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Money for the Revolutionary War...

Item # 578737

April 21, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 21, 1781  The back page has a few war-related items including: "...money sent to Newport, Rhode Island, in America, is for the use of M. Rochambeau's army..." and "a Mr. Scriven is arrived there from Philadelphia, appointed by congress to negotiate a loan with the Crown...the Crown would not advance a louis d'or, but that they thought the money might be obtained from the subjects in a very short time...Mr. Jay, the American agent, has at length prevailed upon several of the merchants to give cash for Congress bonds..." and a few other smaller items.

Complete in eight pages, measures about 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, and is in nice condition.

Category: British