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" Mercury, or a true relation of the strange appearance of a man-fish, about three miles within the river Thames, having a musket in one hand and a petition in the other ; credibly reported by six sailors, who both saw and talked with the monster, whose... "
Librorum impressorum qui in Museo britannico adservantur catalogus - Page 37
by British Museum. Department of Printed Books - 1815
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The Siege of Lichfield: A Tale Illustrative of the Great Rebellion

William Gresley - Clergy - 1840 - 412 pages
...Occasional papers were then printed in abundance, such as the " Marine Mercury, or a true relation of a strange appearance of a man-fish about three miles...petition in the other, with a relation of Sir Simon Heartly's victory over the Hebels, 1642." Regular periodical journals also began to be published very...
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The Siege of Lichfield: A Tale Illustrative of the Great Rebellion

William Gresley - Clergy - 1840 - 412 pages
...Occasional papers were then printed in abundance, such as the " Marine Mercury, or a true relation of a strange appearance of a man-fish about three miles...petition in the other, with a relation of Sir Simon Heartly's victory over the Rebels, 1642." Regular periodical journals also began to be published very...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1875
...newspapers would astound us. What do our readers think of this extract from the Marine Mercury of 1642 ? — "A true relation of the strange appearance of a man-fish...a musket in one hand and a petition in the other, credibly reported by six sailors, who both saw and talked with the monster, whose names here following...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1850
...same print which describes the victory of Sir Simeon Heartly over a company of the enemy, we find : ' The Marine Mercury, or a true relation of the strange...having a musket in one hand and a petition in the other ; credibly reported by six sailors, who both saw and talked with the monster, whose names here following...
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The Fourth Estate: Contributions Towards a History of Newspapers ..., Volume 1

Frederick Knight Hunt - English newspapers - 1850 - 298 pages
...personality. The title Mercurius was not limited to papers of News. Thus we find in the Museum Collection " The Marine Mercury, or a true relation of the strange appearance of a Man Fish about three miles within the river Thames, having a musket in one hand and a petition in the...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 107

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1856
...class, we may give three, which we have found in the British Museum collection : " The Marine Mercurie ; or, a true relation of the strange appearance of a...about three miles within the River Thames, having a Mosket in one hand and a Petition in the other. With a B«lation of Sir Simon Hartley's Victory over...
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The History of British Journalism: From the Foundation of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Andrews - British newspapers - 1859
...we may give three, which we have found in the British Museum collection : — "The Marine Mercuric; or, a true relation of the strange appearance of a...about three miles within the River Thames, having a Mosket in one hand and a Petition in the other. With a Relation of Sir Simon Hartley's Victory over...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 7-9

Henry Pitman - 1863
...appeared under the very cmeerest headings. Thus, for instance, in 1642, we have ',' The Merrie Mercuric ; or, a true relation of the strange appearance of a...petition in the other. With a relation of Sir Simon Hartley's victory over the rebels." Some of the periodical news-sheets also took strange titles, as...
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The Newspaper Press : Its Origin, Progress and Present Position, Volume 1

James Grant - English newspapers - 1871
...ministered to the prevalent credulity. In the Marine Mercury of 1642 we find what is there headed — A True Relation of the Strange Appearance of a ManFish...a Musket in one Hand and a Petition in the other, credibly reported by Six Sailors, who both saw and talked with the Monster, whose names here following...
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The Newspaper Press: Its Origin--progress--and Present Position, Volume 1

James Grant - English newspapers - 1871
...ministered to the prevalent credulity. In the Marine Mercury of 1642 we find what is there headed — A True Relation of the Strange Appearance of a ManFish...a Musket in one Hand and a Petition in the other, credibly reported by Six Sailors, who both saw and talked with the Monster, whose names here following...
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