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October 24, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord.
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February 18, 1775
PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1775
* Colonial America
* Pre Revolutionary War tensions
This is dated exactly 2 months before the battle of Lexington & Concord and is an early issue of this newspaper, being volume one, issue 12.
The back page has an interesting letter concerning relations with England, which mentions in part: "...we can assure you, from th... See More
April 24, 1780
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 24, 1780
* Battle of Lexington and Concord
* 5 year anniversary observed
Page 2 has a brief item noting the anniversary of the outbreak of the Revolutionary War at Lexington & Concord with: "Hostilities first commenced in American on Wednesday the 19th of April, 1775, at Lexington, six miles below concord in New England, which wa... See More
April 22, 1780
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 22, 1780 Page 3 has: "...An Act of the General Assembly of Virginia" concerning the fate of those who left Virginia to reside in England or elsewhere: "...bona fide inhabitants there for at least one year at any time within four years next before the commencement of hostilities on the 19th of April, 1775 [Lexington & Con... See More
November 7, 1795
COURIER OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Concord, Nov. 7, 1795 Complete as a single sheet newspaper, as the top of the ftpg. has a note from the editor which begins: "Instead of making a nauseous apology for the small portion of paper issued this week..." (see photos). The front page is taken up with European news. The back page has a letter from Fort Washington concerning Indian trou... See More
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