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696461

Early newspaper from Scotland...

Item #696461

July 20, 1759

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 17, 1759  



* French & Indian War era

* 18th century original

* Uncommon publication




A typical newspaper of the day from doing one of the final years of the French & Indian War in America. I find no American content save for a brief item: "This week a large quantity of gunpowder was shipped for New York." The back page is ... See More  

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695153

Reporting from the French & Indian War...

Item #695153

March 17, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 17, 1757  



* French and Indian War era



The front page has a report headed: "America" being a letter from Pennsylvania, noting in part: "Matters at present are pretty quiet on our borders..." but noting at the end: "...I wished to have had it boroughs me years ago, which would have saved much innocent blood and probably preven... See More  

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695152

Nice reports from the French & Indian War...

Item #695152

March 15, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1757  
 
* French and Indian War in America
 
Page 6 has almost half a column headed: "America" being a letter from an officer in Lord John Murray's regiment at Schenectady, New York.
It has some nice items from the French & Indian War, a few bits including: "...two days at New York when we w
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695148

The Creek, Shawnee, and Cherokee Indians...

Item #695148

March 03, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1757  Page 5 has half a column of reports headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline. A few bits include: "...that a number of Cherokees arrived at Halbamar Fort...they had a meeting with the Upper Creeks to whom the Shawnees presented a red stick...to take part in the war in which they were engaged against the English...But the Wolf Ki... See More  

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694426

Oswego in the French & Indian War... Large map of Europe... Judaica item...

Item #694426
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 



* Great & quite large map of Europe

* Oswego - French & Indian War

* Judaica - Jewish content




The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART  of  EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, a... See More  

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694151

Early Boston newspapers with nice front page references to the French & Indian War...

Item #694151

December 29, 1760

THE BOSTON GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, December 29, 1760  A quite early issue of this famous title, from near the end of the French & Indian War.

Just a few months earlier the governor of Canada surrendered the province of Quebec (New France) to the British, and the French outpost of Detroit surrendered to English forces as well.

These events are the backdrop to the considerable fron... See More  

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694072

George Washington at age 22... Great map of America...

Item #694072
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1754 



* Great American colonies mid-18th century map

* Future general & president George Washington 




Inside has the continuation of an Account of the Encroachments made by the French on the British Settlements in America. In the account are the various measures taken by the British to prevent the encroachments, incl
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694062

Indian tribes will side with England in the French & Indian War...

Item #694062

June 21, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 21, 1759  Page 6 has over a full column of news reports from the French & Indian War headed: "America".

Bits include: "...from Albany that Sir William Johnson has had a meeting...with between 4 or 600 Indians amongst whom were deputies from four other nations besides those of the Six Nations. They have all declared their intentions of jo... See More  

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694038

The French have abandoned Fort Duquesne...

Item #694038

January 18, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 18, 1759  



* Fort Duquesne - Pittsburgh PA

* British expedition - French evacuate




The back page has a brief item noting: "This day an express arrived with the4 agreeable news, that on the approach of the troops under General Forbes, the French at Fort duQuesne abandoned the place, after destroying the stores, etc., and blowing up the fortific... See More  

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694037

News that the French had surrendered at Fort Duquesne...

Item #694037

January 16, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 16, 1759  



* Fort Duquesne - Pittsburgh PA

* British expedition




Page 5 has an item noting: "Great Britain has now got possession of Cape Breton, the key of North America...it is to be hoped that France will be for ever excluded from that country, and, if they do not very soon make peace, this dispute between Holland and Great Britain..."... See More  

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693596

Most of the front page with reports from the South...

Item #693596

January 05, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 5, 1760  Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with lengthy reporting headed: "America - Charles-Town, South Carolina" being a letter from Augusta.

The report is primarily concerning relations with Indians, including a failed hatchet attack upon a Mr. Atkin, with details. Other Indian-related accounts as well as seen in the photos.

Two-thirds... See More  

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693593

Safe to return to their homes...

