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A Tory history of New York during the Revolution

by George Edward Ellis

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Published in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones, Thomas, 1731-1792.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24186442M
    OCLC/WorldCa43302513

    James Rivington. Born London, England Died July 4, New York, New York. Publisher, printer, bookseller, spy. James Rivington, born in London to a family of publishers, was named by the king of England as the Royal Printer of New York during the Revolutionary War (–83).His Royal Gazette became one of the best-selling newspapers in the colonies, and it is considered the first. History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crary, Catherine S. Price of loyalty. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Online version: Crary, Catherine S. Price of loyalty. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Catherine S Crary.

    ‘The Cherry Valley Massacre convinced General George Washington to launch a massive, no-holds-barred retaliatory expedition’ On the afternoon of Nov. 11, , Captain Benjamin Warren cautiously led a group of soldiers out of the small fort at Cherry Valley, New York, and straight into a scene from hell. "The Border Warfare of New York, During the Revolutionary War, or The Annals of Tryon County." William W. Campbell, Baker & Scribner, ; reprinted by Heritage Books, Quoted verbatim from the back cover: "This is the pioneer history of the border wars of New York during the American Revolution.

      [xx] Recollections of Allen McLane, Allen McLane Papers, II, 56, New York Historical Society. Crary’s article referencing and picturing the McLane document explained that he returned on Aug , and did not provide any details about when McLane authored the firsthand account about Rivington, but Crary did mention the account was in his own hand, which would put it . New York: Basic Books / Perseus Books Group, -- Focuses on Manhattan, Adjacent L.I., and on L.I. waters, where, the author maintains, the true price of liberty was exacted during British occupation, at a far higher cost in life, to Americans, than in all the campaigns and battles of the Revolution, combined.


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Daniel Lovelace has documented a history of Revolutionary War in New York State in "Tory Spy". But he has also created a lesson plan for America's war planners and fighters. As a former Central Intelligence Agency senior analyst, he has provided minute detail upon detail that leads to an unrelenting conclusion/5(3).

Title. History of New York During the Revolutionary War: And of the Leading Events in the Other Colonies at that Period, Volume 1. Part 1 of History of New York During the Revolutionary War. Thomas B. Allen is the author of "Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War." The grand story of the American Revolution forms the backdrop of today’s Tea Party, whose members tell.

New York City During the First Year of the Revolution The Tentative Rebels: New York City During the American Revolution By Jim Davis The province of New York had a strong loyalist reputation during the American Revolution.

This opinion extended to its largest municipality, New York City, derisively referred to by one rebel as "Torytown.".

Maya Jasanoff is the Coolidge Professor of History at is the author of the prize-winning Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, () and Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World (), which received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction and the George Washington Book Prize.

The Balloting Book and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands in the State of New York: This book contains copies of several acts relative to Revolutionary War bounty lands and the payment given to officers and soldiers for service in the alphabetical listing of the names of soldiers and officers in each regiment is provided and includes the rank and company of the soldier.

Febru Tories were colonists who helped and even fought with the British during the American Revolutionary War. Also known as Loyalists for their loyalty to the British crown, their contention with the Whigs (Patriots) was so intense that their savage fighting can justly be called America’s first civil war.

A German trained in England as a historian of the British Empire, Hoock trumpets the novelty of his angle of vision in what he calls the “first book on. Born in Scotland, he sailed to New York as a youth and lived with his uncle in New York City.

During the Revolutionary War, he was the commissioner for prizes ships captured by the Royal Navy and British privateers. A typical raid was reported in the pro-Tory New York Gazette on Octo A curious entry in The Book of Negroes.

In the fall ofSir William Howe, having captured New York City for winter quarters, commissioned wealthy New Yorker, Oliver De Lancey, as a brigadier to form a brigade of loyalists or refugees.

Tory residents of New York City including several of the inhabitants of the county joined this partisan group. Loyalists were American colonists who stayed loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War, often called Tories, Royalists, or King's Men at the time.

They were opposed by the Patriots, who supported the revolution, and called them "persons inimical to the liberties of America". Prominent Loyalists repeatedly assured the British government that many thousands of them would.

History of New York During the Revolutionary War: And of the Leading Events in the Other Colonies at that Period, Thomas Jones John Divine Jones Fund series of histories and memoirs, New-York Historical Society Volume 1 of John Divine Jones fund series, New York historical society New-York.

Tory Spy: A New York Frontier Family's War Against the American Revolution  - Daniel D. Lovelace. Two weeks before General Cornwallis surrendered his army at Yorktown, a Loyalist yeoman farmer who had fought alongside the British for six years was hanged as a spy at Schuylerville, New York before a crowd of his former.

Hello. Historical fiction author here. I'm currently in love with the Revolutionary War era, so this list is a great resource. I've been looking for more books to read to research for my current series (it's alternate history post-Revolutionary War, so doesn't quite qualify for the list), and I.

James Rivington ( – January ) was an English-born American journalist who published a loyalist newspaper in the American colonies called Rivington's ton was very likely a member of the American Culper Spy Ring, which provided the Continental Army with military intelligence from British-occupied New York.

In the early s friends petitioned the New York State Legislature to allow his return, but he died in In enforced exile, Jones devoted himself to writing the manuscript that was finally published in as a History of New York during the Revolutionary War, and. Loyalist, also called Tory, colonist loyal to Great Britain during the American sts constituted about one-third of the population of the American colonies during that conflict.

They were not confined to any particular group or class, but their numbers were strongest among the following groups: officeholders and others who served the British crown and had a vested interest in. At the start of the American Revolution, the county of Westchester was the richest and most populous of the rural counties of New York.

By war’s end, most of the county, especially a twenty-mile-wide region labeled the neutral ground, would be totally devastated. Farms were abandoned and entire communities became ghost towns. Roads were.

During a war, some men act honorably and some are beasts who take the opportunity to act with extreme savagery. Lieutenant John Carlisle is a Tory who is sent into upstate New York to try to induce the Ojibwa and Oneida tribes of the Iroquois to join their side against the patriot rebels/5(19).Jabez Fitch seems to have been mistaken in thinking that General Robertson instead of Lord Howe was commanding in New York at this time.

We will now give the account written by a Tory gentleman, who lived in New York during a part of the Revolution, of Loring, the Commissary of Prisons, appointed by General Howe in   His book explores how a new type of radicalism fundamentally altered the American mind.

5. John Ferling, Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence (Oxford University Press, ) Ferling's single volume history of the American Revolution explores how the nascent national government defeated the British.

Ultimately, the.