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Dunlap, John (1747-1812) Pennsylvania packet.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08715.02 Author/Creator: Dunlap, John (1747-1812) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 25 May 1779 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: Proclamation by George Washington extending the deadline from 1 May 1779 to 5 July 1779 for deserters to receive a full pardon by returning to their corps. Proclamation dated 22 April 1779 from Middle-Brook, New Jersey. Original pardon proclamation in 10 April 1779 issue of the Pennsylvania Packet (GLB00317.01). Supplement passed by the Pennsylvania legislature to an act funding the state's defense. Supplement passed by the Pennsylvania legislature to an act settling the accounts of the Committee and Council of Safety. News from various cities about the Revolutionary War. Public notices, including an upcoming town meeting. Various advertisements.

Background Information: Note: Title from headline to the pardon notice.

People: Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PresidentsRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryDesertionContinental ArmyLawGovernment and CivicsTaxes or TaxationGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTravelFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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