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Page 339 - I was off their bay on the 13th instant, and sent my boat in the next day to know if the admiral would return my salute. He answered that he would return to me, as the senior American Continental officer in Europe, the same salute which he was authorized by his court to return to an admiral of Holland, or any other republic, which was four guns less than the salute given.
Page 63 - ... two brigs and their cargoes, and secure the same for the use of the continent ; also any other transports, laden with ammunition, clothing, or other stores, for the use of the ministerial army or navy in America...
Page 67 - The plague, trouble, and vexation I have had with the crews of all the armed vessels, are inexpressible. I do believe there is not on earth a more disorderly set.
Page 44 - Territory, and also to kill, slay, destroy and conquer, by all fitting ways, enterprizes and means whatsoever, all and every such person and persons as shall at any time hereafter attempt or enterprize the destruction, invasion, detriment or annoyance of Our said Province or Territory...
Page 194 - That the flag of the Thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 349 - English colours, and at the same instant, the American stars were displayed on board the Ranger. I expected that preface had been now at an end, but the enemy soon after hailed, demanding what ship it was ? I directed the master to answer, " the American Continental ship Ranger...
Page 339 - Bay] the 13th and sent my boat in the next day to know if the Admiral would return my salute. He answered that he would return to me, as the senior American continental officer in Europe, the same salute which he was authorized by his court to return to an Admiral of Holland or of any other Republic, which was four guns less than the salute given.
Page 345 - When we had rowed to a considerable distance from the shore, the English began to run in vast numbers to their forts. Their disappointment may easily be imagined, when they found at least thirty heavy cannon, the instruments of their vengeance, rendered useless.