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Washington occupies New York City as the British evacuate...



Item # 671776

January 16, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1784 

* General George Washington enters NYC
* Evacuation Day (New York) British Army leave


Page 4 has a report noting in part: "...Admiral Digby...having quitted the American command. The troops which lately occupied New York, in consequence of the orders of Sir Guy Carleton evacuated that garrison on the 26th & 27th of November last, at which time General Washington, at the head of a detachment of the American army, took possession of the works. The wretched appearance of the American troops exhibited a terrible reverse of the military array of the British..." with more.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 12 inches, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's