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" Whoever looks upon them as an irregular mob, will find himself much mistaken. They have men amongst them who know very well what they are about... "
Earl Percy's Dinner Table - Page 37
by Harold Murdock - 1907
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The Day of Concord and Lexington: The Nineteenth of April, 1775

Allen French - Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775 - 1925 - 295 pages
...whole affair the Rebels attacked us in a very scattered, irregular manner, but with perseverance & resolution, nor did they ever dare to form into any...what they are about, having been employed as Rangers agst the Indians & Canadians. You may depend upon it, that as the Rebels have now had rime to prepare,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 100

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1907
...congratulations upon the conduct of his son. And Percy himself, who had despised his foes,described the day in these words : "During the whole affair...Indians and Canadians, and this country being much cov'd with wood and hilly, is very advantageous for their method of fighting. Nor are several of their...
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Rebels and Redcoats: The American Revolution Through the Eyes of Those who ...

Hugh F. Rankin - History - 1987 - 572 pages
A history of the American Revolution examines individuals on both sides of the conflict
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Paul Revere's Ride

David Hackett Fischer - Political Science - 1994 - 445 pages
...in a very military manner. British Lt. Wm. Sutherland, at the North Bridge Whoever dares to look upon them as an irregular mob, will find himself much...amongst them who know very well what they are about. Brigadier Lord Hugh Percy after returning from Lexington AFRICANS HAVE A VIVID IMAGE of the fighting...
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Paul Revere's Ride

David Hackett Fischer - Art - 1995 - 445 pages
...British Lt. Wm. Sutherland. at the North Bridge Whoever dares to look upon them as an irregular moh. will find himself much mistaken. They have men amongst them who know very well what they are about. Brigadier Lord Hugh Percv after returning from Lexington AFRlCANS HAVE A VlVlD lMAGE of the fighting...
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Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes

Christopher Hibbert - History - 2002 - 375 pages
...into their hands', Percy was forced to conclude that they were far from being 'an irregular mob . . . They have men amongst them who know very well what they are about, having been employed as rangers among the Indians.' This opinion of the rebels was shared by John Wentworth, Governor of New Hampshire,...
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Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquess of Hastings: Soldier, Peer of the Realm ...

Paul David Nelson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 238 pages
...chastened by his experiences on April 19. The following day, he wrote, "Whoever looks upon [the Rebels] as an irregular mob, will find himself much mistaken....what they are about, having been employed as Rangers agst the Indians & Canadians [during the Seven Years' War]." Moreover, said Percy, "they are determined...
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1001 Greatest Things Ever Said about Massachusetts

Patricia Harris, David Lyon - Reference - 2007 - 404 pages
...of Massachusetts will run away. Major John Pitcairn of the Royal Marines Whoever dares to look upon them as an irregular mob, will find himself much...amongst them who know very well what they are about. Brigadier Lord Hugh Percy I set off upon a very good Horse,- it was then about 1 1 o'Clock, and...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 100

Current events - 1907
...who had suffered at his hands that April afternoon. The officers of the line, the commander-inchief in Boston, the king in London, all combined in praising...Indians and Canadians, and this country being much cov'd with wood and hilly, is very advantageous for their method of fighting. Nor are several of their...
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