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Item #631548THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 30, 1783
* Historic Treaty of Paris (peace)
* End of the Revolutionary War
Taking all of the front page & most of page two is perhaps the most significant document of the Revolutionary War era, being the complete text of the Treaty of Paris ending the war, formally headed at the top of the first column: "The Definitive Treaty between... See More
May 10, 1780
THE NEW JERSEY GAZETTE, Trenton, May 10, 1780
* Rare 18th century American title
* Revolutionary War era
Titles from New Jersey are very uncommon, particularly from the 18th century. Of greater significance is that this was the very first newspaper in New Jersey, having begun just 2 years prior in 1778.
The front page is taken up with reports from Europe, including a little chart hea... See More
September 25, 1776
THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 25, 1776
* Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn
* George Washington vs. William Howe
* American Revolutionary War original
The front page has an item mentioning: "It is said General Lee was taken...crossing a ferry to Virginia & that Lord Dunmore, who had information of his route...sent a frigate to watch it, who took him and 30 rifle b... See More
February 21, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 1778
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.
The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 2 has a nice letter... See More
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