MASSACHUSETTS SPY. Revere, Paul, Masthead. The Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty, Vol 5, Number 256. Worcester: Friday January 19, 1776.

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MASSACHUSETTS SPY.
Revere, Paul, Masthead.
The Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty, Vol 5, Number 256. Worcester: Friday January 19, 1776.

Sold for US$ 956 inc. premium
MASSACHUSETTS SPY.
Revere, Paul, Masthead. The Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty, Vol 5, Number 256. Worcester: Friday January 19, 1776.
Folio (395 x 250 mm), 4 pp, some soiling, repaired tears, corners and margins with some repair.

1776 PRINTING OF THOMAS'S IMPORTANT NEWSPAPER, WITH ENGRAVED MASTHEAD BY PAUL REVERE. Contains the first appearance of the "English Patriot's Creed Anno Domini 1775," early American printing of Berkley's "Maxims Concerning Patriotism," an order from General Horatio Gates to all of the "army of the United Colonies" to return to their regiments, and an account of the Battle of Quebec mentioning Col Warner of the Green Mountains. On the final page is a poem extempore "by an American Lady, upon hearing that the conquering hero was on his way home to England," beginning "From Boston comes the frighted cow...."
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MASSACHUSETTS SPY. Revere, Paul, Masthead. The Massachusetts Spy, or American Oracle of Liberty, Vol 5, Number 256. Worcester: Friday January 19, 1776.
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