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Donaldson, James (1751-1830) Edinburgh advertiser. [Vol. 32, no. 1622 (July 13- July 16, 1779)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08756 Author/Creator: Donaldson, James (1751-1830) Place Written: Edinburgh, Scotland Type: Newspaper Date: 16 July 1779 Pagination: 8 p. : newspaper ; 29.2 x 22.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses local meetings of noblemen regarding the raising of sailors. Includes a proclamation of George III discussing Britain's possible invasion by unspecified British enemies. Includes a letter from British General Henry Clinton discussing the capture "of the ports of Stony Point and Verplanks, the most direct and convenient communication between the province on either side of the Hudson's river." Contains correspondence discussing Revolutionary War activity in Georgia and South Carolina. Includes an assurance that as long as Britain maintains a strong presence on the sea, enemy invasion is unlikely. Contains notices of entertainment (theater and races) and advertisements.

People: Donaldson, James, 1751-1830
Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1730?-1795
George III, King of the United Kingdom, 1738-1820

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsNavyBattleRevolutionary War General

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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