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After Cornwallis' surrender: questioning the war...

Item # 696481

January 10, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1782 

* American Revolutionary War Era
* 18th century from The Enemy

Beginning on the front page & continuing on page 2 is a report noting: "...have information that Sir Henry Clinton had dispatched General Leslie with a reinforcement of troops to Charlestown [Charleston]..." with more reports on Charleston. Then another letter Charleston with: "Since the unfortunate affair at York Town we have been making this place as strong as possible...were our arms but tolerably successful, this port might again become the great seat of trade..." & more.
Page 5 has a letter from Quebec with reports of events in that theater. And then more than a full page: "The Answer of Fabricus to the Queries of A.S." concerning the need to continue to war. The query is stated: "Why was Dr. Franklin so opprobriously treated?" with 7 more great questions regarding the war, with response, one beginning: "Washington never had a strong camp...". Much great content.
The back page has a "Proclamation" by the King of England for a day of fast concerning: "...the just & necessary hostilities in which we are engaged, & the unnatural rebellion carrying on in some of our provinces & colonies in North America...".
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, some minor loss at the blank spine, minor foxing.

Category: Revolutionary War