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Two accounts of the Battle of Bunker Hill, and two of Washington being named commander-in-chief... Thanks to Patrick Henry...
July 7, 1775
THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775
* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston
* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief
* Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication
This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary W... See More
June 26, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799
* Patrick Henry death
* 18th century original
On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic".
The back page has the lyrics of a "S... See More
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