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France to take over Rhode Island...

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December 18, 1779

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, December 18, 1779 

* Revolutionary War 
* Rhode Island

Page 3 has an item: "Now that Rhode Island is evacuated it is said D'Estaign will take immediate possession of it in the name of his Most Christian Majesty as it is expressly stipulated in one of the articles between the French King and the Congress that the French shall have possession of Rhode Island as soon as the English leave it."
Much reporting on European affairs and reports from the "House Of Commons". Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads and their margins, very nice condition.

Category: Revolutionary War