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The post-man : from Saturday April 21, to Tuesday April 24, 1711. Numb. 2000, On Saturday came in an Ostend mail, with the following advices : Vienna, April 11.

  • Leach, Dryden, 1684-1731
  • Ephemera

About this work


Single sheet newspaper giving details the awarding of the fiefs in Montserrat to the Duke of Savoy by the Austrian Emperor, Swedish troops in Pomerania, political intrigue from across Europe, movements of ships, advertisements including "a necklace from beyond the sea" to ward off fevers and convulsions in children, an "instant cure for diseases of the nerves", the "Royal chymical wash-ball for the hands and face" curing ringworm, sunburn, pimples, "redness of the smallpox", "A short and infallible cure for the Itch" and "Mr. Marten's 7th edition of his book and 21 of his appendix concerning secret diseases" (i.e. of a sexual nature).


[London] : Printed by Dryden Leach, in Elliot's Court, in the Little Old Baily for the author, 1711.

Physical description

1 sheet : ill. ; 38 cm.


Title from head of text.



  • English

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