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Connecticut Courant Covering Pre-Revolutionary War Activities in the American Colonies and English Celebration of Yom Kippur, 1765

The Connecticut Courant, and Weekly Intelligencer. Hartford, CT: Thomas Green, February 11, 1765. Vol. 1. No. 12. 4pp, 8.75 x 14 in. 

Important pre-Revolutionary War Colonial American newspaper containing coverage of the British North American Colonies just before the passage of the Stamp Act by Great Britain. This issue also contains an inside page article describing the Jewish High Holiday of Yom Kippur being observed in London, England (page two, first column). 

Volume 1, Issue 12 of what is considered the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States. 

Condition:

Toning, typical folds, few small separations at folds. Few areas of scattered spotting, some short tears, creases along edges. Few period inked notes. 

Starting Price: $400
Estimate: $800 - $1,000
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