Russell Dewey's Journal p. 12

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Title

Russell Dewey's Journal p. 12

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.

15th. Was the day we longed to see for that was the day that our time was out and our Regiment had not past muster; we turned ou that day to see if should Pass. And the muster-master not coming they whipped the Snake awhile and we was dismist for that time.
16th. A Post arrived to this Place and confirmed the news about Boston being taken and brot. News that the King of France had sent a delegate to the Congress and had sent over a ship load of war like stores, and that he would assist us if the King of England engaged the Hanoverians against us.
17th. Our Regiment turned out and mustered, it being the third time we attempted the thing, and nobody appeared for to muster us; the same day about 40 of the Yorkers Paraded themselves before the General’s for to git Liberty to go home. Some of them not being suited swore that they would plunder the inhabitants and fired at some people and tried to blow up the magazine but was taken and carried to the guard house and put in irons.
18th. 2 of our men deserted into the city.
19th. Nothing remarkable happened.

Abstract

Journal entries by Russell Dewey during the siege of Quebec on mustering, news of the King of France, and desertions.

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

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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. 12,” Edwin Online, accessed December 15, 2017, http://edwin.westath.org/items/show/117.

License

Creative Commons License

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