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How wrong they were!...

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January 27, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 27, 1774  The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of Britiah-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostoniains, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers & teach them to fight; that they were numerous enough to defend themselves against an enemy, but not strong enough to rebel against us." Interesting to read this comment in light if what would transpire within the next several years.
Complete in eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, partial red ink tax stamp on pg. 2, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's