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Independence celebrated in Charleston, S. C.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 7. –Friday last being the first anniversary of the glorious formation of the American empire, when thirteen colonies, driven by necessity, threw off the yoke and rejected the tyranny of Great Britain by declaring themselves free, independent, and…

Affairs in Jersey – Howe’s Movements in Jersey

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 30. –On Sunday morning, the 22d, the British left Brunswick, in Jersey, apparently with an intention to embark; they gave out that they were going to Philadelphia by water, but their real design was to draw General Washington…