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Item # 664970 THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1791 The issue begins with over a full page article: "The Natural History of the Baltimore Oriole, a North American Bird", lacking the plate of it.
Other articles include: "On the Impiety of Profane Swearing" "Influence of the American Revolution Upon the Human Body", and there is also a nice full page: "Accurate Statement of the Troops (Continental & Militia) Furnished by the Respective States during the Late War from 1775 to 1783, Inclusive".
Other articles: "Account of the Early Statues of Harvard College" "An Account of William Penn" & more.
Near the back are 5 pages of: "Abstracts of the Proceedings of Congress" from this formative year, as well as the "Domestick Chronicle" which has the latest news from various American cities including a letter signed in type by: Thomas Paine.
Complete in 64 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page, minor foxing, good condition.
Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's