The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 79, Part 2; Volume 106

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F. Jefferies, 1809
The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

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