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Americans are deserting daily to the British army...
Item # 597521
July 5, 1777
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 5, 1777
* Revolutionary War
* American soldiers deserting ?
Page 3 a report noting: "...from New York...when Lord and General Howe remained there; Lord Cornwallis...with 4000 men had marched to Princetown...and attacked the rebels, killed 1200, and sent 700 prisoners to New York; he adds the rebels are flying out of the Jerseys and daily deserting to our army."
Four pages, folio size, period notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.
Category: Revolutionary War