Vol. XLI. No. 3163 London: London Chronicle: Sold by J. Wilkie, 1777.
First Edition. Periodical. Approx. 11.5" x 8" single issue newspaper. Pages 249-256. Light pencil and red pencil underling to some of the articles. A British? stamp located bottom of page 252. Pages are intact but starting to detach. This issue includes commentary and information in the struggle for American Independence; a reprinted letter from the Governor of Connecticut, Joseph Trumbull; news from the House of Commons; and advertisements. A short article with the heading "Friday, March 14. America. New York, Dec. 21. We have it from undoubted authority, that the men belonging to Col. Roger's rangers, who were taken prisoners by the rebels near East Chester, were lead through Littlefield in chains, and treated in a very barbarous manner...". A couple of the advertisements placed in the Chronicle addresses Army desertion and the Army and Clergy. Several new book advertisements also placed in the newspaper including an announcement of; "An Account of A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World, Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution. In Which is included, Captain Furnfaux's Narrative of his Proceedings in the Adventures during the Separation of the Ships." Very good. Item #13339