Item #693593

January 03, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1760  The front page has half a column headed: "America" with New York and Boston datelines.

The reports relate to the ongoing French & Indian War, noting in part: "...Proclamation...by...Lieut. Governor...recommending it to the inhabitants to return to their settlements along Hudson's river, above Albany, as they may now abide th... See More  

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693534

Hopes of peace with the Cherokee & Creek Indian nations...

Item #693534

November 25, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 25, 1760 



* Anglo-Cherokee War - peace ?

* Creek Nation - Indians




Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" with news from Charleston concerning relations with the Cherokee & Creek Indians.

Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, minor rubbing to front page folds, nice condition.... See More  

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693504

The British fight the Cherokee Indians...

Item #693504

August 30, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 30, 1760 



* Battle of Echocee - South Carolina

* Cherokees - Indians - Native Americans

* British General Archibald Montgomerie




The front page has a report noting: "By letters from Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina, we learn...Col. Montgomery...was surrounded in the middle of the Cherokee country by a vast body of Indians. The British t... See More  

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693423

Mass. governor speaks on the French & Indian War...

Item #693423

July 15, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1760  One-third of page 5 is taken up with news reports headed: "America" with Boston datelines.

Most of the report is a speech by the governor concerning the ongoing French & Indian War, one bit noting: "...his Majesty having nothing so much at heart as to improve the great & important advantages gained the last campaign in Nort... See More  

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692193

Great account of the Siege of Quebec...

Item #692193

June 28, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1760 



* Siege or Second Battle of Quebec

* British commander James Murray




Pages 4 and 5 contains the report from 'The London Gazette Extraordinary' on the historic Siege of Quebec, or Second Battle of Quebec. This was a French attempt to retake Quebec City, Canada, which had been captured by Britain the previous year. The siege lasted for... See More  

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689562

French & Indian War content... Treaty with Russia...

Item #689562
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, December, 1755  One of the nicer features of this issue is the very nice title page engraving of the skyline of London in the 1750's, which has much detail. There is also a nice article taking over a full page: "Account of the British Plantations in America" which is very descriptive of Virginia.

Other items include: "A Description of the City... See More  

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688534

Battle of Oswego, the French account...

Item #688534
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756



* Battle of Fort Oswego, New York

* French and Indian War

* Louis-Joseph de Montcalm




Content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle.

This is historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body ... See More  

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683352

Early map of the Caribbean Islands...

Item #683352
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756  The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes.

But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 ... See More  

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682584

Reporting from colonial America...

Item #682584
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1755  Always one of our favorite magazines if only because of the very nice engraving at the top of the title page, showing the skyline of London at the time. Within is a very nice foldout map of the county of Glamorgan (located in the southern portion of Wales), measuring 8 by 9 inches showing much detail, & includes a related article.

Articles includ... See More  

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682582

Early Georgia... Map of the English Channel...

Item #682582
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1759 



* Article on the weather in Georgia

* Map of Havre De Grace, the English Channel, Isle of Wight




The first article is: "A Description of Havre de Grace" which takes over a full page and is accompanied by a nice foldout map showing part of the English Channel including the Isle of Wight off the coast of Southampton and a
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681528

Naval reports from the French & Indian War in America...

Item #681528

March 22, 1759

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 22, 1759  Page 2 has naval reports from the French & Indian War: "The Phila, Capt. Farmer, from New York...was taken the 17th of February by the Sampson privateer of Bayonne..." with more reports mentioning New York and South Carolina.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, great condition.... See More  

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676690

Death of composer George F. Handel... George Washington in the French & Indian War... Foldout maps...

Item #676690
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1759  



* Death of Handel (music composer)

* Very early George Washington




Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant report on the death of famed composer George Frederick Handel.

Under the heading: "List of Deaths for the Year 1759" is an entry reading: "Geo. Fred. Handel, Esq; a great musician. He was born in Ger... See More  

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676688

French & Indian War...

Item #676688
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1759 There is a lengthy article titled: "Instructions by Major General Wolfe in Case of an Invasion" which has much detail. The "Historical Chronicle" also has several reports concerning the French & Indian War.

