Item #81706 Pennsylvania Gazette. July 26, 1764. Numb. 1857. Benjamin FRANKLIN.
Pennsylvania Gazette. July 26, 1764. Numb. 1857.

Pennsylvania Gazette. July 26, 1764. Numb. 1857.

Item #81706

(FRANKLIN IMPRINT). [FRANKLIN, Benjamin].& The Pennsylvania Gazette. July 26, 1764. Numb. 1857. Containing the Freshest Advices, Foreign and Domestic. Philadelphia: printed by B. Franklin, Post-Master, and D. Hall, at the New Printing-Office, 1764. Folio. 15.5" x 10". [4] pp. Removed from binding with leaves partially separated. Some staining to the center of each leaf, but text remains easily legible. Very good. Miller 814. Evans 9788. Hildeburn 2035. Brigham, II, 933-937. Reports relating to "An Act for Establishing a General Post-Office, for her Majesty's Dominion" followed by nearly two columns of names of those individuals with letters remaining in the Philadelphia post office. Additionally, a reprinting of John Penn's Proclamation declaring the Delaware and Shawanee "Traitors to His Most Sacred Majesty" for their provocations and renewed war. Also of note is a small advertisement for Joseph Galloway's Speech in answer to the speech of John Dickinson-an important speech, the preface to which was written by Franklin and was a bitter attach on the Penn family.

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