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Clinton, George1739-1812Parsons, Samuel Holden1737-1789Rivington, James1724-1802Pintard, John1759-1844
To satisfy the impatience of the public, for the late operations of the Royal Army in Pennsylvania: the printer has been desired to publish the following accounts of the glorious victory obtained on the 4th instant, by his Excellency General Sir William Howe, K. B. over the rebel army, under Mr. Washington ... and he has added copies of original letters from General Parsons and Colonel George Clinton, relating to the late successful attack of the forts on Hudson's River, under the command of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton
Printed by James Rivington, printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1 sheet ( p.) ; 42 x 33 cm.
Type ornament bands.
Library copy imperfect: fragments brought together and silked; some text affected.
Watermark: [Britannia]; [crown] over GR.
Library copy with ms. note [by Pintard?]: NB. This James Rivington, who lived at New York on the most intimate & friendly footing with the British officers, was at the same time acting as a spy for Genl. Washington & frequently sending him information of the intended operations of the King's Army, but in so secret a manner that the Americains / save Washington & their messenger / looked on him as an inveterate enemy.
Germantown, Battle of, Philadelphia, Pa., 1777WatermarksHistoryCampaigns
Clinton, Henry1738?-1795Howe, William Howe1729-1814