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18th Century Gentleman's Magazine - Americana

Inv# AM2120
Country: England
State(s): Pennsylvania
Years: 1778

Small size "Gentleman's Magazine" measures 5" x 8 1/4". Small excerpt from magazine:

1778 British evacuate Philadelphia. Great Parliament debate on American War and British defeat at Battle of Saratoga.

Also: Gov. Jon Trumbull's vigorous response to British Peace proposal. Comments on Dr. Ben Franklin's electricity experiments. William Pitt funeral text and banner plate.

Terrific letter to British Envoy from CT Gov. Trumbull: ...the unprovoked commencement of hostilities; the barbarous inhumanity which has marked the prosecution of the war; the insolence which displays itself on every petty advantage...are insuperable bars to the very idea of concluding a peace with Great Britain on any other conditions than the most absolute and perfect independence..."

Condition: Good
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $300.00