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Item # 662861

February 22, 1772

THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE; AND COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Feb. 22, 1772 

* Rare Colonial Rhode Island

The handsome masthead features an intricate engraving of the Royal cost-of-arms.
Varied content within, including a report noting: "...been problematical whether tea drinking out to be encouraged among us...". A report from Williamsburg mentions creating a canal between the James and York Rivers. Another item reports the captures of ships. Other events of the period.
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, mouse-chewing to a lower corner does not affect any mentioned reports, otherwise nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's