Other articles in the issue noted in the table of contents include:

"An Accurate Description of the... See More  

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676680

Negotiations with the Cherokee Indian Nation...

Item #676680
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1760  Inside has: "A Brief Account of the Negotiation between Governor Lyttelton and Artakullakulla (or the "Little Carpenter"), Deputee of the Whole Cherokee Nation & other Headmen and Warriors of that Nation". This text takes close to 3 pages and includes the full printing of the: "Treaty of Peace and Friendship Concl... See More  

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676676

Significant French & Indian War coverage... Jewish burial rituals....

Item #676676
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1758  The most significant article is headed: "American Affairs" with a dateline of Williamsburg, Virginia, July 7 which includes: "...that the Indians had lately killed & captivated 26 people between Winchester & Augusta court house...that a large body of the inhabitants, to the number of 300, were removed into Culpepper..... See More  

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676674

Second battle of Quebec...

Item #676674
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1760 



* Second siege of Quebec - Seven Years' War



Included is a detailed article: "Observations Upon the North Sea..." which is quite detailed and takes two pages. The accompanying map called for is lacking

Also in this issue are: "Act for Better Supplying the City with Fish" "Case of a Paralytic Patient Cured ... See More  

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676672

The French & Indian War... A flying meteor...

Item #676672
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Sept. 1760  



* French and Indian War

* General Jeffrey Amherst

* Oswego, New York




Most of a column near the back is taken up with reports on the French & Indian War in America, portions including: "...account of Col. Montgomery's expedition against the Cherokees appeared in the public papers...that the troops under his comman
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676553

French and Indian War...

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

Nea... See More  

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676552

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

Item #676552
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1756 



* Benjamin Franklin

* Lightning rod - electricity

* Early Georgia colony




Regarding America... There is an article near the front: "Account of American Affairs" which is continued from a previous issue & includes talk on "New Forts in America".

There is also a detailed account of Oglethorpe's English... See More  

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676548

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

Item #676548
GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1756 



* French & Indian War

* Crown Point, Albany NY

* Shamokin PA - Susquehanna River




This issue begins with a nearly 3 page article: "An Account of the Siege & Capture of Port Mahon" on the island of Minorca, in the Mediterranean.

During the Seven Years' War in Europe, of which the French & Indian War was ... See More  

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670988

Oswego during the French & Indian War, with maps...

Item #670988
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 



* Forts Oswego and Ontario

* French and Indian war with map




Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages (see photo
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668855

Reports concerning the French & Indian War...

Item #668855

March 29, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 29, 1757  One-third of the front page is taken up with reports headed: "America" with New York and Boston datelines. One bit notes: "...God grant they may come safe; for with these and the fleets that are expected from England...we hope a new turn will be given to our affairs and some better success attend our arms...".

Eight pages, 8 ... See More  

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668854

Reports on the French & Indian War...

Item #668854

March 26, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1757  The front page begins with over a half column report headed: "America" with a Boston dateline. Mentions include: "...four New England colonies having agreed to furnish his Lordship with 4000 men for the operations of the ensuing year...". This is followed by a report concerning events of the French & Indian War.

Eight pag... See More  

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668853

Relating to the French & Indian War...

Item #668853

March 17, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 17, 1757  The front page hs a somewhat brief report headed: "America" being a letter from Pennsylvania: "Matters at present are pretty quiet on our borders...cannot see  those vigorous preparations going forward...deputies are going to England from both sides..." and more.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very n... See More  

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668852

French & Indian War news...

Item #668852

March 15, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1757  Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" which is a: "Letter from an Officer of Lord John Murray's Regiment, dated Schenectady". This has some nice content on the French & Indian War, & includes: "...we were ordered to join the regiment at Albany, from which place the New-Englanders had gone up to attack Cro... See More  

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667291

Nice map of portions of Canada...

