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629187

Yellow Fever ravages cities in the United States...

Item #629187

November 01, 1797

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1797  Near the back is a brief bit of news headed: "America" which reports on the: "...horrid ravages lately made by the Yellow Fever in Philadelphia, Baltimore, new Providence, etc., etc..." with ore (see).

Included are both full page plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of S... See More  

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$13.00
629057

The card game of Quadrille...

Item #629057
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1787  Among the articles: "On the Game of Quadrille" which is a type of card game from the 18th century. The article takes over a full page and is very descriptive (see). Near the back is half a column of news headed: "America" with information from a letter arrived from Philadelphia (see). Much news from England as well.

Inclu... See More  

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$14.00
629047

Taxing theatrical performances in Philadephia...

Item #629047
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1793   Included is a nice full page print of a: "View of Matlock" in England with a related article. Also a full page plate of a: "View Near Caplow Wood, 8 Miles from Hereford". Among the articles are: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" concerning the French Revolution, continued from a p... See More  

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629019

Conclusion of the Grsand Federal procession at Philadelphia...

Item #629019

December 02, 1788

SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1788 for Gentleman's Magazine.  Beginning on page 2 is an article: "Thoughts on the Manner in Which America was First Peopled" which takes two pages. Near the back is the conclusion of a detailed report on the: "Grand Federal Procession at Philadelphia" celebrating the 4th of July and the creation of the new federal Constitution. This content ta... See More  

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629007

Interesting plates... Celebrating the 4th of July...

Item #629007

November 01, 1788

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1788  A feature of this issue would be the 3 plates which are still present, the first being a somewhat large foldout of the "Monument of Dr. Wilson at Walbrook Church" with a related article. Another has an interesting print showing microscopic images of ants, with a related article (see).

At the back is the continuation of a rather ... See More  

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628948

Celebrating the 4th of July and new Constitution...

Item #628948
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1788  A nice feature of this issue is the full page plate captioned: "The North East View of Shrewsbury Castle" with a detailed article as well. Among other articles is: "A Prophecy Relative to American Remarkably Fulfilled".

Perhaps the most notable content is near the back headed: "America - Grand Federal Procession at P... See More  

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$19.00
624457

Determining the northern boundary of North Carolina...

Item #624457

December 05, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 5, 1792  Page 3 has a report from "Congress of the United States" concerning discussion of: "The bill for determining the northern boundary of the territory ceded to the United States by North Carolina...". Much other news of the day and a wealth of ads, including a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway appren... See More  

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621201

Huge eagle in the masthead...

Item #621201

July 05, 1811

COLUMBIAN CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, July 5, 1811 



* Great heraldic eagle masthead engraving



See the photo for perhaps the largest heraldic eagle engraving to be found in a masthead, the wingspan stretching nearly 7 inches. The ftpg. has various "Foreign Intelligence" including: "Confirmation of Massena's Defeat" with more news & ads inside.

Four pages, never ... See More  

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$43.00
620695

Oration on the new Constitution...

Item #620695

October 23, 1788

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 23, 1788  The front page is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has an item: "On Tuesday last an oration on the adoption of the Federal constitution was spoken at Mr. Brown's English school...large number of ladies & gentlemen were present...". Much other news of the day.

Printed by John Du... See More  

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620546

Birth of a prince... Poem on playing cards...

Item #620546

November 05, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1767  Page 2 has a report announcing the birth of a son to King George III, with: "This day about noon the Queen was happily delivered of a Prince...This great event was soon after made known by the firing of the Tower guns. Her majesty is, God be praised, as well as can be expected; and the young Prince is in perfect health." This was Prince E... See More  

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620491

Concert... Dancing master...

Item #620491

April 02, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 2, 1791  Front page has a notice for a "Grand Concert", and ads headed: "M. d. Duport, Dancing Master" "Silver Watches, Clapped & Plain" and "Andrew Summers, Junior, Broker". Many others, taking all of the front page.

Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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616816

General Howe proclamations in a Tory newspaper... The latest war news...

