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On the Revolutionary War...
Item # 587154
May 13, 1780
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, May 13, 1780
* Charleston, South Carolina
* General Horatio Gates
The front page has nearly half a column of news from America, including: "...describes the work thrown up in & near Charles Town as remarkably strong...The American force in & near the town is between 10 and 11,000 men for since General Gates's arrival with 2500 regular..." with more (see). More Revolutionary War report on page 2 including: "...Sir H. Clinton had ordered a reinforcement of 4000 men immediately from New York...Three treaties had been opened with the Americans for a general exchange of prisoners..." & a bit more. Some American content on the back page as well.
This issue is complete in four pages, was never bound nor trimmed, and has some light dirtiness, but is in generally good condition.