1783.007: Report of Preliminary Peace Agreements.

Published: 1783

Full Title: Richmond, April 17. By a gentleman who arrived last night from the northward, and by this day's mail, we have obtained the following intelligence.

Author: -----

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: James Hayes

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside, printed in two columns).


Compilation of correspondence received by Robert R. Livingston, secretary of foreign affairs, from British commanders General Guy Carleton and Admiral Robert Digby in New York City confirming a peace treaty and sending George III's proclamation of a cessation of hostilities. John Dunlap and James Hayes began work in Richmond in December 1781 as Virginia's public printers; they held the position until May 1786 with Hayes the sole resident proprietor; here Hayes omitted Dunlap's name from the imprint's colophon.

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