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From early in the Revolutionary War...

Item # 565874

October 28, 1775

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, October 28, 1775 

* Early from the Revolutionary War

This issue has several items relating to the Revolutionary War, portions including: "...an account that Halifax, in Nova Scotia, is taken by the Provincials...it was taken by sea; 1500 Provincial troops...they found there 7000 stand of arms...As the King's troops at Boston were intended to winter there, they have dismantled & destroyed the place...in order to make impossible for the troops to winter at it...General Putnam is detached with 3000 Provincial troops from the camp before Boston to take the city of Quebec..." with more. Also: "...Maryland has refused to agree to the non-exportation scheme, which was to have universally taken place the 10th of last month, & there is just now a report that the Congress of Philadelphia has broke up in confusion."
Page 3 contains a nice report headed: "Extract of a Letter from Ticonderoga" which has various items relating to the Revolutionary War (see photos). The bkpg. is filled with ads.
Four pages, folio size, some ftpg. dirtiness, archival mending at the blank spine, mostly nice.

Category: British

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