Federalist No 69, The Real Character of the Executive

From the New York Packet Friday, March 14, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: I PROCEED now to trace the real characters of the proposed Executive, as they are marked out in the plan of the convention. This will serve to place in a strong light the unfairness of the representations …

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Battle of Guilford – Cornwallis’ Account

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. In pursuance of my intended plan, I had encamped on the 13th instant, at the Quaker Meeting, between the forks of Deep River. On the 14th I received information that General Butler, with a body of North Carolina militia, …

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An English view of Andre’s Execution – Jumonville

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 14.—A writer in the London Public Advertiser,1 gives the following reflections on the catastrophe of Major Andre:— As nothing that concerns humanity can ever be imagined foreign to a British breast, any prefatory apology for a discussion of …

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