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WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING SUBSCRIPTIONS to the Society of 18th-Century Gentlemen’s Magazine! Back issues will continue to be made available at a cost of $3 per 24-page issue, or $12 for a volume of four issues for a given year, but we will not be producing any new Magazines for the foreseeable future. We have enjoyed bringing you the Magazine over the past decade, but time constrainst neccessitate the suspension of further publications. For now anyway.

We would happy to respond to any correspondence you may have regarding The Society of 18th-Century Gentlemen’s Magazine.

Ballindalloch Press/Society
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Baraboo, WI 53913-1921

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To show how appreciated your publication is, I have enclosed an illustration done in the hospital at the Siege of Fortress city of San Juan this past April. As you can see, your magazine was well used and appreciated in teh few moments of quiet that we enjoyed between patients.

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Past editions of The Society of 18th-Century Gentlemen’s Magazine (click on the underlined links for sample articles):

Volume 1
(2002)
Volume 2
(2003)
Volume 3
(2004)
Volume 4
(2005)
Volume 5
(2006)
Volume 6
(2007)
Volume 7
(2008)
Volume 8
(2009)
Volume 9
(2010)
Volume 10
(2011)
Jan-March

The Gentleman’s Magazine

A Receipt

Song: A Catch for Three Voices

A Rod for Angling

Dr. Johnson’s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (part 1)

Mr. Franklin’s Kite

A Review of Books

Poetial Essays; The Kite, a Fable, the Flea

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

Jan-March

Faux or no?

A Field Primer

Angling; The Red Hackle Fly

Song: The Girl I Left Behind Me

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 5)

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

Jan-March

Skittles

Latin

All-American Favorite

Personality: William Hogarth

Song: McPherson’s Farewell

Jests and Amusements

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 9)

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

Jan-March

An Ancient Drink

The Humble Handkerchief

The Trail of History

What's a Gentleman?

Personality: Joseph Banks

"Oldest Pot Plant"

Song:
Garryowen

Letters from an American Farmer Part I

Bees

Jests & Amusments

Jan-March

The City Tavern, Phila.

Trade Knives

Table of the Duration of Life

"A Sacred Privilege”

18th-c Punctuation

A Hearty Soup

Song:
New Mass. Liberty Song

Letters from an American Farmer, Letter III, part III

A Miniature Loom

Hunting Dress

Jan-March

Invasive species

Check, mate!

Fowling with a flintlock

An Angling Tale

Foundlings and Finchley

Song:
Henry Martin

Collecting

18th-c movies

Letters from an American Farmer, Letter VII

Excerpts from the Newgate Calendar

Jan-March

Crime & Punishment

The Watchman's Rattle

Cowboys and Indians

The Grand Tour

On Swearing

Beef Cheese

The Trial of Capt. Preston

Song:
The World Turned Upside Down

Grand Tour of the 18th-c Gentleman

Jan-March

Comments and Queries

A Brief A to Z of Most
Outrageous and Entertaining Facts about 18th-century
England

Historic St. John’s Church

Song: Lass O’ Gowrie

For the want of a…Pin

Attack on Jersey

A Receipt: Boiled Dinner

18th-Century Gentlemen
of Color

Indentured Servants

Jests

Jan-March

America's First Commedian

18th-c Fencing Salute

Soldier's Rations

Salt Pork

The Grand Illumination

More Thoughts on Shooting Flying

Song:
The Fly

Racing

Summer Reciepts

Tea

Easy Dice Games

The Feats of Wit

Jan-March

Uncovering Pots of History (chamber pots)

St. Valentine's Day

18th-c Ship discovered at Ground Zero

The Original Blackberry

Origins of Cards and Dice

A Puzzle

Song: "My Longing Desire"

What Happened to King George’s Statue?

