Affairs at Yorktown, Va.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 24.—The last division of the Portsmouth garrison arrived last evening at Yorktown, in Virginia. Gloucester Point is strongly fortified, where Colonel Dundas commands, having with him the 80th regiment, that of the Hessian Prince Hereditaire, and Colonel Simcoe’s. …

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British Account of the Siege of Savannah

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 22.—On the first day of last month (September) Count D’Estaing arrived off the coast of Georgia, in order to co-operate with the Americans under the command of General Lincoln, in the reduction of Savannah. Upon the fifteenth, says …

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Causes of the American Discontents Before 1768

To the PRINTER. The waves never rise but when the winds blow. SIR, As the cause of the present ill-humour in America, and of the Resolutions taken there to purchase less of our manufactures, does not seem to be generally understood, it may afford some satisfaction to your Readers, if you give them the following …

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