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February 19, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1782 The ftpg. has a report noting: "Intelligence is received that the investment of New York by General Washington will be one of the first operations of the ensuing campaign...great preparations being making for sending a fleet to America early in the year...".
Page 7 has an item from the House of Lords notes: "...that he had been tha... See More
February 14, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Feb. 14, 1782
* Post Cornwallis surrender at Yorktown
* Closing events of the Revolutionary War
An article on pgs. 1 & 2 reports some changes in position with the British leaders including the resignation of George Germaine as secretary of state, and that: "...Lord Cornwallis, who, it is said, is immediately after that event had taken place to retu... See More
October 23, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 23, 1781 A page 2 report gives some hints of the events soon to come at Yorktown, with: "We hear that M. de Grasse has entered the Bay of chesapeak & landed 3600 men under the command of M. de St.Simon. These troops are to join those of M. de la Fayette to oblige, if possible, the English to evacuate Georgia...". Further on is a report from t... See More
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