Abraham Davenport Quote

Several inhabitants have been killed and wounded, and nearly sixty within a short time carried into confinement and robbed of their property, and unless some protection is afforded, those who are of ability and inclination will retire into the country, and others will make their peace. The ardor of the people, (which is to be lamented,) has abated in consequence of their distresses, so that very little opposition is to be expected from them.


Letter to George Washington, requesting military assistance against British attacks during the American Revolutionary War (August 1781).

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Several inhabitants have been killed and wounded, and nearly sixty within a short time carried into confinement and robbed of their property, and...

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Several inhabitants have been killed and wounded, and nearly sixty within a short time carried into confinement and robbed of their property, and...

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Several inhabitants have been killed and wounded, and nearly sixty within a short time carried into confinement and robbed of their property, and...

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Several inhabitants have been killed and wounded, and nearly sixty within a short time carried into confinement and robbed of their property, and...