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Head-quarters, Philadelphia, Dec. 13th, 1776.

United States. Continental Army.

Head-quarters, Philadelphia, Dec. 13th, 1776.

The general has been informed that some weak or wicked men have maliciously reported, that it is the design and wish of the officers and men in the Continental Army, to burn and destroy the city of Philadelphia ..

by United States. Continental Army.

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Published by Printed by John Dunlap? in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Requisitions, Military -- Pennsylvania,
  • Recruiting and enlistment,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15181
    ContributionsPutnam, Israel, 1718-1790
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18194498M

    The captain received a ball in his hand in entering the house. They feared to do this, but consented to lead the blind man to the pulpit steps. On the 22nd of January,we were removed to Long Island. The ladies took the matter in hand, and upon Trenton Bridge they caused to be erected an arch, which they adorned with laurel leaves and flowers from the forests and their hot-houses, and the first spring contributions from their gardens.

    They were carried before the generals and interrogated, with threats of hanging. Evan Jones and Thomas Shoemaker are appointed to provide him a home and necessaries. He sent express to his wife that he had no hope of recovery, and begged her to gather up what provisions she could, for he had a large farm, and hasten to Head-quarters bedside. It would be a mistake, however, to suppose that the Meeting for Sufferings voiced the convictions of all members of the dominant sect in Pennsylvania ; for many of them quietly gave financial support to the Revolution, and some deviated from the principle of non-resistance to the extent of joining the association for defending with arms the lives, liberty, and property of the people, entering military organizations, and signing the test that was later prescribed by Congress and the State. Went this afternoon to the middle Ferry at Schuylkill, where I see a man from Chester who said that last night about militia came into that town and took off the Sheriff of Sussex, whom Governor McKinley 1 some time since advertised with a reward of Dol's.

    Return of the detachments of 1st, 3rd, and 4th battalions at New York and its dependencies, October 13, William Allen, of Philad. It has a length of about feet, an average height of 12, and a breadth varying from 4 to 40 feet. Troops returned from Jersey. The British are about to open.


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Head-quarters, Philadelphia, Dec. 13th, 1776. book

The strictest orders should be given to these parties, even when necessary, and the intention is evident, to fire upon those gangs of mercenary Head-quarters who make a practice of resorting the city with marketing.

The population inwas 25,; in27,; in32, ; in37, It is remarkable that out of these 1, citizens of Philadelphia, there died with sickness only one man during a six weeks' tour of duty. Three or four dozen dead are buried in what was then the front yard of the Meeting House between the Meeting House front door and Sumneytown Pike.

Tennent, senior, died at Neshaminy May 6th,aged The requirement seemed almost impossible to meet. They indulged themselves in a degree of careless inattention to the possibility of a surprise, which, in the vicinity of an enemy, however contemptible, can never be justified.

The doctor, however, could not forget his political delinquency. But excited bravado overcame prudence, and a large majority determined to pursue the Indians; the minority yielded, and the march was resumed.

Officers, men, arms delivered, conditions of service.

Several of them fell dead in the streets of New York, as they attempted to walk to the vessels in the harbor, for their intended embarkation. Thomas Langhorne came the same year, and died soon after. Tennent had four sons, Gilbert, William, John, and Charles, all distinguished and useful clergymen, whose praise has long been in the churches.

Chatham and others carried to dungeon. The whole body now moved onward in sight of the enemy. Every possible attention has been given, considering their great numbers and necessary confinement, to alleviate their distress arising from guilt, sickness, and poverty.

About the year20 acres were cut and shocked in half a day in Solebury. The main body of the Americans, after crossing Stony Brook, wheeled to the right, and advanced cautiously along a by-road, through low grounds, directly for Princeton.

Money came down with Mr Webb to be exchanged for Major Wells. Nathaniel Downing, Easthampton, September 30, Provisions are very scarce. Every person refused admittance to the Provost.

All American prisoners are nearly sent out of New York, but there are French prisoners still there. Continental Congress having been pleased to allow a Chaplain to each Regiment, with the pay of Thirty-three Dollars and one third pr month--The Colonels or commanding officers of each regiment are directed to procure Chaplains accordingly; persons of good Characters and exemplary lives--To see that all inferior officers and soldiers pay them a suitable respect and attend carefully upon religious exercises.

Beef, loaf bread, and butter drawn today.Online Library of Liberty. A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets. A project of Liberty Fund, Inc. George Washington, The Writings of George Washington, vol.

July 9, 1776 General Orders

V. 44 Died Dec. 1,aged 92 years and 9 months. 45 See page 46 Many of the muskets which belonged to that corps are now preserved in the Relic Room of the Head-quarters at Newburgh. La Fayette purchased them with his own money in France, and presented them to his favorite corps.

“Head Quarters Mr. Bankers. Staten Island 4th. July Officers to have as little baggage on Shore as possible, as the Brigades are liable to change their ground on the shortest notice.” Howe Orderly Book.

[General Orders are generally read in the evening for execution the following day. SR.] July 5. • Peale first visited Philadelphia in December and would have seen James Claypoole, Jr.’s paintings at the Claypoole family business premises/home in Walnut Street.

Peale regularly visited Philadelphia until Junewhen he, wife Rachel and their children left Annapolis, to live permanently in. THE GREAT CONSPIRACY Project Gutenberg's The Great Conspiracy, Complete, by John Alexander Logan This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no.

Sep 01,  · On September 11,American troops clashed with the British in the Battle of Brandywine in Pennsylvania, resulting in an American defeat that allowed the British to easily capture Philadelphia later that month. In early September, with British general William Howe’s troops advancing toward Philadelphia, George Washington deployed his army along the east side of Brandywine creek.