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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

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