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Account of the destruction of the British armed sloop Liberty at Newport, Rhode Island

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Title:Account of the destruction of the British armed sloop Liberty at Newport, Rhode Island
Date range:1769 and undated
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Extent:0.2 linear feet
Abstract:Anonymous letter written to Edes and Gill, printers of the Boston Gazette, describing the destruction of the Sloop Liberty by townspeople and makes plain the high tensions that preceded the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).
Language of materials:English
Repository:Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection number:RLC.Ms.591