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Negro Plot in Ulster Co.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Last night, Mr. John Schoonmaker, being in bed at his house in Ulster county, New York, overheard the following conversation between his own negro York, and a negro named Joe, belonging to Mr. Johannes Schoonmaker. York. How many? Joe.…

South Carolina

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 17. –The Provincial Congress of South Carolina met on the 11th instant [January 11, 1775], and have continued in session, Sundays not excepted, until to-day. They have shut up the courts of law; no process is to issue…