An Account of the Late Action of the New-Englanders Under the Command of Sir William Phips Against the French at Canada

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Thomas Jones, 1691 - Québec Expedition, 1690 - 12 pages
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Page 9 - Shillings, due from the Massachusetts Colony to the Possessor, shall be in value equal to Money, and shall be accordingly accepted by the Treasurer and Receivers subordinate to him in all Publick Payments, and for any Stock at any time in the Treasury Boston in New England, December the 10'.h 1690. By Order of the General Court.
Page 1 - ... spare, but sent us a bisket cake a man, and ordered that we should come aboard again, (for they understood that was not a good place to set upon the town, being a very strong place, walled all round, and a battery of guns at our coming over the river,) and did send fifty seamen to look after the six field-pieces. At night we began to go on board, and I, with my regiment, was to go aboard first, by the LieutenantGeneral's order, because we were ashore first. We did so, and got well aboard, and...
Page 1 - ... ashore, the enemy having drove their cattle into the woods, they at length sent us word that they had no more ammunition to spare, but sent us a bisket cake a man, and ordered that we should come aboard again, (for they understood that was not a good place to set upon the town, being a very strong place, walled all round, and a battery of guns at our coming over the river,) and did send fifty seamen to look after the six field-pieces. At night we began to go on board, and I, with my regiment,...
Page 7 - England say, that four of the Fleet was not then Arrived, nor any News of them, in which were about three hundred Men, supposed to be cast .away, having been about three Months missing. •After the Return of the Vessels, many Men died of the Distemper, which has infected the Inhabitants, Spreads and proves very Mortal amongst them. This Expedition has brought the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay above 50000/.
Page 7 - The men that were landed endured great hardships ashore, it being very cold weather, and they had nothing but the ground for their lodging, without any shelter or covering. Sir William kept firing against the town, or, as some write, the rocks of Quebeck, till he had spent almost all his ammunition, and then...

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