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Carleton finds offering America independence irksome... Fate of the Loyalists...



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November 05, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1782 

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


Page 6 has a brief item noting: "Sir Guy Carleton has stated to government the numbers & situation of the Loyalists in such strong & striking colours; shewn so clearly the impolicy & inhumanity of abandoning them to the tyranny of Congress...".
The back page has an item: "When Sir Guy Carleton went out to America last, he had no knowledge of the design to offer unconditional independence; and since he has been obliged, as a servant of the Crown, to intimate that proposal to Congress, he & his people find their situation so irksome as to wish a recall...".
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

Category: Revolutionary War