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649303

Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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$24.00
649260

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity to obtain authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typic... See More  

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$98.00
649266

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More  

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$39.00
649262

Over 325 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1694. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$39.00
679557

Perhaps the very first vegan of note...

Item #679557

April 28, 1694

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, April 28, 1694  This interesting question/answer format newspaper begins with a question concerning: "...Robert Cooke...and why he doth not eat fish, flesh; milk, butter &etc. nor drink wine nor beer...nor wear woolen clothes (but linnen)...".  Cook's answer is lengthy and detailed.

Robert Cook was an Irish eccentric farmer & ... See More  

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$122.00
649246

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1698  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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$28.00
649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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$46.00
649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

Note: U... See More  

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$36.00
649279

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279
THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More  

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$48.00
666870

Trading officials for America congratulate Queen Anne...

Item #666870

January 20, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 20, 1710  The front page has a report of the presentation to the Queen of the congratulations of the trading agents of New England for: "...the conquest of Port-Royal, now Annapolis..." with another from New Hampshire which is similar.

Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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$34.00
679745

Scarce title...

Item #679745

July 10, 1710

MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, July 10, 1710  A very uncommon title from England with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews.  Four pages, lite damp-staining to the right portion of the issue, otherwise in very nice condition, 8 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches, and a rare opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection. 

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$38.00
679746

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #679746

September 11, 1710

THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, September 11, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely adverse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and... See More  

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$44.00
649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE (2nd-rate/dmg.)  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The i... See More  

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$44.00
649221

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #649221
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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$36.00
679719

Death of the Queen's occultist, an itinerant quack...

Item #679719

May 26, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715  A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." Wikisource calls Williams Read an itinerant quack.

Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1... See More  

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$59.00
679744

Actions in the House of Commons...

Item #679744

March 27, 1716

VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, March 27, 1716  A rare British newspaper much the size of other titles of the day. As the title suggests the content concerns topics considered in the House of Commons including: "...to enquire into Abuses practised in the manufacturing Tobacco, had made some Progress in the Examination of that Matter, and it appearing to them that the... See More  

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$37.00
649273

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount. The generic photo shows what the newspaper looks like when in good condition.

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$90.00
649232

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$125.00
649264

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264
THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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$48.00
649310

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310
(8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition.

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$68.00
649222

Rare, early title...

Item #649222
FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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$44.00
676468

James Oglethorpe fights the Spanish in Georgia, Florida...

Item #676468
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  September, 1740   Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe, plus a report datelined "Hampton Road, Virginia, July 24, 1740" which takes a full column telling of military affairs at St. Augustine, with mention of General Oglethorpe & others.

Include... See More  

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$58.00
680015

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #680015

April 14, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, April 14, 1744  This was the first successful magazine in America although formatted unlike typical magazines. It was exclusively a chronicle of the Great Awakening in America, exclusively of secular news reports. It was preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short ... See More  

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$110.00
667135

Nice plates, including a cross section of a ship...

Item #667135
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1748  Among the articles are: "Description of Aix la Chapelle & history of the Protestant Religion There" "New Astronomical Observations" "Of the Late Lunar Eclipse" "Of Saturn & Its Rings" (with full page plate) "Description of the City of Lima, from Betagh's Voyage Round the World...&qu
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$74.00
649234

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234
(10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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$110.00
642746

Death of the Prince of Wales... Handel's Messiah...

Item #642746
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1751  There is an interesting report of a performance of Handel's Messiah, which includes: "Was performed in the chapel of the Foundling Hospital the sacred oratorio Messiah, under the direction of G.F. Handel, Esq., who himself play'd a voluntary on the organ; the amount of the sum for the tickets delivered out was above 600 pounds
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$48.00
666683

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666683

January 01, 1757

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1757  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enlarging the times for the first meetings of commissioners or trustees for putting in execution certain Acts of this session of Parliament."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.... See More  

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$34.00
649233

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.

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$79.00
676665

Friendly address to the Jews... Capitulation of Guadalupe...

Item #676665
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1759  Among the articles are a continued: "Life of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland" "Friendly Address to the Jews" which takes a full page; "Articles of Capitulation between their Excellencies & the Inhabitants of Guadelupe, etc." and "Gazette Account of the Taking of Guadaloupe" which takes more than ... See More  

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$32.00
649258

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649258
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution.  All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.

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$77.00
649294

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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$48.00
649252

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #649252
THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.   

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$80.00
666929

The New York Tenant Riots...

Item #666929

August 26, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 26, 1766  Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from New York, Philadelphia, and Burlington, New  Jersey.

The lengthiest report from New York has fine detail on the New York Tenant Riots aimed at the Rensselaer family.

