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Paul Revere... Determining representation in Congress...

Item # 701957 THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1792

* Paul Revere to cast brass cannons
* Representation in U.S. Congress

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.
Content includes "The Pleasures of Poverty" "An Oration on Genius" "Funeral Rites of the Aboriginals" "Happiness of an American Farmer" and more. Near the back is a: "Collection of Publick Acts, Papers, etc." from the federal government including: "An ACT for the Relief of Certain Widows, Orphans, Invalids & other Persons" and "An ACT for Making Farther & more Effectual Provision for the Protection of the Frontiers of the United States", both noting: "approved by the President...".
There is also much reporting on "Congressional Proceedings" including discussion of the Representation bill concerning how it would determine the number of Representatives from each state (see for portions). Also some talk on: "...to substitute a clause which provides that the double vacancy in the office of President and Vice President shall be filled by the Secretary of State for the time being...", plus other Congressional discussion.
There are news reports from various foreign city, then followed by the; "Domestick Chronicle" containing news from the United States, including an item from Massachusetts that they have: "...employed Col. Revere to cast 16 brass field pieces for the use of the Commonwealth.", he being Paul Revere. There is a list of "Appointments in the Army..." including Anthony Wayne as Major General.
Lacking the plate called for.
Complete in 64 pages, 5 by 8 inches, various foxing throughout, generally nice condition. Full title/contents page.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's