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Much reflection on the prior year... Ethan Allen... Major Andre hung...

Item #697923
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1781  Under "Diary of Memorable Occurrences in the year 1780..." is a lengthy list of item & includes: "The American out posts at Newark & Elizabeth-town were surprized & the men made prisoners...American post of John's House on the White Plains was attacked when 40 men were killed & 97 taken. Another American ... See More  

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A "call to arms" for Londoners in support of America

Item #692362

September 27, 1775

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 27, 1775 

* American Revolutionary War

The front page has some reports on the actions of Major Rogers in Maryland & Virginia. Also mention of work of the Virginia Provincial Convention. Plus a report of a soldier: "...who\ is on his parole in Gen. Wooster's camp. This person having been observed to follow at a distance, a load of po... See More  

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Cherry Valley Massacre... General Charles Lee and Silas Deane defend themselves...

Item #687348

December 31, 1778


* Cherry Valley Massacre - New York

* Rare Revolutionary War publication

Fully one-third of the front page is taken up with a letter, dated Nov. 24, 1778, which reports on the historic Cherry Valley Massacre.

The Cherry Valley massacre was an attack by British and Iroquois forces on a fort and the vil
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Masthead taken from Paul Revere... LaFayette joins the Continental Army...

Item #686745

July 31, 1777


* Paul Revere masthead engraving

* Lafayette join the Continental Army

* American Revolutionary War

The masthead featurese an engraving taken from one done by Paul Revere, showing a soldier holding a sword and a document inscribed "Independence" while standing beneath a banner insc... See More  

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Surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga...

Item #671586

December 08, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 8, 1777 

* Battles of Saratoga - New York

* General John Burgoyne surrenders

Certainly the most  significant content is the page 2 report on the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga, a very much-needed victory for the American cause. Some of the reporting includes: "...arrived in town express...we are sorry to say that Government have re... See More  

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Great issue on the Battle of Ticonderoga...

Item #667818

August 27, 1777

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 

* Siege of Fort Ticonderoga

* American Revolutionary War

* General John Burgoyne victory

The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see phot... See More  

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Rumors about the war...

Item #597528

August 02, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 2, 1777  Page 2 includes: "The last advices received from Gen. Howe...mention that he was then in motion with the main body of the army in the Jerseys to attack Philadelphia...consequently that the various reports of the defeat of Gen. Howe and Lord Cornwallis are without foundation....Notwithstanding all that has appeared in the papers about Gen... See More  

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Plight of prisoners... Events at Skenesboro & St. Augustine, Florida...

Item #587975

September 02, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 2, 1777  Page 2 has various content on the Revolutionary War including: "In America matters bear the aspect of being speedily brought to an issue. Ticonderoga is already in our possession, which is the key of all internal communication through the revolted colonies." and another item tells of the plight of prisoners with: "Sir, hard as my
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