The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser. No. 2863

The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser. No. 2863

Philadelphia: printed and sold by John Dunlap and David C. Claypoole, Tuesday, April 8, 1788. 18 ½ " x 11 ½ ", pp. [4]; 4 columns per page; central fold, removed from binding. Numerous ads, some with cuts. News from Bermuda describing heavy storms affecting all ships and causing sickness to crew and passengers, includes this excerpt: "...has carried off so many negroes, that it is feared there will not be enough left to carry in the crops." Other articles include: a copy of a letter written to then General Washington from an outraged widow of an American Officer demanding justice for his service to the country, a long description of a reward for two runaway slaves, whalefishing season, foreign news, land/estates for sale, whips and canes, clover hay, with last page advertising an assortment of imported medicines, ales and beers. Item #59014

Price: $85.00

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