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Signiture of Charles Thomson...
Item # 544446
July 25, 1780
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, AND THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 25, 1780 On the front page under "In Congress" is a resolution "...discharging or continuing the Loans that have been to these United States, on Loan Office Certificates...", signed in type: Charles Thomson.
A pg. 2 report from "Philadelphia" states, in part: "...we learn, that the French and Spanish fleet in the West Indies, consists of 36 sail of the line besides frigates; and that a part of them had blocked...the British fleet in St. Lucia..." From "Hartford" is word that: "The French army...have encamped on the South side of Rhode Island, and are as fine a body of troops, as ever were collected together...".
A back page ad begins: "To be SOLD for HARD MONEY Only, A Negro boy, about 15 years of age..."
There is also a notice offering a reward for an individual who escaped after being arrested for passing counterfeit bills.
Subscriber's name written above the masthead, minor margin, otherwise in good condition.