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704040

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #704040

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated March 9, 1758, June 10, 1760, MArch 3, 1763, Feb. 20, 1768, and May 28, 1772. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in good condi... See More  

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703315

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #703315

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Dec. 5, 1758, Nov. 18, 1760, Dec. 28, 1762, May 19, 1768, and April 11, 1772. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in very nice ... See More  

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702789

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #702789

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Sept. 16, 1758, Nov. 13, 1762, Dec. 13, 1764, April 7, 1768, and May 2, 1772. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in nice condi... See More  

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701947

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #701947

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Aug. 12, 1758, June 24, 1760, May 5, 1761, Feb. 2, 1768, and May 21, 1772. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in nice conditio... See More  

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701355

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #701355

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 20, 1758, Oct. 4, 1760, Feb. 12, 1761, March 31, 1768, and May 11, 1771. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in nice condi... See More  

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701152

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #701152

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Aug. 15, 1758, Oct. 21, 1760, Aug. 6, 1761, May 24, 1768, and May 21, 1772. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in nice conditi... See More  

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700551

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #700551

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Sept. 30, 1758; Sept. 16, 1760; July 28, 1761; May 21, 1768; & May 19, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American col... See More  

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700445

Front page reports of Indian attacks...

Item #700445

November 15, 1763

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 15, 1763  The top of the front page has a report from Sir Jeffery Amherst with a New  York dateline noting in part: "...very large body of Indians, supposed to be 500 or more, attacked a convoy of a sergeant & 28 men of Wilmot's regiment returning with some wagons from the fort at the lower landing at Niagara...marched instantly to support... See More  

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699820

An attempted early demonstration of a parachute ends comically... News from America...

Item #699820

July 14, 1785

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 14, 1785  The back page has a report concerning the early use of a parachute, bits noting: "...persons were assembled...late Blanchard's Aerobatic Academy near Vauxhall, to be spectators of an experiment made by a Italian with a parachute, who was to have let himself down from a prodigious altitude and to manifest his composure by playing on a viol... See More  

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699520

A plea for separation of church & state in America... Indian troubles...

Item #699520

September 17, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1768 



* re. separation of church and state in America



Over one-third of a page is taken p with a letter concerning: "The establishment of a Protestant episcopate in America is also very zealously contended for; and is very alarming to a people whose fathers, from the hardships they suffered under such an establishment, were obliged to fly th... See More  

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$98.00
698911

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #698911

January 30, 1759

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 26, 1758; Jan. 30, 1759; Jan. 8, 1760; Jan. 29, 1761; and Aug. 23, 1763. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in good condi... See More  

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698821

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #698821

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Dec. 26, 1761, May 19, 1763, May 3, 1766, April 2, 1768, & April 14, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colon... See More  

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698705

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #698705

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 25, 1758; Jan. 2, 1759; March 28, 1765; April 24, 1766; and Feb. 6, 1772. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in good cond... See More  

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698561

Rare same-day report on the death of King George II...

Item #698561

October 25, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1760  Only to be had in a London newspaper is this very rare, same-day report of the death of the king. At the top of the back page is a heading: "Postscript" with news recently received, the text noting: "This morning about seven o'clock, departed this life, at his palace at Kensington, his Sacred Majesty our most gracious Sovereign;... See More  

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698459

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #698459

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 19, 1758, Jan. 8, 1760, Jan. 27, 1761, Jan. 27, 1763, and Jan. 15, 1771. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in good condi... See More  

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698260

Rare same-day report on the death of King George II...

Item #698260

October 25, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1760 



* George II of Great Britain death

* Early, same day report (rare)




Only to be had in a London newspaper is this very rare, same-day report of the death of the king.

At the top of the back page is a heading: "Postscript" with news recently received, the text noting: "This morning about seven o'clock, departed this life, a... See More  

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698085

Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown: a first report...

Item #698085

November 27, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 27, 1781  



* Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

* Revolutionary War ending

* Historic item - 1st report




This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War.

