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The Number Seven

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 15.—The number seven, which signifies fulness or perfection, from various passages of scripture, appears to point out events interesting and important. But noth­ing of this kind is more extraordinary than what is afforded to us in the course…

Actions of the French Fleet

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 20.—A gentleman who went on board the French fleet at Sandy Hook, gives the following account of their principal transactions during the time he was on board: On the 30th of July the fleet arrived off, and anchored…