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Item # 652343 THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, January, 1789 

* State of Georgia constitution
* Creating the State of Kentucky


Among the articles are: "An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania" which takes 7 1/2 pages. Also a full page chart of the: "Moral and Physical Thermometer".
Near the back is "The Chronicle" with the latest news of the day including 8 pages of report under the heading: "United States" presented state-by-state. Several states report the election of representatives to the new federal government. Also: "An Act Concerning the Erection of Kentucky into an Independent State" as well as: "The Constitution of the State of Georgia". There is even a report from the "Western Territories".
Lacking both plates called for.
Complete in 76 pages, no title/contents page with a library stamp at the top of page 1, some dirtiness and various foxing, some tears at margins, 5 by 8 inches. There is an error in page numbering near the back.

This title has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, having begun in September, 1786 and lasting until December, 1792.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's