Boston: 1806. Elephant folio, [4] pp, printed in five columns per page. Caption title [as issued]. Light toning, scattered foxing, a bit of fading here and there. Old folds, several with splits; spine and edges a bit tattered [loss of some words from a line on the first page], several small repairs made with archival tape. Good.

In addition to the usual local news and military updates, this issue includes a short letter on the treason charge against Aaron Burr in the United States District Court for Kentucky. Burr had allegedly "formed an association for making war against Spain, invading Mexico, and forming a distinct empire in the Western country; and that he was raising forces, and purchasing up the necessary provisions and stores for that purpose."
The paper contains a notice of intention of Belcher & Armstrong, publishers, to publish the Trial of T.O. Selfridge from the report of Mr. Thomas Lloyd of Philadelphia. Thomas Selfridge, an attorney, had shot and killed Charles Austin on the Public Exchange in Boston a few months earlier, the killing a result of a political quarrel between Selfridge and Benjamin Austin, Charles' father. Item #31103

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