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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Samuel Auchmuty

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 6. –Day before yesterday, departed this life, in the fifty-sixth year of his age, the Reverend Samuel Auchmuty, D. D., Rector of Trinity Church in New York, a gentleman greatly beloved and respected. He was born at Boston, …

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Dorchester Heights Taken

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 9. –Last Saturday night [March 2], the artillery at the fortresses of Cobble Hill and Lechmere’s Point, below Cambridge, and at Lamb’s dam in Roxbury, bombarded and cannonaded the town. The following night, the same was continued with …

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