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676372

See the pig of knowledge...

Item #676372

March 07, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 7, 1798  Various news of the day both from Europe and America. Page 3 is taken up with ads, one of which is for the: "Pig of Knowledge" offering an exhibition of his talents, which include: "He reads print or writing, spells, tells the time of day...distinguishes colors, how many persons there are present..." and more. Admission is 25 cent... See More  

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676371

Red Ink Stamp...

Item #676371

September 14, 1836

(3) issues of THE TIMES, London, September 14-16, 1836

Written up for a quote.

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676361

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

Item #676361

December 29, 1720

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 29, 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, about 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, good, displayable condition.

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$38.00
676358

One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...

Item #676358

March 30, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 30, 1795 



* Nice masthead engraving

* 18th century America

* Illustrated advertisements




If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era.

Complete in 4 pages, ne... See More  

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676279

Much on the states debating the proposed Constitution...

Item #676279
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, June, 1788  This is the "second edition" as noted on the title page, printed on Feb. 20, 1792. 

Among the articles are: "Observations on the Management of the Female Convicts in the Workhouse, Philadelphia" "Objections to the Proposed Plan of Government for the United States on Genuine Principles" is concerning the propose... See More  

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676278

Much on the states debating the proposed Constitution...

Item #676278
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, June, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Management of the Female Convicts in the Workhouse, Philadelphia" "Objections to the Proposed Plan of Government for the United States on Genuine Principles" is concerning the proposed Constitution. Nearly 4 pages taken up with a continued: "Address to the...Members of the Conv... See More  

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676276

Maryland ratifies the Constitution... Paine's famous Crisis No. 1...

Item #676276
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1788  This is the "second edition" as noted on the title page, printed on June 9, 1792. 

The highlight of the issue is the very notable printing of: "The American Crisis, No. 1. By Mr. Thomas Payne [sic], published in December, 1776" which begins with the immortal words: "These are the times that try men's souls..... See More  

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676274

Maryland ratifies the Constitution... Paine's famous Crisis No. 1...

Item #676274
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1788  This is the "second edition" as noted on the title page, printed on June 9, 1792. 

The highlight of the issue is the very notable printing of: "The American Crisis, No. 1. By Mr. Thomas Payne [sic], published in December, 1776" which begins with the immortal words: "These are the times that try men's souls..... See More  

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676272

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676272
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1790 as noted on the title page.

Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Elsworth in the Convention of the... See More  

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676271

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676271
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1790 as noted on the title page.

Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Elsworth in the Convention of the... See More  

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676268

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676268
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1790 as noted on the title page.

Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Elsworth in the Convention of the... See More  

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676267

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676267
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1790 as noted on the title page.

Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Elsworth in the Convention of the... See More  

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676266

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676266
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1790 as noted on the title page.

Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Elsworth in the Convention of the... See More  

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676255

Early astronomy... some Constitution talk... slavery...

Item #676255
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1788  There are 2 lengthy articles on astronomy including: "Observations on Light" & "Observations on the Existence of an Orb" which includes a small engraving; "Theory of Thunder Storms" "Speech of an Indian" concerning the proposed Constitution of the United States; "Account of the Planet Herschel&quo... See More  

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676254

Early astronomy... some Constitution talk... slavery...

Item #676254
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1788  This is the "second edition" printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

There are 2 lengthy articles on astronomy including: "Observations on Light" & "Observations on the Existence of an Orb" which includes a small engraving; "Theory of Thunder Storms" "Speech of an Indian" concerning the ... See More  

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676253

Early astronomy... some Constitution talk... slavery...

Item #676253
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1788  This is the "second edition" printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

There are 2 lengthy articles on astronomy including: "Observations on Light" & "Observations on the Existence of an Orb" which includes a small engraving; "Theory of Thunder Storms" "Speech of an Indian" concerning the ... See More  

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676252

Early astronomy... some Constitution talk... slavery...

Item #676252
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1788  This is the "second edition" printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

There are 2 lengthy articles on astronomy including: "Observations on Light" & "Observations on the Existence of an Orb" which includes a small engraving; "Theory of Thunder Storms" "Speech of an Indian" concerning the ... See More  

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676251

Early astronomy... some Constitution talk... slavery...

Item #676251
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1788  This is the "second edition" printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

There are 2 lengthy articles on astronomy including: "Observations on Light" & "Observations on the Existence of an Orb" which includes a small engraving; "Theory of Thunder Storms" "Speech of an Indian" concerning the ... See More  

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676250

Early astronomy... some Constitution talk... slavery...

Item #676250
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1788  There are 2 lengthy articles on astronomy including: "Observations on Light" & "Observations on the Existence of an Orb" which includes a small engraving; "Theory of Thunder Storms" "Speech of an Indian" concerning the proposed Constitution of the United States; "Account of the Planet Herschel&quo... See More  

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676249

Early astronomy... some Constitution talk... slavery...

