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676625

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

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February 22, 1776

NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 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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656585

Two accounts of the Battle of Bunker Hill, and two of Washington being named commander-in-chief... Thanks to Patrick Henry...

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July 07, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston

* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief

* Reference to the Gunpowder incident

* Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during ... See More  

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655592

Two accounts of Bunker Hill, Washington becomes commander-in-chief, so much more. In a Virginia newspaper...

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July 14, 1775

VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston

* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief




This newspaper was published by 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 colonia... See More  

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598246

Offering Yankee officers the same rank in the British army...

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July 28, 1779

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 28, 1779 



* American Revolutionary War

* Continental Army officers




Page 2 has a report from a letter from New York which notes in part: "Our force here & on Long and Staten Islands...would exceed 20,000 men..." with the detail of the county (see). Also: "It has been talked of here to offer the rebel officers the same rank the... See More  

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597076

War will be over in a few months...

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May 19, 1777

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 19, 1777  Among page 2 war-related items are: "Massachusetts Bay is to raise 15 battalions for Washington's army. These levies were appointed to rendezvous at Cambridge & other places...on the 10th of March. After they were to join the Continental army. As cloathing is exceedingly scarce...Till these necessaries were collected, or rather t... See More  

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177205

Yachting...

Item #177205

June 06, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1903 Frontpgae illustration "Discussing the Yacht Races; Defending the Panama Canal; The Fight for an Open Port; The President in the West; Doublepage illustration "What She Didn't Declare" by James Montgomery Flagg; other news and advertisements of the day. See photos for full details.

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174814

Bicentennial of the first landing of Germans in America...

Item #174814

October 20, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 20, 1883  Full front pg. illus. of "Sir. Moses Montefiore, the Old Man Beneficent." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Bicentennial of the First Landing of Germans in America" including "...The Celebration in Newark, New Jersey" and "...The Celebration in Germantown, Pennsylvania." 1/2 pg. illus. of "... See More  

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174824

Front page print of Frederick Douglass... Poe's The Raven...

Item #174824

November 24, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1883  The entire front page is one of the more desirable of the entire 60 year run of this newspaper, being a fine portrait of: "Frederick Douglass", with a related article on him on an inside page.

But there are other nice prints in this issue as well, including a full page: "Autumn Leaves" by Howard Pyle; a print of: "The... See More  

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