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Closing events of the Revolutionary War...



Item # 671567

December 20, 1782

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 20, 1782 

* Closing events in the Revolutionary War

Inside has reports with datelines from New York & Richmond, mentioning in part: "...the French army...are about 4000, though they give themselves out for 5000. It is said that they are to embark at Boston." and also: "...when John Tolinson was convicted of fearing God and honouring the King (high treason) and was executed the 17th...". And also: "...colony of Connecticut have passed a bill recalling those persons who have retired from that country & promising restoration to their property & protection of their persons; those excepted who have employed themselves in plunders and devastation upon the Connecticut coast." And: "...a fleet having sailed from it for St. Augustine...with two regiments of Provincial troops & a great number of loyalists on board. Another fleet was preparing to sail from Charlestown...". More as well.
Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/2 inches, minor loss to a bit of an inside margin, good condition.

Item from Catalog 305 (released for April, 2021)...

Category: British