Item #616816

November 26, 1777

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 26, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America

* General William Howe proclamations




This was a strongly Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British were in occupation. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the ... See More  

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$415.00
615741

See the page 3 engraving...

Item #615741

November 25, 1807

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, Nov. 25, 1807 



* Uncommon title

* Unusual masthead engraving




The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Quite rare in that page 3 has a large cartoonish engraving headed: "The Asiatic Mode of Exalting Merit" (see).

Four pages, bit of foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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$36.00
615469

This issue includes a full page plate...

Item #615469

March 03, 1798

THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798  An uncommon title which lasted only from Feb., 1798 thru June, 1799, during which time it was suspended for 6 months due to the death of the editor. Mostly literary content but the issue begins with "Essay III....on the Amusing Accomplishments of Drawings, Shading & Painting..." which also includes a full page plate (unusual in t... See More  

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$44.00
615213

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #615213

September 13, 1809

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1809  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Complete as a single sheet issue, bit of foxing, generally nice condition.

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614500

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #614500

April 21, 1813

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, April 21, 1813  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Complete as a single sheet issue, some foxing, generally good.

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613955

Concerning the Shays' Rebellion...

Item #613955

April 19, 1787

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, April 19, 1787 



* Shays' Rebellion

* Post Revolutionary War




Page 2 has some reports concerning the Shays' Rebellion noting in part: "...in the state of Vermont, small parties have expressed a zeal in favour of the insurgents...that Shays was in some town upon Lake Champlain endeavouring to raise a party in his favour..." and also... See More  

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613310

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #613310

April 28, 1813

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, April 28, 1813  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Various literary & news items. Complete as a single sheet issue, generally good.

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612868

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #612868

June 02, 1813

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, June 2, 1813  The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". The back page has a comic illustration (see). Complete as a single sheet issue, generally good.

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612459

Unusual engraving in the masthead...

Item #612459

May 24, 1809

THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, May 24, 1809 



* Uncommon title

* Unusual masthead engraving




The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". The back page has a comic illustration (see). Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, a few minor margin tears, generally nice.... See More  

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$29.00
606829

Rhode Island is obstinate in approving the Constitution...

Item #606829
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March, 1790 



* United States Constitution

* Rhode Island refusing to accept




 Included is an unusual illustration (rarely found in 18th century magazines) of a chamber lamp, within the descriptive text. Other items include: "Character of General Lee" "Female Heroism: or Magnanimity of the Whig Lades in Charleston when that City w... See More  

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$72.00
605484

From the Revolutionary War...

Item #605484
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780  A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as there is very little American content in this issue. Just one report in the "Historical Chronicle" with two items: "There have been no material advices from America that can be rely'd on. A vague report...that two French sh... See More  

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605483

From the Revolutionary War...

Item #605483
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780 



* American Revolutionary War

* From the enemy




A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as there is very little American content in this issue. Just one report in the "Historical Chronicle" with two items: "There have been no material advices from America that can ... See More  

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601976

Mostly literary content...

Item #601976

November 21, 1795

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Nov. 21, 1795  Basically a literary-themed newspaper, but page 3 has reports from Philadelphia, New Haven, London, & Cork.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, scattered foxing, generally nice.

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$28.00
601603

Captured by Indians...

Item #601603

September 24, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 24, 1792  The front page features 19 illustrated ship advertisements. Page 3 has a curious article from Pittsburgh concerning a man captured by Indians near Grave Creek in Ohio County.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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601336

Side effects of the Revenue Acts...

Item #601336

October 19, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 19, 1769  The back page has a letter from Philadelphia which includes: "It is with much pleasure I acquaint you the Act of Parliament imposing a duty on paper, glass, etc. imported from Great Britain into the American provinces operates in the most profitable manner for them...Our farmer wives, daughters & servants now employ that time in carding, ... See More  

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601322

Breaking the non-importation agreement...

Item #601322

September 14, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1769 



* Non-Importation agreement



Page 2 has most of a column taken up with reports from Charleston headed: "America" has much on the concern for plantings & the drought. Page 6 has most of a column taken up with reports from Philadelphia concerning non-importation, including: "Unanimously Resolved, That the committee shall not... See More  

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601268

Angry that the governor dissolved the General Assembly...

