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Battle of Yorktown and General Cornwallis' Surrender Covered in the Pennsylvania Gazette and Weekly Advertiser, 1781

Pennsylvania Gazette and Weekly Advertiser. Philadelphia, PA: Hall and Sellers, Printers, November 7, 1781. No. 2682. 4pp, 10 x 16.25 in. 

This issue features two inside pages (comprised of five columns of text) listing in great detail the men and material surrendered by General Charles Cornwallis to George Washington at the Battle of Yorktown, VA, which marked the end of the Revolutionary War, securing the United States' independence from Great Britain.


Large stain in top right corner of front cover, that is also visible on pages 2-4. Typical horizontal fold line. Almost full separation at central vertical fold. Some edge wear - few small chips/short tears along edges. Period ink identification in top margin, front page. News partially masked by some type of tape used to reinforce central fold.

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