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The Morning Post was a conservative daily newspaper published in London from 1772 to 1937.

 

This issue is from September of 1777. It includes various bits of news from that time, but most importantly contains reports from General Howe’s army and mentions the battle in New Jersey; a pinnacle moment for the American military and especially for George Washington. Other topics include:

  • New taxation and tax rates
  • Political affairs in India
  • Waters used for medicinal cures
  • Crimes and robberies in Westminster
  • Lotteries
  • Mention of Edmund Burke’s Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol
  • Letters to the Editor: Discussion of Great Britain’s taxation of America
  • Women’s rights and laws
  • Reference to “General” Washington
  • An ad directed “To the Ladies”: a young man, aged 25, who was looking for work and a home mentions having “…no objection to going abroad; if to America the more agreeable…”
  • Ad for a theatrical performance of Shakespeare’s “King Henry the VIII”
  • John Bell’s The British Theatre

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1777 Revolutionary War London Newspaper America General Howe Army Washington

 

The Morning Post was a conservative daily newspaper published in London from 1772 to 1937.

 

This issue is from September of 1777. It includes various bits of news from that time, but most importantly contains reports from General Howe’s army and mentions the battle in New Jersey; a pinnacle moment for the American military and especially for George Washington. Other topics include:

  • New taxation and tax rates
  • Political affairs in India
  • Waters used for medicinal cures
  • Crimes and robberies in Westminster
  • Lotteries
  • Mention of Edmund Burke’s Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol
  • Letters to the Editor: Discussion of Great Britain’s taxation of America
  • Women’s rights and laws
  • Reference to “General” Washington
  • An ad directed “To the Ladies”: a young man, aged 25, who was looking for work and a home mentions having “…no objection to going abroad; if to America the more agreeable…”
  • Ad for a theatrical performance of Shakespeare’s “King Henry the VIII”
  • John Bell’s The British Theatre

 

Item number: #1554

Price: $399

 

London Magazine

 

The Morning Post, and Daily Advertiser.

 

London. 1777. [September 4 (Thursday) / 5 (Friday)]

 

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  • Language: English
  • Size: ~19in X 26in (48cm x 66cm)

 

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Categories

Military & War

European History

Authors

London Magazine

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent