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Battle of Long Island... "Riding the rail" & other tortures...

Item #644099

October 10, 1776

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 10, 1776 

* Battle of Long Island

* American Revolutionary War

* Riding the Rail torture

Page 3 has a nearly half column letter from Chamblee with reports on events in the Crown Point & Lake Champlain vicinity (see photos). An inside pg. has reports concerning the British in New York, including: "...that they had done their utmost endeavour... See More  

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The English will not abandon the settling of Australia...Wilberforce & slavery...

Item #643851

May 28, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789

* African slave trade

* William Wilberforce

* Botany Bay - Australia

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
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Letter concerning "...the ingrates of America..."

Item #643525

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  

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Mention of the capture of Montreal in the French & Indian War...

Item #642504

October 23, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 23, 1760  The top of the front page has an item headed: "America" with a report from St. Augustine, Florida, noting: "...they are so reduced for want of fresh meat there that the governor was obliged to kill some of the King's oxen at the celebration of the late coronation..." with more (see). The top of pg. 6 has: "America"... See More  

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Payments to Loyalists... Death of Tippoo...

Item #640789

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  

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First settlement in Australia: Botany Bay...

Item #640621
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 

* Commodore Philips arrives at Botany Bay

* Early report on settling Australia

By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of... See More  

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A ploy by Vermont to nudge America to recognize her as a state...

Item #640582

June 25, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1782  All of page 4 is taken up with some great letters and documents concerning the Haldimand Affair (see the web for more), two of the documents signed by Ira Allen, a leading figure in the declaration of the Vermont Republic in 1777. He and his brother Ethan were involved in the Haldimand Affair suggesting Vermont might join the British. An alternate... See More  

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Peace not to happen... Ethan Allen's treasonous efforts...

Item #640567

May 18, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we should once more be united to our Mother Country but those glorious hopes are now vanished for the Congress have agreed on another treaty with the court of France & that they will not ag... See More  

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John Adams in his ambassador role in Europe...

Item #640566

May 16, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 16, 1782  Page 2 has a report concerning John Adams' efforts in Amsterdam towards working on a general peace agreement. Also: "Mr. Adams has obtained leave to open a loan here for five millions of florins...and that two vessels, one called the General Washington, and the other the General Green, are ready at Amsterdam to be loaded with the productio... See More  

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Events in the South... Vermont willing to join England in the war...

Item #640564

April 30, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 30, 1782 

* Vermont to fight for British ?

* Southern events - Georgia & more

* American Revolutionary War

Page two has several reports of military events in the South with mention: "...that all apprehension for the loss of Georgia were now entirely unnecessary...the enemy to relinquish all thoughts of attacking it. General Greene had re-c... See More  

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Objections to acknowledging American independence...

Item #640562

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  

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Washington planning an expedition against Quebec?

Item #640559

April 13, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 13, 1782 

* American Revolutionary War

* George Washington & Quebec

The ftpg. has an item: "...letter from Philadelphia...says that as soon as a reconciliation takes place between them and the Mother Country, the Congress intend to publish a proclamation ordering all their people home who are in the service of France, Spain, or any of the e... See More  

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Carleton coming over to take command... Congress displeased with Washington & the French...

Item #640557

April 04, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 4, 1782 

* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy

Pg. 2 has a short yet notable bit: "On Monday, & not before, his Excellency Sir Guy Carleton set out from his apartment in Duke Street, Grosvenor square, for Portsmouth, to embark immediately on his expedition to New York to take upon him the chief command of his Majesty'... See More  

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Byron's around-the-world voyage in the Dolphin...

Item #640206

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". See the hyperlink for further details on this historic voyage.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition... See More  

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News from America...

Item #640198

February 26, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 26, 1767 

* Early America

Page 2 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from the Caribbean and Charleston, the later noting a request for  repeal of an Act of Parliament restraining the emission of paper currency in America. Other items.

Another page has a rare illustration, seldom found in such early issues, of a discover... See More  

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Governemnt's role in the public welfare vs. debt...

Item #639469

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  

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Massacre of Indian chiefs...

Item #639039

March 24, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 24, 1787  The bottom of the  back page has a report noting "...from North America, which mention that several Indian Chiefs who had assembled for the purpose of holding a council, hostile to the United States, had been surprised & put to death by a party of the American army. The celebrated Joseph Brendt...and another chief escaped the massac... See More  

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Congress needs to protect American ships in the Mediterranean...

Item #638703

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.

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Is the Shays' Rebellion coming to an end?

Item #638692

April 17, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1787 

* Shays' Rebellion ending ?

The back page has a report on the Shays' Rebellion noting: "...that Gen. Lincoln was continuing to disperse the insurgents in the state of Massachusetts, that Shays was said to be nearly deserted by all his followers;...that he has still 1500 men with him...issued a proclamation offering a reward fo... See More  

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With two prints...

Item #638477

October 12, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 12, 1773  An inside page has a lengthy article: "To the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich" which relates to astronomy-related issues and includes two geometric illustrations, rarely found in newspapers of this era (see).

Over 2 columns are taken up with reports from the South Carolina Gazette detailing the concerns of the U... See More  

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Indian and slave troubles...

Item #638466

November 16, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 16, 1773 

* Early American Indians

* U.S. Slaves insurrection

* Pre Revolutionary War

An inside page has most of a column taken up with news from the New  York Gazette, one beginning: "A scouting party of the Oneida Indians...returned from an attack \of some of their enemies to the Southward, either Choctaws or Cherokees..." with mor... See More  

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Trouble with Indians...

