Extracts from the Diary of Christopher Marshall: Kept in Philadelphia and Lancaster, During the American Revolution, 1774-1781

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Joel Munsell, 1877 - Pennsylvania - 330 pages
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Page 16 - men landed at Phipp's Farm, at Cambridge and marched to Lexington, where they found a Company of our Colony Militia in arms, upon whom they fired without any provocation, and killed six men and wounded four others. By an express from Boston, we find another brigade are now
Page 81 - members for this City, and the eight members for this County, to serve in Convention, were elected very quietly at the State House. 1 Fine starlight, pleasant evening. There were bonfires, ringing bells, with other great demonstrations of joy upon the unanimity and agreement of the declaration.
Page 77 - On the Twenty-first of June the Provincial Conference " Resolved that no person elected to serve as a Member of Convention shall take hit seat or give his vote until he shall have made and subscribed the following declaration, I do profess faith in God the Father and in Jesus
Page 90 - II. Yesterday was published the proposed Plan or Frame of Government for the Commonwealth or State of Pennsylvania (Printed for consideration), in twelve small pages, folio, containing forty-nine Sections. For particulars of the engagement in South Carolina, see Pennsylvania Gazette, Numb. 2490.
Page 16 - Wednesday Morning, near io of the clock. To all friends of American Liberty, be it known, that this morning before break of day, a brigade consisting of about 1000 or
Page 99 - that the said John Baldwin is an ' Enemy to his country, and precluded from all trade and intercourse with the inhabitants of these States :' Resolved that the said John Baldwin be committed to jail, there to remain without bail or mainprise until he shall be released by order of
Page 23 - 10. This day about one o'clock, came into town these following delegates, namely : John Hancock, Thomas Gushing, Samuel Adams, John Adams, and Robert Treat Paine, Esq's., from Massachusetts Bay ; Eliphalet Dyer, Roger Sherman, and Silas Deane, Esq's., for the Colony of Connecticut; (and Thomas Lynch, South Carolina, arrived in the evening.) Delegates from New
Page 156 - her hand to her needy friends and neighbors. I think she has not been above four times, since her residence has been here, to visit her neighbors, nor through mercy has she been sick for any time, but has at all times been ready, in any affliction to me or my family, as a faithful nurse and attendant,
Page 25 - 22. This day was published, in the Pennsylvania Packet, No. 187, the Congress's advice in answer to the New York request, how they should behave in regard to the troops expected there. In said paper is the Address of the General Committee of Association for the city and county of New York, to Governor Colden.

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