Title: Porcupine's Political Censor

Author/Publisher: Peter Porcupine [William Cobbett]

Imprint: Philadelphia : William Cobbett, 1796-1797

Description: 9 v. ; 22 cm.
Nov. 1796-Mar. 1797
Frequency: Monthly
Description based on: Nov. 1796; title from cover
Each number has a title-page which reads: March-Sept. 1796, the Political censor, or Monthly review (later "or review") of the most interesting political occurrences relative to the United States of America.
Philadelphia, Printed for B. Davies [etc.] 1796.--Nov. 1796-Mr. 1797, Porcupine's political censor ... Philadelphia, W. Cobbett, 1796-[1797]
None published Feb. 1797

Citation: Pearl 15

Commentary: Issued from March 1796 to March 1797, this very popular monthly periodical of a general character provided Cobbett the means to "effectively snipe at all his opponents."

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