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    The Pennsylvania Gazette: Virginia Expedition Led by George Washington. June 6, 1754, disbound, separated at spine, edge roughness. This 4-page newspaper was published by Benjamin Franklin (and William Hall and their imprint is present at the bottom of the back page. This issue contains an inside page short report (on page 2, column 2) of the Virginia expedition (led by a very young George Washington who is not named in the report) leaving for the Ohio River (Ft Duquesne, present-day Pittsburg) to challenge the French in their settlement of the interior of the American west. This expedition first brought George Washington to national public attention and marked the start of the chain of events leading to the FRENCH & INDIAN WAR in the American Colonies.

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