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A Great Plague report...



Item # 679595

March 22, 1665

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 22, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) 

* Among earliest of newspapers to be had
* Report on the great plague (rare)


Various news reports of the day from throughout Europe, including reference to the Great Plague with a report from Yarmouth noting: "...There have not any dyed this week of the Infection."
At the bottom of the back page second column is the weekly report on the death count from the Plague: "The Account of this Weeks Bill runs thus. Buried in all 233. Of the Plague 33. Increased 26. Increased of the Plague 4."
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a few tiny worm holes at the blank margin, very nice, clean condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's