Washington evacuates American troops from Long Island after battle

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Washington evacuates American troops from Long Island after battle - Saturday's poft brings us the agreeable...
Saturday's poft brings us the agreeable intelligence of General Washington having effected a lafe retreat for our army out of Long - IHd, in tpite of the gret numbers in that commanded by Howe. They ha.e brought every thing off with them, except feme very large cannon, which they fpiked up, and a few out fen - tries. In the fkirmi!hes, which have been for thefe feveral days palt, the ene ny have loft upwards of a thoufand, and we not much more than live hundred - They have fent a flag of truce, offering to excharge General Sullivan and Lord Stirling for two Genetais they have raiGLng, but as we have theia out, it is fup -

Clipped from The Pennsylvania Packet03 Sep 1776, TuePage 2

The Pennsylvania Packet (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)03 Sep 1776, TuePage 2
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