in America, among which are: "Scheme For a New Lottery" "Account of American Pine" "Description of a Flying Lizard"; "Description of the City of Lisbon" and much on the earthquake there; plus many other articles.

Nea... See More  

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676552

New colony of Georgia... Regarding Franklin's lightning rod... Judaica...

Item #676552
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1756  Regarding America... There is an article near the front: "Account of American Affairs" which is continued from a previous issue & includes talk on "New Forts in America".

There is also a detailed account of Oglethorpe's English colony at Georgia, now 22 yrs. old & still suffering from ".../want of ... See More  

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676551

England declares war against France: French & Indian War begins...

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1756  The most significant item in this issue is: "His Majesty's Declaration of War Against the French King" which was the official beginning of the French & Indian War. This text takes just over a fullpg.

This is a very significant document, being the first in a series of American war declaration issues which would include the Rev
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676550

Why France declared war against England: French & Indian War begins...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1756  Page 4 has an interesting item on the "French King's Declaration of War" which is essentially their justification for going to war against England in what we now call the French & Indian War. This is followed by a: "...Letter written by Col. Napier to Gen. Braddock..." with much discussion of the French & Indian... See More  

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676549

Trouble in America...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1769  Among the articles is: "A Continuation of the Most Interesting transactions in America..." continued from the January issue, which has some great reading concerning the troubles between America & England, one portion noting: "Resolved...That no tax under any name or denomination...ought to be imposed or levied upon the p... See More  

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676548

Shamokin, Pennsylvania... Crown Point, Albany, New York... Susquehanna River...

Item #676548
GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1756  This issue begins with a nearly 3 page article: "An Account of the Siege & Capture of Port Mahon" on the island of Minorca, in the Mediterranean.

During the Seven Years' War in Europe, of which the French & Indian War was an extension in North America, Spain regained the island from Great Britain in 1756 after the... See More  

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676547

Like Ben Franklin's kite experiment...

Item #676547
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756  The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes. A related map is lacking.

Inside has a very detailed, 2 1/2 page article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier.

Indeed, a footno... See More  

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676546

The colonists & merchants protest...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1769  Perhaps the most interesting article is headed: "American Grievances..." which first references "The Middlesex Petition", then leads to the concerns expressed by the Americas, listing eleven.

The list is followed by: "These, sir, form the principal grievances under which America labours; grievances so atrocious that t... See More  

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676545

Print of Crown Point and Cape of Good Hope... Article by Ben Franklin...

Item #676545
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1755  Of great interest is: "Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, etc. By B. Franklin, Esq. of Philadelphia", which takes 3 pages.

Near the back are two prints on a single page, one headed: "Plan of Fort Frederick at Crown Point" and the other a map showing a much wider area including Lake Geor... See More  

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676544

News from the French & Indian War... American Indian drawings...

Item #676544
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1756  Near the back, in the "Historical Chronicle" is: "American News" which has a letter from Albany, & among other reports mentions that: "...Col. Broadstreet, with about 300 boatmen, were attacked by about 400 Canadians...Col. Broadstreet behaved gallantly and kept possession of a small island..." and a repor
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676543

Oswego in the French & Indian War... Judaica item...

Item #676543
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756  Under the heading: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning Oswego still continue to be contradictory...the last letters from Albany say that the French had burnt the fort & put almost the whole garrison to the sword..." and mention that Col. Webb was sent to reinforce the place & foun... See More  

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676542

Battle of Oswego, the French account...

Item #676542
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756  Content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle.

This is historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body of Canadeans and savages crossed the river...in order to invest & attack the fort o... See More  

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676541

Poem to Ben Franklin with lightning rod reference...

Item #676541
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753".

At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the ... See More  

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676540

Exploring the vicinity of Alaska...

Item #676540
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1754 

 Perhaps the most interesting item is a very nice, detailed article titled: "Some Account of a Chart lately published by M. de l Isle, with the different Conjectures and Opinions it has produced; from a Tract called, A Letter from a Russian Sea Officer to a Person of Distinction at Petersborough, &c."

This artic
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676539

Layout for a colonial town in America... Print of a Patagonian penguin...

Item #676539
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1769   Within this issue is an interesting article: "Plan for Settling New Colonies" which includes an illustration showing how a town in an American colony is best laid out with a "middle square", the "first street", "second street", location of houses and roads, etc.

The article describes how such towns ... See More  

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676535

William Cowper on slavery... 1791...

Item #676535

June 16, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 16, 1791  The back page has: "SLAVE TRADE - CHARITY: Extract from a Poem, By William Cooper", it being an extract from a poem by William Cowper, poet/hymnologist whom Dr. Martin Luther King often quoted, and who was considered by some to be "the best modern poet" of his day. Great to have this contemporary excerpt from one of the most vocal... See More  

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676533

How to make beer... A print of the mythical Mars...

Item #676533
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1752  Among the articles within are: "...History of the Island of Minorca" "Methods of Making Spruce Beer", a nearly full page print showing the: "...Representation of Mars, with His Symbols" "Recipe for Making Pickled Herring Soup to Please the Rich and Poor" "Recovery From Drowning" & more. Ne... See More  

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676531

Treaty ending the War of Austrian Succession...

Item #676531
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1748  The most significant content would be the "General & Definitive Treaty of Peace", more commonly known as the Treaty of Aix la Chapelle which ended the War of Austrian Succession. This treaty takes five pages.

Other items in this issue include: "A Pulmonic Machine" with a print of it, appearing to be much like a hum... See More  

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676524

Nice map of Southeast Asia and more...

Item #676524
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1748  Perhaps the best item in this issue is the great & detailed foldout map title: "The East Indies" showing India, parts of China, all of southeast Asia, part of Japan, some northern portions of Australia (labeled as New Holland), and much more.

This map folds out to 9 by 10 1/2 inches and is in great condition.

Another plate... See More  

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676523

Lengthy article on Noah's Ark...

Item #676523
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1749  There is an interesting article: "The Capacit of Noah's Ark Minutrely Considered" which has much detail & includes a chart of the animals included, plus: "What Provisions for the Carnivorous Animals in the Ark", and more. Lacking is the related foldout plate.

Among the other articles within are: "On th
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676521

Great map of South America... Treaty of Utrecht...

Item #676521

January 01, 1749

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1749   The prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed foldout map of "South America" which folds out to 11 1/2 by 10 inches. A very displayable & detailed map in great condition.Among the articles within are: "Articles of the Treaty of Utrecht" between England and France, which takes over 3 pa
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676520

Article on a Maryland slave and the female soldier Hannah Snell...

Item #676520
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1750  Inside has an article concerning a slave named Job who spent some time in Maryland as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with
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