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Cornwallis' intention... General Greene near Charleston...

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January 12, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 12, 1782  Page 2 has a post-surrender report noting: "...from ...Earl Cornwallis, make mention that it is not his intention to return to this country until he has effected the entire exchange of the unfortunate veterans who shared captivity with him at York Town....".  Most of another page is taken up with a "Chronological Table of Facts in the Order of Time for the Year 1781" which has many events on the revolutionary War. It includes: "October 17. Lord Cornwallis began to treat with Gen. Washington about a surrender at York Town. 19th: Articles of Capitulation signed between Lord Cornwallis and Gen. Washington...".
The bkpg. has a report from near the end of the war, noting a ship lost by Cornwallis, & also that: "...the American army under General Green was in great force in the neighbourhood of Charlestown, meaning to invest it..." & more.
Eight pages, 8 3/4 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

Category: British

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