Item #638465

November 18, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 18, 1773  Half a column on an inside page is headed "America" with reports from New  York and Charleston, including one beginning: "The Seneka Indians have killed four Frenchmen & robbed a canoe..." and another report concerns the slave insurrection in Honduras (see). The same page has over half a column taken up with a letter f... See More  

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News from America on the French & Indian War...

Item #638424

September 27, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1760  Inside has nearly two-thirds of a page taken up with reports headed: "America" with items from Charleston concerning the Cherokee Indians, and also noting: "When Col. Montgomery marched from Congarees...brought the troops from New York to be in readiness to take them on board again..." and more. Also a nice letter from an offi... See More  

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The importance of Canada...

Item #638423

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  

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Cherokees asking for peace...

Item #638422

November 11, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 11, 1760  Inside has a brief report headed; "America" with a Charleston dateline, noting: "Letter from Augusta...advise that about 4 days ago they were informed that the Cherokees were asking for a peace..." (see).

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Two consecutive issues have a lengthy speech regarding America...

Item #637919

April 01, 1779

* Speeches on America during American Revolutionary War

* 2 original issues from the enemy

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of consecutive  issues containing in full the lengthy: "Governor Johnston's Speech...on Mr. Fox's Motion for a Vote of Censure on Administration for not Sending out a Reinforcement earlier last year to Lord Howe at New York" which obviously has... See More  

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An early scandal in the sport of horse racing...

Item #637568

October 29, 1791

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791  Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was  the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the... See More  

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The sport of pedestrianism: man vs. horse...

Item #637543

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).

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Supporting the governor...

Item #636776

August 11, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 11, 1772  Page 2 has a report from Boston concerning: "...a suitable grant for the support of his Majesty's Governor of the Province...your Excellency was not pleased the last year to give your consent to a Bill...for granting the sum of thirteen hundred pounds for the support of your Excellency..." with more on the controversy concerning the ... See More  

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Surprised when dining on turtle...

Item #636757

October 23, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 23, 1781  A page 2 report gives some hints of the events soon to come at Yorktown, with: "We hear that M. de Grasse has entered the Bay of chesapeak & landed 3600 men under the command of M. de St.Simon. These troops are to join those of M. de la Fayette to oblige, if possible, the English to evacuate Georgia...". Further on is a report from t... See More  

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In praise of women...

Item #635612

May 22, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 22, 1773  The ftpg. has: "Essay on the Character, Manners, and Genius of Women in Different Ages..." and also: "Of the Great & Virtuous Actions of Women in General". There is rubbing here which affects about 8 words.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, rubbing to the ftpg. as noted above, otherwise good.

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Pre Revolutionary War...

Item #633380

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.

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Angry Boston freeholders... Destroy Fort Pitt...

Item #633205

December 19, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Dec. 19, 1772  The second page has the follow-up petition from the Freeholders of Boston expressing once again their concern about the salaries of the judges of the Superior Court, as well as a request for a special meeting of the General Assembly to discuss this important and alarming matter. A reply from the Governor says their reasons are insufficient and they have no... See More  

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A petition from the people of Halifax, Nova Scotia...

Item #633054

January 03, 1758

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1758  Inside has over a full page headed: "America" with a Halifax, Nova Scotia dateline, beginning: "The following Memorial, signed by the principal merchants & freeholders in Halifax was...delivered to the Lieutenant Governor." (see for portions).

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, various chipping at the margins, good condition.... See More  

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America news... controlling of bees... rattlesnake bites...

Item #631340

October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, October 4, 1766 Page five has a story about Mr. Wildman who is able to "control" bees. This is written by a gentleman who attended an event and witnessed how he was able to handle them without being stung, and hearing the nay-sayers staying how he was able to do so. Also on the same page is an article on how the application of salt to wounds made by the biti... See More  

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Celebrating near the Liberty Tree in New London...

Item #631181

August 16, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 16, 1768  The back page has a small article headed: "America" with a New London dateline noting: "...a number of the principal gentlemen of that town had entertainment at Mr. Peck's tavern, adjoining Liberty Tree, on account of Mr. Wilkes's being chosen a member of Parliament..." (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very ... See More  

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Preaching in the colonies... Protection against the Indians...

Item #631179

February 11, 1764

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 11, 1764  The front page has an article beginning: "I beg a little room in your Chronicle for a few words on the proposals from New England for propagating the Gospel...". Inside under "America" is a New York dateline mentioning the preaching of the Rev. Mr. Whitefield, and also concerning "...An act providing for 300 effective men.... See More  

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News from America... Georgia prohibits noted exportations...

Item #631130

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  

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New York is thankful for repealing the Stamp Act...

Item #631128

August 28, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 28, 1766  The ftpg. 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 Majesty&... See More  

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News from America...

Item #630868

June 03, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 3, 1766  Page 6 has a report datelined New York noting that a ship: "...is ashore near Jones's Gut on the south side of Long Island & 'tis feared every soul on board are perished as three dead bodies..." with a bit more (see). Another article is a letter from Boston & another from Philadelphia with some shipping reports (see).

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

Item #621979

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  

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News from America...

Item #621173

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.

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Birth of a prince... Poem on playing cards...

Item #620546

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  

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Death of famed composer Gluck...

Item #619643

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  

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The death of Lord George Gordon...

Item #619181

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  

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Governor dissolves the South Carolina General Assembly...

Item #613400

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.

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North Carolina governor censures the Assembly...

Item #612734

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  

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On the death of King George II...

Item #605020

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  

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Dismissing an agent...

Item #603435

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.

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The best of patriots...

Item #602351

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  

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