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Land to be given to Revolutionary War veterans...



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October 26, 1786

THE NEW-HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, New Haven, Oct. 26, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  A weekly title that lasted for about three years, from February of 1786 to June of 1789.
Inside has a report from Phila. noting: "...commenced the drawing of the lottery for the lands laid out by the state & given as a donation to the officers & men of the late Pennsylvania line in the federal army...so that the worthy veteran may there sit down & reap the fruits of his well earned labour."
Eight pages, 9 by 10 1/4 inches, some damp staining & minor wear, small archival mends at the bottom margins.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's