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Page 536 - This article is inadmissible in every extremity ; sooner than this army will consent to ground their arms in their encampment, they will rush on the enemy, determined to take no quarter.
Page 54 - Constitution to form for a great empire, at the same time that they have a country of fifteen hundred miles in extent to fortify, millions to arm and train, a naval power to begin, an extensive commerce to regulate, numerous tribes of Indians to negotiate with, a standing army of twenty-seven thousand men to raise, pay, victual, and officer, I really shall pity those fifty or sixty men.
Page 52 - I am determined to write fully to you this time. A certain great Fortune, and piddling genius, whose Fame has been trumpeted so loudly, has given a silly cast to our whole doings.
Page 537 - Gates will of course take the necessary measures for the due performance of this Article. Should any carriages be wanted during the March for the Transportation of Officers' Baggage, they are if possible to be supplied by the Country at the usual Rates.
Page 537 - Gates's orders, at the same rate of rations as the troops of his own army ; and if possible the officers' horses and cattle are to be supplied with forage at the usual rates.
Page 370 - HEAD QUARTERS, Boston, 23d. Nov., 1775. The Commander in Chief has been pleased to make the following Promotions till His Majesty's pleasure is known : The Royal Fencible American Regiment, Gorham's. — Capt.-Lieut. John Walker, from half pay in Gorham's Rangers, to be First Lieutenant vice McGowan Reduced by a General Court Martial 1 4th. November, 1775. 4th. Regiment, Hodgson's. — Capt.-Lieut. John Farrier...
Page 538 - Canadian establishment, consisting of sailors, bateau-men, artificers, drivers, independent companies, and many other followers of the army, who come under no particular description, are to be permitted to return there : they are to be conducted immediately, by the shortest route, to the first British post on Lake George ; are to be supplied with provisions in the same manner as the other troops, and to be bound by the same condition of not serving during the present contest in North America.
Page 565 - 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 393 - Provisions for the Troops, from the 2oth. to the 23c!. inclusive. HEAD QUARTERS, Pelham Manor, 2oth. Oct., 1776. The Out Posts of the Army will report every morning to the Adjutant General, for the Information of the Commander in Chief, every Movement they can perceive of the Enemy, or any other Extraordinaries they may think worth his Notice. Two hundred Men to be taken from the Recruits lately arrived from England, and attached to the Artillery till further Orders. The Men of Rogers's Corps to...
Page 573 - Lieutenants from the Provincial Corps, to assemble to-morrow morning at 10 for the Trial of such Prisoners as shall be brought before them.

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