Home > Back to Search Results > Signiture of Charles Thomson...
Click image to enlarge 544446
Show image list »
Image097_tn
Image094_tn
Image095_tn
Image096_tn
Image098_tn
Image099_tn
Image100_tn
Image101_tn
Image102_tn

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.

Featured in "Newspapers that shaped the world..."

Category: Revolutionary War

Available Now

$260.00