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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... See More
November 01, 1781
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1781
* American Revolutionary War
* Early Cornwallis' surrender rpt.
* General Benedict Arnold
Certainly the most notable content is found near the back under the "Postscript", so noted as it contains recently-received news inserted in the issue just before being printed. It is dated November 27.
The report reads in part: "W... See More
September 16, 1777
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Sept. 16, 1777 A great issue for American content as the entirety of page 2 is taken up with: "Authentic Intelligence from America".
Most of the content can be seen in the photos as too much to detail here, but a few comments regarding events at Lake George; mention that: "...300 Tories belonging to General Delancy's brigade at Fort Indep... See More
November 28, 1776
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Nov. 28, 1776 Page 3 has most of a column taken up with fine detail on the historic Battle of Long Island, in which British forces inflicted a crushing defeat on Washington's army.
Other fine content concerning the situation in America. A few bits include: "...that Gen. Howe...proceeded up the North River and...made good his landing without the los... See More
August 21, 1781
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 21, 1781
* Benedict Arnold compared to Judas Iscariot
* American Revolutionary War events in the South
The front page has a report concerning Benedict Arnold, with one item noting: "Judas Iscariot betrayed his master for 30 pieces of silver, but repenting of his guilt returned the money into the trea... See More
August 14, 1781
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, 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
May 08, 1781
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 8, 1781
* General Benedict Arnold joins the British
* American Revolutionary War - Major John Andre
All of the front page is taken up with reports from: "London - House of Lords" which includes some comments about the war in America, mentioning in part: "...Were we better now in America than we were? His ... See More
March 06, 1781
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 6, 1781 Most of the front page is taken up with an impassioned plea: "To The People of America". The focus is on the recent conciliatory declaration by England towards a peace, but this write warns to not be deceived. A few bits including: "...the late declaration of her Commissioners deserves your most seriou... See More
Item #657748GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1781 The issue begins with a continuation on the "Debate on the Motion of Thanks to Earl Cornwallis", mentioning: "...the victories he had gained, like those of Phila. & Ticonderoga, served only to multiply distresses..." with much more (see for portions).
Under the "Historical Chronicle" near the back is a lengthy &a... See More
Benedict Arnold destroys the British fort at St. John's, Canada... Much on the troubles in America... The Gunpowder Incident...
June 16, 1775
THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, June 16, 1775 This newspaper was published Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia.
The front page has a report which reports on the: "...The rise & progress... See More
Item #653632THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, December, 1780 The issue begins with 7 pages of "Proceedings in the Last Parliament" which includes discussion of the Revolutionary War in America.
Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is a lengthy items concerning John Trumbull, son of the governor of Connecticut, with some talk of Franklin's grandson, etc. Another report ... See More
Item #653287THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade.&quo... See More
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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October 15, 1776
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Oct. 15, 1776
* Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn
* George Washington vs. William Howe
* Rare Benedict Arnold mention
Included is a noted that: "This Day were Published" various maps of the American colonies as noted. "London" on page 6 reports that: "…on the 8th New York was attacked by our men of war, etc." and that: "&... See More
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1780 Within the "Historical Chronicle" near the back of the issue is a portion which notes: "...These gentlemen were reply'd to by others in opposition, who in thee accumstom'd style execrated the American war & denounced vengeance on those who had been the cause of it...all the evils with which we are not threatened,... See More
October 19, 1776
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1776
* Battle of Quebec w/ Benedict Arnold
* American Revolutionary War
This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city.
Page 2 has a letter from "A soldier" mentioning: "As the public have, no doubt, rec... See More
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
Item #582636THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, December, 1780 The issue begins with 7 pages of "Proceedings in the Last Parliament" which includes discussion of the Revolutionary War in America.
Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is a lengthy items concerning John Trumbull, son of the governor of Connecticut, with some talk of Franklin's grandson, etc. (see photos). A... See More
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
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
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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