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us huzzaing, and on a quick, pace towards us, with three officers in their front on
horse-back, and on full gallop towards us, the foremost of which cried, throw
down you arms ye villains, ye rebels' upon which said company dispersing, the ...
Information being given to Congress that some soldiers in the first Pennsylvania
battalion, now under orders to march to Canada, are not supplied with arms :
Resolved, That the commanding officer of said battalion be directed to make a
Resolved, That the secret committee deliver one hundred and fifty stand of arms
to colonel Maxwell, for the use of such of the companies of his battalion as want
them, in order that they may immediately proceed to Canada. The committee to ...
Resolved, That general Washington be directed to send an account of the troops
in his camp, who are deficient in arms, to the several assemblies or conventions
of the colonies, to which those men belong ; and request them to send a ...
You may, by force of arms, attack, subdue, and take all ships and other vessels
belonging to the inhabitants of Great-Britain, on the high seas, or between high
water and low water marks, except ships and vessels bringing persons who
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