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Theatre in New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. An American correspondent says, that the officers of the army in New York, concerned in the management of the theatre there, form a body like any other company of comedians, and share the profits arising from their exhibitions. To…

Sir William Howe

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Sir William Howe, when in America, says a correspondent in London, was the worst general that ever a British army was cursed with. The flower of our troops, which should have blossomed in the full bloom of victory, and…