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Much from America...



Item # 595352

November 1, 1780

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Nov. 1, 1780 

* American Revolutionary War

Page 2 includes: "Letters from South Carolina mention that since the rebels had been defeated at Camden a great number of their troops had deserted & joined his Majesty's forces...Lord Cornwallis...was preparing to march into North Carolina to attempt a complete conquest of that province.". This is followed by a report which includes: "...that General Knyphausen had attacked the rebel lines in the Jerseys where General Washington commanded in person & had carried them by storm with very great slaughter; Washington & the remains of his army, retreating with the greatest precipitation to his strong camp on the heights above Morris-Town. In the course of this affair the beautiful village of Elizabeth-Town was laid in ashes by the British troops..." with more (see)
Even more American content including two letters from Charleston (see). Plus page 3 also has much content from America (see).
Four pages, dirtiness to the front quadrant of the front page only, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

Category: Revolutionary War

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