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Aid de Camp American Ammunition appointed April Army Lists arrived attack August Battalion Batteaux battle became Bennington Brigade Orders British army Burgoyne's campaign Cambridge Parole Camp Canada Capt captain Chamblee Commanding Officer Commissary commissioned Corps Crown Point Detachment Dragoons Earl Edward Jessup embarked encamped Enemy England ensign expedition fire fleet Foot Frazer G. O. Chamblee Gen'l Burgoyne George German goyne's Grenadiers Guard Gun Boats Hadden half-pay Harnage honor Isle aux Noix John John Burgoyne John's July June Lake Champlain Lake George letter Lieut Lieut.-Col lieut.-colonel Lord Major General Phillips March ment Miles military Montreal o'clock Orderly Book Parole—St party Pounders prisoners promoted Provisions Quarter Master Quebec rank received Reg't Regi Regiment Riedesel River Royal Artillery Saratoga sent Sept served Sir Guy Carleton Soldiers spring of 1776 taken Ticonderoga troops Vessels William wounded
Page 62 - The messengers of justice and of wrath await them in the field: and devastation, famine, and every concomitant horror, that a reluctant, but indispensable prosecution of military duty must occasion, will bar the way to their return.
Page 59 - By John Burgoyne, Esq. Lieutenant-General of his Majesty's armies in America, Colonel of the Queen's regiment of light dragoons, Governor of Fort William in North Britain, one of the Representatives of the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament, and commanding an army and fleet employed on an expedition from Canada etc., etc., etc.
Page 60 - Arbitrary imprisonment, confiscation of property, persecution and torture, unprecedented in the inquisitions of the Romish church, are among the palpable enormities that verify the affirmative. These are inflicted by assemblies and committees, who dare to profess themselves friends to liberty, upon the most quiet subjects, without distinction of age or sex, for the sole crime, often for the sole suspicion, of having adhered in principle to the government under which they were born, and to which,...
Page 60 - ... the sole suspicion, of having adhered in principle to the government under which they were born, and to which, by every tie, divine and human, they owe allegiance. To consummate these shocking proceedings, the profanation of religion is added to the most profligate prostitution of common reason ; the consciences of men are set at nought ; and multitudes are compelled not only to bear arms, but also to swear subjection to an? usurpation they abhor.
Page 59 - The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted, applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown, at first called forth for the sole purpose of restoring the rights of the constitution, now combine with love of their country, and duty to their sovereign, the other extensive incitements which spring from a due sense of the general privileges of mankind.
Page 25 - Maps, both general and particular, of The British Colonies, Especially those which now are, or probably may be, The Theatre of War ; Taken principally from the actual Surveys and judicious Observations of Engineers De Brahm and Romans ; Cook, Jackson, and Collet ; Maj. Holland, and other Officers, employed in His Majesty's Fleets and Armies. London.
Page 114 - Your parties are likewise to bring in waggons and other convenient carriages, with as many draft oxen as will be necessary to draw them ; and all cattle fit for slaughter (milch cows excepted) which are to be left for the use of the inhabitants. Regular receipts, in the form hereto subjoined, are to be given in all places where any of the...
Page 378 - ... to be put out of his way on any occasion, had arranged to call at his office on his way to the country...
Page 62 - I have but to give stretch to the Indian forces under my direction, and they amount to thousands, to overtake the hardened enemies of Great Britain and America: I consider them the same wherever they may lurk.
Lieut. James Hadden's Account of the Battle of Lake Champlain
"Editor's literary record" (Harper's Magazine)
Stamford Historical Society - Bibliography of Stamford, H