The American Journal; and General Advertiser. Thursday, April 22, 1779. Vol. 1, no. 6

The American Journal; and General Advertiser. Thursday, April 22, 1779. Vol. 1, no. 6

Providence: Southwick and Wheeler, 1779. Folio bifolium, pp. 4; text in triple column beneath the running head; bottom corners of both leaves damaged, with loss of perhaps 2-3 dozen words; previous folds; the loss notwithstanding, very good. Rare newspaper with news of the war, including a letter from General Putnam submitted to Congress by General Washington, describing the battle that began in New Rochelle and finished at Horseneck. Included is a list of prisoners taken at Horseneck, as well as news about the troops and ships, and an advertisement for a runaway slave named Cato. Item #55234

Price: $175.00

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