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Dunlap, John (1747-1812) The Pennsylvania packet, or, the general advertiser [Vol. 10, No. 765 (August 7, 1781)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02059 Author/Creator: Dunlap, John (1747-1812) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 7 August 1781 Pagination: 4 p. ; 43 x 26.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Reports news on the Charleston campaign and peace negotiations during the American Revolution. Contains news from other papers in America and around the world. An article from the London Evening Post discusses the "infamous letters, published...under the signature Cicero" by Joseph Galloway, a Pennsylvania lawyer and politician. Prints a British letter from George Germain intercepted on a ship to New York. Contains other news from around the colonies and many advertisements. Width unfolded is 52.8 cm.

People: Dunlap, John, 1747-1812

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyBattle

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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