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Safe to return to their homes...

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January 03, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1760  The front page has half a column headed: "America" with New York and Boston datelines.
The reports relate to the ongoing French & Indian War, noting in part: "...Proclamation...by...Lieut. Governor...recommending it to the inhabitants to return to their settlements along Hudson's river, above Albany, as they may now abide there in safety...secured from the ravages of the enemy...Major-General Amherst hath assured him that the fortresses erecting at Crown-Point shall be so far finished before the troops go into winter quarters..." with more.
Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, rubbing & foxing to front page folds, otherwise good.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's