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Hamilton, A. Jr. (fl. 1769-1785) Town and Country Magazine or Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Entertainment for the Year 1776. [Vol. 8, (1776)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03457 Author/Creator: Hamilton, A. Jr. (fl. 1769-1785) Place Written: London, England Type: Magazine Date: 1776 Pagination: 1 v. : 716 p. : ill. ; 22 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: Eighth annual volume of a periodical journal that resembles the Gentleman's Magazine and London Magazine in format and style. 12 monthly issues bound in original leather. Includes many engraved plates. Indexed at the end of the volume. Printed for A. Hamilton, Jr. Book is boxed. Includes "Description of Nova Scotia," "Description of Quebec," "Account of New York and the Jerseys," "The Present State of America," "Louisiana Described," "Products of North and South Carolina," "A Detail of the Battle of Long Island," many articles on the American Revolution, and a letter telling of a mistress of Washington who picked his pockets of letters and sent them to General Howe. There are also reviews of books and poems concerning the rebels.

People: Hamilton, A. Jr., fl. 1769-1785

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: BattleCanadaGeography and Natural HistoryRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryAgriculture and Animal HusbandryCommercePresidentWomen's HistoryCorruption and ScandalLoyalistLiterature and Language ArtsPoetryRevolutionary War GeneralBattle of Long Island (Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights)

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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