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BATTLE OF STONO FERRY Benjamin Lincoln American Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538591211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 5, 1779  * Battle of Stono Ferry, Charleston, South Carolina * Revolutionary War - General Benjamin Lincoln A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. The entire front page has content dealing with the increasing prices of commodities in the colonies as merchants attempt to capitalize on the war, which was a notable concern at the time. More similar content on inside pages as well. Page 2 has a report from the House of Commons concerning the war in America. Also a nice report  on the Battle at Stono Ferry led by General Lincoln in his unsuccessful attack upon General... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:34

$250.00
189263

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Gen. John Burgoyne Failures 1779 Providence RI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373528467396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Oct. 2, 1779  * American Revolutionary War * Gen. John Burgoyne failures Almost the entire front page is taken up with a letter: "To Lieutenant-General Burgoyne" taken from a London newspaper and reprinted here. Not surprisingly the theme is critical of Burgoyne, who is best remembered as the commanding general at Saratoga who gave up that strategic post to American General Gates, a major turning point in the war as the event spurred European support of the American cause, principally the involvement of France. One bit note: "....that the people of this country are ever inclined to acquit the General, who has fought bravely, though he has fought unsuccessfully... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2021 07:22

$388.00
189254

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Evening Post England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393234285214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 9, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has a report: "...bring an account of the victruallers being arrived at New York and that General Campbell is landed at Savannah in Georgia. That there were reports in New York of disagreements in the Congress, of great desertions in General Washington's army, of dissensions in other places, etc., etc., but these reports have been so often circulated in New  York that the dispassionate of all ranks now paid no serious regard to them. They affected to believe them occasionally, partly in compliment to the Commander in Chief, and partly for the conveniency of living upon good terms with the soldiery." ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2021 07:15

$33.00
188683

CAPTURE OF ST. LUCIA West Indies 1779 American Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186395665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 24, 1779  * Capture of St. Lucia, West Indies * Battle of Morne de la Vierge * American Revolutionary War This "Extra" issue was published exclusively to report on the Siege of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which begins with a letter from Major General Grant, commander of the British forces. Included also are the: "...Articles of Capitulation between Major General Grant & the Hon. Rear-Admiral Barrington and  the Chevalier de Micoud..." governor of the French island of St. Lucia. Various related letters as well. Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:41

$56.00
188469

FORT STANWIX John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War Ben Franklin 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172995572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779  * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin...". Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." Another report tells of Sir Geo. Collier and the treatmen... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:17

$65.00
187816

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453780234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 6, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting report: "The total abandonment of America has brought on some little struggles in the Cabinet within these few days. Some were so frugal & conscientious to talk of the expense and the impracticability of holding it. Others still asked for more money and more blood. A middle course is said to be adopted, to garrison a few places, act on the defensive only; and by these means, preserve at least the appearance of American dependence on the Mother country." Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:27

$31.00
187810

SIEGE OF PONDICHERRY India Action American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453777098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 18, 1779  * American Revolutionary War The entire issue is taken up with various reports concerning the Siege of Pondicherry, a military action in India which was part of the Anglo-French War. Included is: "Capitulation for Pondicherry" which includes all 26 Articles of the capitulation signed in type by Hector Munro and Edward Vernon at the "camp before Pondicherry, Oct. 17, 1778". Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:24

$38.00
187264

AUGUSTINE PREVOST Failed Raid on Charleston SC 1779 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434262410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 10, 1779  * British General Augustine Prevost * Unsuccessful raid on Charleston SC Page 3 has a report: "...arrived in town from Portsmouth with the news of the defeat of Gen. Prevost. The fact of General Prevost's defeat is now confirmed beyond the possibility of doubt. On the 13th and 14 of June two engagements were fought near Charles Town, South Carolina between the American army commanded by General Lincoln, and the English forces under General Prevost. The latter was finally repulsed & it is greatly to be feared that a second Saratoga business was the consequence...advices from America which mention the total overthrow of General Prevost's army." The back page has a note: "... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:08

$54.00
187014

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 1779    * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #16 issue. The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a letter from Phila. which: "...confirms the account of the defeat of the British troops near Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina..." with a bit more. Page 2 has a brief bit about the celebration over the defeat of the enemy at Charleston. Also an item from Pot au Prince noting: "The French are making great captures & daily bringing them t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:48

$380.00
186809

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417360404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 27, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 11. The front page reports on a letter "...from a tory in England to his friend in New York, written in cypher...Upon deciphering it, it was found that the writer gives a very serious account of the uneasiness, tumults and mobs in England...destination of the fleet that lately left New York...some conjecture was bound to Georgia, others to Canada, while others suspect it is designed for Chesapeake Bay to form a junction with the troops of ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:03

$1,075.00
185882

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346177671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 20, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has some reports from America on the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that it is for the interest of mankind, America should be free and independent. It will become a happy asylum for the oppressed subjects of all the arbitrary Princes in the world..." with more. And another item includes: "The recalling the troops from Virginia is one of those secret maneuvers...which we do not understand. This however is certain, nothing can be more ruinous to our cause than such proceedings, for the loyalists who came in & took the oaths are now exposed to the fury of the rebels..." and more. Four pag... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:06

$45.00
185343

Rare BENJAMIN FRANKLIN American Revolutionary War Providence RI 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300793117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 9, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication * Lengthy letter from Benjamin Franklin A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. The entire front page and a bit of the back page are taken up with a very lengthy: "Address To the Inhabitants of Ireland", signed in type at its conclusion: B. Franklin. Versailles, October 4, 1778. It begins: "The misery & distress which your ill-fated country has been so frequently exposed to & has so often experienced...has most sincerely affected your friends in America and has engaged the most serious attention of Congr... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:27

