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Fast Day

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 21. –Yesterday, agreeably to the recommendation of the delegates in the hon. Continental Congress, was observed with the utmost solemnity, by fasting, abstinence, and devotion. In all the churches in New York were large congregations, and excellent discourses,…

Lord North Continues Firm

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Lord North continues firm. – The Duke of Richmond’s opinion. January 8. –A letter from London of a late date, says, Lord North behaves with the greatest firmness and composure, and is resolutely determined to carry his point with…

Verses on the Virginia Capitol Fire

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Mr. Printer, It may entertain the curious and learned Part of your Subscribers, if you give them the following genuine Speech and Address, which, for the Importance of the Subject, Grandeur of Sentiment, and Elegance of Expression, perhaps exceed Any they have hitherto seen. For the Benefit of more common Readers, I have turn’d them,…