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Page 125 - Now I pray to God that ye do no evil ; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.
Page 51 - ... standing on a chair below, but it was with extreme difficulty that he at length effected it, and reached the middle entry. From this he passed through the door which he found open, and made his way to the wall of the fort, and had to encounter the greatest difficulty before he could ascend to the top. He had now to creep along the top of the fort between the sentry boxes at the very moment when the relief was shifting sentinels, but the falling of heavy rain kept the sentinels within their boxes,...
Page 255 - " with shingles, and above them there is a chapel of about six paces long and " " four paces broad, covered with shingles, and built with terras, upon which " " there is a small turret, wherein there is a little bell weighing about eighteen
Page 50 - Two sentinels were always in the entry, and their door, the upper part of which was of class, might be opened by these watchmen whenever they thought proper, and was actually opened at seasons of peculiar darkness and silence. At the exterior doors of the entries, sentinels were also stationed ; as were others in the body of the fort, and at the quarters of General Campbell. At the guard-house, a strong guard was daily mounted.
Page 358 - I am lawfully seized in fee of the afore-granted premises ; that they are free of all incumbrances ; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said...
Page 351 - Cambridge, requiring him to notify and warn the inhabitants thereof to meet at such time and place as shall be appointed in said warrant, for the choice of such officers as towns are by law required to choose at their annual town meetings.
Page 50 - The room in which they were confined was railed with boards. One of these they determined to cut off so as to make a hole large enough to pass through, and then to creep along till they should come to the next or middle entry; and then lower themselves down into this entry by a blanket.
Page 290 - SIEGE OF PENOBSCOT BY the Rebels ; Containing a journal of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Forces detached from the 74th and...
Page 354 - ... of militia from the neighbouring township had assembled at about four miles from Castine on the road leading to Blue Hill, I sent out a strong patrole on the morning of the second, before day-break. On arriving at the place, I was informed that the militia of the county had assembled there on the alarm guns being fired at the Fort at Castine upon our first appearance, but that the main body had since dispersed and returned to their respective homes. Some stragglers were, however, left, who fired...
Page 310 - Westcot's is a sufficient proof, and which I think a hazardous distance from my encampment. My situation is confined; and while the Enemy's ships are safe, the operations of the Army cannot possibly be extended an inch beyond the present limits ; the alternative now remains, to destroy the ships, or raise the siege. The information of the British ships at the Hook* (probably sailed before this) is not to be despised; not a moment is to be lost; we must determine instantly, or it may be productive...
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