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Original historical newspapers featuring coverage of Benedict Arnold.
Item #657748GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1781 The issue begins with a continuation on the "Debate on the Motion of Thanks to Earl Cornwallis", mentioning: "...the victories he had gained, like those of Phila. & Ticonderoga, served only to multiply distresses..." with much more (see for portions).
Under the "Historical Chronicle" near the back is a lengthy &a... See More
May 6, 1777
THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia May 6, 1777
* Benedict Arnold promoted
* General William Howe
* General George Washington
The front page has some war-related items including a note from Fishkill which includes: "...a number of armed Tories marched in open day through Walkhill & Little Britain on their way to join Howe's army. They were pursued by parties of t... See More
January 9, 1783
THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Jan. 9, 1783
* Late Revolutionary War w/ Benedict Arnold
* American Independence - UK recognition
An issue from at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War and before final details of the treaty of peace were announced in American newspapers.
The front page has some war-related content from London with mention of George Washington. A pg. ... See More
Item #653287THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade.&quo... See More
June 20, 1863
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, June 20, 1863 The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Omen-Ring, or The Traitor of the Revolution" which has a print showing Benedict Arnold. Another page has some tidbits relating to the Civil War.
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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1780 Within the "Historical Chronicle" near the back of the issue is a portion which notes: "...These gentlemen were reply'd to by others in opposition, who in thee accumstom'd style execrated the American war & denounced vengeance on those who had been the cause of it...all the evils with which we are not threatened,... See More
February 22, 1776
NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 22, 1776
* Battle of Quebec - Canada
* General Benedict Arnold report
* Ethan Allen in captivity
* American Revolutionary War
The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & ... See More
May 29, 1776
THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, May 29, 1776
* American Revolutionary War
* Great year to have (1776)
The entire front page is taken up with considerable detail on the court martial trial of Col. Roger Enos. In the summer of 1775 Enos took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill and other activities around Boston and then joined Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec as commander of... See More
July 27, 1776
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776
* Battle of the Cedars
* Invasion of Canada campaign
* John Hancock & George Washington
This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Dec... See More
August 4, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 4, 1781 Page 2 has a report which includes: "...that since some of Washington's letters were intercepted, discovering the intention of his army in conjunction with the French troops on Long Island to attack Gen. Clinton, a misunderstanding has taken place between Washington and the French General Rochambeau, which is expected will be of more good ... See More
Item #582636THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, December, 1780 The issue begins with 7 pages of "Proceedings in the Last Parliament" which includes discussion of the Revolutionary War in America.
Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is a lengthy items concerning John Trumbull, son of the governor of Connecticut, with some talk of Franklin's grandson, etc. (see photos). A... See More
April 24, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 24, 1781
* North Carolina volunteers
* Benedict Arnold chased
* Revolutionary War original
Page 2 has: "...letters from North Carolina bring advice that the majority of the inhabitants in that province have lately risen voluntarily on the side of loyalty & have seized upwards of 200 of the principal men who were known to be the most dist... See More
March 27, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1781 Page 2 has an item referencing the famous naval battle involving John Paul Jones, with: "...Displeasures of his B.M. in regard to what has been done for Paul Jones is equally groundless...". Another item on pg. 2 extending to pg. 3 includes: "...negociation intended to lay the plan of a treaty of commerce to be concluded between th... See More
December 10, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 10, 1864 The full front page is: "Arrival Of Union Refugees at Kingston, Georgia". Inside has a full page print: "Thank God! Reception of Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'Eliza Hancox' ". Other prints within include: "Serving Out Rations to Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'New York' " "Sund... See More
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