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    1783 Philadelphia Newspaper "The Independent Gazetteer" The Independent Gazetteer, or, The Chronicle of Freedom, March 1, 1783 issue, original price Six Pence, with a nameplate that proclaims, "That the People have a Right to Freedom of Speech, and of writing, and publishing their Sentiments; therefore the Freedom of the Press ought not to be refrained," a quote from the Pennsylvania Bill of Rights (years before the First Amendment). Four pages of excellent national and world news reporting, opinion, advertising and legal notices from the period just months before we won our War of Independence. Very fine condition, approximately 10" x 17" in size, disbound, light folds. A desirable paper from the early seat of American government.

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    June, 2005
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