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Zedwitz’s Letter

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 31. –A few days ago, a most infamous letter from Colonel Zedwitz to Tryon, the late governor of New York, was intercepted and fell into our hands.1 After presenting his compliments in a formal manner to Lord Howe,…

Tryon’s Effigy

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 22. –Yesterday, about noon, an effigy was exhibited through the principal parts of New York city, attended by a great concourse of the inhabitants, and others, with the following labels: “William Tryon, late Governor of this province, but…