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Loyalists in New York are in fear of their safety...



Item # 646246

October 16, 1782

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 16, 1782  Page 3 has nearly a full column headed: "American News" which is a detailed letter by a committee of Loyalists in New York who express great concerning about their safety & future should England grant the American colonies independence. One bit note: "...But should the great event of the Independency of the Thirteen Colonies be determined, and we thereby have to encounter the most inexpressible misfortune of being forever cast out from his Majesty's protection & government...may be enabled to seek refuge elsewhere...".
Four pages, various period notations by the editor's staff mostly at advertisements, generally good condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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