Today’s featured book is “The Historical Register and Chronological Diary” for the year 1717.
From our Manuscripts and Archives is a volume with the imposing title of “The Historical Register, containing an impartial relation of all transactions, foreign and domestick : With a chronological diary of all the remarkable occurrences, viz. births, marriages, deaths, removals, promotions, &c. that happen’d in this year: together with the characters and parentage of persons deceas’d, of eminent rank. Volume II. For the year 1717″. The journal was published by the Sun office with the intent of saving their subscribers the expense of newspapers.
Published from 1716 to 1738 these journals form a chronicle of the affairs of Great Britain and other countries. This edition of the Historical Register has contemporaneous accounts of events in the West Indies and Colonial America. Other articles in this volume provides accounts of trials of members of the Second English Civil War and the Battle of Preston in 1715. The DLWA Manuscripts and Archives Office has several other volumes of this series.
DLWA Call Number: D2 .H59 1717
- Title: The Historical Register and Chronological Diary
- OCLC: 777038213
- Language: English
- Setting: English Register
- Manuscripts and Archives