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Joseph Priestley welcomed to New York... Pennsylvania defines various crimes & punishment...
Item # 629926 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1794 Near the back a full page is taken up with news headed: "America" which includes much from the Pennsylvania legislature on an Act declaring how various crimes are punished (see). There is a report from New York which includes a letter of welcome to the famed Dr. Joseph Priestley which includes: "...associated teachers in the city of New York beg leave to offer you a sincere & hearty welcome to this land of tranquility and freedom...", with his response signed in type: J. Priestley.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, nice condition.
Included are all 3 plates called for.
A very nice magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content. 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