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September 17, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 17, 1767
* Multiple reports from America
Page two has multiple reports from Charles-Town, South Carolina [current Charleston] which tell of robberies and other hostilities, some of which are described as "worse than the most savage Indians." See images for the graphic details. Page 6 has additional reports from Elizabeth-Town, New Jersey [cu... See More
April 16, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 16, 1774 Over a full column on page 6 is taken with with a report from Charleston relating to the trouble with the Creek Indians (see).
The back page has an item which notes: "A writer treating of the present disputes relative to the Bostonians says, 'It is true, we did assist America in the late war, but did they not assist us, for whilst we ke... See More
January 27, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1774
* Prelude to the Revolutionary War
* Original reporting from the enemy
The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping tro... See More
December 09, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 9, 1760 Page 5 has over half a column headed: "America" with a New York dateline. The report details a hostile naval encounter off Long Island between the ships Sampson and the Winchester.
Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.
December 27, 1763
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1763 Page 5 has reports headed "America" with datelines from Boston and New York with the latest news in those parts, including mention of trouble with Indians (see).
Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition.
June 15, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1769
* Breaking the Non-Importation agreement
Page 2 has a report from New York concerning some people who imported goods contrary to the non-importation agreement, and the four points on how such situations are going to be dealt with.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.... See More
January 02, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 2, 1783 Page 2 has some content concerning independence of America (see), and page 5 is entirely taken up with the continued: "Further Extracts From the Printed Narrative of Lieutenant James Moody's Exertions and Sufferings in the Cause of Government in North America".
The bkpg. has a paragraph noting: "...advices came from America, no ... See More
November 26, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1782 Page 4 is entirely taken up with the petitions of various merchants in Charleston to General Leslie (military commander of British troops in the city) recalling a commercial agreement of two years prior, now suspect given the planned evacuation of the British from Charleston. Page 6 includes: "In the Treaty of Peace now carrying on between Gr... See More
October 15, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 15, 1782
* Possible peace treaty ?
* American Independence ?
The entire ftpg. (and one-third of pg. 2) are taken up with a lengthy letter concerning the situation with America and the terms for a peace treaty, with much thought on independence (see for beginning).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.... See More
September 17, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782
* Revolutionary War Era
* 18th century
* From The Enemy
Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress... See More
August 13, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1782 Page 7 has the: "Articles of Treaty Between General Marion in Behalf of the State of South Carolina, and Major Ganey [for the Loyalists] & the Inhabitants Under his Command...17th of June, 1781". This was a truce which begins: "Major Ganey and his men under his command to lay down their arms as enemies to the State, & are no... See More
August 03, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1782
* Ending the Revolutionary War ? peace ?
All of the ftpg. & part of pg. 2 are taken up with: "Letters From an American Farmer Describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customers not General Known..." which offers some interesting thoughts on the culture of the Americans at that time.
Pg. 3 includes: "The diffe... See More
Independence of America will destroy the marine power of England... A plan for capturing General Greene...
July 18, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782
* Revolutionary War
* From The Enemy
Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America mu... See More
May 14, 1768
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 14, 1768 Inside is an interesting article on the role of Government and Providence in relation to public welfare and government debt. It begins: "The political disease seems to be near a crisis...". Several hundred years later the topic continues to be at the forefront of public discourse. Also within this issue is a mention of "A Portugal... See More
April 18, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1782 Pgs. 2 & 3 have a letter New York noting in part: "...the garrison, fearing an attack would be made on that city by Gen. Washington, were busily employed in fortifying the island & taking every preparation to resist the enemy...there being no commercial intercourse whatever between the garrison & the Americans. Gen. Washington... See More
January 17, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1782 Two-thirds of the ftpg. has "American News" from before Cornwallis' surrender; including: "...from Wilmington, we are happy to find that the inhabitants in general of North Carolina are daily manifesting their attachment to his Majesty's government by joining in large bodies...assisting in the suppression of this wicked &... See More
May 28, 1789
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789
* African slave trade
Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received fr
* William Wilberforce
* Botany Bay - Australia
September 01, 1778
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 1, 1778 Page 2 has: "An address of the Oneida Sachems to a party of young warriors, bound to Gen. Washington...", for those joining the military forces under Washington, and including in part: "...if you observe good order, sobriety, and play the man, your deportment in this case will resound through the American army, be noticed by General... See More
June 27, 1786
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 27, 1786 Inside has; "American Loyalists" which notes: "On the report of the bill for granting the sum of 55,000 pounds as a temporary relief to the American Loyalists...desired to know...whether it was intended to allow such Loyalists as were in England during the times of the troubles in America the same as those actually on the spot... See More
April 23, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 23, 1782
* American Independence ?
