Diary of Colonel Israel Angell, Commanding the 2nd Rhode Island Continental Regiment During the American Revolution, 1778-81 (Eyewitness Accounts of the American Revolution)
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- Edition:New ed of 1899 ed
- Publication Date:December 1974
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 Excerpt: ...until the House rose. "After his release from prison, realizing the extent of popular feeling against him and fearing that it might work him still more bodily harm, he ' fled on board of the " Rose," man-of-war, then lying in the Narragansett bay.'" His estates were later seized by the Colony, and at a session of the General Assembly, in October, 1775, a committee was appointed to sell at public auction all the effects of George Rome in possession of the State and pay the money into the State Treasury. For Acts of the General Assembly relating to this affair, see Vol. XII., Rhode Island Colonial Records, pp. 376, 394, 421, 499, 520, 549. See also my "Esek Hopkins, Commander-in-Chief of the American Navy." p. 53. morning with Thunder and Showers Lt Cook' of Col. Greenes Regt. Come from the Meroon frolick2 last night and Tarried in Camp Breakfasted with me and after Dinner Set off for Greenwich where we arrived in the afternoon and after Drinking a glass of wine with the Governor3 went on for my own hous where arrived by Sunset found all well. 2d. it Storming this Day I tarried at my own hous the Day and nothing Remarkable happened. 3d. Clear and pleasant I set off with Mr Stevens this morning for Providence Mr Luther went with his team to bring up Some Stores for me that the Weasel brought and nails for a barn I waited upon the Genl for liberty to tarry until the Court Martial Set which was on Monday this was Saturday the request was granted me after doing what business I had to do returned to my hous in Johnston by two o'clock Joseph Thrasher' a deserter from my Regt. was taken near Providence Confined in the Main guard yesterday by Capt Joab Sweeting2 an inhabitant. 1 Cooke, John (R.I.), Ensign 1st Rhode Island, 1st January, 1...
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