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New-York, April 16, 1776.

New-York, April 16, 1776.

The Mechanics in Union and their associates, beg leave to offer the under mentioned gentlemen to the public ..

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Published by s.n. in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (State). -- Provincial Congress -- Elections.,
  • Elections -- New York (State),
  • New York (State) -- Politics and government -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 14941.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14586279M

    The King's American Regiment was formed at Flat Bush, New York, under the command of Colonel Edmund Fanning (), on Decem The regiment was comprised of Loyalists from New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and was stationed at Kingsbridge for much of   The vigorous debates regarding freedom and liberty during that period prepared the country for what was to follow in Drawing on correspondence, newspapers and pamphlets, noted historian Mary Beth Norton brings that month period vividly alive in her meticulously documented and richly rewarding The Long Year of Revolution.


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In his book "New York The Continentals' First Battle" free-lance writer David Smith excellently, albeit briefly, describes the predicament facing Britain following her /5(12). By David McCullough. Illustrated. Simon & Schuster. $ THIS is a sly book, beginning with its title, "" It's a story of war, not words -.

is a musical with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter show is based on the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, New-York a story of the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues to vote Book: Peter Stone.

New York The Continentals’ first battle (Campaign Book ) - Kindle edition by Smith, David, Turner, Graham. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading New York The Continentals’ first battle (Campaign Book )/5(11). Get this from a library. New-York, Ap Extract of a letter from John Jay, Esq ; a delegate at the Continental Congress, to a gentleman of this city.

[John Jay]. Get this from a library. New-York, Ap the Mechanics in Union and their associates, beg leave to offer the under mentioned gentlemen to the public. [Mechanicks in Union (New York, N.Y.)]. The site now occupied by the two cities of New York and Brooklyn, and over which they continue to spread, is pre-eminently "Revolutionary soil." Very few of our historic places are more closely associated with the actual scenes of that struggle.

As at Boston inso here inwe had the war at our doors and all about us. The next morning he reached New York City by way of King’s Bridge at the northern tip of Manhattan Island. Mrs. Washington arrived in the 1776. book on 17 April (New-York Gazette: and the Weekly Mercury, 15, 22 April ; Wilson, Heath’s Memoirs description begins Rufus Rockwell Wilson, ed.

Heath’s Memoirs of the American War. Reprint. is a American musical drama film directed by Peter H. screenplay by Peter Stone was based on his book for the Broadway musical of the same name. The song April 16 was composed by Sherman film stars William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Donald Madden, John Cullum, Ken Howard and Blythe by: Sherman Edwards.

The original grants are in the New York state Library. This constitution was framed April 16 a convention which assembled at White Plains Jand after repeated adjournments and changes of location terminated its labors at Kingston Sunday evening April 20when the constitution was adopted with but one dissenting vote.

The Great Fire of New York was a devastating fire that burned through the night of Septemand into the morning of Septem on the West Side of what then constituted New York City at the southern end of the island of Manhattan. It broke out in the early days of the military occupation of the city by British forces during the American Revolutionary on: New York City.

“,” with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone about the American colonies’ debate over whether to declare independence, won three Tony. New York City During the First Year of the Revolution The Tentative Rebels: New York City During the American Revolution New York City learned of the fighting at Lexington and Concord with the arrival of a dispatch rider on the morning of April [16] ).

Henry P. Johnson, The Campaign of Around New York and Brooklyn (Brooklyn. CONTENTS OF VOL. To Joseph Reed, April 1st page 1. About to set out for New York—Conduct of General Ward—Fry’s record—Affairs in Carolina—Disposition of the ministry—Tendency to independence—Putnam to lead the attack on the British—The Boston loyalists and their pitiful condition—British vessels at Newport lead to Sullivan’s being sent there.

New York Times, [newspaper]. Ap Created / Published The New York Times, New York City, New York, Ap Subject Headings - Lincoln, Abraham, Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.

to Ap - Massachusetts Governor Gage is secretly ordered by the British to enforce the Coercive Acts and suppress "open rebellion" among colonists by using all necessary force. Ap - General Gage orders British soldiers to Concord to destroy the colonists' weapons depot. That night, Paul Revere and William Dawes are sent from Boston to warn colonists.

This issue contains similar border cuts and the same emblems and mottos as on the Colony of New York March 5,emission (not to be confused with the NYC emission of the same date). However, the $1/16, which was not in the earlier emission, is without an emblem.

MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Battle of Harlem Heights, Septem " The New York Public Library Digital Collections - The William Howe orderly book contains copies of orders for a brigade under British Commander-in-Chief Sir William Howe, from March 9,to May 1, Entries record the progress of Howe's army, from their embarkation at Portsmouth, England, through New York and New Jersey, to the end of their occupation Philadelphia.

