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Dunlap, John (1747-1812) The Pennsylvania packet, or, the general advertiser [No. 686 (December 6, 1780)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06665 Author/Creator: Dunlap, John (1747-1812) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspapers Date: 6 December 1780 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Prints the Continental Congress's proclamation of a day of "public Thanksgiving and prayer." There is also an article on national fiscal matters and "Doctor Shippen's Vindication" for charges of neglect to soldiers during the American Revolution. Contains other news from around the colonies and many advertisements.

People: Dunlap, John, 1747-1812.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Continental Congress, Congress, Religion, Government and Civics, Health and Medical, Continental Army, Finance, Economics

Sub Era: The War for Independence