Although the fo... See More  

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698004

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #698004

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 17, 1758, Jan. 1, 1760, Jan. 25, 1763, Jan. 4, 1766, and Jn. 2, 1770. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in good conditio... See More  

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697976

Political observations by Benjamin Franklin...

Item #697976

September 04, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759  The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information).

Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed ... See More  

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697819

News from the Caribbean...

Item #697819

May 29, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 29, 1759  Page 5 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from the Caribbean with bits including: "...skirmish with the enemy...near Point St. Petre in which we lost four or five negroes..." and: "...Grand Terre, in the island of Guadeloupe, has surrendered to the English..." with a bit more on this.

Eight pages, 8 1... See More  

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697810

Early from Australia...

Item #697810

May 15, 1798

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 15, 1798  



* Early New South Wales, Australia



Page 3 has early reports concerning Australia, including: "Major Gross, the Lt. Governor of New South Wales...forced for his ill state of health to leave that settlement..." The colony, when that ship left Port Jackson, was doing well... reason to expect that the inhabitants for the future will be... See More  

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697736

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #697736

August 16, 1766

(5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 14, 1758, Jan. 2, 1759, Jan. 13, 1761, Jan. 25, 17673, and Jan. 1, 1771. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. 

Each issue is complete in 8 pages, 8 by 11 inches, perhaps minor rubbing & foxing to some, generally in good condi... See More  

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696584

Criticizing plans to acknowledge American independence...

Item #696584

May 14, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 14, 1782  Over one-third of page 6 is a letter signed: "A British and also A Real American Patriot", which is very critical of plans to offer peace with America and to acknowledge its independence.

It notes in part: "...Shall our hasty peace-makers then sever those Colonies from the British empire by declaring them independent?...the proposit... See More  

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696527

On the French & Indian War... Troops in Canada...

Item #696527

April 21, 1761

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1761



* French and Indian War

* Robert Rogers & more




 The front page has a letter concerning the French & Indian War which includes in part: "...Major Rogers passed lately thro' this city on his return from Detroit or Fort St.Joseph...We are glad that Mr. Rogers is gone to Carolina as he is so very capable of conducting an I... See More  

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696481

After Cornwallis' surrender: questioning the war...

Item #696481

January 10, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1782 



* American Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century from The Enemy




Beginning on the front page & continuing on page 2 is a report noting: "...have information that Sir Henry Clinton had dispatched General Leslie with a reinforcement of troops to Charlestown [Charleston]..." with more reports on Charleston. Then another letter Cha... See More  

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696479

On the necessity of continuing the war in America...

Item #696479

January 08, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 8, 1782  



* Revolutionary War

* From The Enemy




Almost all of page 4 is taken up with: "Letter VII  To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "I am called on...to answer a number of queries, respecting the propriety & necessity o carrying on the American war..." which sets the tone for this lengthy letter.

Eight page... See More  

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696294

New York is thankful for the repeal of the Stamp Act...

Item #696294

August 28, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 28, 1766  The front page has most of a column taken up with an address of the governor of New York to the King. The focus is on thanking him for repealing the hated Stamp Act, one bit noting: "...to express those sentiments of gratuitous excited in all your American subjects by the late...mark of royal tenderness and clemency so conspicuous in your Maj... See More  

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696179

German Protestants heading for Louisiana...

Item #696179

June 23, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 23, 1767  The middle of the back page has a brief item: "We hear that Mounteford Brown has obtained the grant of an extensive track of land in British Louisiana bordering on the Mississippi, a very fertile territory & intended to be settled with German emigrants & other protestant families from the continent."

Another item notes: "..... See More  

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696175

Trouble with pirates...

Item #696175

June 13, 1761

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 13, 1761  The front page begins with a report headed: "...Among the prisoners made by them was Capt. Osborne...but he in the night rising upon the crew, overcame them, and has brought his vessel safe into this port."

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 3/4 inches, partial red tax stamp on page 4, very nice condition.

