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April 10, 1777

THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 10, 1777  The front page includes an ad for the sale of "...an indented Negro Man who has eighteen months to serve...".
Page 2 has a report with several items, including mention that: "...John Fothergill of London (of the Society of Friends) a gentleman not more distinguished for his skill in his profession that for his attachment to the rights of humanity still continues to act the part of a firm friend to America upon her just and necessary claims of Independence."
Another brief item notes: "...Just now received an account of an action yesterday at Quibbletown; we drove the enemy & killed five. We had only one rifleman wounded."
There is also a notice placed by a woman offering a reward for a runaway "...Negro sweep named Caesar...".
Four pages, measures about 8 by 10 inches, light, even foxing, generally in very nice condition.

Category: Revolutionary War

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