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June 14, 1787

THE BATH CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1787 

* Rare 18th century British title
* British astronomer William Herschel

Page 3 has a letter from New York noting: "...the United States in Congress...passed a resolution recommending it to the different states to repeal all their laws now in force which are inconsistent with the treaty of peace between the United States and the King of Great Britain..." with a bit more (see). The back page has an interesting item beginning: "Our great astronomer Mr. Herschel has lately discovered three volcanos in the Moon. the principal one, which is now burning, ejects great quantities of smoke and lava..." with more (see).
Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's