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The Argus; or, General observer : a political miscellany.

Other author/creatorPerry, S. (Sampson), 1747-1823, editor.
Other author/creatorSymonds, H. D. (Henry Delahoy) publisher.
Format Electronic, Book, and Journal
Publication InfoLondon [England] : printed for H.D. Symonds, no. 20, Paternoster-Row, 1795-1796.
Description1 volume : tables ; 21 cm (8⁰)
Supplemental Content Full text online
Caption title Register of occurrences, and miscellany 29 Oct. 1795
Caption title Register of occurrences, &c. <10> Nov. 1795-18 May 1796
FrequencyAnnual (Collected issues)
General noteEditor: Sampson Perry.
General noteCaption title of first issue repeated as running title for all issues.
General noteFollowing title: "Containing ... the principal occurences in England, from the meeting of the Parliament, ... to its dissolution, ... By Sampson Perry."
General noteImprint includes year of publication.
General noteVolume number from direction line of each issue.
General noteCaption title followed by date.
General noteWith continuous pagination and signatures.
General noteIncludes summary of state papers, parliamentary proceedings from both Houses, correspondence, anecdotes, current events, stock and commodity prices; also contains material from the original Argus of 1789 (cf. NCBEL). Volume includes summary of the year's news events.
General noteReproduction of original from British Library.
References NCBEL, II:1310
References Times handlist, p. 47
References Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 8
References English Short Title Catalog, P6283.
Special numberingTitle page lacks numerical designation, and gives date for first issue only.
Special numberingNo original issues numbered (wrappers lacking?)
Special numberingFirst four issues read "1795"; later issues have complete dates.
Special numberingNo. [1-4] apparently published biweekly; no. [5-24] appear weekly.
Special numberingDate of supplement estimated by cataloger from text.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexes Subjects and letters indexed in two lists at end of volume in contents table.
Related ItemArgus (London, Eng.)
Genre/formPeriodicals 18th century England London.

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