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Creating the town of Castine... Benedict Arnold...

Item #688796

March 02, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 2, 1796  The front page has a full column on the creation of the town of Castine, Maine, being an Act of the Massachusetts Legislature reading: "An ACT to divide the town of Penobscot into two distinct towns; and to incorporate the southerly part thereof into a town by the name of Castine." with the lengthy text, signed in type: Samuel Adams.

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Eye-witness accounts of the Battles of Lexington & Concord...

Item #678526

May 25, 1775

THE NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR THE ESSEX GAZETTE, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 18-25, 1775  

* Battle of Lexington & Concord

* Eyewitnesses accounts

I'm not sure one could want a more notable front page--all consuming--than the content found on page one of this issue. It is entirely taken up with eleven very detailed eye-witness accounts of the historic Battle of Lexington &... See More  

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Benedict Arnold on the Battle of Quebec... Ethan Allen in irons...

Item #676625

February 22, 1776


* Battle of Quebec - Canada

* General Benedict Arnold report

* Ethan Allen in captivity

* American Revolutionary War

The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & ... See More  

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News of Cornwallis' surrender... Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Groton Heights...

Item #673230
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781 

* Revolutionary War

* Cornwallis' surrender

* Gen. Benedict Arnold

* Battle of Groton Heights

Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an ent... See More  

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All the "what ifs" of the war... Asking the King to end the war with America...

Item #666751

December 06, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 6, 1781 

* Post Surrender of Cornwallis

* Should the British continue the war ?

* General Benedict Arnold

Being  a week or more since the news of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown reached Parliament, this issue has a considerable amount of discussion from the: "House Of Commons", which includes various talk on the Revolutionary ... See More  

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Benedict Arnold's explanation... The War of 1812...

Item #664935

January 29, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1814  Included is an article headed "Benedict Arnold" which is a piece in a British magazine prefaced with: "The famous general Arnold who abandoned the rebel service & joined our army at New York, wrote the following address to the inhabitants of America...Oct. 7, 1780." and what follows is the nearly full page letter signed
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Captain James Cook's third voyage, with his death report... The Revolutionary War...

Item #660196

July 01, 1780

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1780  The most notable content would be the rather lengthy: "A Summary Account of the Voyage, Undertaken by Oder of Government, in his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, Compiled from Authentic Papers & Revised by an Officer Returned from the Voyage...". This narrative takes 5 1/2 pages & includes the report of the death of ... See More  

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Terrific & displayable issue with front page discussion from London on the futility of the war...

Item #658852

April 30, 1782


* Rare American Revolutionary War publication

A terrific front page as it is entirely taken up with reports of discussions in the "House of Commons" mostly focused on the Revolutionary War and the futility of continuing it.

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Battle of Green Spring... Great reports on the Revolutionary War...

Item #658612

August 14, 1781


* Battle of Green Spring

* James County, Virginia

* Revolutionary War

The front page has news from captured correspondence including: "The revolt of the Pennsylvania line & Jersey brigade...are certainly events of very great importance, & must have very extensive effects both in reducing Washin... See More  

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With a print of Benedict Arnold...

Item #645953

June 20, 1863

GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, June 20, 1863  The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Omen-Ring, or The Traitor of the Revolution" which has a print showing Benedict Arnold. Another page has some tidbits relating to the Civil War.

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Benedict Arnold... Victory at Camden...

Item #586957

August 04, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 4, 1781  Page 2 has a report which includes: "...that since some of Washington's letters were intercepted, discovering the intention of his army in conjunction with the French troops on Long Island to attack Gen. Clinton, a misunderstanding has taken place between Washington and the French General Rochambeau, which is expected will be of more good ... See More  

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Chasing after Benedict Arnold...

Item #578738

April 24, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 24, 1781 

* North Carolina volunteers

* Benedict Arnold chased

* Revolutionary War original

Page 2 has: "...letters from North Carolina bring advice that the majority of the inhabitants in that province have lately risen voluntarily on the side of loyalty & have seized upwards of 200 of the principal men who were known to be the most dist... See More  

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Reference to John Paul Jones... Reference to Benedict Arnold's defection...

Item #567395

March 27, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1781 Page 2 has an item referencing the famous naval battle involving John Paul Jones, with: "...Displeasures of his B.M. in regard to what has been done for Paul  Jones is equally groundless...". Another item on pg. 2 extending to pg. 3 includes: "...negociation intended to lay the plan of a treaty of commerce to be concluded between th... See More  

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Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #172840

December 10, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 10, 1864  The full front page is: "Arrival Of Union Refugees at Kingston, Georgia".  Inside has a full page print: "Thank God! Reception of Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'Eliza Hancox' ". Other prints within include: "Serving Out Rations to Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'New York' " "Sund... See More  

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