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Closing events of the Revolutionary War...

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October 17, 1782

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 17, 1782 

* American Revolutionary War
* Closing events in U.S. publication

Page 2 has a letter from Amsterdam which begins: "The happy moment having at last arrived when America's independence was acknowledged by our States..." with more.
Elsewhere is: "A Charlestown paper of the 27th of July last gives an account of the evacuation of Savannah..." and also: "...although the Indians have been much more quiet lately than for some time before, yet an attack from them was expected at Fort Wheeling, on the Ohio, some distance south-east of Fort Pitt." and "We learn from Long Island that the enemy evacuated their posts at Lloyd's Neck...That the loyalists on that part of the island had the indulgence offered them of emigrating to Nova Scotia..." plus another report from Fort Pitt.
The back page has a report from Boston beginning: "The prospect of returning peace opens on the eye in the arrival of our British mercantile friends in different parts of the continent, whose very spirited exertions in the cause of American freedom in the course of what they now call our very unfortunate conflict with the parent state..." with more.
Four pages, some light damp staining, archivally rejoined at the spine, generally nice condition.

Category: Revolutionary War