The London Chronicle For The Year 1759. From July 1, to December 31. Volume VI
2 page index at beginning. The paper includes news (Britain, France, Denmark, Russia, America, etc.), letters, medical cases and cures, properties for sale, naval affairs, ship news, obituaries, fashion, new publications, poetry. Pages 374-375 include letter from Gen. Rob. Monckton to Secretary Pitt dated Sept. 15, 1759 advising of victory over the French at Quebec and the death of General Wolfe, as well as letter to Pitt from General Townshend advising the terms of capitulation, and a list of the killed, wounded and missing. Page 377 praises the late brave General Wolfe. First number contains letter from Benjamin Franklin to Dr. Pringle on Effects of Electricity in Paralytic Cases. Letter from Sir William Johnson to Maj.-Gen. Amherst detailing the surrender of Niagara.
Publisher: Sold by J. Wilkie
Edition: Vol. VI Nos. 392-468
Date Published: 1759
Place Published: London
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: , 626 p. 28 cm. Bound in black cloth with new endpapers. Dampstains, ink stamps, some black or blue marks highlighting interesting sections, a few tape repairs and darkening to last number, a few rough edges. Another tape repair bottom corner of p. 231, title and index. Occasionally text cut off when cutting.