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John Adams on the XYZ Affair...

Item # 685689

March 10, 1798

THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March 10, 1798 

* The XYZ Affair
* France relations
* John Adams

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 with the back 2 1/2 pages taken up with "Intelligence". It begins with a message from the President concerning what is known as the XYZ Affair with France, signed in type: John Adams. More on the XYZ Affair follows this document.
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, some light damp staining, good condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's