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Death report from the Great Plague...

Item # 679619

June 28, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 28, 1666 

* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had
* The Great Plague deaths

There is mention of the Great Plague in the back page report noting: "The Account of this weeks bill runs thus. The total 223. Of the Plague 33. Increased in all 44. Increased of the Plague 10."
A nice issue from the year of the great London Fire (this issue from less than 3 months prior) and from the era of the Great London Plague.
A single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, an archival mend near the bottom with a few creases near the bottom, a few small stains.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's