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Plans for a peace proposal... Rev. War...
Item # 592263
October 22, 1779
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, October 22, 1779
* Revolutionary War peace plan ?
Page 3 has a report of some hope for peace in the Revolutionary War, headed: "Proposals for the final Settlement & Pacification of the Troubles in America..." which includes 6 points as printed here, the first: "Required that commissioners be appointed to treat, consult, & agree upon the final settlement & pacification of the present troubles in America upon safe, honourable & permanent terms, subject to ratification by parliament..." with more (see photos).
Page 4 has a brief item: "...from New York...that Sir Henry Clinton is preparing to embark for Georgia with 6000 men, leaving Lord Cornwallis in the command at New York."
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, a few creases, nice condition.