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Extract of a letter from General Gates, dated camp at Saratoga, October 18, 1777: Sir, I have the satisfaction to present your excellency with the convention of Saratoga; by which His Excellency Lieutenant General Burgoyne has surrendered himself
Gates, Horatio1728-1806Vaughan, John1747 or 8-1795Bailey, Francis1735?-1815United StatesContinental Congress.
Shipton & Mooney
Burning by the British, 1777Revolution, 1775-1783
Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777HistoryBritish forcesCampaigns
Kingston (N.Y.)United States
Thanksgiving day proclamations-1777 Dec. 18.
Printed by Francis Bailey.
1 sheet ( p.) ; 33 x 21 cm.
The thirteen articles of convention are followed by: Extract of a letter from General Gates to Gen. Vaughan, dated Albany, October 20, 1777, concerning the British army's burning of Kingston, N.Y.; and a copy of the recommendation "to set apart Thursday, the 18th day of December next, for solemn thanksgiving and praise," dated "In Congress, Nov. 1, 1777."
Imprint from colophon.
Text in two columns.
N-YHS copy inscribed: Convention of Saratoga [...?] to Gen. Vaughan; ink marks; mounted on paper sheet.