The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut

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J. B. Lyon Company, printers, 1913 - 1200 من الصفحات
This extensive volume offers a detailed account of the early days of the American Revolution divided into three parts. The first two cover the military operations during the campaigns of 1776 and some biographical information on the important players. The third part includes appendices to that information, consisting of journals and other primary documents.
 

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الصفحة 118 - RICA, to be Free, Independent and Sovereign States, and declare that the people thereof owe no allegiance or obedience to George the Third, King of Great-Britain ; and I renounce...
الصفحة 142 - Resolved, That every member of this Congress considers himself under the ties of virtue, honor and love of his Country not to divulge directly or indirectly any matter or thing agitated or debated in Congress before the same shall have been determined, without leave of the Congress; nor any matter or tbing determined in Congress which a majority of the Congress shall order to be kept secret...
الصفحة 118 - I do acknowledge the United States of America to be free, independent and sovereign states, and declare that the people thereof owe no allegiance or obedience to George the Third, King of Great Britain...
الصفحة 323 - The day of Judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause for an adjournment : if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that candles may be brought.
الصفحة 339 - Executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former and other wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal...
الصفحة 339 - In the name of God, Amen. I Adnah Howe of the town of Arkwright in the County of Chautauqua and State of New York, being of sound mind and memory, and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, do therefore make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament...
الصفحة 185 - Horse will precede their Excellencies and be on their flanks -after the General and Governor, will follow the LieutenantGovernor and Members of the Council for the temporary Government of the Southern Parts of the State — The Gentlemen on Horseback, eight in Front -those on Foot, in the Rear of the Horse, in like Manner. Their Excellencies, after passing down Queen-Street, and the Line of Troops up the Broadway, will a-light at CAPE'S Tavern.
الصفحة 725 - Tranquility in Peace than it has hitherto been marked in War for Vigor, Fortitude and Perseverance. Gentlemen, Your kind Congratulations on my arrival at this metropolis, after so long an absence, are highly acceptable, and I most cordially felicitate with you on the Joyful Event which have restored us to the free & uncontrollable Enjoyment of our Right.
الصفحة 204 - At 2 o'clock last Thursday morning, a party of twelve rebels seized at Coram, in Suffolk county, two wagons loaded with dry goods, the property of Obediah Wright of Southampton. These marauders had been several days on the island, visited most parts, and committed many robberies ; especially at the house of Col.
الصفحة 725 - Honors which cannot be received without the utmost sensibility, contemplated without gratitude and satisfaction. To your sufferings and to the invincible spirit with which they were surmounted, I have been witness; and while I sympathized in your Distresses...

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