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Ending hostilities in the Revolutionary War...



Item # 644552

June 4, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 4, 1782  Page 3 has: "American News" which includes: "...Lt. Col. Lee, from the Southern Army...& informs that General Greene, with the main body of the army, continued in a position North of Pon Pon River within four miles of Jacksonburgh...that the British army remained in their fortified camp...hat Brig. General Marian...was on the North side of Cooper River...that the operating force of the two armies were nearly equal...that General Wayne had confined the British forces in the state of Georgia to the town of Savannah..." and more (see).
The bkpg. has an item: "...that soon after the account had arrived in America of the resolution of the House of Commons not to uses any force to subdue American to obedience, the Congress took the same into consideration & had resolved to propose a cessation of hostilities & to enter into terms of accommodation for a general peace...provided Great Britain acknowledged their independence...Gen. Washington had intimated to Sir Henry Clinton to cease hostilities..." (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 265 (released for December, 2017)...

Category: British

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