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The French evacuated Yorktown... Treaty particulars arrived in Paris...



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April 03, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 3, 1783 

* Revolutionary War Era
* 18th century original
* From The Enemy


The back page includes: "...an account that an American frigate had arrived at Nantes, on board  which came...This gentleman, who is in the service of Congress, has brought over the outlines of the treaty which is to be definitive between America and Great Britain. He is lodged at Dr. Franklin's, which is more commonly known by the name of the American hotel. His stay at Paris will be very short..." and also a report that: "The French had evacuated the two ports in Virginia (which they had remained in possession of ever since the surrender of Lord Cornwallis's army) the beginning of January, and the troops were marched through the country to Rhode Island..." with more on this.
Page 7 has some talk in the House of Commons on the: "American Trade Bill" which mentions in part: "...the bill, as it held out greater advantages to America than were consistent with the interest of this nation...We ought to put America on the same footing of the most favoured nation..." and more.
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

Category: British