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BEN FRANKLIN Paris New Jersey Preps for Battle Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper
BEN-FRANKLIN-Paris-New-Jersey-Preps-for-Battle-Revolutionary-War-1777-Newspaper
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newspaper,Ben Franklin,London,Revolutionary War

 
BEN FRANKLIN Paris New Jersey Preps for Battle Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper
 
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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1777 

* Benjamin Franklin in Paris
* Preparations for battle in New Jersey


A report from Paris begins: "Thursday last Dr. Franklin had an interview with Lord Stormont; the conversation lasted three hours..." and a bit further down is mention that "...an American privateer bound to Boston...had a packet of letters on board from Dr. Franklin for the Congress. These letters are said to contain assurances that the Court of France are no ways in a temper to break with Great Britain...".
The back page has mention of trouble with Indians, and mention: "...that Gen. Carleton is within 45 miles of Ticonderoga. The garrison at that place is commanded by Gen. Wayne." Also: "...that Sir William Howe was at New York...& very great preparations were then making for opening the campaign in the Jerseys...there were no less than 7000 rebels assembled to intercept the King's troops upon their return from destroying the magazines at Danbury, in Connecticut." (see images)
Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, never trimmed margins, in great condition.
 
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