Item #601268

August 26, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Aug. 26, 1769  Page 2 has most of a column taken up with reports headed "America" with Boston, Williamsburg, and Philadelphia datelines. The Boston report ends with: "...Resolved...when the governor of the Province had wantonly dissolved the General Assembly & arbitrarily refused to call another upon the repeated dutiful petition of the people." T... See More  

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601128

Peace with the Indians at Detroit...

Item #601128

July 25, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1769  Page 2 has reports headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia & New York, the latter noting: "...the disputes with the Indians at Detroit were amicably adjusted & peace again settled...".

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

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601087

Essay II from Atticus on tensions between England & America...

Item #601087

July 08, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 8, 1769  The front page has half a column headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, Charleston & Philadelphia. The Boston report concerning exposing those merchants who chose not to conform to the non-importation agreement, noting in part: "Inasmuch as some persons among us have...preferred their own supposed private advantage to the ... See More  

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$56.00
599501

Serial written by John Quincy Adams...

Item #599501

March 14, 1801

THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 14, 1801  Edited by Joseph Dennie under the pseudonym "Oliver Oldschool" and Asbury Dickins, it espoused republican values and was the first important political & literary journal in the United States. Has a wide variety of content but an emphasis on literary items. This is the volume 1, number 11 issue.

The frontpage has the 11... See More  

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$25.00
599315

18th century Philadelphia...

Item #599315

May 06, 1788

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1788  Although mostly filled ads with news on pages 2 & 3 including datelines from Philadelphia, Wilmington, Providence, Dublin, London and elsewhere.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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$39.00
599287

America to be at war...

Item #599287

February 11, 1794

DUNLAP AND CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1794  Page 3 has a letter headed "Carlisle" which begins: "At this present crisis there is every appearance of a war with the United States, it is hoped that wise and able General Washington will prevent the effusion of human blood & horrors of war..." with more (see).

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599050

News from 1792...

Item #599050

June 27, 1792

THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, June 27, 1792  The front page is filled with ads, and inside has reports from Boston, Philadelphia, Salem, New York, Charleston & elsewhere.

Four pages, a few tiny worm holes, very nice condition.

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$39.00
597937

Philadelphians want a reunion with England...

Item #597937

June 05, 1779

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 5, 1779 



* Revolutionary War

* John Burgoyne's army




Page 3 has an item noting: "The miserable remains of Burgoyne's army are at last released from captivity & are now on their passage home from Boston. It would indeed have added more to the military character, honour, and humanity of their commander to have staid with them, to ... See More  

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597707

President Washington arrives in Annapolis...

Item #597707

April 07, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1791  Page 2 has a report from "Annapolis" which begins: "Early on Friday morning last this city was honoured by the arrival of the President, attended by only his private secretary, major Jackson..." with more on this (see).

Four pages, the bottom right corners have been archivally mended, but otherwise in ve... See More  

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$43.00
597570

Huge eagle in the masthead...

Item #597570

June 28, 1814

PHILADELPHIA MERCANTILE ADVERTISER, June 28, 1814  Perhaps the finest feature of this issue is the front page, as it is totally taken up with ads, and the masthead features a huge eagle with a nearly 7 inch wingspread. Very displayable and from during the War of 1812.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$36.00
597528

Rumors about the war...

Item #597528

August 02, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 2, 1777  Page 2 includes: "The last advices received from Gen. Howe...mention that he was then in motion with the main body of the army in the Jerseys to attack Philadelphia...consequently that the various reports of the defeat of Gen. Howe and Lord Cornwallis are without foundation....Notwithstanding all that has appeared in the papers about Gen... See More  

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$54.00
597525

General Washington's movements...

Item #597525

July 26, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 26, 1777  Page 2 has: "...They say that the rebel camp under Washington broke up at Bound Brook in the night & leaving their fires burning, had marched for Philadelphia..." and further on a letter from New York includes: "General Howe is gone to Brunswick where the army are now encamped except those left for the defence of the city ... See More  

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$63.00
597522

Cornwallis attacked 10,000 provincials...

