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News from America... from New York and Fort Pitt...
Item # 631128
August 28, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 28, 1766 Page 2 has two reports from America: "AMERICA. New York", mentioning the passage of several acts related to the colonists (see images), and, "Extract of a letter from Fort Pitt", which mentions the two servicemen who ran away from the fort, and having reached the point of near starvation were rescued by a canoe of Chawanese Indians [Shawnee?], but then returned their kindness by murdering several of them in their sleep."
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's