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An insurrection among the American troops?

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August 30, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 30, 1777 

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

Page 3 has a report from London noting in part:"...report was eagerly circulated...that an insurrection had happened at Philadelphia; that General Howe had been invited thither by the Royalists and Quakers, who had risen in great numbers for Government; that General Howe had sent Sir William Erskine to their support but that Mr. Washington having been informed of it, had sent General Gates with a large body of troops to quell the insurrection and disarm the royalists..." with further detail.
The back page has several more reports on the Revolutionary War as seen in the photos.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

Category: British