Item #597522

July 14, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 14, 1777  Page 2 has: "...advice was received of a very considerable body of the rebel army commanded by Arnold and Sullivan having stole a march and got in the rear of our reserve, had obliged Lord Cornwallis to alter his front & post picquet guards all around him, by which the battalions are greatly weakened." Also: "General Lee, ... See More  

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$48.00
597349

News from America...

Item #597349

June 29, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, June 29, 1773 



* New York-Massachusetts boundary dispute



Inside has a report headed: "America" which includes a report of a planned meeting between the governors of New York & Massachusetts over the boundary line dispute. Also reports from Newport, New London, and Philadelphia (see).

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

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$29.00
597347

The situation in America...

Item #597347

June 03, 1786

THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, June 3, 1786  The middle of the front page has a report datelined "Philadelphia, April 2, 1786" which paints a dismal portrait: "This country is in a deplorable & uncertain state; its foreign trade limited...Their internal situation is equally bad--the New Englanders have taken up arms..." with much more, including mention of armed tro... See More  

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$28.00
597240

Americans to give up hope for independence...

Item #597240

June 09, 1777

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 9, 1777  Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Further Extract from the Letters sent by the Missionaries in America to the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts" which ties to the Revolutionary War, including: "...Matters now became critical in the highest degree. The rebel army amounted to near 30,00... See More  

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$67.00
597077

News from the Revolutionary War...

Item #597077

May 24, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 24, 1777  Page 2 has a few reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "From Connecticut that the jail in that colony are filled with loyal Americans who are treated in the most barbarous manner. Some are chained on their backs to the floor & others so loaded with irons that they can hardly walk...General Lee has a good room in New Yor... See More  

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$57.00
597076

War will be over in a few months...

Item #597076

May 19, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 19, 1777  Among page 2 war-related items are: "Massachusetts Bay is to raise 15 battalions for Washington's army. These levies were appointed to rendezvous at Cambridge & other places...on the 10th of March. After they were to join the Continental army. As cloathing is exceedingly scarce...Till these necessaries were collected, or rather t... See More  

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597074

A plan to reduce America to obedience... Much on the war...

Item #597074

May 14, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 14, 1777  Over half of the front page is taken up with American news, including: "A Scheme for Reducing America to Obedience...by a Well-wisher to Government" (see). This is followed by reports from the New York Gazette which reports two military skirmishes, including: "...ordered out to attack a party of the rebels at De Lancey's Mi... See More  

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$72.00
596942

Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #596942

November 02, 1796

SUPPLEMENT TO CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2, 1796 



* Early Lexington, Kentucky



The back side of this single sheet "Supplement" and an item datelined "Lexington" which has a description of this town, noting near the beginning: "...must afford a pleasing satisfaction to view the rapid progress of building & impro... See More  

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$38.00
596510

Critical of Boston failing to honor the Non-imporatation Agreement...

Item #596510

September 22, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 22, 1770 



* Non-importation agreement



The top of page 3 has an item headed: "Intelligence True & Extraordinary" which is a critical report on the Bostonians failing to hold to the non-importation agreement, noting: "There are now lying on the tales of New York Philadelphia, Virginia, Carolina...pamphlets containing an authentic lis... See More  

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596362

Need to unite on the non-importation issue...

Item #596362

October 18, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1770 



* Pre Revolutionary War tensions



Page 6 has reports headed "America" from Boston, Newport, Marblehead, Philadelphia & New York, including: "...Resolved, That we will adhere to & support the non-importation agreement...so long as a majority of the colonies who have entered into similar agreements shall adhere to & p... See More  

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$47.00
596226

1788 common sense...

Item #596226

October 18, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 18, 1788  Page 3 has an item from Philadelphia beginning; "The celebrated author of Common Sense says true when he says that..." (see). Also a report from New York concerning treaties with the Indians, plus a letter from Gov. St. Clair concerning an attack by Indians upon the federal troops.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$42.00
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