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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 the Republic & the said Colonies...in case the independency of those Colonies should be acknowledged by the Crown of England..." with more (see).
The back page has a brief item which notes: "...into this port from Boston...When she left Boston the Americans were in higher spirits than ever, and the desertion of Arnold was considered as very favourable to the common cause."
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor dirtiness at margins, 9 by 12 inches, minimal rubbing to the ftpg. Nice condition.