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Zenger, John P., 1697-1746 New-York weekly journal. [Vol. 933, no. 88 (July 14, 1735)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06108.04 Author/Creator: Zenger, John P., 1697-1746 Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 1735 Pagination: 4 p. ; 28 x 18 cm. Order a Copy

Published three weeks before Zenger's trial. Argues that resistance is necessary in order to preserve and protect man's natural right to equity and self-preservation. Warns against submission to corrupt powers and those who consider themselves above the law.
Announces the murder of Capt. Christopher Brooks at the hands of his crew members and consequently the takeover of the ship by Boatswain Robert Anderson. Includes an update on the War of the Polish Succession.
In addition to the editorial, the journal also includes a section on foreign affairs with an update on the War of the Polish Succession, New York customs house arrival and departures, and advertisements. There is no designated New York news section in this issue.

Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746
Brooks, Christopher, -1735
Boatswain, Robert Anderson, fl. 1730-1735

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