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[REVOLUTIONARY WAR]. The Pennsylvania Gazette, and Weekly Advertiser. No. 2648. Philadelphia: Hall & Sellers, 14 March 1781.

4pp., folio, 9 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. (Disbound, partial separation at centerfold, staining throughout, chipping to edges.)

This Revolutionary War newspaper contains a long, detailed 2pp. essay signed in type by “An Independent American” heralding the ratification of the Articles of Confederation by the American Colonies (p. 2). The issue also contains a 2pp. report of the victory by Daniel Morgan over British Lieutenant, Colonel Banastre Tarleton, at the Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina, and describes a gold medal to be presented to Morgan by the Continental Congress in honor of his victory in the battle (p. 2).

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