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    [Revolutionary War Newspaper] The London Chronicle. Eight pages, 9" x 12", December 1, 1781. On the front page the newspaper defends Sir Henry Clinton placing the blame for the surrender of Cornwallis on Sir William Howe, who "affected contempt for Washington's operations". Howe's actions had "fatal consequences". The article ends, "And, let us not forget, that the Independence of America is the ruin of Great Britain." Other articles include a defense of Cornwallis by William Pitt and a description of rebel activity in Georgia and Carolina. Very interesting reading. Minor chipping at the edges. A very attractive crimson tax stamp on page two.

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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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