Tories Abandon Newport for New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. An officer in Colonel Jackson’s regiment, In writing of this event, says:—”At last the heroic plunderers of the amiable prince of Great Britain have left one of their most important posts in America, and joined their brave associates in …

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British Evacuate Newport, R. I.

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 26.—Last evening the invincible troops of Britain, having evacuated Newport, in Rhode Island, embarked on board the transports which lay ready to receive them; and soon after the whole fleet sailed, it is said, to New York, to …

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Hampton, Va, Threatened

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. After Lord Dunmore, with his troops and navy, had been for several weeks seizing the persons and property of his Majesty’s peaceable subjects in Virginia, on Wednesday night last (25th) a party from an armed tender landed near Hampton, …

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