Stockbridge Indians

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. On the late alarm occasioned by the evacuation of Ticonderoga, a number of the Stockbridge Indians marched with the militia of that county, and were stationed with Generals Nixon and Fellows, between Fort Edward and Fort Ann. On the …

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Independence celebrated in Charleston, S. C.

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 7. –Friday last being the first anniversary of the glorious formation of the American empire, when thirteen colonies, driven by necessity, threw off the yoke and rejected the tyranny of Great Britain by declaring themselves free, independent, and …

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Amelia County, Virginia

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. We hear that the young ladies of Amelia county, in Virginia, considering the situation of their country in particular, and that of the United States in general, have entered into a resolution not to permit the addresses of any …

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Independence celebrated in Philadelphia

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 5. –Yesterday, being the first anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America, was celebrated in Philadelphia with demonstrations of joy and festivity. About noon all the armed ships and galleys in the river were drawn …

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Affairs in Jersey – Howe’s Movements in Jersey

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 30. –On Sunday morning, the 22d, the British left Brunswick, in Jersey, apparently with an intention to embark; they gave out that they were going to Philadelphia by water, but their real design was to draw General Washington …

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