Some issues include half-title with date of issue.
Title pages include contents note or table of contents.
Imprints do not include date; years of publication from dates of issues.
"Price, one quarter of a dollar" below imprint.
Includes reports and commentary on the political situation in the United States. Author is anti-democratic, anti-French, anti-Thomas Paine.
Issues have individual signatures.
Description based on: March 1797.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 13a
Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 14a-b
Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 17a-b
Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 20a
English Short Title Catalog, P6085.
Some individual issues reprinted several times.
Replaced after the April issue by Cobbett's daily paper, begun in Mar. 1797: "Proposals, by William Cobbett .. for publishing a news-paper, to be entitled Porcupine's gazette and daily advertiser." (from a note in the Dec. 1796 issue).