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      Sale 2380 | Lot 163
      Price Realized: $938With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2380 Lot 163

        (MASSACHUSETTS.) An early issue of the Boston newspaper, "The Weekly Rehearsal." 2 pages, 12 1/4 x 8 1/2, on one sheet; worn with slight loss of text, 5-inch sewn tear, restored at edges and laid down on archival tissue on verso. Boston: J. Draper, 18 October 1731

        Estimate $400 - 600

        The fourth issue of an early Boston newspaper, the predecessor of the Boston Evening-Post. This issue includes news of a local smallpox outbreak (guards were placed at affected households "to prevent the spreading of the Infection"); and the anniversary of George II's coronation ("celebrated here with all the Expressions of Loyalty and Joy").


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $938

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