Example of use of "N.S." (New Style) date
To - Days; Advices from Conflantinople, dated Sept. 4; - 'NS.' mention the Plague's raging there:! to fuch a Degree, as to render the"Mifery and Calamity, of the In - haitajlhexpreffible, through the Want if - almpft every Neceffary of Life, &c. - - 'Tis computedthat upwards of 300,000' Perfons haye been carried bfi by that Uiitemper.