Boston, 1782. 4pp. plus supplementary leaf. Folio. Silked on both sides. Minor losses and wear at old folds. Light soiling. Very good. Revolutionary-era newspaper, containing several war related items, including a printing of General Cornwallis' letter to Lieutenant Colonel Cruger, announcing his defeat of General Gates in South Carolina, with a brief account of the battle and casualties thereof. Also, a lengthy editorial on controlling Congressional power and the concern over the effect of an impost bill on the already fragile economy. The supplement contains a proclamation from Governor John Hancock calling for a day of fasting and prayer on behalf of the good of the country and the war effort. (Inventory #: WRCAM43205)
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