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Uncommon American title from the Revolutionary War...



Item # 666263

January 19, 1780

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Jan. 19, 1780 

* American Revolutionary War
* Rare single sheet issue


Most of the front page is taken up with a document concerning relations between Holland and England. The back page has a document from D. Diego Joseph Navarro, governor of Cuba., regarding declaring war against Great Britain (see). The back page also has an item from Congress concerning a lottery, and concerning pay for certain officers (see).
Complete as a single sheet newspaper (confirmed by the American Antiquarian Society), likely due to the shortage of newsprint during the Revolutionary War. Measures 8 by 13 3/4 inches, untrimmed margins, light water staining and minimal wear at folds.
Certainly one of the less common titles from during the Revolutionary War.

Item from Catalog 289 (released for December, 2019)...

Category: American

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