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Report on the death toll from the Great Plague of 1666...
Item # 679598
April 12, 1666
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 12, 1666
* Among earliest of newspapers to be had
* Report on the great plague (rare)
Various news reports of the day from throughout Europe, plus the bottom of the back page has the weekly report on the death count from the Plague: "The Account of this Weeks Bill runs thus. The total 195. Of the Plague 28. Decreased in all 16. Increased of the Plague 2."
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 3/4 by 11 inches, very small hole near the spine not remotely close to the mentioned report, otherwise nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's