The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut

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J. B. Lyon Company, 1913 - Connecticut - 1200 pages
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Page 118 - RICA, to be Free, Independent and Sovereign States, and declare that the people thereof owe no allegiance or obedience to George the Third, King of Great-Britain ; and I renounce...
Page 142 - Resolved, That every member of this Congress considers himself under the ties of virtue, honor and love of his Country not to divulge directly or indirectly any matter or thing agitated or debated in Congress before the same shall have been determined, without leave of the Congress; nor any matter or tbing determined in Congress which a majority of the Congress shall order to be kept secret...
Page 118 - I do acknowledge the United States of America to be free, independent and sovereign states, and declare that the people thereof owe no allegiance or obedience to George the Third, King of Great Britain...
Page 323 - The day of Judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause for an adjournment : if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that candles may be brought.
Page 339 - Executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former and other wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal...
Page 339 - In the name of God, Amen. I Adnah Howe of the town of Arkwright in the County of Chautauqua and State of New York, being of sound mind and memory, and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, do therefore make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament...
Page 185 - Horse will precede their Excellencies and be on their flanks -after the General and Governor, will follow the LieutenantGovernor and Members of the Council for the temporary Government of the Southern Parts of the State — The Gentlemen on Horseback, eight in Front -those on Foot, in the Rear of the Horse, in like Manner. Their Excellencies, after passing down Queen-Street, and the Line of Troops up the Broadway, will a-light at CAPE'S Tavern.
Page 725 - Tranquility in Peace than it has hitherto been marked in War for Vigor, Fortitude and Perseverance. Gentlemen, Your kind Congratulations on my arrival at this metropolis, after so long an absence, are highly acceptable, and I most cordially felicitate with you on the Joyful Event which have restored us to the free & uncontrollable Enjoyment of our Right.
Page 204 - At 2 o'clock last Thursday morning, a party of twelve rebels seized at Coram, in Suffolk county, two wagons loaded with dry goods, the property of Obediah Wright of Southampton. These marauders had been several days on the island, visited most parts, and committed many robberies ; especially at the house of Col.
Page 725 - Honors which cannot be received without the utmost sensibility, contemplated without gratitude and satisfaction. To your sufferings and to the invincible spirit with which they were surmounted, I have been witness; and while I sympathized in your Distresses...

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