Documentary History Of The American Revolution (volume 2); 1776-1782: 1776-1782

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byRobert Wilson Gibbes

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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. 1857. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... list you enclosed, might be sent to Charlestown, except the dragoons, as they were exchanged by an agreement entered into the 23d instant, by which all citizens and militia of every rank and denomination, made prisoners of war previous to that date, southward of the Delaware River, with all the volunteers, aud many Continental officers, a list of whose names will be immediately published by the Commissary of Prisoners. The safe-guard had certainly, by his conduct, forfeited his protection. I wish, however, you would send him to Gen. Leslie, with a remonstrance against the irregularities committed. Should there be an opportunity of injuring the enemy at the distillery, by a detachment from this army, I beg you will send me such intelligence as to enable me to give you the necessary aid. I have the honor to be, sir, with much esteem, your obdt. servant, NATHANIEL GREENE. CAPT. MILLIQAN TO GEN. MARION. [Horry MS.] Georgetown, October 31, 1782. Sir: I have this moment been honored with your Excellency's letter of 28th lost., in consequence of which have made a seizure of a schooner from Mr. Loekwood in Charlestown, deeply laden with tobacco, rice, &c., which was discharged from the sloop I mentioned to your Excellency I had seized before, and which I then cleared upon seeing a passport, signed by the Governor. I have put an officer on board of this vessel, and am determined to hold her until I hear further from you. Your Excellency may depend I shall strictly adhere to the instructions which your letter contains, and do all in my power to prevent the scandalous trade which is now carrying on with the enemy in Charlestown by numbers of people in this place, and its vicinity. On board of the schooner which I have now seized bound to Charlestown, are twenty-si...

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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. 1857. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... list you enclosed, might be sent to Charlestown, except the dragoons, as they were exchanged by an agreement entered into th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217699146

ISBN - 13:9780217699143

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