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583188

Rare British title...

Item #583188

December 02, 1786

THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & LONDON POLITICAL MISCELLANY, England, Dec. 2, 1786 



* Rare 18th century title



The entire 4 pages are taken up with items from Europe, mostly of a political nature. Two engravings in the masthead, folio size, archival strengthening at the spine, generally nice.

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582604

Signed by President John Adams...

Item #582604

June 13, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 13, 1798 



* President John Adams

* 18th century American title




Part of the front page has "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress", carrying over to page 2. Pg. 2 has a lengthy: "Speech" to the Mass. Legislature signed in type by the governor: Increase Sumner. Pg. 3 has a brie... See More  

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582086

Value of the Ohio River...

Item #582086

August 24, 1772

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug. 24, 1772 



* Ohio River value ?

* Pre Rev. War era




Page 3 has a paragraph noting: "The Ohio, though a very extensive river of North America...is cut off from all possible intercourse with a foreign commerce & has no connection whatever with the sea..." and a bit more (see photos). Four pages, folio size, red ink tax ... See More  

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581960

Analyzing the work of General Howe in America...

Item #581960

March 09, 1780

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 9, 1780 



* General William Howe

* Revolutionary War from the enemy




Most of a page is taken up with a letter signed: "Americanus" which is critical in the efforts of General Howe during his leadership in war effort in America, headed: "To the Right Hon. Lord H--e" (brother of the general), which has near the beginning: "In th... See More  

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581942

Holding to the non-importation agreement...

Item #581942

August 28, 1770

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 28, 1770  Inside under: "AMERICA, Philadelphia" is a report of: "...English goods arrived here...which were purchased by two shopkeepers...contrary to the non-importation agreement; upon which the committee of merchants sent for them & represented the impropriety of their conduct, which they readily acknowledged & the good were i... See More  

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581941

Nova Scotia described...

Item #581941

December 31, 1773

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, December 31, 1773 



* Early Nova Scotia description



Inside has: "...a Letter from a gentleman who emigrated from Scotland...dated Nova Scotia, Fort Cumberland..." which is very descriptive of Halifax and the vicinity (see photos). Other news of the day throughout including various ads. Eight pages, some dirtiness, more so at the folds, measur... See More  

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581774

Three issues from the Revolutionary War...

Item #581774

January 16, 1779

* Lot of 3 issues

* Revolutionary War Era




Three Revolutionary War era newspapers from England but I find no content concerning the War worthy of being written up. Sold as a group of three issues offering a flavor of reporting from the war period. Two are the London Chronicle of May 29 and January 16, 1779; the third is The York Courant of February 15, 1780. All are complete, nice condition, &a... See More  

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581373

From the Revolutionary War era...

Item #581373
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1780  One report notes: "The assembly of Pennsylvania have fallen upon a new mode of distressing the friends of this country resident among them by obliging persons to take the oaths of allegiance or affirmation of fidelity to the state, & to take a certificate of the same, which certificate they are to produce or be liable to such f... See More  

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581240

Mr. Pitt... Ornate masthead...

Item #581240

April 14, 1766

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, Glocester, April 14, 1766  The second page of this issue has a report "Mr. Pit [the elder], having taken a house at Bath for seven years, proposes to spend the remainder of his time either at Bath or at his seat in the west; so that the report of his being created a Peer, and that of his coming into the Ministry, seems without foundation."  There are nume... See More  

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581074

The health of the King is of concern... Busy pirates...

Item #581074

December 11, 1788

THE MORNING CHRONICLE, AND LONDON ADVERTISER, England, December 11, 1788  The front page of this issue begins a lengthy report "Morning Chronicle, London, December 11, Parliamentary Intelligence, House of Commons, His Majesty's Illness - Important Constitutional Discussions". "the Chancellor of the Exchequer appearing at the Bar with the Report of the committee, 'appoin... See More  

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579451

Just after the Revolutionary War...

Item #579451
THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, April, 1782  Certainly one of the less common titles from the 18th century, formatted much like the more popular "Gentleman's  Magazine". This was the first year of its existence, and it would publish until 1826. The first article is: "Anecdotes of His Excellency the Duke  of Portland..." which includes a full page plate of him ... See More  

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579450

Two engraved plates in an uncommon title...

Item #579450
THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, May, 1782 



* Uncommon 18th century British title



Certainly one of the less common titles from the 18th century, formatted much like the more popular "Gentleman's  Magazine". This was the first year of its existence, and it would publish until 1826. The first article is an: "Authentic Anecdote of Sir Thomas Rumbold" with a full ... See More  

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578738

Chasing after Benedict Arnold...

Item #578738

April 24, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 24, 1781 



* North Carolina volunteers

* Benedict Arnold chased

* Revolutionary War original




Page 2 has: "...letters from North Carolina bring advice that the majority of the inhabitants in that province have lately risen voluntarily on the side of loyalty & have seized upwards of 200 of the principal men who were known to be the most dist... See More  

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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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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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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... The notorious Elizabeth Brownrigg...

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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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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