* British oppose
The back page has a short bit noting: "It is said the great obstacle of peace with America is the proposition of independence. The Earl of Shelburne and Lord Ashburton are positively against it. They have already given their opinions publicly."
This is followed by a letter from A... See More
February 12, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 12, 1782
* Cutting paper money in half
* Prevention of mail robberies
Page 5 has a report from a Pennsylvania newspaper with some talk of prison ships, and the destination of some of the British departing the colonies (see). The back page has a letter from New York reporting how: "...America is more internally weak at this moment than almost at... See More
April 18, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1767
* Commodore John Byron
* HMS Dolphin
* World voyage
Inside has half of a page taken up with: "Further Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Ship the Dolphin, Commanded by the Hon. Commodore Byron".
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.... See More
April 21, 1787
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1787 Inside has a "Letter from New York" which mentions in part: The Congress have it in contemplation to send some vessels of force into the European seas, particularly into the Mediterranean, to protect the trade of the United States..." with more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
October 18, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1760 Two-thirds of page 2 is taken up with: "A Succinct View Of The Importance of Canada" being a lengthy chart which provides details on the navigation of the various rivers, and other information. Also most of a page taken up with: "...account is given of the French Ecclesiastical Government at Louisbourg in the Island of Cape Breton&q... See More
November 12, 1791
LONDON CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1791 Inside has an interesting article: "Extraordinary Walking Match", as pedestrianism was a sport at the time. It mentions: "...a match between Cotterel, the celebrated walker, and a horse belonging to Mr. Ryley, which was wagered to walk against him, for 20 miles..." with details of the man vs. horse walking match. (see).
Eightpages, ... See More
July 10, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, July 10, 1766 Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.
Complete in eight pages measuring 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, in nice condition, with a partial red ink tax stamp.
August 30, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 30, 1766 Page 2 has: "AMERICA. Baltimore Town, Maryland", which mentions the inhabitants' efforts to raise funds for a statue in honor of General William Pitt.
Page 6 has reports headed: "America" with 3 datelines from Charleston, noting Lord Charles Montagu as the new governor of South Carolina; that Georgia has prohibited the exp... See More
September 17, 1768
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1768 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 their native country into a wilderness in order peaceabl... See More
July 25, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 25, 1765 Inside has nearly a full column of reports from New York and Charleston headed "America" which has some news concerning relations with Indians (see).
Eight pages. 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, some foxing, generally nice.
November 05, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1767 Page 2 has a report announcing the birth of a son to King George III, with: "This day about noon the Queen was happily delivered of a Prince...This great event was soon after made known by the firing of the Tower guns. Her majesty is, God be praised, as well as can be expected; and the young Prince is in perfect health." This was Prince E... See More
January 01, 1788
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 1, 1788
* Christoph Willibald Gluck death
* Classical music composer
* Italian & French opera
Page 3 has a report on the death of notice composer Christoph Gluck, beginning: "The death of Gluck, the celebrated musical composer who died suddenly of an apoplectic fit the 17th ult. at Vienna in his 73rd year..." with more, taking two-thi... See More
November 05, 1793
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 5, 1793
* Lord George Gordon death
* British politician
Page 5 has a report of the death of Lord George Gordon. (see hperlink) Lord George Gordon is primarily known for his 1780 involvement in the "Gordon Riots" which he led, an anti-Catholic protest against the Papists Act of 1778. He also converted to Judaism for which he was ostrac... See More
February 20, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1773 Inside has reports from Charleston concerning politics and noting that the Governor had dissolved the colonial General Assembly (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light dirtiness, generally good.
