Washington and His Comrades: Chapter IV

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Colonel Hayne

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 29.—A correspondent at Camden, in South Carolina, says:—”Every officer in the line of the Southern army, that was present, has addressed General Greene on the late execution of Colonel Hayne, praying that the Lex Talionis shall follow. In …

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Remarks of a Carolina Planter

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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D’Estaing at Boston

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 29.—Yesterday, the fleet of his Most Christian Majesty, commanded by Admiral Count D’Estaing, arrived safe in Nantasket Road, and this morning three of his frigates anchored off Boston. The fleet has received considerable damage in the late storm; …

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