Boston. Aug. 31 & Sept. 7, 1780. 4pp. Folio. Old folds. Minor losses and wear along fold lines. Lightly soiled. Contemporary ownership inscription and notation at top of first page of first issue. Very good. Item #WRCAM43201
Revolutionary-era newspaper containing, among other news items, a lengthy account of the Gordon Riots in London, an anti-Catholic riot in early June 1780 led by Lord George Gordon, who marched to Parliament at the head of a crowd of nearly 50,000 people. News of the riot is continued in the Sept. 7th issue. Also, other brief new items from the Revolution, including a list of deserters from the Rhode Island levies.