Hubbell at Lloyd’s Neck

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 10.—Captain Hubbel, of the Associated Loyalists, has had another encounter with the pious Presbyterians at Lloyd’s Neck.1 This spirited officer, with his little band of true Englishmen, has made three attempts to effect the business pointed out to …

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Electricity, the Transit of Mercury, and a Northwest Passage


To Cadwallader Colden Dear Sir Philada. Feb. 28. 1753 I return you herewith Professor Kanster’s Remarks. As far as I am able to judge, the Translation is just, and your Answer a good one. I am pleas’d with the Omission of that part of a Paragraph relating to the German and Pensilvanian Electricians, and have …

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