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War in the South... Chart of killed & disabled...
Item # 594757 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, September, 1781 Near the beginning is the "List of the Men Killed or Disabled in the War" which includes various columns (see), with mentions of Howe, Carleton, Gage, Saratoga, and more (see). Also: "Summary of Proceedings in the last Session of the Last Parliament" includes some discussion of the Revolutionary War.
Also: "Concerning the Condition & Treatment of Negroes in the West Indies". Near the back is: "By Gen. Greene's letter to Congress...it is said that Camden was evacuated by the enemy with the utmost precipitation...that Lord Rawdon burnt the greatest part of his baggage, stores & event the effects belonging to the inhabitants...left the town little better than a heap of ruins...as soon as the enemy had evacuated Camden the troops took possession of it...on the 11th the post of Orangeburgh defended by 80 men surrendered to Gen. Sumpter....By the Count de la Fayette's letter to Gen. Greene...20 miles from Williamsburgh in Virginia...he acquaints the General with the enemy's retrograde movement to Richmond..." with more (see).
Included is the full page plate called for.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition.
A nice magazine from the closing months of the Revolutionary War with a wide range of varied content. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.
Category: Revolutionary War