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The closet / Bute invt. ; Germaine ext. ; Mansfield sculpt.

The closet / Bute invt. ; Germaine ext. ; Mansfield sculpt.

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Summary

Print shows in vignette, top right, George III in his secret chamber, "the closet", with Lord Bute, to whom the Devil whispers, Lord Germain, and Lord Mansfield; on the bottom right, a man holds a pistol to his head, another, Charles Yorke, lies on the ground, dying, a headless man holds a paper "An hble Address from the Loyal Town of Manchester ...", and a fourth figure, a fool, is carrying two firebrands and arrows. In the center are incidents of shipping detrimental to the British. On the left are four vignettes, at top, the murder of Jane McCrea by Natives, beneath is another vignette showing atrocities by Natives, roasting a man on a spit, beneath that shows General Burgoyne leading troops at the surrender to Gates at Saratoga, and on the bottom, Scottish troops and mercenaries fleeing.

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Date

01/01/1778
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Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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No known restrictions on publication.

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