The New England Almanack; And Gentleman's and Lady's Diary, For the Year of Our Lord Christ 1777

New London: Printed and Sold by T. Green, [1776].

First Edition. Wraps. Stitched wraps. [24] pages. Title on the front page. Light toning and edge wear to American Revolution era Almanack.

Evans 14724; Drake 310. Good. Item #16146

Timothy Green was a Colonial printer. From the In July 1776 Timothy scooped every other New England newspaper by being the first to print the Declaration of Independence. In September 1781, amid horrific chaos, Timothy published the account of Benedict Arnold’s assault on New London, the death toll, and an inventory of the destruction. A month later Timothy reported the victory at Yorktown, but it would be a long time before distraught New Londoners felt like celebrating.

Price: $300.00

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