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1754-1783: Communications

1754-1783: Chapter Four: Communications

by ANTHONY J. SCOTTI

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 86

OVERVIEW 92

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

British Proclamations of May and June 1780 93

Committees of Correspondence 94

The Rides of Revere 95

The Culper Ring 96

The Loyalist Press 99

The Leading American Printers of Original Political Pamphlets 1764-1776 99

The Patriot Press 101

Sweet Liberty 101

Postal Service 103

Spreading the Word: News of Lexington and Concord 104

The Stamp Act 105

Transportation 107

HEADLINE MAKERS

William Bradford III 109

Benjamin Edes 110

Hugh Gaine 111

William Goddard 112

James Parker 113

James Rivington 114

PUBLICATIONS 116

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