Correspondence Of The American Revolution (volume 2) by Jared Sparks

Correspondence Of The American Revolution (volume 2)

byJared Sparks

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1853. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I think it necessary, for the common service, to inform you that a corps of at least fifteen hundred men will be assembled on the Cherokee line in less than three weeks from the present date. This number is supposed to be adequate to the end proposed; that is, the destruction of the crops of the Lower Nation, and of course striking a necessary terror into the minds of the other nations. I mention this, as I apprehend the expedition projected against the Overhill Cherokees, from your Province, may have some dependence on the measures of the Carolinas against the Lower Nation. But although, being ignorant of the geography and circumstances of the country, I speak in the dark with regard to the relation which one expedition may have with the other, the informing you of the number of the Carolina corps, and the time they may be expected to enter the enemy's country, can be of no less service. As soon as I can be ascertained of the enemy's designs, I shall set out for the point of action, in hopes to render all the service in my power to the place attacked, as well as the common cause. I am, Sir, with the greatest respect, Charles Lee. SIR HENRY CLINTON TO GENERAL LEE. Off Charleston Bar, 22 July, 1776. Sir, On my return to the fleet, I found a letter from you by a flag of truce, with some refreshments you were pleased to send me; in return for which, I must beg your acceptance of a cask of porter and some English cheese. I have made inquiries concerning the person mentioned in your letter, who, it seems, has occasioned this correspondence between us, but can learn nothing further about him than that he is not a master of a vessel, as he has represented himself to you; and you will have been already informed, by Mr. Byrd, that Ethan Allen, and those that wer...

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Title:Correspondence Of The American Revolution (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217700918

ISBN - 13:9780217700917

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