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675963

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #675963

August 21, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 21, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads. The front page also contains 5 slavery related advertisements as well. (see images)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.... See More  

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675962

17th century from London... 1681 original...

Item #675962

November 30, 1681

THE OBSERVATOR, London, Nov. 30, 1681



* 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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675961

Large ship advertisements in 1785...

Item #675961

March 19, 1785

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Edinburgh, Scotland, Feb. 2, 1785  The front page has five unusually large illustrated ship advertisements. Front page also has a partial red-inked tax stamp in the lower right corner. News and advertisements of the day. Complete in four pages with some lite rubbing, otherwise in nice condition.

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$36.00
675952

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

Item #675952

March 13, 1728

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



* Early James Oglethorpe

* Convicts to America




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

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$275.00
675904

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #675904

July 29, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1672



* 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, measuring 6 1/2 b... See More  

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$48.00
675900

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

Item #675900

August 03, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 3, 1795 



* Nice masthead engraving

* 18th century America




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, never-trimmed margins, several ill... See More  

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675898

A soon-to-be Tory newspaper from New York...

Item #675898

April 03, 1775

NEW YORK GAZETTE AND THE WEEKLY MERCURY, April 3, 1775  This newspaper was partial to the crown, and although the engraving in the masthead is of the New York seal, it would soon change to the Royal Coat-of-Arms to show publisher Hugh Gaine's support of the king of England.

This issue, from just 16 days before the battle of Lexington & Concord, has on page 3 a document from "Pro... See More  

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675897

18th century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania......

Item #675897

January 19, 1795

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1795



* Rare 18th century American publication



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.

Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice c... See More  

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675893

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

Item #675893

February 14, 1724

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



* Early 18th century



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

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675892

Gentleman's newspaper from 17th century England...

Item #675892

January 23, 1691

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 23, 1691



* Rare 17th century title



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 325 years old.

This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there wer
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$48.00
675891

Death & funeral of the famed John Paul Jones...

Item #675891

October 10, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1792  On the front page in the last column is an official letter from an American officer in Paris announcing the death of the famous naval officer, John Paul Jones.

It is interesting to note that the letter states that the American minister ordered: "Jones' body ...to be interred in the most private manner, and at the least possible expence...&q... See More  

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675794

1793 Boston, Massachusetts...

Item #675794

June 05, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 5, 1793



* 18th century American title



Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements.

Pages 3 & 4 include 12 illustrated ship ads.

Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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675793

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #675793

March 20, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 20, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




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... See More  

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675782

(3) Gentleman's newspapers from 17th century England...

Item #675782

December 29, 1694

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 13, Dec. 8 & 29, 1694



* Rare 17th century publications

* Lot of 3 issues over 325 yrs. old




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 325 years old.

These newspapers were done in question/ans
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$112.00
675777

Handsome, early, displayable newspaper from 1715...

Item #675777

June 09, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, June 9, 1715 



* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads.

M... See More  

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$33.00
675759

(3) Gentleman's newspapers from 17th century England...

Item #675759

March 06, 1694

(14) ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England,

(14 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
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675738

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #675738

December 08, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 8, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (3) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 11 illustrated ship ads and 1 slavery related ad. Two more on the back page. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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675735

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1668...

Item #675735

April 30, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 30, 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, measur... See More  

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675712

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #675712

January 16, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 16, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Turn of the 18th century




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 comple... See More  

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675702

18th century runaway slave ad...

Item #675702

May 04, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 4, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (3) Slavery advertisements




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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675651

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1668...

Item #675651

April 23, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23, 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, measur... See More  

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675536

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1668...

Item #675536

August 13, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 13, 1668



* 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, measuring 6 1/2 b... See More  

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675531

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1687...

Item #675531

October 17, 1687

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 17, 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, me... See More  

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675517

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #675517

August 20, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 20, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has a runaway slave ad while the back page has a young Negro man for sale ad. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.... See More  

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675516

18th century Philadelphia...

Item #675516

February 28, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1798



* Rare 18th century American publication



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 for a runaway slave on the back page.

Four pa... See More  

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675515

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1672...

Item #675515

August 12, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 12, 1672



* 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, me... See More  

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675513

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1667...

Item #675513

March 05, 1667

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 5, 1667



* 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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675510

18th century Negro boy for sale ad...

Item #675510

December 16, 1794

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 16, 1794



* Rare 18th century American title

* Runaway slave 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 front page for ... See More  

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675465

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #675465

December 03, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 3, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (7) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads and 3 slavery related ads. Two more each on pages 3 & 4.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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675460

Timely report of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...

Item #675460

December 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791  Presented inconspicuously among other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment:  " At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. By his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss.

He died on December 5 ma... See More  

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675459

Analyzing Thomas Paine's 'The Rights of Man'...

Item #675459

August 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, August, 1791  Under "Review of New Publications" is a very lengthy article titled: "The Rights of Man, in Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. By Thomas Paine, Secretary, for Foreign Affairs to Congress, in the American War, and Author of the Work entitled 'Common Sense'." This article takes over 3 pages.... See More  

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675458

Declarations by King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette...

