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Colonial - American Only
Many additional authentic issues are available with Colonial America content. Those shown below are those issues published within the colonies. Select the "Colonial - British Included" tab if you want to include British titles with colonial content.
November 11, 1775
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775
* American Revolutionary War at the beginning
* Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley
* General George Washington bounty
Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susqu... See More
November 20, 1775
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Nov. 20, 1775
* Americans wanting to quit?
* Thomas Gage
The front page has much on: "Parliamentary Proceedings" which includes some discussion concerning the situation in America but no battle reports. More such reporting on page 2. One item notes: "...It may be depended upon that the Americans in general are tired of being soldi... See More
November 24, 1775
NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, Cambridge, Nov. 24, 1775 The front page has a bit noting: "...letter from General Burgoyne at Boston wherein he says that 20,000 men would be a feeble reinforcement to the army there, in their present situation." Page 2 has various tidbits relating to the war, a few including: "...that should the American war continue but for 3 years the... See More
November 25, 1775
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 25, 1775
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
Page 2 has: "...Lord North's motion for a reconciliation with the Americans..." dated Feb. 20, 1775, which is followed by his explanation of it, in all taking most of a column. It includes: "The Tea-act also will be repealed if asked for."... See More
December 23, 1775
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 Almost half of the front page is taken up with an address of the people Massachusetts concerning the state of our affairs with England and our relations with them. A few bits including: "We behold, with all the horror & grief national to a free people, the fatal stab given...my a majority of the last venal Parliament, whereby...th... See More
December 23, 1775
PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that: "...pursue every measure which the Congress may recommend to them a... See More
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