Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond, Volume 1

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William Pitt Palmer, Sherwin McRae, Raleigh Edward Colston
R.F. Walker, 1875 - Virginia
 

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Page 270 - Captain and you are also to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as you shall from time to time receive from...
Page 276 - Colonel by doing and performing all manner of Things thereunto belonging. And we do strictly charge and require all Officers and Soldiers under your Command, to be obedient to your Orders as Colonel.
Page 316 - Bayley, and several other brave subalterns. You must be sensible of the feeling that I have for those brave officers and soldiers that are determined to share my fate, let it be what it will. I know the case is desperate ; but, sir, we must either quit the country or attact Mr.
Page 276 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 417 - Skinner and the other papers referred be transmitted to the commander in Chief and that he be directed to enquire into the manner in which our people who are prisoners are treated by the Enemy and that he give immediate orders to the commanding officers...
Page 321 - ... carried to Philadelphia while in possession of the British army and to New York, have perished miserably from that cause only; and that this fact is as well established with us, as any historical fact which has happened in the course of the war. A Gentleman of this Commonwealth in public office, and of known and established character, who was taken on...
Page 323 - Article declares them prisoners of war ; and nothing is said as to the treatment they were to be entitled to. When Governor Hamilton signs indeed he adds a flourish, containing the motives inducing him to capitulate, one of which was confidence in a generous enemy. He should have reflected that generosity on a large scale would take side against him. However these were only his private motives and did not enter into the contract with Colo.
Page 338 - I am not clear but the Spaniards would fondly suffer their Settlements in the Illinois to fall with ours for the Sake of having the opertunity of Retaking Both. I doubt they are too fond (of) Territory to think of Restoring it again.
Page 143 - Whereas many lewd Women that have been delivered of Bastard Children, to avoid their Shame, and to escape Punishment, do secretly bury or conceal the Death of their Children, and after, if the Child be found dead, the said Women do...
Page 323 - November last, on the address, the minister, speaking of General Burgoyne (and in his presence) says he is "a prisoner," and General Burgoyne calls himself "a prisoner under the terms of the Convention of Saratoga," intimating that tho' a prisoner, he is a prisoner of a particular species entitled to certain terms.

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