Washington and His Comrades: Chapter IV

The Loss of New York Washington’s success at Boston had one good effect. It destroyed Tory influence in that Puritan stronghold. New England was henceforth of a temper wholly revolutionary; and New England tradition holds that what its people think today other Americans think tomorrow. But, in the summer of this year 1776, though no …

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Guy Carleton leaves America

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. This afternoon sailed for England his Majesty’s ship Montreal, commanded by Stair Douglass, Esquire, having on board Lieutenant-General Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath, and late Governor of Canada, over which he has presided since the 27th of …

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