Russell Dewey's Journal p.5

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Title

Russell Dewey's Journal p.5

Subject

Invasion of Quebec

Description

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred between January and May of 1776.

March 1, 1776. Nothing remarkable happened.
2d. We used the pot together, strangely.
Sunday 3d. Nothing remarkable happened except brandy and loaf sugar.
4th. Nothing remarkable happened except a fire which broke out and burnt up the armorer shop and one gun that belonged to the Co. and how much more I cannot tell.
5th. 3 Cos. Marched for Quebec. 11 slay load of provisions arrived to Place; at night 2 or 3 of us walk to the city and used the pot with Lieut. Herrinton.
6th. We left Montreal and marched for Quebec 4 miles.
7th. Proceeded on our march toward Quebec on the river St. Lawrence 20 miles.
8th. Marched on the river 22 miles it being settled all the way, we came by towns, with churches in them; nothing remarkable happened that day nor the day before only the Capt. cursing and swearing to the Lieut.
Saturday 9th. Nothing remarkable happened on our march 24 miles; we marched by 3 towns that day.

Abstract

Journal entries by Russell Dewey during the Siege of Quebec, largely accounts of travel and "Nothing remarkable happened" followed by unique occurrences, including a fire.

Creator

Adj. Russell Dewey

Source

Westfield Athenaeum Archives

Publisher

Westfield Athenaeum

Date

1776

Contributor

Westfield Athenaeum
6 Elm St
Westfield, MA 01085
413.562.0716

Is Part Of

Russell Dewey's Journal - Invasion of Quebec and Siege there

Format

Original File Size: 6 x 5 in.
JPEG: 5 MB
300 DPI

Language

Eng

Type

Text

Identifier

A.S. 1.7, “Dewey, Russell – Journal – 1776 – January 30 – April 30 – Invasion of Quebec & Siege”

Files

Collection

Citation

Adj. Russell Dewey, “Russell Dewey's Journal p.5,” Edwin Online, accessed November 22, 2017, http://edwin.westath.org/items/show/109.

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Creative Commons License

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