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Capture of Ethan Allen...

Item # 580076

November 4, 1775

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 4, 1775 An item inside notes: "We have lately held a grand Indian treaty at Albany...Fifteen hundred Indians attended from the Six Nations; they offered their assistance to the United Colonies; whenever we should desire them to lift the hatchet against the invaders of our country or their abettors...They were only desired to stand neuter." (see photos) 
Also in this issue is over a full column on: "A Letter from an Officer of the Resolution...giving some Account of the Voyage to the South Sea made in the Year 1772..." (see for beginning).
Another report includes: "...letter was received...from Quebec...says, 'On the 25th of September...a party of the King's troops & a party of the provincials, met within a few leagues of Montreal, when a smart skirmish ensued in which about 20 of the provincials were killed & wounded, and several taken prisoners, amongst the latter is Col. Allen, the commander of the provincials..." (see photos).
The back page has a letter from Williamsburg, Virginia which includes: "...from Cape Fear, in North Carolina...marched from Wilmington to Fort Johnston...to demand his delivering up a number of negroes..." with more (see photos).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

Category: Revolutionary War

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