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[REVOLUTIONARY WAR - BATTLES OF TRENTON & PRINCETON]. The St. James's Chronicle: British Evening-Post. No. 2492. London: H. Baldwin, 27 February 1777-1 March 1777.

4pp., folio, 12 x 17.75 in. (Disbound, fold lines, some chipping at edges, some penciled notes on p.1.) Provenance: Library of Stephen Foreman (blindstamp on newspaper, p.1, lower right).

The issue features a front-page news report on the Battle of Trenton and Princeton, New Jersey, in which George Washington and his Continental Army surprised the British and their Hessian allies after crossing the Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776.

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