Item #676249
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1788  There are 2 lengthy articles on astronomy including: "Observations on Light" & "Observations on the Existence of an Orb" which includes a small engraving; "Theory of Thunder Storms" "Speech of an Indian" concerning the proposed Constitution of the United States; "Account of the Planet Herschel&quo... See More  

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676248

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676248
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic report: "Form of the Ratification of the Federal Constitution by the State of ... See More  

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676247

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676247
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic report: "Form of the Ratification of the Federal Constitution by the State of ... See More  

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676246

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676246
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  The issue begins with a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro Girl and Mulatto Boy...", and much more.

Half a page has extracts of a letter from George Washington regarding his views of the Constitution, perhaps his strongest language... See More  

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676237

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676237
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic report: "Form of the Ratification of the Federal Constitution by the State of ... See More  

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676236

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676236
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676235

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676235
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676234

The adventures of Daniel Boone...

Item #676234
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, October, 1787  Certainly the most notable article is the over 7 page account headed: "Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, one of the Original Settlers at Kentucke" which is signed by him at its conclusion: Daniel Boon, Fayette County, Kentucke.

This is a wonderful report, by Daniel Boone himself, with great detail. It is rare to find accounts about Bo... See More  

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676233

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676233
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  The issue begins with a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro Girl and Mulatto Boy...", and much more.

Half a page has extracts of a letter from George Washington regarding his views of the Constitution, perhaps his strongest language... See More  

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676232

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676232
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  This issue begins with 12 pages of "Subscribers' Names" by state including: "His Excellency GENERAL WASHINGTON...", Thomas Jefferson, and various members of Congress.

There is a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro... See More  

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676230

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676230
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  This issue begins with 12 pages of "Subscribers' Names" by state including: "His Excellency GENERAL WASHINGTON...", Thomas Jefferson, and various members of Congress.

There is a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro... See More  

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676229

The adventures of Daniel Boone...

Item #676229
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, October, 1787  Certainly the most notable article is the over 7 page account headed: "Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, one of the Original Settlers at Kentucke" which is signed by him at its conclusion: Daniel Boon, Fayette County, Kentucke.

This is a wonderful report, by Daniel Boone himself, with great detail. It is rare to find accounts about Bo... See More  

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676225

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676225
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676224

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676224
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676221

Over 290 years old...

Item #676221

April 04, 1730

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Apr. 4, 1730



* 18th Century original

* Over 290 years old



This newspaper is 291 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well.

This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about
... See More  

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676220

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1668...

Item #676220

May 11, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 11, 1668



* 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, measurin... See More  

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$57.00
676219

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676219
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Ellsworth in the Convention of the State of Connecticut Appointed to Take into Consideration the New Plan of Federal... See More  

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676218

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676218
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1790 as noted on the title page.

Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Elsworth in the Convention of the... See More  

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676217

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676217
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676212

17th century from London... 1682 original...

Item #676212

October 10, 1682

THE OBSERVATOR, London, Oct. 10, 1682



* Woman publisher



This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that th... See More  

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676203

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676203
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676202

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676202
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676201

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676201
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676200

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676200
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676199

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676199
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676198

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676198
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676197

A Williamsburg newspaper from the Revolutionary War... Violating the non-importation agreement...

Item #676197

June 23, 1774

VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg... A set of 7 issues of the Virginia Gazette or the Norfolk Intelligencer, discounted by 10%, in varying conditions (as previously described): 6/23/1774, 7/21/1774, 9/1/1774, 9/29/1774, 2/16/1775, 3/30/1775, and 4/27/1775.

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676196

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676196
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676195

The Northwest Ordinance... and so much more...

Item #676195
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, August, 1787  Certainly an emphasis of this title, and a reason for its success at this time, was the publication of politically significant essays. The following issue--September, 1787--would be the first American magazine to print the Constitution of the United States.

Among the articles in this issue are seven essays on: "...the consequence of emitt... See More  

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676194

Much on the states debating the proposed Constitution...

Item #676194
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, June, 1788  This is the "second edition" as noted on the title page, printed on Feb. 20, 1792. 

Among the articles are: "Observations on the Management of the Female Convicts in the Workhouse, Philadelphia" "Objections to the Proposed Plan of Government for the United States on Genuine Principles" is concerning the propose... See More  

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676191

Washington's Farewell Address...

Item #676191
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1787  The first 9 pages are taken up with Washington's Farewell Address dated at "Head quarters, Newburgh, June 18, 1783" which begins: "The great object for which I had the honour to hold an appointment in the service of my country being accomplished, I am now preparing to resign it into the hands of congress & return to that dom... See More  

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