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***An amazing glimpse into the past. This issue, along with the slave sale notices and runaway reward ads, features news reports detailing events leading up to the Russo-Turkish War of 1787 which would begin two months later, a lengthy description of Philadelphia's 4th of July celebration in 1787, and many other fascinating news stories from Europe, America and beyond. ***

The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser July 6, 1787
Genuine issue of Philadelphia's Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser newspaper from July 6, 1787. Four pages / single folded sheet. Measures 19 x 11 1/2 inches. Incredible news content and original advertisements offering rewards for runaway slaves, notices for the sale of slaves, mundane notices for sale of grain or other stores, notices of departure or arrival of sailing ships to points across the globe. Very good condition notwithstanding its fragility (this paper is nearly 230 years old!) Toned, single horizontal fold, occasional stains (mostly marginal), foxing, creases, chips along edges sometimes with a bit of paper loss, etc. Please
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