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From the Revolutionary War era...
Item # 581373 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1780 One report notes: "The assembly of Pennsylvania have fallen upon a new mode of distressing the friends of this country resident among them by obliging persons to take the oaths of allegiance or affirmation of fidelity to the state, & to take a certificate of the same, which certificate they are to produce or be liable to such fines as the governing party shall think proper...what seems still more oppressive...that the wives & children of all persons who have joined the enemy do depart the state on pain of being proceeded against as enemies to their country."
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Still present is the full page plate with the "Likeness of Bishop Warburton" and a gold coin from Syracuse.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, minor foxing throughout.