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Washington and His Comrades: Chapter VI

The First Great British Disaster John Burgoyne, in a measure a soldier of fortune, was the younger son of an impoverished baronet, but he had married the daughter of the powerful Earl of Derby and was well known in London society as a man of fashion and also as a man of letters, whose plays…

“Burgoyne’s Defeat” at London

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. December 9. –A correspondent in London writing under this date, says: –“The account of General Burgoyne’s treaty with Mr. Gates, arriving when the two Houses of Parliament were sitting, and in the warmth of high debate, the friends of…