Item #667291
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1758  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed foldout map titled: "A Plan of the City & Harbour of Louisburg; shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which the English landed, also their Encampment during the Siege in 1745." Within this map is a large inset in the upper left which is: "A Map of the I... See More  

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667290

Oswego during the French and Indian War with an in-text map...

Item #667290
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 



* Forts Oswego and Ontario

* French and Indian war with map




Inside has is a quite lengthy article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages.

This text also includes a report headed &qu... See More  

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667159

Major event at Crown Point, the French & Indian War...

Item #667159
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1759 



* Fort Crown Point - New York

* Field Marshall Jeffery Amherst

* french and Indian War




An inside page contains a great report on one of the more significant battles of the French & Indian War, headed: "Letter from Maj. Gen. Amherst to Mr. Secretary Pitt, dated Crown Point, August 5" which gives a day-by-day
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657335

Ancient coins, the violin (or viola), the moon...

From during the French & Indian War...

Item #657335
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1757  A very nice magazine from during the French & Indian War from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 190... See More  

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656526

George Washington makes the front page... Jewish colony in the East Indies...

Item #656526
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 



* Early Major George Washington 

* Jewish colony in the East Indies




The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territorie... See More  

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650314

Relating to the French & Indian War...

Item #650314
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1754  Included within is an article: "New Invented Sea-gage Described" which includes a half page illustration (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day including some items under the heading "America". they include report relating to the French & Indian War such as: &quo... See More  

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648710

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

Item #648710
GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1756  This issue begins with a nearly 3 page article: "An Account of the Siege & Capture of Port Mahon" on the island of Minorca, in the Mediterranean. During the Seven Years' War in Europe, of which the French & Indian War was an extension in North America, Spain regained the island from Great Britain in 1756 after the ... See More  

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645529

The French & Indian War...

Item #645529
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1755  Among the articles within are: "A Succinct Account of Disorders lately cured at Stockholm by Electrification..." "Origin of Chivalry from Voltaire" "A Female Impostor in France Detected" and so much more.

Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including... See More  

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645467

News from America...

Item #645467
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1760  Among the articles in this issue are: "A Treatise on Canine Madness" "On The High Price of Candles" "Reflections by M. Maubert on the Importance of Canada" "A Description of Montreal & the Adjacent Country" "Some Account of Carisbrook Castle in the Isle of Wight..." which is accompanied by ... See More  

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643503

Two European maps...

Item #643503
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime features of this issue are the two maps, one being a full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Duseldorp..." (see), and the other a foldout map measuring 8 by 10 1/2 inches titled "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend, to Cape Finisterra, including the Opposite Coast of the British Chan... See More  

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642780

Three great plates on the Seven Years' War...

Item #642780
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1759  Of prime interest are the 3 full page plates on the Seven Years' War, the first titled: "A Map of the Part of Westphalia in which the French Army Were Defeated , Aug. 1, 1759" which shows much details (see), the plate titled: "Line of Battle of the Allied Army Before the Engagement on the First of August, 1759", plus ... See More  

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642773

A map of the Rhine River... Cape Breton...

Item #642773
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime feature is the full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Dusseldorph [Dusseldorf]...".

One of the articles: "The Best Way of Constructing the Arches of Bridges" includes a nice print of a bridge arch. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news events of the day,... See More  

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642772

The French & Indian War... Map of Emden, Germany...

Item #642772
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1758  A rather lengthy article inside this issue begins: "The experience of the campaigns in 1755 and 1756 had convinced our commanders in chief that there would be no end of the war on either side so long as our armies aimed at nothing further than traversing from place to place either for the defence or attack of a few straggling forts in a ... See More  

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642765

State of affairs in Pennsylvania... John Wesley letter...

Item #642765
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1756  Among the articles within is a "Letter from Mr. Wesley Confirming the Yorkshire Earthquake", signed by him in type: John Wesley, the noted evangelist and founder of Methodism.

Also: "Of the Cultivation of Exotics" which concerns the red cedar & other trees in America. Another article taking over 3 pages is "A Dia... See More  

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$58.00
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