My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks


Title The crisis [electronic resource].

Published London : Printed and published for the authors by T.W. Shaw, [1775-1776]
Dates of Publication No. 1 (Friday, Jan. 20, 1775)-no. 81 (Saturday, Oct. 12, 1776)


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 91 v. ; 35 cm. (fol.)
Frequency Weekly
Series Eighteenth century journals. 1, Newspapers and periodicals 1693-1793, from the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Notes Editorship attributed to William Moore, author of the Whisperer, using various pseudonyms (cf. NCBEL)
Title from caption.
Some issues have distinctive titles.
Imprint from colophon; imprints lack dates.
Years of publication from dates of issues.
Text begins with factotum initial enclosing a motto: "Auro-Libertas-Pretiosior"
Following issue number: To be continued weekly.
No. 81 (3 Aug. 1776) has note following issue number: To be continued every Saturday, during the present bloody civil war in America.
Pagination continuous from issue to issue, including the supplement.
NCBEL, II:1285
Crane and Kaye, 153
Times handlist, p. 44
First number apparently reissued on Saturday, Jan. 21, 1775.
From no. 2, published on Saturdays.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2007] (Eighteenth century journals. I, Newspapers and periodicals 1693-1793, from the Bodleian Library, Oxford)
Summary Vigorous attacks on Lord North's Ministry and Britain's treatment of the American colonies; in later issues essays oppose British war plans and actions, expressing sympathy for the colonial position in the Revolutionary War. Includes supplement written to prove the war against America morally wrong.
Supplements Has unnumbered supplement: The Crisis. Extraordinary. (Wednesday, August 9, 1775)
Original Version Bodleian Library
Related to Reprinted many times in the American colonies, individual issues appearing as pamphlets.
Other author Moore, William, publisher.
Bodleian Library.
Adam Matthew Digital.
Subject North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792. -- Public opinion -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789 -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Propaganda -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Variant Title No. 51-90 have title: Crisis : during the present bloody civil war in America
Other title Crisis. Extraordinary.