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Flight of the King of France with his family...

Item # 651299

September 3, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 3, 1791  The front page has: "Further Particulars of the Flight of the French King and Family--their capture, and subsequent conduct. This is followed by the: "Declaration of the Queen" which begins: "I declare, that the King being desirous of quitting Paris with his children, nothing in nature could have dissuaded me from following him...I was confirmed in my determination to follow him..." with more, and signed in type: Marie Antoinette.
Page 3 has: "Interesting Decree of the National Assembly of France, Respecting the United States", followed by a letter datelined from Fort Pitt (see images).
Complete in four pages with a small piece is missing in the upper left corner, otherwise is in very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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