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News received of the ratification of the peace treaty...
Item # 649669
May 15, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 15, 1783
* Articles of Peace ratification announcement
* Ending the American Revolutionary War
The back page has half a column with news from America including: "...Sir Guy Carleton received the dispatches from government containing an account of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace...and he instantly sent Captain Renuet...containing official copies of the preliminary articles, and also of the proclamation declaring the cessation of hostilities...The official accounts of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace were received in Philadelphia on the 10th of April...in consequence of which the Congress published a proclamation declaring the cessation of arms...". More news from America as well.
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.