Maj. Keating Simons on Gen. Francis Marion

The following letter from Major Keating Simons, was received too late to be inserted either in the body, or in a note to this work, although it contains one of the finest traits of the character of Gen. Marion. — Major Muller and Major Simons acted as brigade majors to the general, and both were …

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Federalist No 6, Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States

For the Independent Journal Wednesday, November 14, 1787 To the People of the State of New York: THE three last numbers of this paper have been dedicated to an enumeration of the dangers to which we should be exposed, in a state of disunion, from the arms and arts of foreign nations. I shall now …

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Clinton’s Threat – Arnold

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. November 14.—It is reported, that when Sir Henry Clinton heard of the disgraceful death of his brave and faithful aide-de-camp, Major Andre, he made a solemn declaration in the presence of many of the British officers, that if ever …

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Siege of Fort Mifflin

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. November 22. –A gentleman in the American army gives the following account of the late movements of the British forces on and about theDelawareandSchuylkillRivers: About the 12th of October, the British erected a battery near the mouth of the …

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