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February 19, 1778
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778 A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other.
The entire front page is a very interesting discussion concerning the Articles of Confederation, headed: "Letter V From a Gentleman in ... See More
August 17, 1776
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1776
* Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text
* As reported from Great Britain
Certainly the overriding significance of this issue is the complete printing of arguably the most important document in American history, headed: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. A Declaration by the Representatives of the United States of America... See More
March 19, 1782
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 19, 1782
* re. Lord Charles Cornwallis' surrender
* King George III speech criticized
Half of the front page is taken up with: "An Anecdote - American Patriotism and Fortitude Exemplified" which gives a story concerning General Burgoyne's actions in New England.
Half of page 2 is taken up with the ... See More
February 15, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783
* End of Revolutionary War
* King George III proclamation
* The cessation of hostilities
Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King,... See More
January 19, 1787
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISE, Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1787 The ftpg. has a fascinating: "Proclamation - By the Queen Margaret" who was actually the infamous Margaret Nicholson, who the previous year attempted to assassinate King George III some months prior. She was ultimately determined to be inside and was committed to the asylum at Bedlam, England. She had claimed--a... See More
Item #121048THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1770 This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.
Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most famous issue of the paper. It criticized a royal speech in which King George III praised the Treaty of Paris ending the Seven Years' War. Wilkes was charged with libel (accu... See More
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