Arnold’s Expedition to Virginia

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 31.—This morning, his Majesty’s ship Iris arrived at New York from the Chesapeake, with the following account of the proceedings of the British forces in Virginia, under Brigadier-General Arnold:—”The fleet having been separated by a hard gale of …

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Captain Andre’s Dream – Silas Deane – General Charles Lee – William Livingston – John Jay

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 7.—At Mr. Deane’s, in New York, last evening Captain Andre1 read an extempore on Love and Fashion, and a characteristic “Dream” about the rebels, for which he gained much applause from the “fair and the bold.” His allusions …

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Causes of the American Discontents Before 1768

To the PRINTER. The waves never rise but when the winds blow. SIR, As the cause of the present ill-humour in America, and of the Resolutions taken there to purchase less of our manufactures, does not seem to be generally understood, it may afford some satisfaction to your Readers, if you give them the following …

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