The Carolina Women

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 25.—The virtue and magnanimity of the Charleston ladies, vies with the Spartans of old. Nothing can equal their adherence to the independence of America. The vanquishers strive all in their power to induce them to partake of their …

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Masons Celebration at New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 26.—Yesterday being the anniversary festival of St. John the Baptist, was celebrated by the worshipful master and brethren of Lodge number 210, Ancient York Masons, in the city of New York in the following order, viz.: They repaired …

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Francis Marion, Personal Correspondence, May-Jun 1781

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Gen. Greene to Gen. Marion. Camp, at Cornal’s Creek, May 9, 1781. Dear Sir, I am favoured with yours of the 6th instant. I am sorry the militia are deserting,1 because there is no greater support. If they were influenced by proper principles, and were impressed with a love of liberty and a dread of slavery, …

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