Russell Dewey's Journal p. 14

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Title

Russell Dewey's Journal p. 14

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.

25th. We was alarmed in the night and ordered to be upon Abraham Plains immediately for what we knew not, but it was supposed that our men was a going to send a fire ship in among their shiping that lay hawled close to the town in order to burn them but it being a rainy night our men had but just turned out before we was dismist and there was nothing done that night.
26. There was such a firing that the air was full of balls some of them flying one way and some the other; our men being so engaged afiring that they split one of their cannon and hurt 1 man very bad so that he died.


February 3d, 1776. Paid out for the company. 3s. 3d.
Col. Shepard D. to 6 shillings for pipes
to 6 shillings for Chanles
to 3 shillings at Norwich

Abstract

Journal entries by Russell Dewey during the Siege of Quebec, includes conflicts and payments made.

Creator

Adj. Russell Dewey

Source

Westfield Athenaeum Archives

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. 14,” Edwin Online, accessed December 15, 2017, http://edwin.westath.org/items/show/119.

License

Creative Commons License

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