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696143

News from America...

Item #696143

January 03, 1761

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1761  The front page has a short item headed: "America" concerning the death of William Carver, who leave behind 106 descendants.

Page 6 has reports from "America" with datelines of Boston, New York and Philadelphia on the arrival of troops from England, including: "...General Amherst came to town from Albany...eight compan... See More  

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696102

A futuristic look at America vs. England...

Item #696102

May 11, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 11, 1769  Most of the front page is taken up with a review of a new book: "Private Letters from an American in England to his Friends in America" from an interesting standpoint. It is prefaced with: "...These letters are supposed to be written...towards the close of the 18th century by a young American who is stimulated by curiosity to pay a v... See More  

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695166

Great wealth of reporting on the historic Siege of Havana...

Item #695166

September 14, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1762  Two-thirds of the front page and two-thirds of page 2 are taken up with a very lengthy & detailed report headed: "Journal of the Siege of Havannah".

The Siege of Havana was a very important & successful British siege against Spanish-ruled Havana as part of the French & Indian War. After Spain abandoned its policy of neutral... See More  

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695156

Cherokee Chiefs in London... Handel's monument in Westminster Abbey...

Item #695156

July 15, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1762  
 
* Cherokees Indians - Native Americans
* George Frederic Handel monument dedication
 
Page 2 has two interesting, yet brief, items: "The Cherokee Chiefs have been invited by the Lord Mayor to the Mansion house, and are soon to go there."
In 1762, a delegation of Cherokee leaders arrived in Lon
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695155

Powers of a Cherokee Chief, now visiting England...

Item #695155

July 06, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 6, 1762  Page 2 has a report from London noting: "The Cherokee Chief who is now here is the second person in point of consideration of his people. The Cherokees are the most considerable Indian nation with which we are acquainted, and are absolutely free...It is courage and ability that constitutes a Chief amongst the Cherokees, who are led by him inde... See More  

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695152

Nice reports from the French & Indian War...

Item #695152

March 15, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1757  
 
* French and Indian War in America
 
Page 6 has almost half a column headed: "America" being a letter from an officer in Lord John Murray's regiment at Schenectady, New York.
It has some nice items from the French & Indian War, a few bits including: "...two days at New York when we w
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695083

A tornado in South Carolina? A book on America...

Item #695083

July 09, 1761

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 9, 1761  Pages 5 and 6 have over half a page of content headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston.

There is a detailed account from South Carolina concerning a strong weather event they call a "Typhones" which I suspect is a typhoon. But by the description it could also have been a tornado, apparently unfamiliar to the w... See More  

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694229

Great that New Orleans is in the hands of the Spanish & not the French... Female convicts now being sent to Florida...

Item #694229

February 12, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 12, 1765  



* Early New Orleans (New Spain)

* Under Spanish not French rule

* Female convicts sent to Florida




Page 2 has a report noting: "...informed the intended cession of New Orleans to the Spaniards was made known to the British Ministry, by order of the court of Madrid...as a Spanish settlement in these parts, and a total removal of our an... See More  

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694228

Focused on growing the economy of New York...

Item #694228

January 29, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 29, 1765  Page 6 has nearly a full column taken up with news reports headed: "America" taken from a letter from New York. The letter concerns the economy of New York and creating a society for the promoting of arts, agriculture and economy in the colony.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, partial red tax stamp on page 2, foxing and rubbing wear at ... See More  

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694226

How an Indian was treated by the French...

Item #694226

January 19, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1765  Page 5 includes news from Charleston that: "...an Indian belonging to one of the parties of Cherokees which went out against the enemy Indians last summer...was taken by the enemy Indians...On the night foxed for committing him to the flames, he happily made his escape & got back to the Cherokee nation...he was carried to a good French se... See More  

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694208

War-related items from the Caribbean...

Item #694208

August 06, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 6, 1757  Page 6 has over half a column with news headed: "America" with news from the Caribbean and problems with sickness among naval crews. One bit notes: "...North America must be first reduced, and then use islands must go of course."

