Frances Marion, Personal Correspondence, Feb. 1781

Gen. Greene to Gen. Marion. Camp, at Guilford Court House, Feb. 11, 1781. Dear Sir, I received your favour of the 31st ult. and request you to give my particular thanks to Major and Capt. Postell for the spirit and address with which they executed your orders over the Santee. Your crossing the Santee must …

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Annotations on the King’s Speech

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. February 11.—A writer in the New Jersey Gazette of this date, gives the following annotations upon “his most gracious Majesty of most gracious Great Britain’s most gracious speech:”1 “It is a great satisfaction to me that I can have …

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The Ship James at Sandy Hook

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. February 16. –On Thursday morning, the 2d instant, the ship James, Captain Watson, arrived at New York from Glasgow, with a cargo of coals and dry goods, but as she did not arrive within the time prescribed by the …

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