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February 03, 1785

THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 3, 1785  

* Post Revolutionary War America
* Loyalists heading for Jamaica
* Mass. Governor John Hancock


The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "History of America, by William Robertson".
Page 3 has a report concerning disputes over the British post at Niagara and use of the Mississippi River. Also a report beginning: "A great number of American Loyalists have arrived in the different ports of this island since the abdication of New York...they agreed to purchase a tract of country in Jamaica..." with more.
Also a document by Governor John Hancock which is signed by him in type: John Hancock.
Four pages, small wear hole in the top quadrant affects little, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's