The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 68, Part 1

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E. Cave, jun. at St John's Gate, 1798 - Early English newspapers
The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

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