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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1746

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There is still content on the Jacobite Rebellion, with: "Rebels Tried at York". And near the back is half a page on: "Executed at York". Also a report from the: "Boston Gazette" in America concerning the troubles with France in Louisbourgh and Cape Breton, Canada. There is another letter from Nova Scotia.
Three pages are taken up with a List of Ships Taken" including several traveling to or from America, and an article: "Journal of the Expedition to Britany" but lacking the related plate.
Among other articles: "Difficulty of Assembling a Sufficient Army" "Further Essays on Electricity" which takes over 2 pages; "Proceedings against the Rebels at St. Margaret's Hill, Southwark" "Extract of a letter from Antigua" & much more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports from throughout Europe as well as a report from "Boston in New England".
Complete in 56 pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, 5 3/4 by 8 3/4 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very good condition.

A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's