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, great condition.

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694039

A naval skirmish...

Item #694039

January 23, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 23, 1759  Page 5 begins with a report datelined from New York noting in part: "...the Royal Hester, privateer...of 16 guns...fell in with three large French ships bound from Canada to the Cape, whom she so warmly engaged as at length to be obliged to sheer off..." with more on the naval encounter.

Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice con... See More  

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694034

News from the Caribbean...

Item #694034

May 29, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 29, 1759  



* Invasion of Guadeloupe

* British expedition

* Seven Years' War




Page 5 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from the Caribbean with bits including: "...skirmish with the enemy...near Point St. Petre in which we lost four or five negroes..." and: "...Grand Terre, in the island of Guadeloupe, has ... See More  

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693722

Recap of the French & Indian War in 1757...

Item #693722

April 08, 1758

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 8, 1758  Over half of the first column on the front page is headed: "America" with reports from Kingston, Jamaica.

Most of page 6 is taken up with: "An Impartial Representation of Facts, relative to the State of Publick Affairs in North American during the Year 1757. Drawn at New York". The text is a great overview of the events of the... See More  

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693651

A treaty negotiated with the Little Carpenter & the Cherokees of South Carolina...

Item #693651

March 18, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 6 and 18, 1760  A pair of issues containing the Treaty of Peace with the Cherokee Indian Nation.

Nearly half of page 5 of the March 6 issue is headed: "America" being the: "Treaty of Peace and Friendship concluded by his Excellency William H. Lyttelton, Esq., Captain-General and Governor in Chief of his Majesty's Province of South Carol... See More  

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693604

Chase after a French ship on Lake Champlain...

Item #693604

January 24, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1760  The back page includes a letter from Halifax, Nova Scotia, followed by an: "Extract of a Letter from Crown Point" which includes: "Capt. Boring...been down Lake Champlain as far as...Nut Island...fell in with a top sail schooner which he gave chase to, but the Frenchman ...by this means escaped..." with a bit more on a naval is... See More  

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693598

Most of the front page with reports from the South...

Item #693598

January 05, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 5, 1760  



* Early Southern America



Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with lengthy reporting headed: "America - Charles-Town, South Carolina" being a letter from Augusta.

The report is primarily concerning relations with Indians, including a failed hatchet attack upon a Mr. Atkin, with details. Other Indian-related accounts as well a... See More  

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693593

Safe to return to their homes...

Item #693593

January 03, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1760  The front page has half a column headed: "America" with New York and Boston datelines.

The reports relate to the ongoing French & Indian War, noting in part: "...Proclamation...by...Lieut. Governor...recommending it to the inhabitants to return to their settlements along Hudson's river, above Albany, as they may now abide th... See More  

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693566

Nice report from the French & Indian War...

Item #693566

June 03, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 3, 1760  Page 6 has reports headed: "America" with a Philadelphia dateline. Bits include: "...all the usual preparations of war going on...Necessity has obliged the General to send 1800 men to Charles Town in South Carolina where the Cherokees are doing all possible mischief, & have made irruptions into the heart of the province...General... See More  

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693565

Nice report from the French & Indian War...

Item #693565

June 03, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 3, 1760  Page 6 has reports headed: "America" with a Philadelphia dateline. Bits include: "...all the usual preparations of war going on...Necessity has obliged the General to send 1800 men to Charles Town in South Carolina where the Cherokees are doing all possible mischief, & have made irruptions into the heart of the province...General... See More  

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693504

The British fight the Cherokee Indians...

Item #693504

August 30, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 30, 1760 



* Battle of Echocee - South Carolina

* Cherokees - Indians - Native Americans

* British General Archibald Montgomerie




The front page has a report noting: "By letters from Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina, we learn...Col. Montgomery...was surrounded in the middle of the Cherokee country by a vast body of Indians. The British t... See More  

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