Lord Rawdon and General Greene

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 12.—Lord Rawdon having on the 7th instant been reinforced by the corps under Lieutenant-Colonel Watson, marched out with the hope of bringing General Greene to action; but that wary officer, rendered still more so by the event of …

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Congress Bankrupt

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 7.—The Congress is finally bankrupt! Last Saturday a large body of the inhabitants with paper dollars in their hats by way of cockades, paraded the streets of Philadelphia, carrying colors flying, with a dog tarred, and instead of …

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On that Odd Letter of the Drum

To the Author of the Pennsylvania Gazette. SIR, Burlington, April 27. 1730. As I am your sincere Friend and Well-wisher, it is with a great deal of Pleasure I have observed your prudent Management of the News-Paper, in which, till last Week, there has been no one Thing seen that might justly give Offence either …

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