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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.

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

Benjamin Edes printed the Gazette through the American Revolution.

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