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Battle of Savannah... Captain Cook...



Item # 653342 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780  Near the back is a section headed: "Advices Received from America" which includes: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This letter concerns the battle for Savannah & takes nearly a full page, signed in type: B. Lincoln, and includes mention of the death of Count Pulaski.
Also of great interest is a nice article headed: "Some Account of New Zealand. Capt. Cook in Great Danger". 
Also in the issue is an: "...account of the massacre of the English garrison of Fort Henry in 1757..." (see for portions). Note: this leaf is present in photocopy.
Near the very back is a brief mention that: "Gen. Sullivan has sent his resignation to Congress. He had been sent in conjunction with Col. Broadstreet on an expedition against the savages, which not proving so successful as Congress had reason to expect...". Also mention of Ben Franklin.
This issue  has a full page plate captioned: "A Moving Village of the Nogayan Tartars". The other plate called for is lacking.
Complete in 52 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, never-trimmed margins, full title/index page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, nice condition.

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

Category: British

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