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Prelude to the Revolutionary War...

Item # 569699 THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1774  Most of the front page is a report headed: "The Journal of a Voyage...for making Discoveries towards the North Pole by the Hon. Commodore Phipps..." (see for beginning). 
A full column on pg. 2 has reports from Boston (see) concerning strained relationships with England, and mentioning Ben Franklin (see). This is followed by a letter from Boston.
Near the back is a report concerning: "...third reading of the bill for providing quarters for the officers and troops in North America..." with more (see). Another report concerns events in Quebec (see).
Complete in 8 pages, measures 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, partial red ink tax stamp on page 4, very nice, clean condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's