May 29, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 29, 1773 Inside has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston including mention that: "...his Excellency Josiah Martin, Governor in Chief of North Carolina, gave his assent to 25 bills & rejected 17. His Excellency then...censured the conduct of the Common House, prorogued the General Assembly...& the next day dissolved the sa... See More
October 30, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 30, 1760 Page 2 has: "The Lord Marshal's Order for a General Mourning for his late Majesty King George the Second.' (see) Also a report from the "London Gazette Extraordinary" headed: "A Proclamation Requiring all persons being in Office of Authority of Government at the Decease of the late King, to proceed in the Execu... See More
April 02, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 2, 1767 Inside has an "Extract of a Letter from Boston (New England)" concerning the dismissal of Mr. Jackson as an agent, signed by the governor: Fra. Bernard (see).
Eight pages, 88 1/4 by 11 inches, some damp staining & minor margin wear.
September 13, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 13, 1774 Inside has a lengthy letter sent to America, by a "...a noble Lord in a very high office" (see). It also has a letter from New York which begins: "Every body here, high and low, are in a combustion. Those who have nothing to lose are our warmest Patriots & declare they will hazard their All for their dear country..." with ... See More
April 07, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 7, 1774 Page 2 has an item noting: "Yesterday some dispatches arrived in town from Governor Hutchinson, of Massachusetts Bay...We hear that Lieut. General Gage is preparing to embark for Boston in New England in consequence of his appointment to succeed Governor Hutchinson during his Majesty's pleasure." A fateful decision that would set the... See More
March 03, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1774 An inside page has over a full column concerning how to deal with the American situation. See photos for the full text.
Another page has reports from Boston and New York headed "America" and includes: "...on Thursday last the Tea, which was saved out of Capt. Loring's brigantine, was landed at the Castle by order of the Officer... See More
September 10, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 10, 1765 Page 7 has a: "...Letter from a Person of the First Distinction in Virginia to his Friend in London", and the back page has some reports from America as well.
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor foxing at the margins, generally nice.
July 11, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1765 Page 2 has a letter from Quebec telling of the activities there, noting: "...We have had balls, assemblies, etc. in town; sleighing, bear-hunting & fishing in the country...General Murray intends to establish a playhouse..." with more (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.
December 19, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 19, 1769 Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston (see). Also on page 6 is a letter from New York which has a settlement for the dispute of the boundary line between New York and New Jersey.
Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.
December 05, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1769
* Benjamin Franklin
Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the former noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin & Richard Jackson, Esqrs. are continued agents for this province at the court of Great Britain for the ensuing year."
Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition... See More
November 30, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 30, 1769
* Non-Importation agreement
Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from Boston, New Haven and Williamsburg, the former having a great report concerning non-importation, including: "We are assured that the merchants of this town, considering that the period to which their late agreement to withhold the impor... See More
November 09, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1769 Page 6 has a great letter from a gentleman in Boston to a friend in London, beginning: "The Americans are firm & resolved not to submit to the yoke of ministerial oppression: All the merchants have entered now into bonds not to import any goods from England upon any terms whatsoever..." with more (see).
Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inche... See More
October 19, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 19, 1769 The back page has a letter from Philadelphia which includes: "It is with much pleasure I acquaint you the Act of Parliament imposing a duty on paper, glass, etc. imported from Great Britain into the American provinces operates in the most profitable manner for them...Our farmer wives, daughters & servants now employ that time in carding, ... See More
October 10, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 10, 1769 Page 6 has a brief report from Charleston concerning: "...the Indians in that quarter behave with much insolence since the King's troops have been withdrawn...". The back page has a letter from Boston.
Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.
September 14, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1769
* Non-Importation agreement
Page 2 has most of a column taken up with reports from Charleston headed: "America" has much on the concern for plantings & the drought. Page 6 has most of a column taken up with reports from Philadelphia concerning non-importation, including: "Unanimously Resolved, That the committee shall not... See More
August 26, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Aug. 26, 1769 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with reports headed "America" with Boston, Williamsburg, and Philadelphia datelines. The Boston report ends with: "...Resolved...when the governor of the Province had wantonly dissolved the General Assembly & arbitrarily refused to call another upon the repeated dutiful petition of the people." T... See More
August 12, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 12, 1769 Half of page 6 is taken up with a very nice report from South Carolina concerning the work of that colony to compel all residents & merchants to abide by a non-importation agreement, and also that they will: "...encourage & promote to the utmost of our power, the use of the North American manufactures in general, and those of this pro... See More
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