Documentary History of the State of Maine, Vol. 18: Containing the Baxter Manuscripts (Classic Reprint)

Documentary History of the State of Maine Vol Containing the Baxter Manuscripts Classic Reprint Excerpt from Documentary History of the State of Maine Vol Containing the Baxter ManuscriptsHis volume contains the history of the Revolution in Maine and reveals the slipshod manner in which both

  • Title: Documentary History of the State of Maine, Vol. 18: Containing the Baxter Manuscripts (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: James Phinney Baxter
  • ISBN: 9781331691754
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Documentary History of the State of Maine, Vol 18 Containing the Baxter ManuscriptsHis volume contains the history of the Revolution in Maine and reveals the slipshod manner in which both parties conducted the war Not only did the authorities on the American side proceed in a careless, unsystematic and blundering manner in the defence, leaving the soldiersExcerpt from Documentary History of the State of Maine, Vol 18 Containing the Baxter ManuscriptsHis volume contains the history of the Revolution in Maine and reveals the slipshod manner in which both parties conducted the war Not only did the authorities on the American side proceed in a careless, unsystematic and blundering manner in the defence, leaving the soldiers engaged in it to starve and freeze until they heard a frantic appeal for help, but the British displayed no enterprise in prosecuting offensive operations Had they possessed a single able military commander, they could have occupied and held the eastern part of Maine at almost any time They were far from being offensive NO wonder that Horace Walpole ridiculed the English commanders for their display of etiquette in conducting the war.I am printing at the end of this volume an interesting petition of 1672, for which I am indebted to the kindness of Mr George S Stewart, A B who copied it from the original Action on this petition was taken a few months later, and is to be found at page 330 in Vol 1 of my manuscript Series, or Vol 4 of the Documentary History.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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