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An Appeal

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 24. –At a crisis when America is invaded by one of the most powerful fleets and armies that ever the world beheld arrayed in order of battle; when the hand of tyranny is uplifted to fell the glorious…

Battle of Trenton

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. December 26. –General Washington, finding it absolutely necessary to rouse the spirits of the army, which have been sorely depressed by the long series of disasters which have attended us for almost the whole of this month, resolved to…

Admiral Gayton

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Admiral Gayton has taken upon him publicly to declare, in opposition to the author of Common Sense, and from his own knowledge, that when he was in America forty years since, “there never had been a man-of-war of any…