$965.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1779" along with the list of captures at Fort Morris. This report is on the action at Fort Morris (Sunbury), Georgia in which General Augustine Prevost led a force of 2,000 British against a much smaller force of 200 Continentals led by Major Joseph Lane. After Prevost positioned his artillery Lane surrenders. Each side incurred only minor casualties. Also beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of pg. 3 is an extremely detailed account of the... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$71.00
182529

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857202149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Nov. 11, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page begins with a letter: "To the Merchants, Manufacturers, & Others Affected by the American War" which is a plea to end the war. It contains: "To petition our superiors for redress, or to reason with them is in vain. They are only to be influenced by their fears...I do not mean to excite to arms or insurrections, but I would advise you every where to instruct your representatives to join in an address to the throne for peace with America..." and more. Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on page 3, good condition.

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:06

$48.00
181240

Very Rare PLYMOUTH SOUND England Revolutionary War Era MAP 1779 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050978940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 24, 1779 * Revolutionary War era * Plymouth Sound, England map The prime feature of this issue has to be the very rare map of Plymouth Sound in England headed: "The following is an exact View and Plan of the Harbour & Neighbouring High Lands near Plymouth, with the Situation of the Enemies Fleet as they bore on Tuesday the 17th Instant--taken on the Spot." There is also a key noting the various points in the map. Maps in newspapers from this era are exceedingly rare. Accompanying this are several articles on page concerning the military events in the Plymouth vicinity. There is also American news on page 3 with much reporting on the military events concerning General Lincoln... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:15

$86.00
180870

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373035791812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, June 10, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #13 issue. The front page has a report noting in part: "...a proposal is talked of among the southern gentlemen in case he enemy should not soon evacuate Georgia, of manumitting a number of the black & forming them into regiments, who upon their good behaviour during the continuance of the war, are to have their freedom every after; for which...that their masters should have a consideration made them by the public...". Most of page 2 is taken up... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:10

$765.00
180778

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Defeats Pearson's HMS SERAPIS 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031598151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 12, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Captain Richard Pearson * Revolutionary War naval A terrific issue on the famous naval battle between the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis, the former commanded by none other than John Paul Jones. The entire front page is taken up with a letter prefaced with: "A letter from Captain Pearson of his Majesty's ship Serapis, to Mr. Stephens, of which the following is a copy, was yesterday received at this office." What follows is the personal account of this famous naval battle which continues on to page 2 where it is signed in type: R. Pearson. The text contains much detail, and includes: "...The first Lieutenant and myself w... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:00

$385.00
180540

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023202895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, October 21, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 32. Page 2 has: "By the King. A Proclamation" which begins: "Whereas we have received intelligence that preparations are making by our enemies to invade this our kingdom...". Also on pg. 2 are various reports from Charleston, one item concerning: "...return of General Mackintosh from the northward into Georgia, a military force is collecting in the interior part of that country...", then a report concerning British ships in port at Beau... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:47

$1,150.00
180375

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373017252346

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, December 23, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 41. The front page begins with the conclusion of: "A Plan for Reducing New England by the Lakes" signed in type by: J. Burgoyne. Page 2 has a report prefaced with: "The following are some of the reasons that have been assigned why the assault on Savannah did ot succeed...", they taking half a column. Also a small bit concerning Ben Franklin. A report from Trenton mentions a loan from France and the States of Holland, result of a ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:16

$998.00
180178

Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts TREASON TRIAL Revolutionary War 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748073826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779 * Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts * Treason trials - Revolutionary War The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and further on: "...he took occasion to lament the melancholy fate of those brave men who laid down their arms at Saratoga, languishing, he said, under the power of a set of men who have violated every idea of public faith..." and too much more to mention or photo here. There is an article on ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:57

$64.00
179640

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Naval Battles Revolutionary War Era 1779 BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724158896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, May 17, 1779 This is an uncommon broadside newspaper, single sheet and printed on one side only. The focus of this issue is on naval victories off the Brittany coast of France. Measures 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:04

$74.00
173517

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689350133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 19, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Two columns on pages 1 & 2 are taken up with: "Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America in the Years 1766, 1767, and 17678. By J. Carver..." which has some interesting reading. One item notes: "...many obstructions would arise to my scheme from the want of good maps and charts; for the French, whilst they retained their power in North America, had taken every artful method to keep all others nations, particularly the English, in ignorance of the concerns of the interior parts of it: and to accomplish this design with the greater certainty they had published inaccurate maps & false accounts, calling the different nations of t... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:18

$59.00
172533

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Southern Events 1779 Providence RI Rhode Island Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284185884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Nov. 6, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * Southern events - Georgia & more Most of the first column is taken up with the details of a non-exportation act by the state of Rhode Island, similar to that enacted by Massachusetts & Connecticut. Included are the penalties for those found guilty. Also an act for: "...the Preservation of the Public Buildings in this State erected or improved for the Use of the Army...". More acts on page 2. Page 2 has a letter from Charleston noting: "...we hear that almost every man in that place & all the troops that could be collected, had gone to Georgia to co-operate with count d'Estaing in the reduction of that state; that a num... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$615.00
141234

CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
137139

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391293767352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Extracts from a Pamphlet...the History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which includes much concerning the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that the most formidable foes of Great Britain were nursed in her own bosom. These, under the masque of patriotism, fomented rebellion her Colonies & by exposing her pretended weakness, have created a combination of powerful states not only against her interest, but her very existence as a great & independent kingdom..." and further on: "...that when the American Congress avowed independence, &... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:04

$46.00
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