Gin Willaim Hubbard and Russian Cotton

Jests

 

April-June

Elous’s Harp

Fowling

The Pheasant

Song: Packington’s Pound

A Pleasant Diversion (wines)

A Receipt (Fish House Punch)

Account of a Female Soldier

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 2)

Review of Books

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

April-June

Muggins

Covered Buttons

Ketchup

Jests and Amusements

Personaliy: William Caslon

Song: The Broom of Cowdenknowes

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 6)

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

April-June

Musings on the Pen

Colonial Culinary Comments

The Masons

Quinze

Personality: John Gay

Song: Old Hundredth

Jests and Amusements

Comments & Queries

The Humble Egg

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 10)

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

April-June

Oysters

A Colonial Wedding

Song:
Johnny Cope

Letters from an American Farmer Part II

Jests and Amusements

April-June

A Hunting Party

Intelligent Design

Colonial Vernacular in the 21st c

Beer in the 18th c

Song:
An Excellent New Song
(set to Broom of Cowdenknowes)

Letters from an American Farmer, Letter IV, part I

Rolled Beef

Uisge Beatha (Whiskey)

Gent's canes

April-June

The Hunting Horn

Tally Ho!
(hunting)

Gaming at Dice

Sea Officers

Mystery of the Orange Peels

Song: Old King Cole

Letters from an American Farmer, Letter VIII

Turlington's Balsam of Life

Weights and Measures

The George Inn

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

April-June

Newgate Prison

Cheese Macaroni

Character of a Macaroni

Story of the
Tee-totum

A Teetotum

A Flint Wallet

Song:
The Barley Mow

The Deer Hunt

A Kitchen Garden

Gentleman's Hunting Dress

Tobacco Stoppers

Personality; Queen Anne

Tom-A-toes, Tom-AH-toes

Jests

April-June

The Cost of Freedom

General James Grant

More on crafting period Letters

Goff
[18th-century golf]

Requisites of a Good Story Teller

18th-century Hunting Dress

Song:
A Ballad of the Trades

Angling Made Easy

Blue Indigo and Woad

Keeping it Corked

A Receipt:

Scotch Eggs

Jests

April-June

A Ture Crime Story

Foot Ball

Cast Iron - It's a Guy Thing

Tattoos

Song:
Sally in Our Alley

Distresses of a Frontier Man

Westover Crackers

A Food Fight Turns Deadly

April-June

The World’s Earliest Logo

Astronomy

A Peg Doll

The Celeripede

Song: "Hangman's Tree"

Parlor Games

Life Long Learning

Fire Fighting in Colonial America

Jests

July-Sept.

Chocolate

“The Turk” Automaton

Song: A Wiltshire Wedding

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 3)

Angling, a Hair line

Review of Books

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

July-Sept.

Shut the Box

Waistcoats

Jests and Amusements

Travels in the Western Country

Personality: Mark Catesby

Song: Bonny Portmore

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 7)

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

July-Sept.

Thimble Rig

A Useful Device

A Winter Outing

Rolling Cartridges

The Pasty

Personaliy: R. B. Sheridan

Song: Here’s to the Maiden

Boar’s Head Hunt Club

Jests and Amusements

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 8)

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

July-Sept.

The Kew Pagoda

Cricket

The Barbadoes Buckle

18th-cneutry Coffee Houses

Song:
The Willow Tree

Letters from an American Farmer Part III

Jests and Amusements

July-Sept.

Why wine?

Gentleman's Hunting Dress

Boot Garters

Baraboo Valley Windsors

A Jest

Mercer's Apothecary Shop

Song:
The Downfall of Piracy

Letters from an American Farmer, Letter IV, part II

Sally Lunn's Buns

Cheese

July-Sept.

A Roman Pocket Knife

Holiday to Alba

Peckuwe

Song:
Johnny Sands

Costume Notes

Letters from an American Farmer, Letter VIII

Jests

Bangers and Mash

Historical Chronicle

A Snuff Spoon

July-Sept.

Annapolis, Maryland

A Tongue Scraper

The Royal Arms Explained

An Angling Float

Attaching a Hook

The Bird Bottle

The Gathering of 18th-Century Gentlemen

Song:
Fie, Nay Prithee John

Jests

18th-century Breakfast Foods

E Pluribus Unum

Past Presidents

Backgammon

Top 25 Heritage Sites

July-Sept.

