Boston, 1782. 4pp. Folio. Silked on both sides. Small losses at old folds, affecting a few lines of text. Light soiling and wear. Good. A representative issue of this newspaper, with news from the House of Commons, including a lengthy article on Edmund Burke's speech against Sir George Rodney's capture of Dutch-held St. Eustatius in 1781, which also discusses the expulsion of the Jews on that island. Also, a letter from John Adams, as Minister to the Netherlands, discussing treaty negotiations with the Dutch. THE INDEPENDENT LEDGER... was established June 15, 1778 by Edward Draper and John W. Folsom; it was published until Oct. 16, 1786. (Inventory #: WRCAM43189)
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