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Detailed article on America, with mention of trade and taxes...



Item # 659756

October 01, 1765

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1765  Over two pages are taken up with a fine and quite detailed article on America, its geography, economy,  and relations with England. It begins: "The British empire on the continent of America is well known to be extremely extensive, and is, by our late conquests, and the cessions that have been made to us, become entirely compact..." with much more. It then delves into the issue of the restraint of trade in America and the taxing of America (see photos).
Also: "An Account of an Extraordinary Disease Among the Indians in the Islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard" by Andrew Oliver. Also further on is an account of the funeral of the Duke of Cumberland.
Included is a foldout plate listing the "Civil Expenses" of 1688-1702.
Contains 50 pages, lacking the full title/contents page. Measures 5 by 8 inches, great condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's