Porcupine's Political censor, for ..

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  • Format Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
  • Contributors
  • Publication Philadelphia [Penn.] : published by William Cobbett, opposite Christ's church, [1796-1797]
  • Publication Dates Began in: Nov. 1796; ceased with: Apr. 1797
  • Physical Details
    • v. ; 21 cm (8⁰)
  • Preceding Titles

Notes

  • 'Peter Porcupine' = William Cobbett.
  • 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.
  • Evans, 30219
  • Evans, 30221
  • Evans, 30223
  • Evans, 30225
  • Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 13a
  • Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 14a-b
  • Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 17a-b
  • Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 20a
  • Evans, 30226
  • Evans, 30227
  • Sabin, 14004
  • 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).

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