Bowls (lawn bowling)

An Angling Adventure

Watering Pots

Macaroons

The Mandolin

General Dueling

A Song: Old Soldiers

Excursions of Mr. Spillard, Pedestrian

The Passenger Pigeon

Signs of the Times (18th-c tavern and shop signs)

A Document Box

The Mysterious chequers (tavern signs)

July-Sept.

A Good Conversation

The Sedan Chair

Rice

Song:
Rule Britannia

Battledore and Shuttlecock

Personality: King George III

Winter Reading Suggestions

A Stocking Vendor

The Kayak

The Gentleman Surveyor

The Knot Garden

Jests

 

July-Sept.

Coal

Old Raree Show

Song: "Sally in Our Alley"

Life of William Barton, Highwayman

Pepper Cakes

How do We Know the Earth is Round?

Spillicans

Jests

The Saugus Pot

Oct.-Dec.

The Code Duello

Gentlemanly Gifts

Fencing

Making a foil

British foods

A Song: Tobacco’s but an Indian Weed

The Game of Brag

Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 4)

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

Oct.-Dec.

The Violin

Canine Companions

A Useful and Necessary Skill

Jests and Amusements

Personality: Thomas D’Urfey

Song: The Irish Jigg
Dr. Johnson’s Journey... (part 8)

Things That Hum

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

Oct.-Dec.

Comments & Queries

Polishing Metal

A Dice Box

Personality: Hector St

John de Crevecoeur

Roasted Cheese

Jests and Amusements

Song: Consent at Last

Book Exerpt: Letters From and American Farmer (Part 1)

Mugs, Jugs, Pots & Cans

Excerpts from the original Gentleman’s Magazine

Oct.-Dec.

Theatre Technology in Colonial America

The Halloween Tradition

The History of Clay Pipes

Two Colonial Taverns

Song:
All Through the Night

Letters from an American Farmer

The Largest White-Billed Woodpecker

Historical Chronicle

Oct.-Dec.

Benjamin Franklin's House

Under the Redcoat

The Knight's Tour

Yankee Doodle Yuletide

Plum Pottage

Song:
Nancy Dawson

Tyburn Tree

Letters from an American Farmer
(two installments)

Jests

Newgate Calendar

Oct.-Dec.

To Beat of Drum

A Ragoo of Mushrooms

Gaming Fish

The Gallipot

Living the Life of a Gentleman

Spectacles

Song:
O'Sullivan's
March

18th c
Bow Ties

Oct.-Dec.

British Forces in America

Maintenance and Use of a Pen

Mileage Posts

Toxophilite?
(archery)

Song:
The Noble Duke of York

Thoma Everard, Esq.

More Simple Breakfast Foods

A Sure and Convenient Machine
(silhouettes)

The Plummet
(angling sinkers)

Advice on 18th-century Clothing Patterns

Jests

 

 

Oct.-Dec.

Story of a Powder Horn

Receipts from Holly Grove (Virginia)

Shooting Flying

Making a priod Canoe Paddle

Song: A Ballad of All the Trades

Origins of the American Circus

Taverns Ordinaries and Inns, Wetehrburn's Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg

Swimming Jackets

The Masquerade

Miscellanous Notes

A Dressing Cap

Oct.-Dec.

New Book:
"The Fortunate Ones"

The Copper Culture

Buttons

The Banjo

Song:
"The Old Year Now Away Has Fled"

A Tactical Exercise

Winter Reading Suggestions (II)

The Casual Gentleman

Franklin’s 13 Virtues

Peanuts

Another Penny Knife

Jests

Notes & Queries

Oct.-Dec.

Last Issue

Period Lighting

Microscopes

Song: "The Quack Doctor Outwitted"

Snowshoeing

18th-Cetury Toys

The Mast Trade

The Weather

 

 

 

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