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Item # 683613 THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1795 Articles within include: "Account of Warren Hastings" "The Delights of Benevolence" "Description of a Highland Hut" "The Cacique of Ontario" "On Ascending Thunder" and more.
Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with the latest news including a report that: "A Treaty of Peace is finished by
Gen. Wayne with the Wyandots, Delawares Piankashaws, Chippewas, and Pateawatonies...300 Sachems and warriors attended...We have now to prescribe their hunting grounds..." and more.
The plate called for is lacking.
Complete in 64 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page, one of the pages with poems is partially missing, another leaf has a corner lacking, otherwise in very nice 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