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Movements of British troops in America...
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July 14, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 14, 1781
* Movements of British troops in America
* Revolutionary War from the enemy
The back page has some news from America including : "...letters from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton with an account of his Lordship having effected a junction with the troops under the command of Brigadier General Arnold, in consequence of which a great number of the inhabitants had come in & delivered up their arms...Lord Cornwallis further ads that finding himself in such great force, his army consisting of not much less than 7000 effective men, he had determined to lose no time in pushing after the enemy...he was in pursuit of the Marquis de la Fayette...that Lord Cornwallis, after his junction with General Arnold, had taken the whole under his command & that General Arnold was gone to New York...Other accounts say that General Greene had joined Fayette..." with more (see).
Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, two tiny holes in the front leaf, very nice condition.