Accounting -- England -- History;Collins, John, 1625-1683
This article will examine John Collins' textbooks, particularly An Introduction to Merchants Accounts, to consider the influence of merchants' current trading activities upon the accounting texts of seventeenth century England.
Slavery; Slaves; Secession; Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885; Religion; Families; Mount Holyoke Female Seminary;
Roxana writes about the beauty of Washington, GA; in-depth talk of slavery; feelings of guilt; talk of the union and possible secession; Senator Robert Toombs; a local Baptist revival meeting; her sister Lucy attending Mt. Holyoke 'Seminary'; her...
Military intelligence; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- French participation; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Rochambeau relays the poor reception of Carleton's proposition to the Congress, discusses details of intelligence, and announces the intent of the French to join forces with General Washington in New York.
Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818; Creek Indians -- Warfare; Indians of North America -- Warfare; Battles; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Wayne reports a battle between Col. Posey's battalion and a large number of Creek Indians who had combined forces with the British Army to conduct a surprise attack. The battalion held its own, and won several British trophies, mostly horses, but...
James Island (S.C.) -- Battles; Battle casualties; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Kościuszko recounts the Battle of James Island (S.C.) [referenced in the letter as John's Island] where the Patriots were outnumbered by the British, and where Capt. [William] Willmott was mortally wounded.
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818; Kościuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817; Lillington, John A.; Military supplies; United States -- Continental Army -- Management; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Troop movements;
General Huger reports that the Army has arrived, but that Lt. Colonel [Henry] Lee is still en route. Due to a miscommunication, Captain Smith and a cargo of 600 shirts and 300 pair of shoes were sent away from camp. Colonel Kosciusko has...
Cherokee Indians -- Warfare; Indians of North America -- Warfare; Cherokee Indians -- Relocation; Reconciliation;
Colonel Campbell reports the defection of Cherokee Indians from the American interests, and the conditions of the Cherokee camps. He also includes a copy of his attempts at a peace negotiation. Major [Joseph] Martin is cited as the Agent of...