8pp., folio, 8.75 x 11.5 in. (Disbound, some areas of partial separation at central fold, chipping at edges.) Provenance: Library of Stephen Foreman (blindstamp on newspaper, lower right).
Revolutionary War-era newspaper containing an inside-page printing of a long extract from a letter from George Washington to various military regiments in Virginia. In this text, Washington announces that the Continental Congress has selected him to be the leader of the Continental Army, and that he (Washington) would be leaving Virginia for Boston, MA, where he would take command of the American Army to fight the British in the Revolutionary War.
Important newspaper announcement in which George Washington took over command of the American Army.
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