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A John Adams Proclamation... Rights of women...
Item # 685686
March 31, 1798
THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March 31, 1798 An uncommon title which lasted only from Feb., 1798 thru June, 1799, during which time it was suspended for 6 months due to the death of the editor.
Contents include a wide range of eclectic articles, one of which is: "The Rights Of Woman" which is a serialized article, this portion taking 1 1/2 pages. The back two pages are taken up with: "Intelligence" with nearly a full page being: "By the President of the United States of America, A PROCLAMATION" for a day of thanksgiving, signed in type: John Adams. Also a "Circular" signed by the Sec. of the Treasury, Oliver Walcott.
No imprint but Mott's 'History of American Magazines' verifies it was published in Phila.
Complete in 32 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's