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Analyzing the American situation...



Item # 643346

November 26, 1778

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26,1778  The entire front page, & a portion of page 2, are taken up with the review of a pamphlet which concerns debates in the House of Commons, a portion of which has some discussion of the American situation. Bits include: "...They were sent to treat of peace with a retreating army. Philadelphia, the chief residence of the moderate men & most friendly to their negotiation, was evacuated by the army on the commissioners arrival. A little after they had got to New York Mons. d'Estaign was upon the coast...These circumstances gave spirits to a declining cause & America, in this hour of her insolence, refused to treat unless her independence was specifically acknowledged..." with more (see for portions).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice, clean condition.

Category: British

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