National Magazine: or, a Political, Biographical, Historical, and Literary Repository

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Title

National Magazine: or, a Political, Biographical, Historical, and Literary Repository

Publisher

James Lyon

Date

June 1, 1799

Coverage

Richmond, Va.

Subject

Volume 1, number 1

Description

The first magazine in Virginia, published in response to the imprisonment of editor James Lyon’s brother under the Alien and Sedition Acts. It provided “an extraordinary contemporary resource for the anti-Federalist, Jeffersonian, Strict Constructionist philosophy that Virginians developed to oppose the policies of Alexander Hamilton and the Washington-Adams Administrations.”