Indians at Minisink

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Last Wednesday night [May 9, 1781] a party of Indians, consisting of twenty-five, with two Tory pilots, crossed the river Delaware opposite Minisink, the principal settlement of that country.1 At daybreak they proceeded to the house of Thomas Brink, …

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Doctors Washington & Price

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Last week, the Senatus Academicus of Yale College, at New Haven, in Connecticut, conferred the Doctorate of Laws upon his Excellency General Washington, and also upon the Reverend Doctor Price, of London.1   1 New Haven Journal, May 2.