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Continuation of the Complete History of England Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R514 Discovery Miles 5 140
Continuation of the Complete History of England Volume 1 (Paperback): Tobias George Smollett
Continuation of the Complete History of England Volume 1 (Paperback): Tobias George Smollett

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Continuation of the Complete History of England Volume 1 (Paperback)

Tobias George Smollett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1760 Excerpt: ... prisoners, importing, that a large body of the ene-An. 1756. my were encamped on the eastern side of the lake Ontario, provided with artillery, and all other implements, to besiege the fort of Ofwego. In consequence of this information, major-general Webb was ordered to hold himself in readiness to march with one regiment to the relief of that garrison., but, before they could be provided with necessaries, the earl of Loudon arrived at the head-The earl quarters at Albany, on the twenty-ninth day of July. The army at this time is said to have con-rives at fistt d of regular troops to the number of two thou-'ew sand six hundred, about seven thousand provincials, supposed to be in readiness to march from Fort William-Henry, under the command of general WinQow, over and above a considerable number of battoe-men at Albany and Schenectady. The garriion at Ofwego amounted to fourteen hundred soldiers, besides three hundred workmen and sailors, either in the fort, or posted in small parties between the fort and a place called Burnet's field, to secure a safe passage through the country of the Six Nations, upon whose friendship there was no longer any reliance. By the best accounts received of the enemy's force, they had about three thousand men at Crown-Point and Ticonderago upon the lake Champlain: but their chief strength was collected upon the banks of the lake Ontario, where their purpose undoubtedly was to reduce the English fort at Ofwego. The immediate object, therefore, of lord London's attention was the relief of this place: but his design was strenuously opposed by the province of New York, and other northern governments, who were much more intent upon 'Z 3 the "756-the reduction of Crown-Point, and the security of their own frontiers, whih they apprehen...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Tobias George Smollett
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 134
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-26597-2
Barcode: 9781154265972
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-26597-8

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