Vast tracts of land were given by the British crown to the Van Rensselaer family. Tenants were treat... See More  

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$47.00
649299

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More  

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$27.00
679741

Skeleton from the Black Assize of Oxford 1577...

Item #679741

March 23, 1767

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL [Gloucester], England, March 23, 1767  Page 3 has an interesting item: "Last week the skeleton of a man in setters, with one jaw and some of the large bones perfect, was dug up in removing some ground in our Castle Green, eastward of the ruins of the old County Hall, memorable as the place wherein was held the fatal black assize, in the year 1577... upwards of 500 o... See More  

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$48.00
679709

News from New York.. .Jonathan Swift...

Item #679709

March 03, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1768  The front page has: "America", which includes news from New York. Inside has "Letters Written by the late Jonathan Swift" which include the text of one of his recently published letters from 1735.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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$30.00
679721

John Wilkes, a supporter of the American cause...

Item #679721

August 29, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768  The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's.

Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most... See More  

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$145.00
667294

Ben Franklin letter, & more on the growing difficulties between America and England...

Item #667294
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1768  There is much fine content concerning the strained relationship between England & her American colonies at this time, not long after the repeal of the Stamp Act & the enactment of various other taxes on the colonies. 

Among them is a circular letter: "Papers Relative to the Troubles in America" which has a letter f... See More  

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$98.00
667898

The decision in the James Somersett slave case... News from America...

Item #667898
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention.

The report r... See More  

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$115.00
679847

Attempts to create the colony of Vandalia in America...

Item #679847

July 02, 1772

THE LONDON CHONICLE, England, July 2, 1772  The back page has a brief item which recalls an interesting moment in American history: the proposed creation of the colony of Vandalia.

The report notes: "A Privy Council was held yesterday...when the petition of the Honourable Thomas Wallpole, Samuel Wharton...and others for a grant of a tract of country for a new Colony on the banks of the ... See More  

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677709

Terrific map of the Boston vicinity in 1775...

Item #677709
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12  by 14 1/2 inches with wider margins than typically found. The map is in very nice condition wi
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677729

The Revolutionary War... A map of Cambridge...

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1776  Articles include a continued: "Debate on the second Reading of the Bill for Prohibiting all Intercourse with the Colonies in Rebellion" & "Account of the Proceedings of the American Colonists Since the Passing of the Boston Port Bill" includes some good talk on the British evacuating Boston, mentioning that: "...Long Is... See More  

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649259

Revolutionary War era lot... 2nd-rate and damaged...

Item #649259
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War.  The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during... See More  

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678021

Americans compelled to declare independence... Howe & Cornwallis retreat to New York...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1777  The issue begins with a continuation of the: "Debate in the House of Lords...relative to the American War" taking over 5 pages & with much on the Revolutionary War. One bit notes: "...That America never aimed at independence till she was compelled to it by our harsh conduct; and that she is at least unanimous in one thing, n... See More  

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679736

The Articles of Confederation...

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March 11, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 11, 1778  This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

There are only a handful of documents in American history which can be considered cornerstones in the creation of our national government, which would include the Declaration of Indepe... See More  

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659095

Latest from the Revolutionary War...

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March 27, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, March 27, 1779  The front page has a list of: "American Prisoners - The following sums have been received towards their relief:...".

The back page has news from New York including a letter signed in type by: John Jay which introduces some documents from Congress concerning relations with France, their new ally.

Also a report that: "General Wa... See More  

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658747

Latest war news in a rare newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

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August 26, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Aug. 26, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

Page 3 has a: "...letter from an officer of distinction to the honorable Major-General Gates..." which begins: "I am happy to have the pleasure to again congratulate you o... See More  

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663351

Naval events off Grenada...

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October 02, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 2, 1779  The ftpg. has a letter from Vice Admiral Peter Parker, commander of  British ships at Jamaica, concerning an engagement off Grenada between British & French fleets. This is followed by the: "List of Vessels taken by His Majesty's Squadron...between the 9th of March and the 26th of July, 1779." carrying over to page 2.

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679705

"Rebel" John Paul Jones defeats the Serapis...

Item #679705

October 21, 1779

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 21, 1779  Inside includes: "A Proclamation" by the governor of New York concerning the hostile actions of France against England.

But certainly the most significant content is the very early report of the naval battle between John Paul Jones and the Serapis: "...that there has lately entered the road of the Texel to of the King's ships, ... See More  

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679711

Washington on negotiating peace...

Item #679711

June 25, 1782

THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, June 25, 1782  Page 3 has a letter from New York beginning: "The rebels have been assured by the French that they hare to have no more pecuniary assistance from that quarter...The rebels had some small resource left in their trade..." and a bit more.

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