William Henshaw’s orderly book includes here the words “at 9 oClock to Morrow Morning” (“Henshaw’s Orderly Book,” ; see also Dodge, “Orderly Book,” description begins “Orderly Book Kept by Capt. Abraham Dodge of Ipswich, January 1, to August 1, ” Essex Institute Historical Collections 80 (): 37–53, –30, –28, –84; 81 (): 87–94, (released in the United Kingdom as America and Britain At War) is a book written by David McCullough, published by Simon & Schuster on The work is a companion to McCullough's earlier biography of John Adams, and focuses on the events surrounding the start of the American revolving mostly around the leadership (and often indecisiveness) of George Author: David McCullough.

The Declaration of Independence in Congress July 4, and a great selection of related books, The Declaration of the United States July ; G. Book. Seller Inventory # This is a day-to-day record of their journey from New York to Montreal and back, April and May Jkept by Carroll, who was a signer.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Letters of Hugh, Earl Percy, from Boston and New York, by Northumberland, Hugh Percy Duke of,Gregg Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 1.

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A plan of New York Island, part of Long Island &c: shewing the position of the American & British armies, before, at, and after the engagement on the Heights, Aug.

27th, " New York Public. Peter Stone, the Tony Award-winning librettist who wrote the books of the Broadway musicals Titanic, My One and Only, Sugar, The Will Rogers Follies anddied Apat a Manhattan Born: The Library of Congress > Chronicling America > New-York tribune.

> Ap > Image 1 Search America's historic newspaper pages from or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between present. At the Battle of Brooklyn, the Americans suffered 1, casualties to the British loss of only men.

On Septem the British captured New York City. Up next (and timed to a presidential election year) is “,” with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone. It will run March 30 to April 3.

In a statement, Jack Viertel, the artistic director of Encores!, said “” had been on the list of possible productions for a long time.

McCullough's celebrated covers a crucial turning point in the American war of independence from the British empire. However, I felt that this book was not as fascinating as Washington's Crossing by Fischer.

In Fischer's book, we get a much more detailed account of the defeat in New York, the retreat across New Jersey and the crossing and re-crossing of the Delaware which I /5. General Sir William Howe's New York campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental Army and George Washington's resistance to colonial power.

Howe succeeded in dividing the Continentals, defeated them on Long Island and forced Washington to retreat to Brooklyn Heights. Under siege there, Washington successfully crossed the East River to Manhattan but soon had to fall.

Authorized on Ap in the North Carolina State Troops as the Corps of North Carolina Light Dragoons. Organized in the spring and summer at Wilmington as three troops. Adopted into the Continental Army on J and assigned to the southern department.

Timeline. This timeline shows events related to the creation and ongoing evolution of New York State's Constitution. The year is in the center column; events to the left, mostly related to the American Revolution, provide perspective on the period during which the constitution was created, while important events in the creation and ongoing development of New York's constitution are to the right.

The issue ofwas called The New-York journal, or, General advertiser, no. 1, but this title was not used again until Oct. 16,when it was made the permanent title of Holt's paper.

Continued by The New-York jounal, or, General advertiser, starting with the issue of Oct. 16, The army and George Washington reach New York on April 13 and the commanders begin to inspect the city right away and to build new fortifications against the British.

On Ap two dead soldiers are discovered in a brothel and the army lashes out, burning the brothel to the ground. At the time, New York is a divided city: the Loyalists and American factions are both prominent. When he arrives in New York, Washington recruits five divisions of soldiers.

However, he worries about the population in Long Island, which is overwhelmingly loyal to George III. There are also British warships in the Upper Bay near New York City, a.

Jews in the Americas, brings this world of change to life by uniting important out-of-print primary sources on early American Jewish life with rare archival materials that can currently be found only in special collections in Europe, England, the United States, and the : Michael Hoberman.

On the morning of Novemaround 8, British and German troops, under the command of Howe, attacked Fort Washington. Although the American garrison put up a fierce struggle, they were forced to surrender when the British and Hessian forces managed to breach their walls with cannon fire.

Washington arrived in New York in April and moved forward with Lee's plans for fortification (by then Congress had sent Lee to Charleston, South Carolina). He brought with him an army of alm men, although the vast majority of them were infantrymen — Washington had few cannon, no cavalry, and not a single naval warship.

The Music Man Winter Garden Theater. Sep 9, - Jan 10 "Common Sense" Pamphlet by Thomas Paine published, advocating American independence. Jan 16 Continental Congress approves enlistment of free blacks. Jan 18 James Wright, Royal Governor of Georgia, is placed under house arrest by Major Joseph Habersham.

Jan 24 Henry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the artillery that he has. April; April: 1: InAmerican forces invaded Okinawa during World War II. April: 2: InPresident Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy.” April: 3: InPresident Truman signed the Marshall Plan, which allocated more than $5 billion in aid for   British troops landing in New York City on Septem (New York Public Library) In a series of clashes, from the Battle of Long Island (Aug ) to the capture of Fort Lee (Novem ), Howe secured New York City.

Joshua Loring, a Massachusetts Loyalist, served Howe as commissary general of : Brian Patrick O'malley.Onderdonk's "Revolutionary Incidents of Suffolk and Kings Counties" quotes him as being "a most pernicious caitiff" as of July 3,but this was the Tory or Loyalist viewpoint, possibly due in part to the fact that he was chosen on Ap to be one of the members of the Committee of Safety.