THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY. PUBLISHED (WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS) BY HOPKINS & CO. NO. 40 PINE-STREET, NEW-YORK.

New York: Hopkins & Co., Wednesday, June 7, 1797 - Saturday, September 30, 1797. Numbers 310-343. Folio, printed in five columns per page. Good+. Contemporary quarter sheep over marbled boards [inner hinges cracked]. Widely scattered and generally light foxing. Trimmed closely at the fore-edges, with infrequent small loss of print, moderately toned, scattered spotting, with the late 18th century armorial bookplate of John Williams on front paste-down, and his ownership signature at the head of the front page of each issue. Ex-library with label on front paste-down and ink stamp at head of first issue.

The Herald was published from June 4, 1794 to September 30, 1797. These are its final issues. Noah Webster [1758-1843] was its editor and co-publisher. It was issued as the semi-weekly edition of the "American Minerva." Contemporary political activities in the United States are reported in great detail, including proceedings in Congress, newly enacted laws, proclamations of President Adams, foreign affairs, and a variety of interesting advertisements.
ESTC P5627 [5- AAS, NYPL, Beinecke, U Chicago, U KS] as of October 2019. OCLC 224471166 [1- Cornell] as of October 2019. Item #36309

Price: $1,500.00

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