Publication Fund Series, Volume 17

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Page 146 - Garrison, to sit to-morrow at 10 o'Clock, for the trial of all such Prisoners as shall be brought before them.
Page 95 - Subaltern, and the Legion 2 Subalterns. The Serjeant's Guard at the Magazine not to permit any Boats to cross the River without an order from Gen. Kemble or a public Officer. The Boats to be collected as near together as possible opposite the Commissary's store.
Page 160 - Monday morning, at 10 o'clock, on board of this ship, for the trial of such prisoners as shall be brought before them. Major SANDS, President.
Page 163 - III. DOCUMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE. EXPEDITION TO THE SPANISH MAIN AND NICARAGUA. 1779-1781. DOCUMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE.. {From the London Gazette.} Whitehall, Dec. 18th., 1779. Extracts from a Letter from Capt. Dalrymple, Commandant of the Loyal Irish Volunteers. to the Right Honourable Lord George Germain, one of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State. Received Yesterday by Lieut. Carden, of the 6oth. Regiment. St. Fernando de Omoa, Oct. 21st., 1779. Your lordship would be informed that...
Page xxii - ... Salmagundi." 2. Peter, drowned, Nov. 24, 1813, in his 26th year. 3. William. 4. Richard, born in 1800, inherited Mount Kemble from his uncle Richard, but sold it and removed to Cold Spring, where he died in 1888. 5. Gertrude, married James Kirke Paulding; she died in 1841, leaving four sons. 6. Mary, ' married Robert Parker Parrott, a graduate of West Point Military Academy, in 1824, and later the inventor and manufacturer of the "Parrott gun.
Page 170 - The signal being made a little after four o'Clock in the morning of the 2oth., we advanced under the fire of our own batteries, and were encouraged by observing that the Spaniards did not perceive our march, by the direction of their shot over us, pointed at our batteries on the hill.
Page xiv - In or about \ 730 Peter Kemble came to New York. There he married Gertrude Bayard, second daughter of Samuel Bayard (only son of Nicholas Bayard, the youngest of the three sons of Governor Stuyvesanfs widowed sister, Anna Bayard, who came with him to New York in 1647) and his wife Margaret van Cortlandt, eldest daughter of Stephanus van Cortlandt of the Manor of Cortlandt, the head of that family. Though by this marriage closely connected with New York and its leading families, Peter Kemble settled...
Page 211 - Governor promised me a great many ; but when I came to his country there was not one ready, and we got them at last with a great deal of difficulty.
Page 172 - Lordship, that the greatest harmony subsisted between the sea and land forces during the whole of this expedition ; and that Commodore Luttrell, and the Captains of the Navy, have on every occasion made the greatest exertions to forward the service on shore ; and all underwent the most severe fatigue, in this hot climate, with uncommon alacrity. " Of this fortification your Lordship will judge of the importance, from the incredible expense the Crown of Spain has been at in erecting it, as the stone...
Page 166 - Honduras, when I was informed that his Majesty's ships had been at the Gulph of Dulce, and not finding the Register ships there, had proceeded to St. Fernando de Omoa, where they discovered them ; that they had entered the bay, where some shots were exchanged between them and the fort, but not having a sufficient land force to attack on shore, they were obliged to leave it. Judging this a happy opportunity of adding lustre to his Majesty's arms, I waited upon Commodore Luttrell and offered to attack...

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