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War events in the South...



Item # 587015

August 16, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, England, August 16, 1781 

* Revolutionary War events in the South

Page 2 has some reports on the Revolutionary War, bits including: Letters from Charlestown [Charleston] say that the great activity of Lord Rawdon...is likely to surmount the difficulties they have had to encounter...purpose to overtake them & to scour the country which bids fair to put an end to that petty warfare...reasons at large for refusing the permit Congress money to pass in his lines, denying the demands of Congress & Washington for men, clothes & money...received accounts of Lord Cornwallis being in Hanover County, Virginia, near the head of York River...La Fayette was 30 miles distant from him & had not then been joined by General Wayne...confirm the reports formerly received of the French having evacuated Rhode Island. Most of their troops had joined Washington at West Point..." (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

Category: British

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