Item #675458

July 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, July, 1791  Under "Proceedings of the National Assembly in France" is the "Declaration of the King" which notes: "...I am desirous of complying with the wishes of the National Assembly & I shall never decline publishing the motives of my conduct. The motives for my journey were the outrages & the threats offered to my fam... See More  

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675457

Botany Bay... George Washington...

Item #675457
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1791  Included is an interesting article headed: "Botany Bay" being a letter from Mr. White, surgeon-general at Botany Bay datelined Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, New South Wales, April 17, 1790. This articles takes a bit over a full page.

This is followed by an article headed: "America" which includes a portion of President Geo... See More  

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675456

A relative of Ben Franklin's... Treaty with the Cherokee Indians...

Item #675456
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1790  The first article is: "An Indigent Relation of the Great Dr. Franklin".

Other articles include: "Sir P. Warwick's Character of Oliver Cromwell" "Number of Protestants and Catholicks in Ireland" "Porter, When First Brewed?" is on beer making; "Question Relative to Name of Jewish High Priest... See More  

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675455

Obituary of naval hero John Paul Jones...

Item #675455
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792  By far, the most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul  Jones.

As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of Americ... See More  

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675454

Obituary of naval hero John Paul Jones...

Item #675454
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792  By far, the most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul  Jones.

As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of Americ... See More  

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675453

The slave trade... William Wilberforce... General Wayne slaughters the Indians...

Item #675453
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790  Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead". Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer to the Speech of William Wilberforce".

Further on under the heading
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675452

The slave trade... William Wilberforce... General Wayne slaughters the Indians...

Item #675452
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790  Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead". Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer to the Speech of William Wilberforce".

Further on under the heading
... See More  

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675451

Obituary of Benjamin Franklin...

Item #675451
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1790  The most significant item is a report of the death of Benjamin Franklin listed near the back under the "Deaths" column. It begins: "At Philadelphia, aged 84 years and 3 months, Benjamin Franklin, esq. L.L.D. and F.R.S. He was born in 1706..." continuing on with more on his life & concluding with a letter concerning the deat... See More  

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675450

Obituary of Benjamin Franklin...

Item #675450
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1790  The most significant item is a report of the death of Benjamin Franklin listed near the back under the "Deaths" column. It begins: "At Philadelphia, aged 84 years and 3 months, Benjamin Franklin, esq. L.L.D. and F.R.S. He was born in 1706..." continuing on with more on his life & concluding with a letter concerning the deat... See More  

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675449

Obituary of Benjamin Franklin...

Item #675449
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1790  The most significant item is a report of the death of Benjamin Franklin listed near the back under the "Deaths" column. It begins: "At Philadelphia, aged 84 years and 3 months, Benjamin Franklin, esq. L.L.D. and F.R.S. He was born in 1706..." continuing on with more on his life & concluding with a letter concerning the deat... See More  

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675448

Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...

Item #675448
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790  Near the back is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty.

The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which b... See More  

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675447

Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...

Item #675447
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790  Near the back is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty.

The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which b... See More  

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675442

Bunker Hill... Post Revolutionary War engraving...

Item #675442
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1790  Certainly the prime piece is the very nice, full page engraved plate captioned: "View of Bunker's Hill" which is accompanied by a brief article which includes: "...very accurate & pretty drawing of Bunker's Hill, within the encampments of the Generals Howe and Clinton, and Charles Town, as it appeared after being... See More  

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675441

Bunker Hill... Post Revolutionary War engraving...

Item #675441
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1790  Certainly the prime piece is the very nice, full page engraved plate captioned: "View of Bunker's Hill" which is accompanied by a brief article which includes: "...very accurate & pretty drawing of Bunker's Hill, within the encampments of the Generals Howe and Clinton, and Charles Town, as it appeared after being... See More  

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675440

Bunker Hill... Post Revolutionary War engraving...

Item #675440
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1790  Certainly the prime piece is the very nice, full page engraved plate captioned: "View of Bunker's Hill" which is accompanied by a brief article which includes: "...very accurate & pretty drawing of Bunker's Hill, within the encampments of the Generals Howe and Clinton, and Charles Town, as it appeared after being... See More  

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675439

Bunker Hill... Post Revolutionary War engraving...

Item #675439
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1790  Certainly the prime piece is the very nice, full page engraved plate captioned: "View of Bunker's Hill" which is accompanied by a brief article which includes: "...very accurate & pretty drawing of Bunker's Hill, within the encampments of the Generals Howe and Clinton, and Charles Town, as it appeared after being... See More  

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675438

Major Hardin & the Northwest Indian War...

Item #675438
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  The issue includes a wide range of articles, & near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France".

There is also a report headed: "America" reporting on the Northwest Indian War, noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More  

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675437

Major Hardin & the Northwest Indian War...

Item #675437
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  The issue includes a wide range of articles, & near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France".

There is also a report headed: "America" reporting on the Northwest Indian War, noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More  

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675436

Major Hardin & the Northwest Indian War...

Item #675436
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  The issue includes a wide range of articles, & near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France".

There is also a report headed: "America" reporting on the Northwest Indian War, noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition fr... See More  

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