Campbell’s Cherokee Expedition

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 15.—The North Carolina boys have returned from the expedition against the Cherokees crowned with success. Colonel Arthur Campbell, who commanded them, in his report to Mr. Jefferson, dated this day, gives the following, circumstantial account of their experience: …

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A Collection for You of All the Past Parings of My Nails

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To Jane Mecom Dear Sister London, Dec. 24. 1767 I have received yours of Oct. 23. and condole with you most affectionately in the Affliction you must have suffered by the Loss of so valuable and so amiable a Child. The longer we live we are expos’d to more of these Strokes of Providence: but …

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