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Dr. Joseph Priestley... France eliminates knighthood...

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September 28, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 28, 1791  A page 3 report says: "A subscription was opened in London, before Capt. Scott sailed, for the purpose of building a large and elegant Chapel for the Rev. Dr. Priestley." Joseph Priestley is credited with the discovery of oxygen.
There is much concerning the French Revolution including a page 2 item: "National Assembly - Abolition Of Knighthood" which includes: "...M. Languins said that it could only be by destroying the Order that they should at lengthy be able to cleanse away the remains of the dunghill of Aristocracy..." with more.
Also: "Mr. Paine beginning: "A scandalous publication entitled the 'Life of Thomas Paine, etc." has been published..." and also: "Dr. Franklin's Life".
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's