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P U BLIC E V E N T S.
L O N D ON:
A DVERTISEMEN T.
THE late interesting advices from America, suggested the
utility of a Periodical Collection, of the best accounts of every important public transaction. Many events are expected during the Summer, which probably will be the subject of discussion next Winter. These accounts being published in the News-papers, are frequently mislaid after the day of publication ; and when afterwards wanted, are, sometimes, very difficult to recover : besides, being mixed with the common occurrencies of the day; and published in the large folio fize, render that mode of preservation awkward, disagreeable, and almost impossible.
In brief, the Plan of this work is, To select from all the Public Prints, the best account of every material Public Event; to print it in Octavo ; and at the end of the Volume, to give a Copious Index to the whole.
When an ingenious Pen furnishes the Public with proper Observations on any Public Transaction ; such Papers, which are usually denominated Letters to the Printer, it is intended to preserve. But perhaps it is not very decent to be lavish of promises : we will not therefore say much. The execution of the work will be its best recommendation. It is humbly offered to Public Consideration. If the design is as agreeable, as it is presumed to be useful, any hints for improvement will be, at all times, most gratefully received.