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Hopes for the peace treaty soon: Washington meets with Carleton...
Item # 646230
July 24, 1783
DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, July 24, 1783 The ftpg. mentions from New York: "...His Majesty's frigate the Perseverance...having proceeded up the North River as high as Dobb's Ferry with Sir Guy Carleton & his two Aids du Camp, a conference was held on board her between these gentleman and General Washington, his Aids du amp & two principal officers of the American States...negociation was carried on in the most polite & friendly manner...demonstrations of joy took place on this first public instance of returning friendship between the two countries..." with more.
More related content on page 3 with reference that: "...and Sir Guy Carleton is himself expected as soon as the Definitive Treaties have been actually ratified...". Some "American News" on the bkpg. as well.
Four pages, nice condition.