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1777-10-16, Articles of Surrender of Gen. Burgoyne
October 16, 1777 Articles of Surrender by General Burgoyne, following the victory at the Battles of Saratoga by the United States Continental Army.
Included in the terms were that Burgoyne's army (approaching 6,000 strong) surrendered their arms; Canadians were allowed to return to their country;
and that the army would be supplied for the march to Boston where they would be quartered until there was an exchange and return to England. Also
included in this document were other letters and resolutions of thanksgiving by the Congress. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held
by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   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 ...
OCLC Number:   62809649
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