1778.005: Important Intelligence [on Treaties with France].

Published: 1778

Full Title: Important intelligence, just received by express. Baltimore, May 4. Yorktown, May 8, 1778.

Author: United States. Continental Congress.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Dixon & Hunter

Description: 1 sheet [2 pgs.]; (small format).


Notice from Henry Laurens, President of Congress, transmitting a letter from the American delegation at the court of Louis XVI announcing treaties of alliance and commerce between the United States and France signed in February 1788, and message from Virginia delegates in Congress reacting to news of those treaties. Attributed to press of Dixon & Hunter by Bristol; typography consistent with their imprints.

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