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Edes, Benjamin (1732-1803) Boston gazette and country journal. [No. 1090, (April 8, 1776)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08748.02 Author/Creator: Edes, Benjamin (1732-1803) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 8 April 1776 Pagination: 4 p. ; 39.5 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Prints resolution of Congress dated March 23, 1776. Also reports on news regarding the evacuation of Boston by the British. Contains fugitive slave ads.

Background Information: Benjamin Edes printed the Gazette through the American Revolution.

People: Edes, Benjamin, 1732-1803
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Siege of BostonRevolutionary WarGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsMilitary HistoryContinental CongressCongressRunaway SlaveAfrican American HistorySlavery

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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