Affairs at Yorktown, Va.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 24.—The last division of the Portsmouth garrison arrived last evening at Yorktown, in Virginia. Gloucester Point is strongly fortified, where Colonel Dundas commands, having with him the 80th regiment, that of the Hessian Prince Hereditaire, and Colonel Simcoe’s. …

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Remarks of a Carolina Planter

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 24.—In the present unsettled state of things in America, when the British are in possession of a part of the southern States, and when men’s minds are distracted between a love of property, and that attention which should …

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Luzerne visits Harvard College

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 25.—Yesterday evening, the Chevalier de la Luzerne, accompanied with M. de Valnais, consul of France, M. de Marbois, counsellor of parliament, M. de Chavagnes, captain in the royal navy of France, and a number of other gentlemen of …

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