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Declaration of Independence... 16 days after...

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July 20, 1776

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 20, 1776 

* Post Declaration of Independence
* Great month & year to have (7/1776)

An inside page has some reports on events in the Revolutionary War in America, including: "...letters from...Boston...mention...an account of the proceedings of the Provincials on their taking possession of Boston. The first thing they set about was putting up to sale the effects of all those gentlemen & traders who had left Boston & gone with General Howe to Halifax..." with more, and also: "...dispatches from Lord Howe...was safely arrived off New York but that he should not attempt to land his men till he was joined by the troops under the command of his brother Gen. Howe...the men were all said to be healthy & in high spirits."
The back page has an item beginning: "A writer, treating of American affairs, attributes the misconduct of the Colonists to the improper appointment of governors over them, and makes the following observations..." with more (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

Category: British

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