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Proclamation. By Major General James Robertson.

Proclamation. By Major General James Robertson.

Whereas there is ground to believe that the rebels, not satisfied with the destruction of part of the city, entertain designs of burning the rest ..

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

    Subjects:
  • Fire prevention -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 43262.
    ContributionsRobertson, James, 1717-1788.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14614411M

    Get this from a library! By His Excellency James Robertson, Esquire, captain-general and governor in chief, in and over the province of New-York A proclamation: Whereas it hath graciously pleased Almighty God, to bestow signal victories on His Majesty's arms, and to defeat the united efforts of combined nations, whose powers, even when separate, have been formidable to all Europe.   The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Civil War, by James I. Robertson, Jr. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

    Betsey travels with her husband James and son James Jnr in the Book of Negroes. They are not listed in the Birchtown Muster. this was probably due to the fact that James was a 'pilot by order' and employed elsewhere because of his skills. Autographs British General James Robertson Later Governor of New York Signed DocumentJAMES ROBERTSON (). British Army General who participated in American Revolutionary War, served as Civil Royal British Governor of the Province of New York Octo Dated Colonial America, Partially-Printed Pay Document Receipt Signed.

    via computer about her ancestor: The Saga of General James Robertson: Father of Tennessee. The Scotch-Irish Origins of General James Robertson was published, based on the larger research publication The Saga of General James Robertson: Father of Tennessee. J Sarah Foster Kelley, founder of the West Nashville Museum. Offering terms for a general peace and pardon. Signed: Given at New-York, this third day of October, By their Excellencies command, Adam Ferguson, secretary. Carlisle (L.S.) H. Clinton (L.S.) Wm. Eden (L.S.) Imprint supplied by Evans. Text in two columns; printed area measures x cm. Royal arms at head of title. Physical Description.


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Proclamation. By Major General James Robertson: Whereas there is ground to believe that the rebels, not satisfied with the destruction of part of the city, entertain designs of burning the rest by Great Britain () 8 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

On 5 Mayhe met with General Guy Carleton, General Henry Clinton, and Admiral Robert Digby, about the planning for the evacuation of New York Proclamation. By Major General James Robertson. book. Leaving for England, Robertson was replaced as commandant of New York City by Major General James Pattison, and as governor by Lt.

Gov. Andrew Elliot since 17 April Robertson died in Monarch: George III. Get this from a library. Proclamation. By Major General James Robertson: Whereas there is ground to believe that the rebels, not satisfied with the destruction of part of the city, entertain designs of burning the rest.

[James Robertson; Great Britain. Army.]. General James Robertson ( – 4 March ) was the civil governor of the Province of New York from to Contents[show] Life He was born in Newbigging, Fife, Scotland in He came to the American colonies in as a Major of the royal American troops.

He became a lieutenant colonel in the 55th Regiment of Foot on 8 July He was for many years barrack master in New York.

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British Army General who participated in American Revolutionary War, served as Civil Royal British. from The Family Chronicle and Kinship book of Maclin, Clack, Cocke, Carter by Octavia Zollicoffer Bond.

General James Robertson, second son of John Randolph Robertson and his wife, Mrs. Mary (Gower) Robertson, was born in Brunswick County, Virginia, in He married in North Carolina Charlotte Reeves.

He died at the Chickasaw Indian Agency in West Tennessee, Sept. 1,and was buried. By His Excellency James Robertson, Esquire A proclamation [electronic resource]: The king having been graciously pleased I proceed with great pleasure to announce his benevolent intentions by the revival of the civil authority, to prove to all the colonies and provinces, that it is not his design to govern America by military law, but that they are to enjoy all the benefits of a.

James Robertson ( – 4 March ) was a British general and colonial official who served as the 40th Governor of New York from to Life. Robertson was born in Newbigging, Fife, Scotland where he was baptized on 29 June He came to the American colonies in as a Major of the royal American troops under the command of the Earl of Loudoun.

Governor ( Robertson). and Robertson, James. By His Excellency James Robertson, Esquire A proclamation [electronic resource]: The king having been graciously pleased. By His Excellency James Robertson, Esq.; Governor and Captain General, Proclamation, Whereas I am informed that great WASTE and devastation isn.d., n.p.

(39 x 25 cm.) Regulations and Instructions for the Conduct of the Patrole to be establishedThe Agents for Transports hereafter named, are to have the charge and superintendence of. Eventually, Irish children were rounded up and transported as well.

According to the author, inKing James I delivered a proclamation that authorized selling Irish prisoners into slavery, and they were bought and traded like cattle and subjected to unspeakably inhumane treatment. By James Pattison, Esq; major general of His Majesty's forces, and commandant of the city of New-York, &c.

Proclamation. Whereas in all well regulated societies where protection is given to the person and property of every individual. After reading James I Robertson's biography of Stonewall Jackson, I am convinced that his death created such a hole in the command structure of the Army of Northern Virginia, there was no longer a cohesive army that could defeat the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg, or subsequent battles in the Spring of /5(59).

Visitation for Robertson, the founding director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, will be at McCoy Funeral Home on Nov. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be held at Blacksburg United Methodist Church at 2 p.m.

on Nov. Following burial in the Westview Cemetery, friends may gather at the German Club for fellowship and remembrance. Gr 6 Up-A strong and complete biography of the famous Confederate general. Robertson's detailed portrait of his subject's youth reveals the many experiences that shaped the man.

But the emphasis, of course, is on Jackson's life and work during the Civil War, and it is here that the book's strengths and weaknesses are most s: The Twilight of British Rule in Revolutionary America: The New York Letter Book of General James Robertson, James Robertson.

New York State Historical Association, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.

James Robertson (born ) is a Scottish writer who grew up in Bridge of Allan, is the author of several short story and poetry collections, and has published six novels: The Fanatic, Joseph Knight, The Testament of Gideon Mack, And the Land Lay Still, The Professor of Truth, and To Be Continued.

The Testament of Gideon Mack was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. On 5 Mayhe met with General Guy Carleton, General Henry Clinton, and Admiral Robert Digby, about the planning for the evacuation of New York City.

Leaving for England, Robertson was replaced as Commandant of New York City by Major General James Pattison, and as Governor, by Lt.

Governor Andrew Elliot, since Ap. James Robertson was a British general and colonial official who served as the 40th Governor of New York from to Robertson was born in Newbigging, Scotland where he was baptized on 29 Junehe came to the American colonies in as a Major of the royal American troops under the command of the Earl of became a lieutenant colonel in the 55th Regiment of Foot on 8 .James Robertson is listed along with his wife Betsey and son James in the Book of Negroes.

The record states that he was 'employed as a pilot' as were others who traveled on the Ann with a Capt Mowat who were granted land on Nutt Island near Shelburne.-London Spectator in reference to the Emancipation Proclamation “It was only on the basis of military necessity that Abraham Lincoln was able to implement the emancipation proclamation”.-The untold civil war National Geographic James Robertson The proclamation was given by Lincoln for a few reasons, the first was as a war measure.

“As a.