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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...this day dark is, And you shall see what you shall see, Ha! ha! one pretty marquis: 'And he shall come to Paulus Hook, And great achievements think on. And make a bow and take a look, Like Satan over Lincoln. 'And all the land around shall glory To see the Frenchmen caper, And pretty Susan tell the story In the next Chatham paper.' Rev. James Caldwell, an earnest Whig of New Jersey, and pastor of a church at Connecticut Farms. His wife had been shot by a newly enlisted soldier in her own house, when the British, under Knyphausen, made a raid upon Springfield in 1778. f Calling himself, because he was ordered not to do it, Earl of Stirling, though no sterling earl. (See foot-note, page 71.) In a winter expedition to Staten Island a larger proportion of his soldiers were frost-bitten. % Lafayette. Now Jersey City, where the British had a redoubt. This Major Henry Lee surprised, in August, 1779, and carried away one hundred and fifty-nine of the garrison prisoners. I Mrs. Susannah Livingston, a daughter of Governor William Livingston, of New Jersey, who was suspected of political authorship. This solemn prophecy, of course, Gave all much consolation: Except to Wayne, who lost his horse Upon the great occasion--His horse that carried all his prog, His military speeches, His corn-stalk whisky for his grog--Blue stockings and brown breeches. And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrio-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet. Fac-simile Of The Last Stanza Of The Cow-chase. CHAPTER V. We have seen that Arnold, at his own earnest solicitation, had been appointed to the command of West Point in August, 1780. It was then known to Sir Henry Clinton It so happened that when Andre was taken to...
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