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Settling in Florida...

Item # 120256 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1767

* Settling in Florida

Among the articles in this issue are: "Curious Observations on Spiders" "Thoughts On Original Sin" "Acts Relative to the Corn Trade" "An Exhortation to Gentlemen of Small Fortunes to Settle in East Florida" which takes over a full page; and more.
An article: "Description of a New Invented Draining Plough".
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with news reports of the day, almost entirely European.
Complete in 48 pages with full title/contents page and an engraving of St. John's Gate. Measures 5 by 8 inches.

A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine 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 1907.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's