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Sterns and Winslow (fl. 1794) American herald of liberty. [Vol. 8, no. 37 (March 18, 1794)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08740 Author/Creator: Sterns and Winslow (fl. 1794) Place Written: Exeter, New Hampshire Type: Newspaper Date: 18 March 1794 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 40.2 x 26.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses continued tensions, especially regarding commerce, between Great Britain and the United States following the 1783 Peace Treaty. Letters to the editor cover issues such as the United States' relations with the Creek Nation, illegal actions carried out by the British at sea, and the war between France and Britain.

Background Information: The American Herald of Liberty was continued under the title "The Herald of Liberty," or the "Exeter Gazette" at the end of 1795.

People: Sterns and Winslow, fl. 1794

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Westward ExpansionTreatyGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsCommerceMerchants and TradeNavyFranceImpressmentAmerican Indian History

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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