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Revolutionary War... The British lose in India...
Item # 576750
October 13, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 13, 1781
* Second Anglo-Mysore War
The ftpg. has a brief item from Charleston noting: "...no persons who live under the government of Congress shall let on lease or otherwise any house in this town without a license from the hands of Colonel Balfour...The owners of such house as were secured by capitulation when the King's forces came here have their rents duly paid them." This is followed by a report from Cadiz [Spain] begins: "Although our court have not owned the Independency of the Americans, yet we carry on with them a very considerable trade..." with more on the trade with the colonies.
Another page has a letter from New York which notes: "The Trade when the Americans have carried on for some time unmolested from the Delaware, is now entirely knocked up; so many cruizers being on that station that nothing can pass them." (see)
Not of American interest but of significant note in British military history is a nearly full page report of the Second Anglo-Mysore War in India in which the British were handily defeated by the forces of Hyder Ali and Tippoo (see for the beginning).
Eight pages,9 by 12 inches,never bound nor trimmed (desired), full red tax stamp, very nice condition.