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Stephen Ball

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859.

January 26.—Last night, was executed at Bird’s Point, Bergen county, in the province of New Jersey, pursuant to his sentence, Stephen Ball, a spy; he was very active in the execution of Thomas Long, a refugee from Jersey, who suffered death in that province in the year 1779. Ball was apprehended on Staten Island by a party of refugees.1

 

1 Rivington’s Gazette, February 3.