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Nice Revolutionary War content from the first year of action...



Item # 645318

October 3, 1775

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 3, 1775  An inside page has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "Bunker's Hill business of the 17th of June has convinced the Provincials so entirely of the irresistible intrepidity of our troops that they have attempted nothing of any moment since..." with much more. There are other war-related items on this page as well, including: "...it was reported yesterday in the city that a skirmish happened on the 27th of August near Boston between the Regulars & Provincials...the Rebels were making nearer approaches to the town & had thrown up works very near the King's troops...a number of soldiers have deserted from the Regulars...the Americans have seized Mr. Quincy's valuable silver mines situate between Stoughton & Blewhills near Boston...".
The bkpg. has a report beginning: "We are in the strangest state in the world; surrounded on all sides; the whole country is in arms & entrenched...the Provincials being very audacious & advancing near to our lines since the arrivals of the Generals Washington & Lee to command them...the night of the 29th at Charlestown-neck, where General Howe commands, an attack was made on our outposts...2000 men from New York & as many from Virginia have joined the Provincial army in New England..." with even more.
Complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very lite rubbing on the front page, otherwise in very good condition.

Item from Catalog 278 (released for January, 2019)...

Category: British

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